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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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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio meets National Sports Authority Board Members, Assures of Government Support State House, Freetown, Wednesday 5 August 2020

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has today met with Board Members of the newly constituted National Sports...
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Beirut Citizens: Sierra Leoneans Share Your Grief!

By Prince C. Kamara A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, which killed at least 70 people and injured...

Ghana Government Evacuates Stranded Nationals in Sierra Leone

A number of Ghanaians were on Tuesday, 4th Aug 2020 evacuated from Freetown by the Government of Ghana, aboard a military aircraft.

APC MPs Plan ‘Makeni Lives Matter’ Protest Today

By Joseph Johnson Throw back photo in parliament Members of Parliament (MPs) representing Bombali district have...

Herbert, Daramy Get Self Bailed on Alleged Murder Trial

By Mohamed Kai Former Mayor of Freetown under the All people’s congress (APC) party reign, Herbert George Williams who was...