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April 2013

It is an open secret that Sierra Leone is suffering from mass unemployment, of especially youths. Many young graduates keep parading the corridors of offices brandishing their degrees for jobs that they have never secured.

A giant cement factory is expected to start operation in Sierra Leone in the next few months. Using sophisticated modern machinery, the coming factory, CT-CEM, will be producing 250,000 metric tons of modern standard cement

Sierra Leonean USA based rapper Kao Denero has described the banning of his ‘Back to My Roots’ show at the eleventh hour as an act of being treated like a foreigner in his own country,

Accra, Ghana – A cross-section of civil society practitioners  and researchers from West Africa have welcomed the importance of gathering, storing and sharing information on the efforts of civil society to promote social change in

Aided by biometric data, the authorities will be able to account accurately for everyone entering and leaving the country AMSTERDAM, Netherland, April 8, 2013/ -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653) (http://www.gemalto.com), the world leader in digital security, has

It appears African Minerals, run by controversial businessman Frank Timis (in photo), has again ruffled feathers in the financial field.  Investment bank Renaissance Capital claim the company, and Frank Timis have repeatedly failed to honour

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone and Chancellor of the University, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, is reported to have boycotted this year’s convocation of the University of Sierra Leone, USL, held

With funds from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), Society for Knowledge Management-Sierra Leone (SKMSL) has successfully trained data enumerators in Freetown to embark on a knowledge exchange survey of civil society organizations

One of the most deprived communities in Eastern Freetown, Mount Zion, located at Kola Tree, is reported to be in dire need of a cemetery, a police post, a market structure and a hospital and

Information reaching this medium states that corruption is flourishing at the Gbalamuya Customs post at Kambia along the Sierra Leone-Guinea border where traffic wardens are reported to be now performing the functions of immigration officers

Freetown City Council (FCC) is expected to be in Aberdeen, Western Freetown, today to collect this years city rates and business licenses. FCC’s Public Relations Officer, Cyril Mattia, told Sierra Express Media that the routine tax

His Excellency the president of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, has made the history of being the first elected president and the first Chancellor of the University of Sierra Leone (USL)

With only a few days to the eagerly awaited election for the presidency of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ), Parrot has deemed it wise and necessary to join the race to help reform

Nowadays, Sierra Leone has become a country where money can speak a loud language that even the deaf can understand. We agree that money rules the whole world but in our own case, money is

The UN General Assembly last Tuesday April 2nd, 2013 overwhelmingly approved the first international treaty that will regulate  the multi-billion-dollar global arms trade, and prevent the weapons from falling into the hands of terrorists, warlords,