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June 2017

There is the saying that new broom sweeps clean, that is, a person in new position is inclined to make reforms. Now that Sierra Leone’s new Ombudsman, Melron Nicol-Wilson, has embarked on a series of reforms

A gold miner in Ngo Town, Kono District, has appeared before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara on a count indictment of Human Trafficking Contrary to Section 2(1) of the Anti-Human Trafficking Act 2005. The accused

The Lebanese Community in Sierra Leone headed by Mr. Samir Hassaniyeh, on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017, donated food items worth over one hundred and twenty million Leones (LE120, 000,000) to 34 Mosques in Freetown. Some

Head of the Society for Democratic Initiatives (SDI), legal luminary Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai, has described the attitude of the Sierra Leone Police as outdated, draconian and not necessary in a Democracy. He made the statement past

The Director General of the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority, Abu Bakarr Kamara, in an exclusive interview told this medium that the $40 that the Government of Sierra Leone is announcing to be added to

In Sierra Leone, two general elections have been contested in ten years, a situation that is not good for our budding democracy. In 2007, the SLPP cried foul that the elections were massively rigged due

The Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) has been expending colossal sums of taxpayers’ money on road safety campaigns to reduce the number of road crashes in the country but have the campaigns been yielding

On Thursday, 25th May, 2017, the Society for Democratic Initiatives (SDI) launched a report on the performance of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations I (CSOs).   This report titled, ‘Defending Civil Society Report, 2016,’

The Media Committee Chairman for the Revolutionary United Front Party (RUFP), James Samuel Cole, has informed colleagues in the media that his party is well prepared for the forthcoming 2018 general elections.  (Photo: RUFP Media

The Presidential Recovery Team last Wednesday launched a cleaning project in Calaba Town, east of Freetown. Team leader in Calaba Town, Sensi Magnus Kamara informed communities in Calaba Town that government has put in place stiff

May 29, 2017: Dallas, Texas. The Association of Sierra Leonean Organizations in Texas (ASLOT) was formally launched its first fundraising drive on May 27, 2017 in Plano, Texas, with Mr. Aaron Pierce of Restore Hope

With both countries preparing for the first leg encounter of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, the Vice President of the Liberian Football Association (LFA), Musa Shannon has hinted that modalities are being put

Miami FC skipper, midfielder Michael Lahoud, is excited about being involved again with the Sierra Leone national team. Lahoud, 30, has not been part of the Sierra Leone squad for almost two years but after head

Residents in the Mountain Cut area and its environs have called on the police to come to their rescue as their community has become the playground for armed cliques who attack and rob them. In an

Kenya June 4th friendly with Palancas Negras of Angola to be played in Machakos has been called off. Federation (FKF) have confirmed that Angola called off their friendly match against Harambee Stars citing fixtures congestion. The move