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July 2012

Leading to the official launching ceremony of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) manifesto on June 17 this year, Honorable, Dr. Bernadette Lahai (in photo) has revealed to people of this country that her party

The Deputy Minister of Education, John Kamara has issued a statement threatening to shut-down all unapproved institutions operating within the country. The Deputy Minister made this statement on July 16, pointing that his Ministry has unearthed

Addressing a press conference at the Police Headquarters on George Street, Freetown past Tuesday July 10th this year, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of operations AIG Al-Sheik Kamara, disclosed that on or

On Sunday July 15 a boat called “TARAWUNIE” sailing from Brushra Port in the Republic of Guinea to Rokupr Wharf developed engine problem at about 1700 hrs around Salatoke Senegal area towards Yeliboya Island in

The judiciary of Sierra Leone has welcomed the services of a new Nigerian judge to Sierra Leone, Hon. Justice Paul to help strengthen the justice delivery sector in the country. The Nigerian judge, Hon. Justice Paul

‘Airtel Money’ one of Airtel SL’s many innovative services is set to partner with DSTV/Multichoice.  M Commerce from Airtel allows consumers to use their mobile phone as a mobile wallet.  Ecobank SL, Guaranty Trust Bank

Freetown, July 18 (SLENA): Members of Parliament representing the three different political parties in parliament have reacted differently over the sudden death of the deputy speaker of parliament, Hon. Chukuma Johnson (in photo) of Constituency

Freetown, July 18 (SLENA): Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture experts from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources have concluded the process of stocking fingerlings (baby fish) into twelve fish ponds recently constructed in the Kono

Michaela DePrince was little more than a toddler when she saw her first ballerina – an image in a magazine page blown against the gate of the orphanage where she ended up during Sierra Leone's

The four years mandate of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) will come to an end on Thursday July 19. President of the FA Nahim Khadi (in photo) is currently in Freetown after spending the whole

Sierra Express Media here welcomes the holy month of fasting - Ramadan - as it is called in Arabic.  It comes with mixed ideologies in terms of observing its rites. Islam prescribes serenity and pious

Freetown, July 18 (SLENA): FAKS, a humanitarian relief organization founded in 2009 and headed by Mr. Donald Thompson has resumed humanitarian gesture to vulnerable communities in the country. The latest being the provision of medical equipment

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, July 18, 2012/ -- Airtel Burkina Faso (http://www.airtel.com), the largest mobile company in the country, has launched its mobile money platform named Airtel Money, or m-ligdi, in partnership with Ecobank. The platform allows

Ghana’s economic surge has come with its service delivery challenges. With socio-economic inequality widening and much of the population rural bound, the delivery of goods and services still remain a daunting task. Of recent times,

The Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network Sierra Leone (GYAC) has officially launched “My hands are clean campaign” last Wednesday at the National Youth Commission’s (NYC) conference hall at the National Stadium in Freetown. Speaking during the launch,