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The Director of Operations, AIG Elizabeth Turay has informed newsmen that Police has impounded 14 vehicles with loaded timber logs. Speaking at a press conference held recently at the

An open letter to President Bio Dear Mr. President, When your government, on 9th April this year, announced the suspension of timber exportation with “immediate effect”, it felt like the

Members of Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security have expressed serious concern over the massive and uncontrollable manner people are illegally encroaching on protected areas

Paramount Chief of Selenga Chiefdom, Desmond Kagobai, has raised concern over the rampant illegal deforestation in his chiefdom, a situation which, he said, keeps worrying him. Raising the concern

The Government of Sierra Leone is considered to have given the green light to timber exporters to continue rigorous logging exercises, especially in the rural areas following the

Recent revelations made by the Anti Corruption Commissioner that they have received “transcript” & “uncut edition” of the timber documentary is laughable to an extent. With all the years

The high-level African leaders who included the Africa Union’s Chairman Hon. Jean Ping, the head of the African Development bank Dr. Donald Kaberuka, Congo-Brazzavile’s minister for sustainable development,

BERKELEY, Cal., USA, December 12, 2011/ — Trees are dying in the Sahel, a region in Africa south of the Sahara Desert, and human-caused climate change is to

Al Jazeera decided to investigate the major subject of forestry in Sierra Leone, but chose to do so under the hackneyed concept of corruption rather than Industry, and