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March 2016

Kenema, Mar. 7, 016 (MOHS) - Paramount Chiefs, Councilors and key stakeholders from the three districts in the Eastern region Kono, Kailahun and Kenema have lauded President Koroma’s initiative on the establishment of a National

Over 100 journalists from 44 African countries on March 4 2016 convened in Elmina, Ghana, to tackle issues in the fisheries sector. They witnessed how sustainable fishery management can reduce extreme poverty, build climate resilient

Call it Appalling; Pathetic and Contentious (APC) are few adjectives one may be tempted to use in describing recent happenings in our beloved country, called Sierra Leone.  Sierra Leoneans are used to facing shocks in

It is high time we re-discover the person in us and see what we are capable of doing (Photo: Fatmata Kamara, Chairlady of Women’s Forum, National Union of Sierra Leone Students (NUSS)) The International Women’s Day

“What I don’t believe in is the talk of unity after the delegates’ conference to choose our flag-bearer to fight the APC in the 20118 polls. It is now. Under the current circumstances, we need

A total of four people including a police officer from the Operational Support Division [OSD] of the Sierra Leone Police have been dismissed from work. They were relieved from their duties at the Sierra Leone

Recent newspaper reports claiming that cannibals are on the loose in Jawei Chiefdom in the eastern district of Kailahun have been debunked as ‘mere alarmist insinuations with no clear evidence to support those claims.’ Hon. Maada

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 Sierra Leone attained her independence in April

Defence counsel for Mohamed Osman Sesay (alias Assassin), who is facing charges for corruption offences, has appeared to have abandoned his client when he failed to announce representation on his behalf and later walked out

Last weekend unannounced visit of Vice President Victor Foh to Port Loko town got low key reception since the visit was said to be a mere Family meeting that the Vice President came to attend. The

When I was in secondary school, one of my best essay questions was one in which I already knew how the story was going to end. For instance, write an essay with the ending “I

The Legal Aid Board and the office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice have successfully unified trader groups in the Western Area. In a recent meeting held at Ministry of Justice conference room, which

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 position on the issue, there are a

This year, the theme for International Women’s Day is Pledge for Parity; a campaign which encourages everyone to take concrete action to help achieve gender parity more quickly. In a country where women account for

“Operation Pebu” was the code name of a project by the then government of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) to provide accommodation for members of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF). The