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A complaints letter written to the editor of Standard Times Newspaper by one Ambrose Mahoi has again put the National Telecommunications commission on the spotlight for yet another wrong reason. It is

Two weeks ago, the Sierra Leone media was inundated with news reports indicative of an already existing financial crisis facing the government of Sierra Leone. These news reports

With reference to the recent social media audios about the National Reform Movement (NRM), it is reasonable to suggest that the group is falling apart. In the light of that,

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

An obscure rabble-rouser in an apparent blackmail attempt took to the social media to spew raw hate and pathological lies against one of the President’s most trusted men,

The manner in which the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Government of the former junta leader, Julius Maada Bio, continues to use force into everything even when they

One of the major problems Sierra Leone has been grappling with for many decades now is how the Government should attract more Direct Foreign Investments to change the

To millions of Sierra Leoneans in 2007, the All Peoples Congress party (APC) was a beacon of hope in post Tejan Kabbah governance. But more than a decade

It was at the State opening of Parliament in May this year President Retired Brigadier Maada Bio’s pronounced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as one of his key

The role of a Member of Parliament in a multi-party democracy is to help the Central Government to enact laws including enacting laws that will encourage a friendly

A RECIPE FOR A TRIBAL CONFLICT IN SIERRA LEONE I will not countenance the unforgivable grammatical rudeness committed in the just published unreported transition team report of the

The causes and effect of APC Losing 2018 Elections If we do not know our faults to the causes of losing the past elections, we are doomed to live

SLPP Turns Ambassadors To Nonentities During an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of senators in January this year, President Donald Trump is quoted to have described some countries

The announcement of a fee-free education by His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has generated growing interests among poor parents who sweat their way out to pay fees

The Case Of NATCOM & Momoh Konte The role of Board Chairmen is normally being misunderstood by many Sierra Leoneans. The position of Board Chairman is purely political. Board

‘Firmly united, ever we stand; singing thy praise o’ native land. These are the solemn words we keep uttering day in and day out as Sierra Leoneans since

Regardless of the fact that the National Grand Coalition (NGC) UINTED WE STAND WE STAND UNITED ideology seem to be spreading like a bush fire across the corners

Among all odds, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has and continues to go through the test of time in ensuring that they take over the governance of

With the emergence of National Grand Coalition (NGC) as a potential third force in the much talked about March 7th, 2018 elections is an indication that the chances

Sierra Express Media, the defender of democracy is saddened by the alleged acts of intolerance and violence orchestrated on Monday, 6th November by some members of the main

Whether you love him or loathe him, the name, Pastor Victor Ajisafe, the Nigerian-born preacher of the Sanctuary Praise Church at King Harman Road in Freetown has sometimes

Mount Sugar-loaf, as the name depicts, was meant to generate happiness, probably a good taste of life and refuge. And so it was, until the early hours of

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella's recent interview on VOA in which he observed that some of the courses being offered at the University were not in line with current market

Political analysts have averred that despite misconceptions among Sierra Leoneans about the most popular Presidential Flagbearer aspirants of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), Retired Brigadier

Has Sierra Leone Any Repayment Plans for Its Huge Debts from the World Bank and IMF? If we lavish praises on the current APC Government for being able to

The role that the leader of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray, is now playing on the political arena seems to be akin to the role

The Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) has been expending colossal sums of taxpayers’ money on road safety campaigns to reduce the number of road crashes in the

When I visited Moyamba Town, recently, I had the opportunity to talk with the Member of Parliament for constituency 81, Hon. James Alie who strictly warned the Government

It cannot be gainsaid that the Sierra Leone Teachers Union (SLTU) is one of the biggest, wealthiest and most powerful trade unions in Sierra Leone. Having manpower of over

Foh, Kamara, Sisay, Koroma, Khan, Mansaray or Marah? President Ernest Bai Koroma now has less than a year in office and I guess he does not plan to run

It was on 27th April 1961 when Sierra Leone finally became an independent state after more than 100 years of Colonial Rule.  (Photo: Elkass Sannoh, author) Indeed independence was achieved

By late 2001, the Anti Corruption Commission arrested then Sierra Leone's  transport and communications minister, together with his wife, “for involvement in illegal diamond mining” in Kenema district.

Social commentators and political analysts are of the belief that in Sierra Leone we have two types of politicians: the ones who steal from the people and use

Civil Opinion Each and every one of us has emotional wounds, but until we admit it, we will remain in an emotional quagmire that keeps dragging us down to

Road traffic accidents are a major, but neglected national health problem that is requiring concerned efforts for effective and sustainable prevention. After the ten year senseless war, and almost

Government decision to curtail expenditure in MDA’s and other related spending has left many question asked by the public the relevance of government rationalizing the expenditure at a

Amalgamation is long practice by our colonial master to avert upheavels in rural communities as well as promote a spirit of unity,  peace and love amongst communities and

Foundation Help Sierra Leone, a local NGO operating in the country added a feather to its numerous achievements in Sierra Leone when it commissioned a six class room

The perception held by some media critics concerning the operations of the Sierra Leone Brewery Limited is contrary to normal expectation. As Sierra Leoneans we must bear in

Being a researcher and an experienced media writer, I have been unavoidably tempted to take a look at the advantage of eating chicken. Chicken was once a rare

The National Commission for Children (NCC) recently conducted a research on child marriage in Sierra Leone from may-August 2016 to get first- hand information on the causes and

‘Cleanliness is next to godliness’ is one of the commonest clichés which we often ignore or do not put into practice in our respective communities and consequently, our

Sierra Leone manifests as one of the most blessed countries in West Africa that is endowed with large portion of God’s natural resources as gifts and one among

Labour's Sadiq Khan has vowed to do all in his power to make London "better", as he was sworn in as the new mayor. The much-criticised campaign questioned

It seems like the new Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Mr. Maya Moiwo Kaikai wants to set precedence by severing the colonial umbilical cord with his

The House of Parliament last week Thursday approved the presidential nominees that were nominated by President Dr/ Ernest Bai Koroma on Sunday 13th March, 2016. Their nomination coincided

The controversy swirling over the proposed construction of an international airport at Mamamah in Koya Chiefdom, Port Loko District is always being amplified by World Bank whenever the

About 160 aggrieved swabbers that were attached to the defunct National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) took to the streets of the capital on motorbikes on Wednesday in protest

Let me at the outset state here that Gloucester is part of the Mountain Rural District. I will try to say by definition what Gloucester is in terms of

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) Dr. Kalfala Marah in late December last year described President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma as the “champion of development” since