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This question has already raised endless reactions among Sierra Leoneans which undoubtedly buttresses its sensitive nature and qualifies the subject as a burning issue. Before I state my personal

Part I of this article in the previous edition looked at the discovery of diamonds in Kono District, the colonial control of the minerals and the influx of

The Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) recently organized a news conference at their headquarters on Kissy Road, Freetown, to express their dismay over what the Public Relations

In my view, criticism is a necessary evil to correct the mistakes of seating  Governments the world over but criticism should be constructive and realistic. Some arm-chair critics have

The Development Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED), Mr. John Sumailah, is reported to have said 99% of road constructions in the country are

President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma seven years ago recognized the role the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) played in the eleven-year civil conflict in the country

The issue of ‘After yu na me’ or ‘more time’ for His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, to continue with his development strides in governance has

Parliament on Thursday 11th February, 2016 rejected the ratification of the agreement between the Government of Sierra Leone and China Railway Seventh Group (SL) Limited (CRSG) for the

After many decades when diamonds were discovered in Kono in the 1930s from colonial times, the precious minerals were plundered to the advantage of the colonialists. Going through the

In Part I of this topic, I treated it from a global point of view. For instance, I looked at the “Bokom Haram” in the Federal Republic of

Let me share this with you for starters: a young traffic policeman stopped us one day on my to work by the Cotton Tree in Freetown, demanding the driver’s

On my way to work yesterday, I had a brief conversation with a colleague journalist and brother I met at one of our rendezvous on Rawdon Street in

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia last Thursday handed over to the Government of Sierra Leone 3 containers of 4,530 cartons of meat for the

Following announcement by the World Health Organization and the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) of the first suspected Ebola death in Tonkolili District over two

Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah (in photo) came into office as President of the Republic of Sierra Leone in March 1996 when the war intensified and many Sierra Leoneans

Though Sierra Leone is abundantly endowed with natural resources that could transform the country into a developed economy if properly managed by state authorities, the possibility of Government

President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday afternoon welcomed to State House the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara, and a cross-section of his family

Cultism is a practice adopted by groups of people with esoteric beliefs. People who practice cultism normally dress in either black or white attires or sometimes mask themselves

The most important controls in any organization of any type should reflect the characters of the leaders. This is something referred to as tone at the top which outlines

The announcement of the recurrence of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Northern Region of Sierra Leone by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry

Economists and business communities in Sierra Leone have raised an eyebrow on the missing cent coins. The economic value of the cents as reflected in payment vouchers to

It was reported in a local tabloid last Friday that there is a grand conspiracy to disenfranchise the two leading flag-bearer aspirants of the main opposition Sierra Leone

A recently launched coalition report led by the Institute of Governance Reform (IGR) has established that at least Le81 billion worth of illicit payments were made to traffic

Following months of debate on ‘after u na u’ and ‘more time’ for the President to continue with his remarkable development strides according to one of the resolutions

A suspected Ebola death was last week Thursday reported in Tonkolili District in the Northern Province. According to report, the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) dispatched a

Since the post-Independence era only two major political parties have existed in Sierra Leone although minor political parties have often existed during general elections especially when the new

Census in any nation is conducted to know the total number of people within the state. For Sierra Leone, it was done from the 5th to the 18th December,

The issue of ‘more time’ for President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma was initially ignited by the Minister of Transport and Aviation, Mr. Leonard Balogun Koroma, during the inauguration

Supporters of the two main factions in the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) have taken to tearing themselves apart in the social media following the official registration

Since President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma called on all Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad to make meaningful contributions to the development of their country as he would

In a state where the government does not realise and practice its moral obligation to the citizenry, there is bound to be chaos and instability. At some point

Constituency 098 in Wellington in the East end of Freetown was formerly represented by Hon. Alimamy Coleson Turay from 2007 to 2012 when he eventually lost the ruling

There was pandemonium in the East end Freetown on Christmas Day, Friday, 25th December, 2015, when fire disaster struck at the Shell Filling Station on Bai Bureh Road

Every generation has its vogue or style of life and the young generation of Sierra Leonean musical fans have not been left behind in the imitation of the

Following the demise of the late former President Joseph Saidu Momoh’s APC regime on Wednesday 27th April, 1992, most Sierra Leoneans totally snubbed the political party that had

Despite the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) has been rascally reluctant to issue police clearance to the Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella Movement (KKYM) which the latter had applied for repeatedly

The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) should practice the spirit of oneness and cordial interaction in their drive towards accessing the seat of power in 2018. SLPP has unchangeable

If enemies of peace, progress, unity and development Ebola Virus Sierra Leoneans are openly launching a very negative campaign against the construction of a new modern international airport

I have been following latest developments in the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) with regards the flag bearer contest which involves twelve aspirants notably Julius Maada

Firstly I would like my readers to know that I am not one of President Ernest Bai Koroma’s and his APC government media handlers. But as a lover

One of our front-page news stories that appeared in this newspaper yesterday, was a quotation headline attributed to the oldest serving Parliamentarian of the main opposition Sierra Leone

may not be as fast as some have expected, but the trend is very much alive Opinion on Africa’s middle class opportunity is divided. When Nestle earlier this year

A day after the Ebola outbreak was declared over in Sierra Leone, Dr. Marshall Elliot, a senior United Kingdom diplomat, warned of its recurrence. Or so Umaru Fofanah,

For over three years now, Sierra Leoneans have been hoping against hope that their fish would find its way into the European Market and thereby bring about a

The local content policy was formulated by government in order to create avenues for Sierra Leoneans to have employment or broaden their economic base among the various employing

The numerous Ebola checkpoints along the Freetown-Kenema highway are meant to check the spread of the dreaded Ebola mass killer virus which has claimed the lives of nearly

I regretted venturing the 24 miles Blama-Boadjibu road stretch which is apparently dying.  I was recently unfortunate to ply the very deplorable and almost dead road on a

I wonder why our main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) keeps causing so much noise over the membership of somebody who has aspired to become flag bearer

The independence of the judiciary is one of the main pillars of democracy which this country and many others claim to be practicing. For a democracy to be

It is disheartening to note the alarming rate of heinous crimes against women in our society today, the reason being that women of Sierra Leone, despite anything to