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July 2014

Lunsar, July 17 (SLENA) - A campaign to help people in distant towns and Villages know about the Ebola disease has commenced in Marampa Chiefdom in the northern district of Port Loko. The week long sensitization

 “We will support and cooperate with you” Says: - Chairman Sorie Koroma. A cross section of Members and Executives of the Sierra Leone Nationals Union in The Gambia (SLENU) on Wednesday paid courtesy call on Sierra

On Saturday July 12, I could not make any calls nor send any text message through one of my service providers until early afternoon.   As usual they provided no excuse for their failure let alone

Each year, The British Berlin School (BBS) in Germany awards students who have excelled in the classroom and beyond. But most importantly, the school has a specific annual award—The Japian Stevens Award. It was set

Sierra Leone’s recent ranking made the headlines across media houses in the country as one of their highest rankings ever with the victory against Swaziland.  Sierra Leone’s reward was moving up 17 places to 54th Place in

The African Youth Movement (AYM) has been operating in Mattru Jong, Bonthe District for quite some time now but its modus operandi (mode of operations) has left me wondering whether the organization is serious about

The Chairman of the Council of Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL), Claudius Malama-Thomas, denied recent media reports that the council has embezzled the sum of 112 million Leones. During a recent interview with Sierra Express in his

Jhikoman is a well-known Tanzanian reggae artist.  His unique singing style and lyrics have been touching people since 1994.  He’s produced several albums and has performed widely in Europe and Africa.  In his upcoming album Tupendane,

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation, in partnership with other health institutions, has been disbursing colossal sums of money to combat the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. Many departments and agencies have been given huge sums

Once more, the notorious Abacha Street has become flooded with traders who have made the street almost inaccessible to vehicular and human traffic. Where goes Operation WID? Is it dead? If yes, then let us

The Disability Awareness Development Organization (DADO) was founded on the 15th June, 2012 in Waterloo on the principle that human rights should be applicable to all persons living with disability. The main objective of DADO is

The Co-founder of an international organization in Sierra Leone, the West African Medical Mission, Gabriel Pratt, has categorically condemned the manner in which the on-going Ebola sensitization is carried out in the country. Making the condemnation

The Mount Zion community in Calaba Town in the East of Freetown is reported to be suffering severely from a very deplorable road network, a situation that is said to have worsened during this rainy

The Executive Chairperson of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Sierra Leone, Hadijatu Jalloh, is reported to have publicly assaulted the Proprietor of the Sea Coach Express, Olusengun Jaji (in photo) who is a Nigerian investor

Fatmata Sankoh, who claims to be the wife of the late rebel leader, Foday Saybana Sankoh, is reported to have been arrested and detained at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters in Freetown for allegedly