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November 2012

Over the past few years, there has been a wave of protests against injustices perpetrated by some mining companies imported to this country.  Landowners in Sahn Malen, Pujehun District have been protesting against the Socfin

The Minister of Information and Communication, Ibrahim Ben-Kargbo (in photo) has called on Sierra Leone’s oldest and leading opposition party, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), to reconsider their stand-off over refusing to participate in

It is an unchallenged fact that the Sierra Leone Teachers Union SLTU is one of the richest and most academic unions in Sierra Leone but many teachers contributing monthly to the union have started questioning the necessity

The people of Sierra Leone after a display of patriotism and nationalism at the November polls, that resulted in global admiration and appreciation of peaceful and democratic elections are at this moment disappointed at the

In a bid to address the poor sanitary issues cause by disease, filth and dirty water, the Sierra Leone Social Aid Volunteer (SLSAV) over the weekend engaged the people of Lungi in the need for

The main and currently aggrieved opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) appear to be always disobeying the popular saying that prevention is better than cure.  The party seems to be always closing the stable after

Mohamed Hady Jalloh (in photo) and sister Binta Jalloh, formerly of 77 Kissy Road, Freetown, have become victims of land grabbing and are currently being hunted by their uncle Mr. Jalloh who has been desperately

Peoples Award Volunteer Organization (PAVO) a non-profitable and non-political organization which aims to transform the mindset of academia and youths in Sierra Leone for a better future, are to hold a series of national debates in

Abdulai Kamara, a renowned gay activist of the famous ‘Gay for Life’ organization has been in hiding for fear of angry community members who called him a disciple of an unholy gay syndicate. Abdulai of 2

A boycott is one of the most effective strategies employed by any aggrieved party to pressurize government to yield to its demands.  A boycott is often resorted to when all other civilized avenues of negation

Fifty one years ago, Sierra Leoneans may have been wondering about the strength around national unity and cohesion.  In as much as every citizen of the country is aspiring towards a developed country presupposes that

Chairperson of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) Dr. Christiana Thorpe has handed over the Certificate of Election of President to the winner Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House, Freetown. Reading the citation shortly before presenting

The recently concluded general elections in Sierra Leone demonstrate that, despite all odds, our country having risen up from the ashes of civil war, is again blazing the trail for democracy in the continent of

The Tunisian capital, Tunis, has hosted representatives of international organizations, government delegations and the private sector attending an international conference on productive capacity for youth organized by the European Union (EU) and the UN Industrial

Sierra Leone ranks second among 15 low-income countries, and fifth in Sub-Saharan Africa, in providing effective checks on government power, according to the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index 2012 report. The report, which was released