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Beyond UNGASS: Reforming Drug Policy in West Africa

February 16, 2016 By Lansana Gberie UNGASS 2016, a three-day meeting of the General Assembly in April, is the most anticipated in the history of international drug…

FAO donates 45kva generator to women vegetable farmers in Koinadugu

FAO donates 45kva generator to women vegetable farmers in Koinadugu

February 16, 2016 The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has donated a 45kva generator worth US$15,000 to the Koinadugu Women Vegetable Farmers’ Cooperative to provide electricity to…

SLBC launches ‘under the crown promo’

February 16, 2016 By Alusine Sesay The Sierra Leone Bottling Company (SLBC) yesterday launched a US$300,000 promotion – ‘Under the Crown’ – for their numerous customers across…

40 minutes parking permit for delivery vans

February 15, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai To curb the menacing traffic hold-ups along the notorious Sani Abacha Street and ensure free flow of both human and…

Street begging and moral decadence in Sierra Leone: My Take!

Street begging and moral decadence in Sierra Leone: My Take!

February 15, 2016 By Mohamed Massaquoi Some Sierra Leoneans give money to street beggars out of pity. Others give to beggars just to get them off their…

IMC inspects facilities at City Media Centre

IMC inspects facilities at City Media Centre

February 15, 2016 By Mahmoud Fofana The Chairman and a team of Commissioners from the Independent Media Commission (IMC) last Thursday, in their tour of the provinces…

Two ‘child traffickers’ in court

February 12, 2016 By Hawa Amara Albert Musa and Albert Koroma were yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Abu Bakarr Binneh-Kamara for alleged trafficking of five children to The…

SLFA president, stakeholders in the ‘new FIFA’

February 12, 2016 By Frank Cole in Doha, Qatar Some 209 members of the world football governing body FIFA will converge in Zurich on 26th February for…

NAYCOM certifies 193 interns

February 12, 2016 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma The National Youth Commission, with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), through the Graduate Internship Programme (GIP), yesterday certified…

29,000 epilepsy patients registered in Sierra Leone

February 12, 2016 By Regina Pratt Some 29,137 patients of epilepsy were recorded between 2012 and 2015, according to national coordinator for Epilepsy Sierra Leone, Max Bangura.…