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Monday, January 18, 2021

Commentaries

PONDER MY THOUGHTS

By Andrew Keili CORRUPTION AND PEACE: A TALE OF TWO CONTRASTING RESULTS Two recent contrasting results leave one in no doubt as to whether any time we take a step forward as a...

UNMASKING THE PYRAMID KINGS BBC Africa Eye investigates Crowd1 Credit BBC Africa Eye

A new investigation by BBC Africa Eye has uncovered an audacious global pyramid scam, run from Europe that is using smartphones to cheat ordinary people across Africa, Asia, and Latin America Crowd1 describes itself as “the fastest...

Saving King Tom ‘Bomeh’ Dwellers

By Prince C. Kamara It is heartrending and unfortunate that vulnerable people living in and around the King Tom Dump Site (otherwise known as Bomeh) have been and are still complaining about the difficulties they face in this...

BBC Africa Eye uncovers new evidence that contradicts the official explanation for the Lagos explosion in March

New evidence obtained by BBC Africa Eye contradicts the official explanation for the cause of an explosion which killed 23 people and destroyed a girls boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the country’s...

Grappling with the Concepts of Optimism Versus Pessimism

By Ing. Yayah A. B. Conteh Everybody can supposedly be classified as being either an optimist or a pessimist. It is human nature to be one or the other. Both these classes of people have...

Sanitary Pads, Food for 1000 Women & Girls

By Ishmael Sallieu Koroma Strong Women, Strong Girls, a leading woman and girls’ empowerment initiative in the country in collaboration with Tamar’s House International (counselling centre for sexually abused women/girls) has started their ‘Sisters Blessing Sisters’ donation of food...

Krio Descendants Celebrate 233 Years Heritage

The arrival of the first freed slaves to Sierra Leone in 1787 after the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade which led to the creation of what became known as Freetown – the capital city of Sierra Leone, is an...

Energy Reformation: Illegal Industrial and Residential Electricity Connections Causing Huge Revenue Loss to EDSA

By Austine Luseni, Communications Specialist, Ministry of Energy Investment in electricity is currently at the top of the New Direction’s spending list. President Julius Maada Bio promised a revolution in the energy domain, and since he assumed the...

THE OSWALD HANCILES COLUMN “CORRUPTION” ‘mean say, nar YOU money big man dem dae TIF’!

August 31, 2020: the Anti-Corruption Commission of Sierra Leone (ACC) released a “Media Release” titled “UPDATE ON ACC’s ACTIONS WITH AUDIT REPORTS (No 1)”.  I write this piece on the 5th of September, 2020.  Since that ACC Media Release hit the...

Religious Leaders Join Corruption Fight

By Sulaiman B. Sowa Considering the fact that religion is the central nerve that controls people’s moral conduct and wellbeing in society, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Southern Region Office has, on the...
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Governor of Housemates Salone Season 2, Ambassador Anthony Navo, Jr. (Junior Navo), who doubles as Founder and President of...
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Antonia Crowned Staff of the Year 2020

Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire, Sierra Leone’s foremost media house dealing in the business of media broadcasting in Radio, TV, Print and Media Production...

VIMETCO Clocks 10, Awards Dedicated Staff

By Aruna Turay Sierra Mineral Holdings 1 Limited commonly known as VIMETCO, has celebrated its 10th Year Anniversary...

ACC Presents Le100M to 3 NACCC Winners

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Sierra Leone, has at its Head Office in Freetown, presented prize money to the tune of 100 Million Leones...

FOCUS 1000 Trains SGBV Champions

By Kemo Cham The local NGO FOCUS 1000 has trained 45 community activists as “champions” of gender equality, as...