- Sierra Leone News
Current news sources from Sierra Leone newspapers.
Awareness Times (Freetown)
"a daily local print and daily online" newspaper. News, commentary, people profiles, public notices, obituaries, photographs, entertainment news, classifieds. The Publisher and Owner is Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden.
Center for Media, Education & Technology. Sierra Leone Media Project
Site has closed. Full text articles from older Sierra Leone newspapers, directory of Sierra Leone newspapers, "News Archive contains nearly 1200 unedited newspaper articles from 32 local newspapers dating back to December 2000." Search news by keyword. "The Center for Media, Technology and Education (C-MET) is an NGO established in Freetown in June 2000 with a mission to build Sierra Leone's media capacity through training and education in new technologies and human rights awareness."
Christian Monitor (Freetown)
"an independent newspaper published in Freetown"
Online newspaper with Sierra Leone-based reporters. Press releases from political organizations. Based in Somerset, New Jersey.
Concord Times (Freetown)
Web site of the print newspaper.
Cotton Tree News (Freetown)
Independent radio station in Sierra Leone. Created by Fondation Hirondelle.
Expo Times
Site has closed. "published fortnightly, with regular news updates between issues." Electronic version of a former print newspaper in Sierra Leone which was forced to close due to the war. Now published on-line and in print from France and the U.K. Publisher and Ibrahim Seaga Shaw.
Global NewsBank
Subscription service. Some universities subscribe. Includes SLBS radio, Freetown, from the BBC Monitoring International Reports. Not the latest news but good for researching news from a week ago back to 1985. Selected reports from the BBC Monitoring Service (English translations of news), Agence France Presse, IPS, PANA, radio and/or TV stations.
Globe Newspaper (London)
Published by The Globe Publications. First published in Sierra Leone in 1978, now published in London. The Editor is Theo M. Williams.
One World Online
Use the Search box at the top to locate news on Sierra Leone. From the UK, with political, social, development news.
Patriotic Vanguard
Online newspaper. News about Sierra Leone. Africa-related Canadian events. Analysis. Media news. Sports. Launched July 2005. The Editor and Publisher is Gibril Gbanabome Koroma. Based in Vancouver, Canada.
Peep (Freetown, Sierra Leone)
Sierra Leone satirical newspaper. "Independent, owned and edited by Richie Olu Awoonor-Gordon and team. Online since July 2007." Peep has a Facebook page.
Pool (Freetown)
Internet edition of the independent print newspaper registered in Sierra Leone in 1992. The paper was twice forced to close thru political harrassment. Has selected articles, editorials.
Sierra Express Media
"An online news source..... provided to engage the Sierra Leonean community at home and abroad, in news, current events, entertainment, and sport, etc." Web site based in New York state.
Sierra Eye
Pages take a while to load. Works better in Firefox than in MS Internet Explorer. Current news aggregator, video news stories related to Sierra Leone, etc. Tag cloud. Maintained by Davide Baldoni.
Sierra Herald (London)
Based in London, England. or
Sierra Leone Web
Current and past news stories. Maintained by Peter Andersen.
Past News:
Standard Times (Freetown)
Current news. Site of the print independent newspaper established in the early 1990s. Published by the Standard Times Press. "an important regional daily newspaper before the civil war in Sierra Leone. The independent 'Standard Times' continued to operate throughout the majority of the conflict despite extreme conditions." - Afrol News. [In the U.S. issues of Standard Times are held by Northwestern University.]

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