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Parliament approves presidential nominees

October 9, 2015 By Jariatu S. Bangura Members of the Appointment Committee and the Public Service in Parliament yesterday approved seven presidential nominees to serve as board…

The Mo Ibrahim Index: How does Sierra Leone perform?

October 7, 2015  Preamble The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) measures the quality of governance in every African country on an annual basis. It does this…

Chinese Embassy provides shelter for flood victims

October 7, 2015 By Alusine Sesay The Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone yesterday presented four sets of 80 square metres tents for victims of the 16 September…

EILEEN WEST – Creole to the backbone

October 5, 2015 By Titus Boye-Thompson There has been some recent writings on the Creoles in Sierra Leone to which yours truly has contributed, but the question…

US$33m: Illicit financial flows from Salone to Swiss bank

…SwissLeaks investigation reveals October 1, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin Investigation into more than 100,000 leaked HSBC Switzerland client accounts by Financial Transparency Coalition and Christian Aid reveals…

Alie Bangura vs SLPP:‘Illegal names on delegates list’

- says plaintiff lawyer September 30, 2015 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara The substantive matter in the litigation brought by Ambassador Alie Essa Bangura and 27 others against…

After flood hits Freetown

…Meteorological Department assesses facilities   September 28, 2015 By Mohamed Massaquoi Director of Sierra Leone Meteorological Department has disclosed in an exclusive interview with Concord Times that…

UNFPA addresses healthcare needs of women affected by flood

September 28, 2015 By Regina Pratt The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has taken the lead, in line with its mandate to address the healthcare needs of pregnant…

EFA launches report on EVD & forest fragmentation

September 23, 2015 By Victoria Saffa The Environmental Foundation for Africa (EFA), with technical help from the Environmental Resource Management (ERM) Foundation, yesterday launched a report on…

Freetown flood exposes governance failure

September 21, 2015 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff For millions of Freetown’s residents, Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 was no ordinary day, although the day started like any other. The…