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September 2012

TO:   WVI Partnership.  FROM:  WV Sierra Leone Acting National Director – Fred D. Musinya  DATE:  August 30th 2012 RE:   WV SIERRA LEONE Category II National Office Response Level Emergency Declaration for the Flood and Waterborne Disease

Yaounde, Cameroon:   Sustainable palm oil development and a key biodiversity hotspot in  Cameroon are under increased threat as the developer of a controversial 70,000 hectare palm oil plantation quits the key organization setting environmental and

(Oslo 2012-09-05) The Yara Prize 2012 is being awarded to Dr. Agnes Kalibata, Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources in Rwanda, and to Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin, outgoing CEO of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) in

Governance experts have warned that the growing unemployment rate among Sierra Leonean youths is likely to become a serious national security threat. They have advised that the menace should be tackled urgently before it is too

The battle line is drawn, politics knows no equal. Even the media landscape is visually divided on party lines where ethics should be seen at play with impartiality. The election is nigh and political parties

In a bid to motivate children to work with the tenets of Islamic teachings and also try to broaden their knowledge on the Islamic rule that restores the dignity and respect of women as commanded

The PPRC Chairman Justice Tolla Thompson (in photo) during a meeting with the Independent Media Commission (IMC) Chairman, commissioner Rod Mac-Johnson and Commissioner Mohamed Samoura, on September 3,rd observed that utterances during some radio programmes

When push comes to shove, cowards die many times before they actually give up the ghost. The crude and rude beam of violence has turned its rays on the SLPP as the battle for party

Samuel Kamanda Bangay who allegedly frauded Le244 M on the 4th of September 2012, appeared before Magistrate Steven Conteh at Court No.1, with thirteen count charges ranging from forgery, contrary to Section 41 of the

The Parliament of Sierra Leone, Tuesday 4th September 2012, after a week long debate on the importance of the Patent & Industrial Act 2011, finally enacted it. The Bill which is known as the Patent and Industrial

Dennis Christopher Ojo Williams on Friday August 31st 2012 declared his intention to vie under the APC ticket for the Mayoral seat of Freetown at the APC Headquarters. The would be Mayor disclosed calls of President

Accused persons Morray Minkailu Musa a business man and Abu Bangura a petty trader who pretended to be workers of London Mining Company made their second appearance before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of court No 2

The Senior National Team, Leone Stars have resumed training sessions at the Football Academy, in Kingtom, Freetown.  (Photo: Gibril Sankoh, happy to be called up for Leone Stars) Most of the selected players were available for

Sierra Express Media UK sports desk has been following the Carthage preparation on Tuesday ahead of their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to Sierra Leone.  This Saturday's match in Freetown is the first

Kenema: Gender equality has been identified in Sierra Leone as pivotal in the quest for good governance by the government of President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma. As a result, calls for women’s participation in decision