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From Ebola Response to Recovery: The case of President Koroma’s Post-Ebola Recovery and Transition

December 16, 2015 The Author: Michael Massaquoi President Koroma’s Post-Ebola Recovery and Transition Programme is almost six months old, and by all indications, there are remarkable improvements…

THE CHICKEN OR THE EGG: WHICH COMES FIRST??

December 15, 2015 By: Winstanley R.Bankole Johnson Beyond their daily avocations to eke out subsistence, the ordinary Sierra Leonean has neither interest in the intricacies of governance,…

“Your world is changing. Are you? Volunteer!”

“…Volunteers were crucial to the Ebola response.” UN chief Ban Ki-moon December 7, 2015 By Allan Young The United Nations Volunteer Programme (UNV) in Sierra Leone observes…

UNSOUND, UNJUST AND UNWISE –BANNING PREGNANT GIRLS FROM SCHOOL IN SIERRA LEONE

December 2, 2015 By Chernor Bah It’s now widely known that the government of Sierra Leone has instituted a ban on pregnant girls from taking exams and…

FOCUS ON PARLIARMENT AND THE ACC

November 30, 2015 By: Winstanley R. Bankole Johnson In an earlier piece I questioned the need for further parliamentary scrutiny of appointees who switch Ministries, Departments and…

High On The Weed Of Self-Indulgence

November 30, 2015 By: Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon, awogordon@yahoo.co.uk An Orchestra conductor does not face the crowd.  President Koroma’s insistence on doing just that, more than leading the…

A PREAMBLE MUST BE INSERTED INTO THE NEW CONSTITUTION OF SIERRA LEONE

A position paper by Rashid Dumbuya for the consideration of the Constitutional Review Committee of Sierra Leone November 25, 2015 Author: Rashid Justice Dumbuya Introduction A constitution…

ENFORCEABLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CITIZENS OF SIERRALEONE UNDER THE NEW CONSTITUTION

A position paper by Rashid Dumbuya for the consideration of the Constitutional Review Committee of Sierra Leone - November 2015 November 23, 2015 Author: Rashid Justice Dumbuya…

Sister Rita speaks on Teenage Pregnancy & Early Marriage

October 28, 2015 By Victoria Saffa Madam Rita Chiedu Ogbusu is a Missionary Sister of the Holy Rosary and also Coordinator and Founder of a project called…

RAISING THE PRESIDENTIAL ELIGIBILITY BAR

October 19, 2015 By: Winstanley R. Bankole Johnson The last few weeks have witnessed quite a surge in the number of (ambitious) presidential hopefuls within our own…