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July 2017

Access to Justice is a public good. In much the same way that education and health services are essential in all settings, whether in times of peace, conflict or post-conflict, so too is access to

Remembering one of Sierra Leone's and Africa's finest goalkeepers Brima Atouga Kamara who died exactly 18 years ago. I grew up watching Atouga displaying his entertaining acrobatic styles between the posts for local clubs Sierra Fisheries,

Three Sierra Leoneans, Madam Nanette Beatrice Effulabi Thomas, Minister of Political and Public Affairs,  Ibrahim Babatunde Sesay, Managing Editor of Satellite Newspaper, and Daniel Mason, Executive Director of Petroleum Regulatory Agency currently participating in the ongoing International Centre for

The Attorney General and Minster of Justice, Hon. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara ( JFK ),  has visited the reconstruction site of the Chancery building of Sierra Leone's  United Nations Permanent Mission in New York. The Minister, who is

After a five year hiatus due in part to an interruption by the Ebola epidemic, the 3rd Annual  Sierra Leone New York pageant returned to the Bronx Museum Sunday as a big hit. For most of

A new travelling exhibition by primary school aged pupils from Hull and sister city Freetown in Sierra Leone is set to launch on Wednesday 5 July at Sirius Academy West in Hull. The exhibition, called 2778

Vast majority of child migrants uprooted by violence, poverty  and climate change remain in Africa  DAKAR/NEW YORK, 5 July 2017 – Children account for over half of the 12 million West and Central African people on

Justice Babatunde Edwards of the High Court of Sierra Leone on Friday June 30th 2017 ruled in favour of the country’s telecom regulatory body National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM), over a matter it had with Transnational

KMN – Freetown (June 28) The Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is causing devastation in Sierra Leone amidst little attention to the genetic condition from the public health system, patients and a campaign group say. SCD, also

I listened to the BBC Focus of Africa programme yesterday in which Umaro Fofana gave a detailed report on Sierra Leoneans that have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to cross to Europe in

Dallas, Texas, July 3, 2017: Every year, the Association of Sierra Leonean Organizations in Texas (ASLOT) recognizes academics and professionals of Sierra Leoneans graduating from High schools, colleges/Universities and Technical institutions. This year, the graduation

Factional fighting and dirty party politics have shattered the SLPP that now finds itself shivering on thin mosquito legs with no hope of recovering even after the conduct of the presidential elections scheduled for next

The margin loss of the All Peoples Congress (APC) party in the just concluded Ward 139, Kambia District election to an independent candidate supported by one of the Presidential aspirants for the main opposition, Sierra

Complaints reaching Sierra Express Media (SEM) reveal that, cattle rearers who are mostly Fullahs in Makarie Gbanti Chiefdom, Bombali District are distressing local crop farmers who are the land owners by allegedly bribing local authorities

Citizens all over the country have expressed their deepest frustration over the incompetent and disgraceful manner the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA) is handling the electricity supply in the country especially in the capital