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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Commentaries

Facts and Myths about State of Emergency

By Sorie Sengbe Marrah The President has the LEGAL AUTHORITY AND POWER under our nation’s Constitution to declare a State of Emergency for the sake of public health and safety amongst others. The global Coronavirus pandemic does...

ONE on ONE with Prince C. Kamara

Freetown Decongestion Project Underway -Sadiq Sillah Stoutly Says Sadiq Sillah, Deputy Minister Transport and Aviation The Deputy Minister of Transport and Aviation, Sadiq Sillah in the first part of this One on...

Coronavirus, Beware of your Chloroquine

By Osman Benk Sankoh Imagine this: You've just tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Doctors say the only medication to cure you of the infection that was first detected in Wuhan, China, in late December last...

As the threat of Coronavirus Looms over Sierra Leone

By Osman Benk Sankoh  Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea are three neighboring countries in the sub-region with a lot of commonalties—some good, and others not worth remembering. The rippling effects of the civil wars in the 90s...

Why Not to Politicise Coronavirus Preparedness

A FrontPage commentary by Aruna Turay Coronavirus, like Ebola, Malaria, Laser Fever, Flood and Mudslide, among other disastrous epidemics and outbreaks, know no political, religious, race or tribal affiliation when it comes to them ravaging a country and...

Mimi Pabai, a proud cashew farmer in Faala

ForMimi Pabai, 42, a mother of three, she can now see light at the end of the tunnel with the introduction of the EU-funded Boosting Agriculture and Food Security (BAFS) project in which selected farmers in...

Short Comment Adjustment of Passport Fee…Much Ado about Nothing!

By Sorie Fofana The printing and production of the Sierra Leone Passport is done by a reputable security printing firm called De La Rue. Thomas De La Rue has been involved in printing of security documents for Sierra...

The Need to Protect Our Local Industries

By Sorie Fofana The tragedy we have in this country is that, we do not protect the interest of our local industries. We leave them at the mercy of some foreign predators that have no interest...

=PUAWUI= Of Course “The Gron Dry”!

By Dr. Sama Banya From a bank surplus and debit free environment the economy began to tumble soon after the Ebola crisis and a decreased demand for iron ore. Sierra Leone’s economy which had been rated as...

Salone Flies High In Global Corruption Ranking

Sierra Leone has progressed ten (10) places upwards in Transparency International’s Global Corruption Ranking, moving from 129 in 2018, to 119 out of 180 countries surveyed in the 2019 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (TI-CPI).The country also increased its score from...
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‘We Are Not Safe’

President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio has in a radio broadcast stated that this country has recorded...
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Pregnant Girls Going Back To School

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commended the decision of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education to lift the ban on...

Kandeh Yumkella Tackles Coronavirus

The numbers coming in from around the world are daunting. Reading the news is frightening. Even worse, are the disturbing pictures on TV about...

Ahmadists Launch Anti COVID-19 Campaign

By Alhaji Mohamed Wusha-Conteh The Forum of Islamic Organization for Peaceful Coexistence in Serra Leone comprising of the Sunni, Shia and Ahmadiyya...

Children’s Commission Releases New Report

By Ransford Maclean The Commissioner for National Commission for Children (NAC) in Sierra Leone, Joyce Wuyah Abu says it is...