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The real truth about Africa

The  real truth about Africa

May 26, 2016 By Ehizogie Ighobor I am an African — a mix of Sierra Leone and Nigeria. I was born in Sierra Leone, and I lived there…

Go to China and you will tell many stories

Go to China and you will tell many stories

May6, 2016 By Alusine Sesay It was in the first week of March 2016, when I received a phone call from the Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone,…

UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq

UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq

April 19, 2016 A former senior director at a British firm says that it employed mercenaries from Sierra Leone to work in Iraq because they were cheaper…

‘Accurate and reliable diagnosis- the corner stone for disease prevention’

‘Accurate and reliable diagnosis- the corner stone for disease prevention’

- Health and Sanitation Minister April 11, 2016   By Ibrahim Tarawallie The Minister of Health and Sanitation has stated that an accurate and reliable diagnosis was the…

‘Concord Times newspaper is a better place to learn’

‘Concord Times newspaper is a better place to learn’

…says Bournemouth University intern April 8, 2016 By Victoria Saffa Two students from Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom, who were on a three weeks internship with…

Sierra Leonean Journalists in Beijing for Seminar on New Media

Sierra Leonean Journalists in Beijing for Seminar on New Media

April 6, 2016 By John Baimba Sesay in Beijing, China The Sierra Leone Embassy in Beijing, through its Head of Chancery, Tuesday, 5 April, 2016 underscored the…

Opinion-Editorial on the occasion of the 29th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa (4-8 April 2016, Abidjan)

Opinion-Editorial on the occasion of the 29th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa (4-8 April 2016, Abidjan)

Acting now to end hunger in Africa by 2025 April 4, 2016 By José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United…

“Only about 60-70% powers devolved to Local Councils”, says Mayor Bode Gibson

“Only about 60-70% powers devolved to Local Councils”, says Mayor Bode Gibson

March 31, 2016 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff Only 60 to 70 percent of powers have been devolved to local councils since the re-introduction of local governance structures in…

Sierra Leone Launches World Development Report

Sierra Leone Launches World Development Report

March 23, 2016 By Moses A. Kargbo* Sierra Leone has launched the World Bank’s World Development Report (WDR) with calls for mobile internet service providers to lower…

 ‘The new Sports Minster is here to build bridges not wall’…Ahmed Khanou

 ‘The new Sports Minster is here to build bridges not wall’…Ahmed Khanou

March 21, 2016 By Sahr Morris Jr. Sierra Leone’s newly appointed Sports Minister, Ahmed Khanou, who awaits parliamentarian clearance, says the Sports Ministry under his administration will…