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COMMENTARY

SLPP Condemns Hate Speech Against APC – Will APC Reciprocate? A Rejoinder to an SLPP Public Notice

By Hon. Mohamed Bangura The action by the governing Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Secretariat to openly condemn “Incendiary and Hate Speeches’ on social media by their supporters and that of supporters of the other sides of the...

Global Evidence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is Unbearable to be Deniable in Sierra Leone

The 2019-2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) is a persistent pandemic caused by several acute respiratory syndromes such as coronavirus 2 (SAR CoV-2). The outbreak was detected in December 2029 in Wuhan, China. The World Health Organization (WHO) later declared the outbreak as an...

Cultural factors are behind disinformation pandemic: Why this matters

The prevalence of disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic has prompted TedrosAdhanomGhebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) to warn that: We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic. The infodemic is defined as an overabundance of information,...

In fighting COVID-19, Sierra Leone Should Learn from Ebola Mistakes

By Ikechukwu Uzoma It’s now almost three months since the first COVID-19 case was reported in Sierra Leone, Since then, over 1,300 cases have been reported, and some 60 people have died. But so far...

Singing for God with Face Masks!

By Prince C. Kamara Church worshippers say the use of face mask in worshipping, singing and praising God is counterproductive as the face mask does no stifle one’s breathing but also blocks the...

CHIME through the Years: “Bend It Like Isha”

By Isha Johansen Football is part of my existence- genetically, culturally, and historically. In a nutshell, it is in my DNA. A professional banker by profession, my father was chairman of...

Highlights on Some African Traditional Beliefs and Cultural Practices

By  Ing. Yayah A. B. Conteh Although still languishing under the weight of poor leadership and governance inadequacies, the continent of Africa is endowed with rich traditional beliefs and cultural practices which have impacted on its existence...

President Bio: Record-Breaker since Independence

By Elkass Sannoh Sierra Leone’s President, His Excellency Julius Maada Bio has made unthinkable achievements with a landmark legacy since independence. I have been compelled to summarize these records and call him, RECORD- BREAKING PRESIDENT

REPEALING CRIMINAL LIBEL LAW IN SIERRA LEONE: THE APPROACH AND OUTCOME

Author: Dr. Francis Sowa A bill entitled ‘The Public Order (Amendment) Act, 2019’ has been gazetted. It seeks to “amend the Public Order Act, 1965 (Act No. 46 of 1965) by repealing Part V which deals with...

Inter-District Lockdown: The Perish of Perishable Goods Front page commentary

by Aruna Turay Delivering a ruling on a No Case submission by the Counsels representing Rtd Major Alfred Palo Conteh and Rtd Col. Saa Anthony Sinnah, Hon. Justice Momoh Jah Stevens told the...
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CEO Navo Thanks Housemates Salone 2 Supporters

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...