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Ebola funds: Urgent need for Transparency and Accountability

Ebola funds: Urgent need for Transparency and Accountability

OCTOBER 20, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin Last week, news about an additional $1 billion to fight the menace posed to Sierra Leone by the Ebola virus was…

WFP distributes food to 250 quarantined families

OCTOBER 20, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Public Information Officer of the World Food Programme (WFP) last Thursday (October 16) disclosed that the United Nations agency is currently…

‘Koinadugu is still Ebola free’

…Task Force maintains OCTOBER 15, 2014 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma Koinadugu is still Ebola free, according to members of the District Ebola Task Force, who yesterday dispelled…

The Sierra Leone Police and Okada Riders: Two Sides to a Story

The Sierra Leone Police and Okada Riders: Two Sides to a Story

OCTOBER 15, 2014 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff Just last week in Freetown, ‘Okada’ riders – local commercial motorbike riders – were up in arms with the Sierra Leone…

Ebola: where are we headed for?

OCTOBER 15, 2014 By Regina Pratt When I first read the report of ‘Save the Children’ on the impact of the Ebola Virus in Sierra Leone, I…

Sylvia Blyden’s Resignation is a Good Thing for Sierra Leone

Sylvia Blyden’s Resignation is a Good Thing for Sierra Leone

OCTOBER 14, 2014 By Rugiatu Karimu When someone attains a certain position in life, several  allusions and messages in relation to the individual’s capacity, credibility and the likelihood…

Ebola threatens to create a new generation of illiterate and uneducated

Ebola threatens to create a new generation of illiterate and uneducated

OCTOBER 14, 2014 By Zainab Tunkara Clarkson Apart from the health and environmental woes that Ebola has brought upon us, we now have the added problem of…

Sierra Leone Police Brutality against Bike Riders

Sierra Leone Police Brutality against Bike Riders

OCTOBER 13, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. The ultimate tragedy is not oppression and cruelty by bad people but the…

Ebola Virus’ Dangerous Spread in Freetown

Ebola Virus’ Dangerous Spread in Freetown

OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin During the past weeks, the Ebola Virus has expanded from its area of operations  and is now fast spreading across the…

Psychosocial counseling absent in quarantined homes

Psychosocial counseling absent in quarantined homes

- HRC Chairperson OCTOBER 2, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) has expressed concern that most quarantined homes they…