By Desmond Jones
Popular Nigerian actor, director, producer and philanthropist, Jim Hyke, was unable to hide his emotion when hundreds of students showed their love and appreciation during his visit at FBC campus yesterday afternoon.
Iyke, who was thronged by the excited students around “Bus Stick”, said he was impressed with the amazing welcome [...]
By Khalilu Sillah
The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has accused the All People Congress (APC) of always influencing the judiciary in their favour.
The press release issued at the SLPP party headquarters at Wallace Jonson Street, Freetown was titled ‘First year into APC`s second term of abject poverty, lawlessness and despair under review’.
The African Union Commission graciously extended an invitation to Hon. Theo Nicol, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications to chair one of the Sessions of the 2013 African ICT Week which took place today (4th November 2013) at the Commission’s New Conference Centre in Addis Ababa. The Session was themed: “Africa’s CIT [...]
Landry Kohon, a journalist with the state-owned daily Fraternité Matin, was on November 21, 2013 attacked by a mob of about 20 young people.
The MFWA’s correspondent reported that the youth, armed with clubs, stones, cutlasses and knives entered the journalist’s house at Yopougon in Abidjan, by breaking down the gate. They then attacked [...]
The activities of the Special Court in Sierra Leone have been formerly closed down by His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
The Court which started operations in 2002 indicted and sentenced those who carried out the greatest responsibilities in the eleven years civil in Sierra Leone, including the former Liberian president, Charles Taylor.
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday December 3rd said no country can be truly democratic without the fullest participation and positive contributions of the disability community, the largest minority group in the nation.
He made this statement during the commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDD) under the theme: “Break [...]
By Abubakarr Turay (ABT)
Sierra Leone has gone four places up in the 2013 Corruption Perception Index released by Transparency International (TI). The survey is a tool used by TI to assess perceived levels of public sector corruption in one hundred and seventy-seven countries around the world. Sierra Leone is ranked 119 out of [...]
By Elkass I.L. Sannoh
Transparency International Sierra Leone (TI-SL) has in their report on the National Integrity System Survey (NIS) disclosed that the House of Parliament and the Judiciary are weak in checking the excesses of the Executive arm of government.
According to the NIS Report, Parliament has powers to summon ministries and officers [...]