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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Opinion

As COVID-19 devastates already fragile health systems, over 6,000 additional children under five could die a day, without urgent action

UNICEF launches #Reimagine, a global campaign to prevent the pandemic from becoming a lasting crisis for children NEW YORK, 13 MAY 2020 – An additional 6,000 children could die every day from preventable causes over the next six months as the...

“Unity, Freedom & Justice are prerequisites for creating a prosperous & United Sierra Leone.” Messeh Leone

By Messeh Leone, President of United Sierra Leone Movement, (Global Human Rights Defender and Advocate for Peace) Sierra Leone is a beautiful country. It has excellent weather, beaches and islands, mountains and rich biodiversity, interesting wildlife, friendliness and...

We will lose more lives to COVID-19 in Sierra Leone if you blame before you act – Activate Your Citizenship!

By Vickie Remoe One of my contracts just ended, and in the past eight weeks, my company's revenue has shrunken by 80%. After May, there is a strong possibility that the partial salary I paid staff...

Sierra Leone: When statements are meaningless to a hungry man

Development trends in Sierra Leone are still fraught with controllable challenges due to the inability of the leaders to map out locally workable ways and utilize them to make the country address the vicious circle of unemployment and poverty. People...

The lifting of the ban on pregnant girls from school

By Moses Moore Conteh Jr Strides made by the Sierra Leone Government through the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education to support pregnant girls and allow them access to school is laudable to some extent. It attempts...

ONE on ONE with Prince C. Kamara

‘Okada & Kekeh Riders Are Not Disobedient’ - Deputy Minister Says Continuing from the last One On One interview with the Deputy Minister of Transport and Aviation, Sadiq Sillah, he argues that there...

Public Emergency in Sierra Leone: A Précis on the Key Features

By Michael Imran Kanu, SJD Author Introduction On the 24th March 2020, the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, H.E. Dr Julius Maada Bio, declared a state of public health...

ONE on ONE with Prince C. Kamara

‘Drivers Are Vigilant to Prevent COVID-19’ -Says National Drivers’ Union President Alpha Amadu Bah, National President for Motor Drivers and General Transport Workers’ Union As the Coronavirus threat is bringing about...

Responding to COVID 19: Lessons from the Ebola Outbreak

Author By Lansana Gberie, Geneva, Switzerland There are a lot of voices currently highlighting lessons to be learnt from the response to the Ebola outbreak that caused such destruction in Sierra Leone (and in...

AYV’s Corona Safety, Readiness Tips For You

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after being in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use...
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Petroleum Director General Raises Hope of Oil Find!

With Prince C. Kamara In this first part of the interview below, the Director General of...
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Diplomats Condemn Violence & Support COVID-19 Fight in S/Leone

After recent spate of youth violence in the country and the alleged killing of a number of unarmed prisoners in the capital, the...

Mosque Doors Opened, Hajj Still Remains Suspended

A few hours after Saudi Arabia announced the reopening of Mosques throughout the country, with the exception of Makkah, from May 31, a circular...

3 Countries to Open Embassies in Sierra Leone

In line with the country’s National Development Agenda, three countries,the United Arab Emirate (UAE) Ice Land and India were to open embassies in Freetown...

US Supports Salone to Fight Terrorism

The United States Ambassador, Maria Brewer, met with the Sierra Leone Deputy Minister of Defense, Colonel (Retired) Muana Brima Massaquoi, to loan vital logistical equipment...