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April 2016

There has been a lot of euphoria, excitement and animation from members of the Sierra Leone public at home and abroad during the past week since the confirmation hearings started in Parliament for the newly-appointed

It is now left with nation to work with him and new appointees to build a better Sierra Leone Like a skilled surgeon using his scalpel with efficiency, President Ernest Bai Koroma has done his job

President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma made two clarion calls when he assumed office in September 2007. The first was change of attitude and behaviour for both young and old across the nation. Attitudinal and behavioral

The House of Parliament last week Thursday approved the presidential nominees that were nominated by President Dr/ Ernest Bai Koroma on Sunday 13th March, 2016. Their nomination coincided with the sudden death of Hon. Amb.

ACC calls for implementation of Kingtom Communique As part of its commitment to address the persistent levying of accusations of corruption  against the Sierra Leone  Police (SLP) and Traffic Warden Corps, the  Public Education Department  of

Health And Sanitation Minister, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah has said that Ebola is a stubborn disease and has the tendency to recur based on historical evidence, and lauded border personnel for being vigilant.  (Photo: Cross section of

Some Sierra Leoneans dislike their own country so intensely that whenever there is an international index by monitoring organizations, if their country is not given a poor rating, they become very unhappy. Similarly, if an

“Football is a viable vehicle of communication that can be very useful in the fight against corruption.”  This was how the Deputy Director of Public Education and Outreach at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Patrick Sandi,

The controversy swirling over the proposed construction of an international airport at Mamamah in Koya Chiefdom, Port Loko District is always being amplified by World Bank whenever the opportunity arises. For instance, when the Government

Nine presidential nominees were yesterday approved in the well of Parliament at Tower Hill, Freetown. The nine presidential nominees approved were the proposed Deputy Minister of Transport and Aviation, Mohamed Alie Jalloh, proposed Minister of Information

The Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) has on Thursday 7th April 2016 held a one  day stakeholders workshop on review of its Strategic Plan at the Authority’s Head Office in Freetown. Welcoming the participants, SLRSA Board

With the nominations and approval of various professionals in the recent cabinet reshuffle, many political analysts have dubbed the move as something to watch, something to notify the critics that indeed 'APC grows stronger every

Rwandan government implements an ambitious development master plan Rwanda’s moniker, “land of a thousand hills,” not only attests to the country’s unique geography but also suggests the trajectory of Kigali through its many crises to become

Africa’s cities of the future With an annual economic growth rate of about 5% over the last decade, driven mainly by the commodities boom, African cities have seen skyrocketing population growth, forcing governments to face a