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March 2012

The best judge of whether or not a country is going to develop is how it treats its women

One of Sierra Leone’s female politicians, Afsatu Kabba, Thursday 8th planted a tree signifying women’s empowerment and inspiration in observation of International Women’s Day. The ceremony held at the frontage of the Miata Conference Hall, Youyi

The ACC in Kenema on Thursday 9th March, 2012, held a successful community sensitization meeting with residents, Security Personnel and other Stakeholders of the Bandama Village court Barry in Kenema.   (Photo: DCO Blake handing over

When I, the Big Talk man was told a member of parliament is being held in the smelly cells of the police on allegations of electoral malpractice, I was vexed but held my breathing anyway. I

To end their district level sensitization tour in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone, the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat on Thursday March 8, 2012 courted security forces attached to Pujehun District to comprehend

Investigations reveal that the Internal Affairs Minister, Musa Tarawally was the one who masterminded the arrest and unlawful detention of Dauda Kallay, the renowned Moyamba Herbalist and community animator. In his capacity as then Resident Minister

Although Usman Boie Kamara (fondly known as UBK) has lost his chance of becoming 2012’s flag bearer of the major opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party, that has not dampened his plans for development in the

The story of women in world history has been that of subservience and control over their own bodies, and this has resulted in a situation wherein women have been treated as goods, sex objects.  In

There has been a serious shortage of currency in the country and this has caused Information and Communications Minister  Hon. I.B, Kargbo to assail the fears of the public by announcing that the government will

Domestic violence cases are on an alarming increase in the country, and especially in the Ross Road police station. Among the cases that are common are beatings, and child maintenance in the cases of separated

SLPP’s Robin Fallay to clear forgery charges Awareness Times reported on Tuesday that Hon. Robin Fallay, Member of Parliament, representing Constituency 07, Kailahun District, spent a night in police custody, following a police probe on the

Yesterday was the International Day of Women, a day celebrated by all those who are women as well as groups and institutions working for the betterment of women in the world as well as their

The Hugo Chavez International Foundation for Peace, Friendship and Solidarity in collaboration with the National farmer’s Cooperative Union of Sierra Leone (NAFCU/SL) observed the International Women’s Day. This was carried out on the 8th March

Really the politicians in Sierra Leone think the word ‘development’ is when you feed the masses with loads of trays filled with cooked ‘Buma Rice’ in one political year, and you would wait until when

March 8th has been commemorated every year in Sierra Leone as International Women’s Day since 1990. The day is set aside to reflect on women’s values and worth with regards their valid contributions in the socio-economic