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The Deaths at Kalia (An Ebola Diary from Sierra Leone)

August 25, 2015 By Lansana Gberie The other bones crying out there: Gentle victims…they did not die easy! I knew some of them; the sea sings of…

Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa

August 24, 2015 By Sonkita Conteh, Director, Namati In early August this year, the Chinese Foreign Minister visited Sierra Leone on a tour of the three “most…

Marijuana Use in West Africa: A Case for Decriminalization

August 19, 2015 By Lansana Gberie An important report by the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD) in June 2014, “Not Just for Transit: Drugs, the State…

Leone Stars, Ivory Coast clash await venue confirmation

For Truth Sake – Let’s Stop The Narrow-Minded Deception because our rottenness is on the inside. August 21, 2015 By: Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sir, I did promise…

THE OSWALD HANCILES COLUMN

Freed Mohamed Gibril Sesay…Lights  Freedom’s Flame for Salone August 12, 2015 “…I tell you my heart is rude, my heart feel things about people that my mouth…

UNSURPRISINGLY…

August 7, 2015 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff The headline is adopted from a blog by my Zambian friend, Dr. Robert Mtongo, who few weeks ago used it to…

Ethical, Objective and Conflict Sensitive Reporting of the Constitutional Review Process

July 31, 2015 By Hindolo Tonya Musa, Head of Department, Mass Comm., FBC (musatonya@yahoo.com) It is very timely to refresh the journalists and civil society organizations about…

From Nairobi with love

From Nairobi with love

July 13, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin As the Kenyan Airways taxied to takeoff on the runway of Lungi International Airport, Freetown, I breathed a heavy sigh of…

‘Olu’s’ Last Whisper to ‘Ernest’

July 7, 2014 By Oswald Hanciles (First published May 7, 2011 – in Concord Times, Standard Times, AYV newspapers; thoughts relevant still for Sierra Leone) I stopped…

Attempting to Interpret Kelvin Doe’s $100,000 Contract

July 2, 2015 By Oswald Hanciles CNN is showing a special programme, titled, ‘The Month That Changed America’ – June, 2015: the gunning down of 9 African-Americans…