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September 2017

On Thursday, September 21, USAID Administrator Mark Green announced that the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)—a U.S. government initiative led by USAID and implemented together with CDC—will launch new country programs in Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger, and Sierra

Vintage Zainab Hawa Bangura, the insurance broker turned civil society activist; the UN technocrat; the former government minister; the mother- the ‘everyday  Yonibana’ woman who would gather the kids, arrange them in circles, clap, sing

With the Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement between the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) and the China Railway Seventh Group (CRSG) for the Wellington – Masiaka Toll Road (WMTR), on the surface, it seems that

In what has been Sierra Leone’s worst natural catastrophe in living memory, over 500 people have died and about 3,000 rendered homeless by flooding this year. Inexplicable and unprecedented, the crisis has devastated the economy,

The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), the oldest surviving political party in Sierra Leone commenced its three- day election convention in Kenema this weekend, and reports reaching this paper describe the event as anything but

After a successful completion of this year's Muslim pilgrimage, the first batch of Sierra Leone pilgrims will depart the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this week, that’s according to the Coordinator, Media Affairs, Sierra Leone Hajj

One of the leading telecommunication companies which has been effectively operating in Sierra Leone since 2005, Africell, has been widely commended for its improved network, style of successfully conducting business and rolling out various promotions

It is crystal clear that more strong members of the disintegrated main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) are formulating to tender their resignations as a result of the Paopa sector that have held the

One of the prominent Churches in Freetown Sierra Leone, Word of Life Gospel Church has presented millions of Leones worth donation to over seventy five (75) affected victims of the multiple disasters at the Regent

A non-Governmental Organization, Eye for Salone based in Waterloo/Newton has been hailed by indigenes within their operational areas for not only assisting visually impaired people but to also promote education among children. Speaking to this medium,

The Ministry of Youth Affairs (MOYA), has paid over Le2 Billion to both permanent and volunteer workers nationwide under the leadership of Minister Bai Mamoud Bangura. Bangura is taken to high esteem among hungry young people

Since Sierra Leone suffered from the August 14 mudslide and flood disasters, thousands of people were rendered homeless, with no food to eat, or clothes to wear. The Government thought it necessary to relocate the

A much trumpeted child protection organization, We Yone Child Foundation (WYCF) has proven its insincerity to children they are pretending to protect, by forcing them to pay the sum of Le2,000 before they could be

District Medical Officers (DMO’s) in Government Hospitals are reportedly intimidating Community Health Officers (CHO’s) who are on strike for not being recognized by Government. According to the Sierra Leone Association of Community Health Officers (SLACHO) their

Renowned Businessman of Marbella Community, Hassan Kamara aka ‘Samakarr’ has expressed intention to contest for ward 401 Council seat to relieve deprived people from abject poverty.  (Photo: Hassan Kamara aka Samakarr mobbed by supporters) The People’s