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June 2019

I wrote an article in this column in 2013 with the title – “Election petition verdict: The law is an ass”, in response to the verdict on the now famous “Ansu Lansana case”. I took

The Julius Maada Bio led Sierra Leone Peoples Party [SLPP] Government is seriously frustrated over the endless popularity of former President Ernest Bai Koroma (EBK). The SLPP Government and supporters campaign of calumny against the Leader

A high-level delegation from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, led by its Regional Director, Ydo Yao, has met with His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio at State House to pledge their

A total of twenty six (26) former employees and several volunteers of the Lungi Airport Hotel have held a peaceful protest over what they described as unlawful dismissal by the hotel management. The peaceful demonstration was

Lawyer Ady Macauley  who represented the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Samura Kamara who was also the flagbearer for the main opposition, All Peoples Congress (APC) hammered Sahr Jusu during cross examination at the

According to the International Monetary Fund [IMF], last year, the average growth rate for sub-Saharan countries was three percent; Zimbabwe grows by two percent while Sierra Leone grows by three point five percent. This year, IMF

Magistrate Hanna Bonnie of Pa Demba Road Magistrate Court Number One has remanded Sheikh Ahmed Kalokoh at the Male Correctional Centre for allegedly committing human trafficking. The accused was before the court on three count charges

Representing the United Nations Development Program [UNDP] at the World Environment Day [WED] celebration which commenced from June 5th-eleventh, Madam Tanzila Sankoh encouraged Government to include environmental issues in the school curriculum for the children

It was sorrowful day when a multitude of Lebanese nationals accompanied comrade late Fawzy Ayoub (in photo) who passed away Friday, 7th June, this year to his final place of rest. The body of the late

British charity organization, Home Leone, located at Newton in the outskirts of Waterloo; Western Rural District is currently constructing low cost houses to relocate about 2,000 slum dwellers in Freetown.  (Photo: Country Manager, Home Leone, Mr.

Responsible governments are expected to make pragmatic choices on resource expenditure and the depletion of scarce resources at times of economic austerity. It is not as if Sierra Leone is enjoying an economic boom or

What does Executive power protect? Executive power is the constitutional principle that permits the president and high-level executive branch officers to withhold information from Parliament, the courts, and ultimately the public. This presidential power is controversial

After thorough investigations by Sierra Express Media on several allegations of wrongdoings levied against Dr. Michel Sho Sawyer by one Prince Lake, who is said to be currently out of the country, it is now

As Judiciary Rules against Nine Opposition MP’s … The High Court of Sierra Leone presided over by Justice Edward Komba Kamanda and Momoh Steven last Friday gave their final ruling with regards the 16 All

Since the emergence of the Julius Maada Bio’s New Direction Government, Sierra Leoneans and citizens in the country have experience major political tensions and divisions in various facet of life as a result of bad