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The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has accused the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) of using the vague offence of incitement to clamp down on free speech, a

Report reaching this medium from the corridors of State House indicates that the "New Direction" government is planning to shut down Sierra Express Media (SEM) and the Times

Internal Affairs Minister Orders The Arrest Of Journalist One of Sierra Leone’s renowned journalists, Fayia Amara Fayia, was on the morning of Saturday, 29th September, 2018 was arrested and

Having woefully failed in their several attempts to make this medium become one of the bootlickers of the current government, Sierra Express Media, one of Sierra Leone’s isolated

World leaders at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) have highlighted the importance of press freedom and called on Egypt to release the three jailed Al Jazeera staff. The

The Managing Editor of the Independent Observer Newspaper, Mr. Jonathan Leigh, yesterday spent a second night at the Maximum Security Prison, Pademba Road, Freetown owing to contemptuous behaviour

I have always subscribed to the notion that “A free press is not a privilege, but an organic necessity in a great society.” In the recent past and

I am sure that you are aware that a toad does not run in the daytime for nothing. Similarly, you also know that even if a driver is sober,

Today is World Press Freedom Day, and in Sierra Leone journalists are still fighting to eliminate the criminal libel law and to prevail on government to enact the