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Justice for Kadija Saccoh Now! Foul Treatment for Foul Rapist!

Front Page Commentary by Prince C. Kamara Sunday 21st June, 2020 shall forever go down the annals of Sierra Leone as the dark day when a five year old girl died after being brutally raped multiple...

Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF

A new report by WHO, UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) reveals that despite efforts to stop the harmful promotion of breast-milk substitutes, countries are still falling short in protecting parents from misleading information. The...

Why quarantine measures should be scaled up and recommended discharge criteria for recovered individuals with Covid-19

By Dr. Manal Ghazzawi Before launching into the subject ahead, I would like to state clearly that I speak from the perspective of an industry professional and only state facts in this article with the aim of...

Across The Odokoko River – Tribute to Abou Whyte

By Ahmed Koroma Today, April 14th 2020, we laid to rest a brother, uncle, cousin, husband, grandfather and friend. We buried a national hero. Abou Whtye (may his soul rest in eternal peace),  represented our country; us as...

Make Use of Masks Mandatory

By Julius Spencer During the Press Briefing where the 3-days lockdown was announced, it was also announced that all government officials in all government buildings and all visitors to those offices should from a certain date use masks...

The Role of Community Paralegals in Fight Against Ebola – Lessons for COVID-19

On March 31, 2020, Sierra Leone recorded its index case of COVID-19. Prior to this date, the government had instituted measures such as a declaration of a state of public   emergency, suspending flights; closing borders with Guinea and...

The UDHR is neither a Binding Document nor a Treaty By Bankole Clifford Ekundayo Morgan, Human Rights Advocate

Article No: 55 (The thoughts expressed in this article are purely and entirely those of the author) Under international law, a treaty is any legally binding agreement between states It...

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...
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EU Pledges $5.2M to NaCSA Safety Net

By Allieu Alvin Kargbo The National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has informed journalists at a...
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“Keep energy central in pandemic recovery plans” – Hon. Kandeh Yumkella

Hon. Kandeh Yumkella, MP for Constituency 062 – Samu chiefdom joined global energy leaders at a virtual high-level summit to take stock of the...

Bio Meets Koroma Fatima Meets Sia

By Aruna Turay Sources have it that arrangements for the long awaited meeting between President Julius Maada Bio and his predecessor,...

Police Accused of Abetting Crimes

A beach bar on Lumley beach road - Photo credit: IKD Dozens of Sierra Leoneans across the country have accused the...

Africell Capacitates Information Ministry

The leading telecommunications service provider in Sierra Leone, Africell Mobile Company has on Thursday 2nd July 2020 donated mobile phones, Mifas and Routers to...