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Commentaries

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...

Those Fanning The Flame Of Discord!

Malcolm King The problem with Sierra Leone is the extreme political divisiveness generally along region and ethnicity. This became very conspicuous following the March, 2018 national elections which the incumbent political party lost the presidential runoff to the...

Exam Malpractices: Bane of Education in S/Leone

Basic and Senior Secondary Education Minister, Dr. Sengeh: This is no laughing matter By Prince C. Kamara Once again, despite the hard work of the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education and...
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Action 4 Schools Provides Clean Water for Port Loko Schools

 The number of wells provided by Action 4 Schools in Sierra Leone has now reached 65, all funded...
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Kamarianba Battles Prostate Cancer in Prison

Lead defense counsel, Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai in the ongoing sexual penetration matter involving Mohammed Kamarianba Mansaray, has informed the court that his client is...

Sexual Violence Task Force Reports to Pres. Bio

Members of the task force on sexual and gender based violence in the Office of the First Lady have called at State House...

WFP Calls for Global Action against Hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on16th October, 2020 called for global action to improve the systems that produce and distribute the food we...

Four MPs Suspended; Two Stripped of their Title

By Joseph Johnson The Sierra Leone House of Parliament has suspended four Members of Parliament from taking part in all parliamentary...