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May 2021

Scriptures in the Bible and the Quran speak against the spirit of fear, as a source of self-defeat that militates against progress and self-accomplishment. In Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” Okonkwo killed Ikemefuna, a lad who

As Sierra Leone joins the world to commemorate the Global Road Safety week and National Road Safety month on the 6th of May 2021 the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) orientates media practitioners on

Sierra Leone’s High Court Resident Judge in the Kailahun District, Justice Francis Banks-Kamara, on Friday 7th May 2021, sentenced a young man, Kholie Tamba, to death by hanging, after he was found guilty of murder. The

In the Bible, Jesus teaches us to “Give to Ceasar what is Ceasar’s and to God what is God’s”. In the same vein, our commitment to public service journalism compels us to give credence where

Food Security has been a key manifesto promise of successive governments, which is yet to see the light of day. In the mid 80s the then former military-turned civilian Head of State Joseph Saidu Momoh, declared

Residents at Dwarzark have called for urgent action to be taken against people disposing garbage in drainages that run through the community as there is a tendency for potential flooding if action is not taken

Former SLPP Bo District Chairman, Hon. Alhaji Kanja Sesay has on 2nd May, 2021 pledged One Hundred Bags of Cement and Ten Million Leones for the SLPP party office in Pujehun District. While also appreciating the

In our feature for this week, we have Mr. Abdul Deen-sie, a Sierra Leonean born in Bo, South of Sierra Leone and a graduate from Howard University in Washington, D.C., United States of America, where

In his latest reshuffle of Cabinet dated 30th April 2021, His Excellency, President Julius Maada Bio has made least anticipated and rather surprisingly welcome adjustments in his Government that saw the down grading of the

The National Reformation Movement (NRM), a radical group of the opposition All Peoples Congress Party (APC), pushing for democratic reforms in the party, has alerted the leadership of the party on the dire consequences that

As the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day, on May 3rd every year since 1993, when the UN declared the day following the land mark declaration in Windhoek, Namibia, in 1991, press freedom in Sierra

After 60 years of existence as an “independent state”, the progress report of Sierra Leone is anything but satisfactory. The country is bottom of the pack, ranking 182 out of 189 in the latest Human

On 20th April 2021, the people of Koidu City in the diamondiferous eastern district of Kono were rudely reminded of the bitter memories of the ten years of brutal and savage civil conflict that ravaged

OUR country has just celebrated sixty years of independence from over a century of foreign rule by Great Britain. Following the political tussle that precipitated the declaration of independence over elections before independence movement and

Amidst restricted vehicular traffic, the presence of armed military and police in the main streets of the capital and threats of protests, the sixty years of independence was celebrated yesterday 27th April 2021, in peace