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Steps to End FGM in Sierra Leone

By Kylie Kiunguyu According to United Nations Women, adherents to FGM in Sierra Leone have pledged to abandon and advocate against FGM which is still not illegal in the country. This added support will contribute to the...

New Deputy Ministers, Commissioners Subscribe to Oath of Office

Newly approved Deputy Ministers of Finance and Health and Sanitation and Commissioners of the Local Government Service Commission have subscribed to the Oath of Office before His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio during a short ceremony in Freetown. 

Kanja Sesay in Abu Dhabi to Woo Investors

Minister of Energy and Power, Alhaji Kanja Sesay has left Freetown for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on the invitation of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to take part in the agency’s tenth session and related...

AFTER DISLODGING A TRADITIONAL FGM ANTHONY LAVALIE’s WIFE AND DAUGHTER IN HIDEOUT

  Sometimes, Anthony's even went on the rampage to disrupt such process despite the turbulent consequences He would face; as in the case of an industrious young man, Anthony Lavalie.It could be noted that in 2012, Anthony's wife...

From The Editor’s Desk When Death Becomes Cheap…

  Today, it’s a different scenario, altogether. Human beings sick and die like fowls and are buried like poppers all in the name of Ebola. A good number of our compatriots who would have had befitting funerals were...

Poro Society in Sierra Leone Declares Man Wanted for Initiation

  After surviving a whole year of repeated raids upon his family and friends residences across the country and harassments by secret members of the society, Abdulai absconded in 2011 and yet to be seen. However, the escape...

The Nuance of a Fictitious HRW Mining Report

Interestingly, the very men and women invited from the various media to paint the report to create national uproar or rather misgivings, were the first to point at the holes within the deliberately crafted work of the whosoever...

Pen of The Voiceless

After 50 years and counting in the post Independence era, it is amazing that Sierra Leoneans are worse off today than they were during the imperial rule. Well-meaning Sierra Leoneans will confirm that the antecedents that precipitated...

Where is the Sierra Leonean Youth?

That situation greatly affected all development programs advanced by successive governments. Youth became potential perpetrators and victims of the horrific brutality and violence that occurred in the last decade of the last century.Drug abuse, trafficking and use of...

US Embassy Charge d’Affaires on Motown successes

  The event, which was part of this year's Black History Month celebration, brought together members of the diplomatic community, artists and friends of the United States Embassy in Sierra Leone. This year marks the 50th anniversary since...
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As many people speculate a shocking Cabinet reshuffles soonest; New Direction Ministers, Heads of MDAs Uneasy

By Aruna Turay Sources reaching this medium have it that many underperforming government Ministers and Heads...
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Mufti Menk in Sierra Leone on March 5

One of the world's renowned Islamic Scholars, Dr. Mufti Ismail Menk is scheduled to revisit Sierra Leone in the first week of March this...

Chief Minister Highlights Successes

President Julius Maada Bio along with his ministers have concluded a two day retreat to discuss and review the government’s performance in achieving the...

Successful host of Housemate Salone & Miss University; AYV Nominated for New Awards

Two of Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire’s widely watched, educative and entertaining reality TV shows, AYV Miss University and Housemate Salone have been nominated...

Ernest Koroma Hosts Shulenburg

Former president of Sierra Leone Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, has hosted Michael von der Schulenburg who is the former Executive Representative of the United...