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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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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...