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October 2021

The excruciating challenge of public transport has been a perennial menace plaguing hundreds of thousands of residents in the capital Freetown, rendering Government claims of ameliorating the problem null and void. The crisis escalated with the

A wave of worrisome kidnappings for alleged ritual purposes has gripped the population, putting parents in a state of dilemma and discomfort. The trend is not new in the history of the county, especially when

There is a widespread public outcry about the magnifying scale of excruciating hardship in the country, characterised by mounting prices of goods and services. Particularly alarming is the price of the staple food rice, which has

Kpanga Kabonde Chiefdom in the Pujhun District, southern Sierra Leone, elected a new Paramount Chief on Tuesday, 19th October 2021 after what has been described as the “Battle of the Titans”. The new Paramount Chief, Brima

The curtailment of our fundamental democratic rights guaranteed by the constitution in the guise of fighting an apparently exaggerated pandemic in our country was long overdue. Successive curfews preceded by an illegal state of public

The Women’s Forum-Sierra Leone (WF-SL), the national umbrella organisation for all women’s organizations in Sierra Leone, on Saturday 11th September 2021 ended a two-day capacity-building workshop for 30 participants drawn from various youth groups and

A political observer has cautioned the main opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) party to refrain from the practice of regional and tribal politics, if the chances of the party coming back to power are to

Party Politics has been a thorn in the flesh of the political space; neither the ruling Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) nor the opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) party seems to cleanse themselves from the

Frances Jah from Sierra Leone wins “Best Actress of the Year” at this year’s Ghana Youth Empowerment Awards. Sierra Leonean actress, TV presenter and entrepreneur, Frances Jah has been awarded as the “Best Actress of the

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador of Entertainment and Investment, Kao Denero has debunked news going around on social media that he is about to quit his ambassadorial position. According to his Facebook post on Monday, September 13,

PPRC, Secretariat accused of complicity The Court Ordered emergency National Delegates Conference (NDC) of the main opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) party has been bedeviled by rancor and discord among the membership of the 21-man Technical

The Consortium of Progressive Political Parties (COPPP) has on Monday 13th September 2021 signed a memorandum of understanding with its 13 registered political parties at the Brookfields hotel Freetown. The signing of the memorandum came as

Accountability and Transparency are key components of democracy and good governance. Governments around the globe have always used these twin terms in their campaign manifestos to make them look good in the eyes and estimation

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

By all indications, the Correctional Service is poised to be headed by a military strongman. Already, operations and management of the facility are now in the hands of military personnel deployed to the correctional Headquarters