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September 2013

Mahmoud Tarawally (in photo), former Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology, was to appear today at the Magistrate’s Court, Freetown, in front of Magistrate Tonia Barnette on an alleged rape charge, however, the matter

Source revealed today that President Koroma will be heading to the UN General Assembly on Monday, September 23rd.  There has been much speculation on social media sites this week after the President had members of

Sierra Express regrets to announce the death of Haja Nana McCarthy of 6 Brown Street, Grassfield, Kissy, Freetown, who passed away yesterday, September 18th, 2013. She leaves behind her children, Dr. Mohamed Tunday McCarthy, Abdul McCarthy,

A dilemma that befalls farmers and processors in many parts of the world is that some of their need for drying produce coincides with the start of the rainy season.  This is the case as

Local newspapers have reported that scores of households will be affected by the construction of Sierra Leone’s new airport at Mamamah in the north of the country.  This project will be funded by the Chinese

Sierra Leone’s representative to the Face of Peace Africa (FOPA) 2013 beauty pageant, Hawa Kamara, has called on young people to keep the peace and maintain law and order.  (Photo: HAWA KAMARA: young people should

The Sierra Leone Football Association would like to inform the general public that on the 14th of September 2013 the continuation of the PREMIER LEAGUE which was set up by the Normalisation Committee resumed its

Mining firm, Sierra Rutile last week launched its new Livelihood Restoration Project, with a series of programmes aimed at helping women in the surrounding communities improve their standard of living through economic activities, and savings

Partners in Relief and Development in Sierra Leone (PaDR) have handed over eight motorbikes to their field officers in a bid to facilitate the implementation of the Youth Employment Social Programme in the eight districts

Address by His Excellency the President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma  (Photo: President Ernest Bai Koroma at World Bank, Freetown) It is a great honor for me to speak on how we can harness

The Ambassadors of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Yakuba Abdulai, and Cape Verde His Excellency Francisco Perera DA Veiga, have in a farewell dinner ceremony hosted in their honor and on behalf of the

The winners of this year’s Voice Magazine Achievers Awards have been unveiled.  The 14th edition of the Voice Magazine Achievers Awards will take place from 11th to 13th October 2013 in  the Netherlands.  (Photo: Dr.

ABIDJAN 18 Sept  – African Government oil and gas specialists are due in Abidjan, Côted’Ivoire, 23-24 September to identify and assess options for the form and content needed in setting environmental standards for offshore exploration

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has selected five of his trusted and capable officials of Government, to represent him in all programs scheduled to take place in Washington DC, Maryland, New Jersey, Boston, Connecticut

Ph.D. students of African descent, particularly women, are eligible to apply for the new World Bank Group Fellowship Program World Bank Group Fellows will spend a minimum of six months getting hands-on experience at World