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The conspiracy of fuel smuggling in Kambia

October 27, 2016 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara “Are you mad?” The police officer guarding one of the banned fuel stations bellowed at me. I felt rather startled.…

2500 new HIV infections recorded in 2015

October 24, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai Director General of the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat, Dr. Momodu Sesay, has disclosed that some 2,500 new HIV infections were recorded…

World Bank’s support to poverty alleviation efforts

October 19, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Sierra Leone’s agriculture sector is regarded as the mainstay of the country’s economy, and it is expected to continue to play…

‘Psychosocial support crucial for vulnerable children’

- Deputy  Children’s  Director October 17, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai Deputy Director of Children’s Affairs in the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs (MSWGCA),…

Students lose interest in science because it is mystified

Gbamanja October 14, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai The founder of Thomas Gbamanja Science Foundation Sierra Leone, Prof. Sahr P. Thomas Gbamanja, who also doubles as Acting…

Dancing on a roulette wheel as future problems germinate before our eyes

October 14, 2016 By: Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon (awogordon@yahoo.co.uk)  I came back from a West African tour to the increasing discourse about the national economic realities; as our…

President Koroma’s commitments to Youth questioned, two months after Kabala killings

October 13, 2016 By Mohamed Massaquoi Prior to the 2007 elections, many artists, community and religious leaders, and the country’s political class were concerned that the general…

Deterioration in the quality of compliance with Procurement Act

Deterioration in the quality of compliance with Procurement Act

- Auditor General’s Report highlights possible fraud and corruption October 13, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie A special report by the Audit Service Sierra Leone has revealed that…

Audit report reveals…

WARDC flouts procurement procedures October 12, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie The recently published Auditor General’s report on the procurement activities in selected public sector entities has revealed…

No scientific proof that contraceptives cause cancer

…Marie Stopes boss debunks rumour mongers October 11, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai The Country Director of Marie Stopes Sierra Leone, Ufuoma Festus Omo-Obi, has told Concord…