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March 2021

March 8 is celebrated as the International Women’s Day – an event that celebrates women’s achievements on many scores ranging from the political to the social, and at the same time calling for gender equality. This

The course to succeed in life is a key objective everyone wishes to achieve. But what happens? The presence of fear and absence of courage allow us to forgo our dreams and do the unnecessary.

Kroo Bay is an informal risk prone housing settlement along coastal and riverbed lands in central Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. The population living in flood prone areas is considered more vulnerable due to

The recent spate of theft and damage to national infrastructure has been mind boggling. The theft of transformer oil, removal of aggregate from roads and cutting of electric cables embellishes our credentials as a lawless

Tribalism and or regionalism, I believe, can sometimes be positively applied or practised for a good purpose. Most times though, perpetuators have sinister motives for being doggedly tribalistic and regionalist.In the context of greedy and

The acting head of media at the ministry of Sports, Dalton Shyllon, has refuted reports that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has banned Sierra Leone from hosting international matches.“CAF did not ban us but

Despite real and purported efforts by successive governments and the private sector towards addressing the chronic problem of public transport, it goes without saying that the majority of residents in Freetown are going through hell

The problem of unemployment has been a perennial thorn in the flesh of successive governments, resulting in rising crime rates and other social menace ravaging communities across the country. (Photo: Fassaly Tarawalie) Not many private

The long awaited and yearned for ruling on the matter between three members of the National Reformation Movement of the opposition All Peoples Congress Party led by Minkailu Koroma and the party  leadership was delivered 25th February

When a crowd of youths attempted to thwart the government’s efforts to relocate a generator from Makeni to the neighbouring Portloko District, it ended in an avoidable loss of lives of about seven people. The

The political history of Sierra Leone has been punctuated with bloodshed and violence, culminating in the ten years rebel war waged by the nearly defunct Revolutionary United Front from the early 90s to the early

Just few days after the vacation of a long-running court injunction slammed on the opposition All Peoples Congress Party as a result of litigation against the party by the National Reformation Movement (NRM) one of

On 24 February, UN Resident Coordinator (RC) in Sierra Leone Mr. Babatunde Ahonsi, welcomed ten senior members of the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (SLCCIA) for a dialogue on partnerships to realize

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Makes Major Announcements in Pujehun, Catalogues Successes in Education, Health, Agriculture and Infrastructure Pujehun, Southern Province, Friday 19 February 2021 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has said

News about the reemergence of the Ebola virus in neighboring Guinea that ravaged the sub-region claiming approximately 11, 000 people between 2014 and 2016 in the West African subregion has been received with a heavy