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THE OSWALD HANCILES COLUMN ‘Davidson Nicol Triumphs Over Bailor Barrie’

On August 13, 2013, at the British Council hall in Freetown, Sierra Leone, there appeared to be the final round of a forty year old ‘debate’; so intense has this ‘debate’ been that to some it appeared as if it...

COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths, agencies warn

The number of global under-five deaths dropped to its lowest point on record in 2019 – down to 5.2 million from 12.5 million in 1990, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Population Division of...

UN dismayed over US sanctions on top International Criminal Court officials Law and Crime Prevention

The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday noted “with concern” the imposition by the United States of sanctions against the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and another senior official, in the latest of a series of unilateral policy moves against...

Lifting the Infamous US Embargo Against Cuba

By Ing. Yayah A. B. Conteh It is common knowledge the world over that the US embargo against Cuba is the most enduring one in world history. There is no denying the fact...

Dr. Gilpin & RCB Right on Track

By Prince C. Kamara It would seem that because Dr. Walton Gilpin has changed the direction of the Rokel Commercial Bank by rebranding the institution and positioning it as second to none as far as commercial banks...

COVID-19 Fight Must Not Be Monetized

By Abdulai Mansaray Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, life has changed beyond recognition as we know it. But one thing that has not changed and will never change is the conspiracy theories it attracts, and will...

The Diminishing Role of The Traditional Media in the Age of Virtual Parliament: The Sierra Leone Experience

ML Deen Rogers, Senior Legislative Officer Parliament of Sierra Leone One of the benefits of the burdens of the Corona Virus is the emergence of hybrid virtual Parliaments all over the globe. Parliaments have to do what it should under the...

The days of a Hut Tax war are no more!!!

Alfred Kamanda Esq. writes Thanks so very much Mayoress Yvonne Aki Sawyer for this beautiful initiative of reminding property owners that they have a duty to the state to pay property tax. A number of persons have been...

Rebuilding Trust in governance and leadership: President Julius Maada Bio changing mindsets – A Moment of Reflection

Every sinner is a potential saint and every saint is a repented sinner. H.E President Julius Maada Bio before ascending the throne of governance in the March 2018 polls was derided and mocked...

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...
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With Climate Change-Tipping Point… Paradigm Shift for Africa!

Read the following piece, O, African children and youth; and the few enlightened Africans; and enlightened Negroid Africans in the Diaspora.

THE OSWALD HANCILES COLUMN

“CORRUPTION” ‘mean say, nar YOU money big man  dem dae TIF’! August 31, 2020: the Anti-Corruption Commission of Sierra Leone (ACC) released...

JOB Leads President Bio to Segbwema

By Philip Koroma in Kalahun Sierra Leone People’s Party’s (SLPP) 2018 Flagbear Aspirant, John Oponjo Benjamin (JOB), who doubles as the party’s...

218 Soja Recruits Get Compulsory COVID-19 Test

By Office of Public Relations Bo DiCOVERC Staff assigned to the Bo DiCOVERC Active Surge Search are conducting...