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February 2013

It is no secret that several Sierra Leoneans have been sent to their untimely graves by the rampant road accidents that now characterize our highways, a situation that has become a cause for alarm among

Fertilizer Fracas - Great Parrot firmly believes that fertilizer is there to fertilize plants, not pockets. Therefore, the big bird supports the Food Minister in demanding an explanation of how the hundreds of bags of

The ancient bridge linking the Saint Joseph Secondary School to the rest of the Blama community in Small Bo Chiefdom, Kenema District, is reported to have become a death trap jeopardizing the precious and irreplaceable

Sierra Leoneans, past Thursday, joined Iranians to celebrate the 34th anniversary of the historic Iranian Islamic Revolution which dethroned the country’s monarchy and ushered in the Islamic Republic that has developed the nation to admirable

On Tuesday, 5 February 2013, the Politico Newspaper in Sierra Leone published an article with the headline; “Koidu Holdings Sacks Bosses”.  The said article made several misleading claims and insinuations that completely misrepresent the current

The District Office in Pujehun is now going without toilet and electricity, the Chief Administrator John Lahai Swaray, is reported to have closed the toilet and disconnected the electricity thereby punishing the District Officer, Kemoh

Since the South African management, headed by Theo Keyter took over the Vimetco Bauxite Mining Company, positive changes have started taking place in the company as confessed by the hitherto aggrieved workers and community people. I

In partnership with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,  the Kenema District Council, has donated an assortment of science and sporting equipment to various secondary schools in the district. Among the schools that benefited from

It is an open secret that Sierra Leone is still suffering from food insecurity despite the hundreds of tractors brought into the country. This is evident in the ever increasing price of certain food items.

The carcass of the sunk Solondo Dredge at Sierra Rutile is reported to have become the target of scrap metal thieves who have now made it an occupation to be stealing the expensive buckets off

Since the announcement of the controversial 2012 election results petitioned by the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP)  the party seems to have been torn apart by the heated controversy over the continuation of the

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara, has called on members of the TAWOPANEH Traders Co-operative Credit Union Ltd to be more united, visionary, focused and developmental-oriented like their counterparts in Ghana

Parrot in Prison - Parrot has visited one of the prisons in this country and has discovered that prisoners are living better than prison officers. This sounds absurd but it is just the plain truth;

Where there is weak opposition, democracy is threatened; opposition serves as the bedrock on which democracy rests. Therefore, the main opposition party is always very important to every decent democracy as it bears the sacred

The alarming rate of teenage pregnancy, especially among school pupils, has become a cause for concern for many well-meaning Sierra Leoneans, including His Excellency the president, Ernest Bai Koroma who expressed concern over the ugly