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May 2021

Sierra Leone recorded historic progress in the fight against Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). However, the number of reported cases remains high. According to the Human Rights Commission (HRCSL) 2019 annual report, out of 12,314

As the extended one week period for Civil Registration and Verification ended on Saturday, 22 May 2021, there has been a hue and cry by members of the public over serious lapses of the process. Aggrieved

The issue of women empowerment is not just a matter of increasing women representation in decision-making processes and educating women as the case may be. In Africa, with no exception in Sierra Leone, women bear the

Sierra Leone has a Presidential political system, which gives executive powers to the Head of State as Head of Government, distinct from the Westminster or Parliamentary system in which Executive powers are vested in the

Activities within the main opposition All Peoples Congress party (APC) have come to a halt with a court case hanging on the party’s neck. In the absence of notice for the holding of lower and upper

The Government Senior pathologist attached at the mortuary department, Connaught Hospital, Dr. Simeon Owizz Koroma, has returned to work. It could be recalled that in a letter dated 11th March 2021 Dr. Owizz Koroma was suspended

In line with the Bank of Sierra Leone’s Deepening Financial Inclusion policy, Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB) in partnership with Afrimoney on Friday 21st May, 2021 re-launched Afrimoney's Bank to Wallet, Wallet to Bank service

The Rev. Mrs. Linda Isatu Koroma Sunrise: 30th June 1956 Sunset: 25th May 2021 A deep love for God above all, a heart of gold, a smile of pure joy, a kindness that extended to all she knew

Much has been said and done about corruption in the Judiciary. In its recommendations, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report, which examined the causes of the ten years brutal rebel war waged by the

At the expiration of the first ten days of registration and verification in the western area on 15th May 2021, the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA), has extended the initial deadline to May 22. Amadu Juana

Sierra Express Media has been intimated by credible sources that the former Director of Crime Services, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Mohamed Abu Braima-Jah has been replaced with AIG William Fayea Sellu who as 

Scriptures in the Bible and the Quran speak against the spirit of fear, as a source of self-defeat that militates against progress and self-accomplishment. In Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” Okonkwo killed Ikemefuna, a lad who

As Sierra Leone joins the world to commemorate the Global Road Safety week and National Road Safety month on the 6th of May 2021 the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) orientates media practitioners on

Sierra Leone’s High Court Resident Judge in the Kailahun District, Justice Francis Banks-Kamara, on Friday 7th May 2021, sentenced a young man, Kholie Tamba, to death by hanging, after he was found guilty of murder. The

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