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June 2013

Cell phones reshape youth cultures The sight of teenagers selling mushrooms using mobile phones is becoming a familiar one in rural Namibia. Namibia Polytechnic faculty member Maurice Nkusi, designer of a cell phone–based curriculum, told the

As an entrepreneur, 32-year-old chemistry graduate Jason Njoku achieved success in a most unlikely way: he is Africa’s largest distributor of Nigerian movies, and has raked in over $8 million since 2010, when he founded

The frequent blackout that now characterizes our capital city, Freetown, and the provincial cities of Bo and Kenema, is clearly serving as a threat to President Koroma’s much sung Agenda for Prosperity as uninterrupted and

Leading mobile company Airtel has partnered with the National Program Coordinating Unit/Technical Assistance Agency (NPCU/TAA) which the International Fund for Agricultural Development  (IFAD) is funding.  This partnership took place in Kenema on May 30, 2013. Corporate

In Sierra Leone, solar lights are being installed around the country and extended to some provincial towns as well.  But what is happening to the National Power Authority (NPA) that provides electric power supply to

Sierra Leone national side Leone Stars are hosting Tunisia at the Freetown National Stadium in the Group B World Cup qualifier return leg.  Unarguably this is a must win game, any other result will slim

In a bid to complement Government’s effort in ensuring good road networks in the country, descendants of Guara chiefdom over the weekend embarked on a road maintenance exercise along the road from Kenema to the

Sierra Leone USA-based goal keeper, Christian Caulker, (in photo) has make public to Sierra Express Media Sport UK that he will not be making the Sierra Leone versus Tunisia encounter for the race to Brazil

Sierra Leone's President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has extended an official invitation to the “world’s richest Arab”, His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), to visit Sierra

Says Professor Radcliffe Lisk Dr. Radcliffe Lisk, a Consultant Neurologist at Basildon and Thurrock NHS University Hospital, England has said during a training workshop in Kenema that a total of 60,000 people are living with epilepsy

ABIDJAN 4 June - Guinea marine scientists began their second week of practical training Tuesday in the separation, identification and sampling of organisms that live on, in or near the bottom of the seabed. The two-week

The Assistant Inspector General of police (AIG) east Sorie B. Kargbo on Monday 3th June 2013 in an interview with this medium at his Maxwell Khobe street / Hangha road office, Kenema, said he has

Japan pledges US$32 billion in public and private funds for economic growth and sustainable development Yokohama, 3 June 2013—As the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD V) drew to a close, leaders from 50 African

The ‘Tranga Hase Borbor’ performed with a live band to the joy of hundreds of fans.  Ayoub’s rise in the Sierra Leone music industry stunned many critics.  (Photo: Business Man turned musician Nasser Ayoub thrilled

R&B sensation artist, Mohamed Saccok aka K-Man is set to make a debut in the emerging Sierra Leone film industry with a film tentatively titled ‘Popolipo.’  (Photo: Mohamed Saccok, aka K-Man) The Bingo Man who is rated