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July 2010

I recently saw our Freetown, Your Lordship, Mayor Albert George Williams (in photo). When I shouted him by his title, "Mr. Mayor Sir" he responded, "na una Tax money dae wok so."  I smiled and

In sequel to our publication of Thursday 1st July 2010 which reported the misnomers and irrelevant bureaucratic principles adopted by the Deputy Minister of Health, Mohamed D. Koroma, making the work of doctors and nurses

The metrological department of Sierra Leone has predicted heavy rains and thunder storms in the coming three months of the rainy season, according to a press release last Friday. Prediction by the department indicates that

This last weekend, the Sierra Leone Bar Association, according to reports reaching Sierra Express Media, flocked into Makeni, the Northern Headquarter town to attend their Annual General retreat. According to the President of the Bar Association

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Tuesday 6th July presented its 2009 Annual Report to His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma at State House. Presenting the report, Acting Commissioner of ACC Morlai Buya-Kamara registered thanks to

Sensational Nigeria duo, P-Square (Peter and Paul Okoye) continue to attract laurels outside home as they were recognized at this year’s SLMTV awards ceremony in Maryland as Best African artists. This is the first time SLMTV

After long running battles as to who is Sierra Leone's best hip-hop act, controversial artist Kao Denero may have finally got the nod as the King of Salone Hip-Hop after SLMTV crowned him for the

Some soldiers who fight in some of the world’s very terrible wars suffer from a kind of mental stress after they have been discharged from the army. Many such cases have been reported among United

The Sierra Leonean writer Olufemi Terry has won this year's Caine Prize for African Writing, regarded as Africa's leading literary award. (Photo: Olufemi Terry: An enormous talent for the future) The prize was given for his story

A Sierra Leone ex-rebel has denied at a war crimes trial giving "blood diamonds" to former Liberian President Charles Taylor (Photo: Mr Taylor is on trial in The Hague). Issa Sesay, who is serving a 52-year

As part of my research trip which took me to all districts of Sierra Leone, I decided to use my training and skills in probability theory and epidemiology to do a parallel study of the

The activities of the Freetown City Council’s Metropolitan Police have left residents of the Freetown municipality to wonder whether these guys are real law enforcers or thugs in city officers’ clothing. (Photo: Abdul Karim Kabia

Money makes the world go around. Money can take you places that you could never imagine. Growing up in my household I was considered a spoiled brat. My mother gave my siblings and me anything

President Ernest Bai Koroma has today administered the oath of office to the Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairman of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Dr. Christiana Ayoka Mary Thorpe, at a short but impressive ceremony

The blame game appears to be a hall mark of this regime; nobody is prepared to come forward or own up when things go wrong, no matter how serious the matter may be. It was