IT IS WITH DEEP SADNESS THAT WE HAVE LEARNT ABOUT THE DEMISE OF FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA WHOSE PASSING AWAY IS AN IRREPARABLE LOSS TO HIS FAMILY, THE NATION OF SOUTH AFRICA AND THE ENTIRE AFRICAN CONTINENT.
AS A TRUE NATIONALIST, VISIONARY LEADER, GREAT PAN AFRICANIST [...]
By John Sorsor Samura
The interim petition case regarding the Maforki Chieftaincy Election that should have taken place on 4th December, 2013, will be heard today December, 9th 2013, in the High Court in Freetown presided over by Hon. Justice A.H Charm.
The matter was taken to court by eight of the candidates that [...]
Stellar Diamonds miners celebrate after blasting first ore in Tongo
Sierra Leone’s mining sector came under intense scrutiny on Friday as civil society organizations demanded a clear understanding of the role of mining companies, their corporate social responsibilities (CSR) to mineral rich host communities at a national dialogue on mining companies held at the [...]
By Alpha Bedoh Kamara
Former Ombudsman of Sierra Leone, Mr. Francis Gabbidon, while talking on Media and Criminal Libel Laws during the workshop on the ‘Draft Report on Media Development Strategy Sierra Leone’ held on Wednesday, said the then Managing Editor of the For Di People Newspaper, Paul Kamara, was wrongfully charged under seditious [...]
By Abubakarr Kamara
The Sierra Leone government, in its Agenda for Prosperity document stated that it has made huge successes in its first five years in office under the Agenda for Change noting among other things that: “Capital investments including the building of hundreds of schools across the country; recurrent investments have improved teacher’s [...]
By Siraju Bah
The Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat has awarded 120 certificates of merit to pupils of four secondary schools in the city of Bo for successfully completing a two day pilot training on Agent of Change with the theme “Your altitude depends on your attitude and aptitude” in relation to the [...]
Freetown, 5 December 2013 – The Ministry of Health and Sanitation, in collaboration with UNICEF, WHO, Helen Keller International, the Sierra Leone Red Cross and other partners, today launches the Mami en Pikin Welbodi Week. From 5 to 8th December, health activities targeting 1.2 million children under the age of five will be carried [...]
By Alpha Bedoh Kamara
The Budget Advocacy Network (BAN) has said the budget presented by the Government of Sierra Leone must be commended for being comprehensive and clearly structured.
The Country Director of Search for Common Grounds and also the Chairman of BAN, Ambrose James, said BAN advocates for proper policies and therefore [...]