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June 2011

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Dr. Soccoh Kabia has described illegal fishing as one of the main challenges facing the fisheries sector in Sierra Leone.  (Photo: Perm. Sec. Kemokai (left) Dr. Kabia (centre)

The Hummel sportswear company representative in Sierra Leone, Frederic Claye has told sports writers in Freetown that the outfit is set to promote the 4-4-2 football formula of the game. Claye told reporters that Hummel is

The 1st Africa Fisheries and Aquaculture Summit is an annual event that sets to create a platform that brings together various Fisheries and aquaculture experts and practitioners from Africa to look at sustainable ways that

Several major drugs companies have announced big cuts to the amounts they charge for their vaccines in the developing world.  The vaccines will be sold at a price that covers the drugmakers' costs GlaxoSmithKline (GSK),

Leone Stars Head coach Lars Olof Mattson (in photo)  revealed to Sierra Express Sports that his side lost many chances against the Mena Stars of Niger in the home side’s Saturday June 4 encounter in

Five persons have been served with “orders in lieu of an indictment” charging them with contempt of court under Rule 77(A) of the Rules. They are alleged to have interfered with Prosecution witnesses who testified

The world's worst food security crisis is continuing in the eastern Horn of Africa, a US agency has warned. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet) said areas of particular concern were in Ethiopia, Kenya and

Freetown, 6th June 2011 — A three day workshop on Electoral Operational Planning organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under its Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support (GPECS), held at the Taia Resort Hotel

Last year former CEO, founder and major shareholder of London Stock Exchange-listed African Medical Investments (AMI), Dr. Vivek Solanki (in photo), was accused of financial fraud and use of illegal Yellow fever vaccines ATLANTA, U.S.-- The chairman of AMI, Mr. Phil Edmonds, a former England cricket player

Opposition leader, John Oponjo Benjamin (JOB) has shamed detractors proving a point that he was not “humbled” in any way, shape, or form, at the house of former Vice President Solomon Ekuma Berewa over the

The Gender Research and Documentation Centre and the Political Science Departments of the University of Sierra Leone in collaboration with the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone will formally launch a research project on interrogating young

A pronouncement confirming the sacking of the Commissioner of Customs and six others has been characterized as having the traits of Campism - unwholesome cabals. It is disclosed however that the suggestion to sack Commissioner Mohamed

Over ten deprived communities in the Pujehun district have benefited from bore hole taps, VIP toilets, and storage facilities. The facilities were provided by Evangelical Fellowship Sierra Leone as a means of not only to complement

SLPP’s Parliamentary aspirant for the just concluded election at Constituency 97 revealed his party’s satisfaction over gains made at the polls. Komba Mijiwa cheerfully told our reporter that his party (SLPP) has sent warning shots to

The National Power Authority, it is revealed, has projected revenue collection for 2011 at Le100 billion. Sources say the authority will dependably generate the said amount if they get consumers and government institutions to pay bills