The Sierra Leone Web



Sierra Leone Media


Independent, owned and edited by Kelvin Lewis. Awoko was previously online from 2003 to 2004. The current website has been online since January 2007.

Concord Times

Independent newspaper in Freetown.


Independent newspaper.

Radio Democracy 98.1

Radio station in Freetown.

Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation

National radio and television.

Africa Young Voices (AYV) newspaper

Operates a newspaper from Freetown.

Africa Young Voices (AYV) TV

Operates television and radio from Freetown.

Newswatch Television

Owned by Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai. Online since May 2018.

Standard Times

Independent, edited by Philip Neville. Online since May 2006.

Sierra Express Media

The website is based in the United States, but also has a street edition in Freetown. Online since November 2007.

Salone Today

Contains content from several Freetown newspapers. Website is edited by Ibrahim Samura.

Global Times Online

Independent newspaper in Freetown. The newspaper has lost its internet domain name and is now using Facebook.


Sierra Leone Electronic Media


Online newspaper owned and operated by Rev. Leeroy Wilfred Kabs-Kanu, and published from Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A. Online since August 2002.

The Patriotic Vanguard

Website based in Canada. Published by Gibril Gbanabome Koroma. Online since July 2005.

The Organiser

Based in the United Kingdom. Edited by Abu Bakar Shaw.

Based in the United States. Publishes versions of articles from Freetown's Concord Times and more.

Noovell (news compiler)

Links to news articles from Awoko, Concord Times and others.

Other African News

BBC African News

Publishes African news from various sources, and provides links to popular audio programmes, such as Focus on Africa.

Voice of America African News

News articles rewritten from Voice of America broadcasts.

United Nations News Centre

News from the United Nations News Centre, with occasional articles on Sierra Leone.