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August 2020

The Coalition for Change (C4C) Party, one of the smaller opposition parties in Sierra Leone which has eight (8) representatives in the Sierra Leone House of Parliament is currently in deep crisis over a leadership tussle in which

At a ruling of the Independent Media Commission (IMC) dated Wednesday 15th July, 2020, Sierra Leone’s telecoms regulator, National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM), has suffered humiliation in the hands of one of Sierra Leone’s most trusted, reliable and credible newspapers,

Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Energy last week announced that it has reached agreement with Joule Africa, the developer of the Bumbuna II Hydroelectric Power Plant (“the Project”) over the cost and funding mechanism of the project. The government, nor

Launching Housemates Salone Season 2, Africell’s John Konteh and AYV’s Phebean Swill, on Thursday 30th July 2020, whilst moderating the show, which took place at the Lagonda Complex in Aberdeen, Freetown, welcomed all guests including the Ministers of Information,

PRESS RELEASE BY THE CHIEF CENSUS OFFICER 2020 MID-TERM POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS Following the proclamation by HE the President of Sierra Leone, Stats SL will be conducting the first Mid-Term Population and Housing Census in Sierra Leone. December

Amira T. Bangura, the Parliamentary reporter of Sierra Express Media, is currently in hiding after she received death threats from members of the ruling Sierra Leone Peoples Party following a report she sent via social media on the

Usually when it rains heavily in Freetown and other parts of the country just as we have seen in recent months, there is the tendency for flooding. And there is the risk of not only waterborne diseases like

One of the smaller opposition parties in the Sierra Leone House of Parliament, the Coalition for Change (C4C) party is currently in turmoil over the leadership of the party in Parliament. The controversy emanates from the decision of the party

Family Members Cry For Justice Abubakarr Testao Sankoh - was allegedly murdered on the 16th May 2020 at #2 River, in the Western Area Rural district by renowned members of the community. According to the uncle of the late man,

Out of the passion to continue to add value to the lives of its numerous and esteemed subscribers, the country’s leading telecommunications in the country, Africell, has within the last couple of weeks offered well-furnished kiosks, smart phones

The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, His Excellency Hu Zhangliang has handed over some essential materials to the Minister of Gender and Children’s Affairs, Madam Manty Tarawalli, at his residence in Freetown. The items donated

Wednesday 29th July marked the 49th-anniversary celebration of China Sierra Leone relationship that has been very excellent and cordial. (Photo: Presidents Maada Bio and Xi Jinping) In an interview with the Minister of Information and Communication, Mohamed Rahman Swaray

Energy Minister Presents Two Brand New Transformers to the Bathurst Community … Reaffirms President Bio’s Commitment to Fulfilling Promises Minister of Energy, Alhaji Kanja Sesay, has on his return to the Bathurst community in rural Freetown, fulfilled

The World Health Organization Country Office has secured a grant of €500,000 from the German Technical Cooperation (GIZ) through a strategic partnership to increase COVID-19 testing capacity from 500 up to 1000 tests per day in Sierra Leone. The support will

To ask whether Africa needs term-timed Presidential democracy is bound to linger on the absurd. However, if Africa is to adopt, promote and remain democratically stable, it is worth looking again at Africa’s version of