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Member States to discuss Africa’s agriculture issues

April 1, 2016 The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations will from 4 to 8 April, 2016 hold its 29th Regional Conference for Africa…

JOB slams President Koroma’s cabinet reshuffle

April 1, 2016 By Victoria Saffa Erstwhile chairman and leader of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), John Oponjo Benjamin, has said that President Ernest Bai Koroma’s…

“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…

TACKLING BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION IN THE SECURITY SECTOR

March 31, 2016 BY: ALIMAMY LAHAI KAMARA Since Independence corruption has been the biggest threat to the security sector in Sierra Leone, and has been identified as…

Eastern region wins National Spelling Bee competition

March 31, 2016 By Casper Hsu and AL Mansaray (Interns from Bournemouth University, UK) A pupil from Kenema, in the eastern region, has won this year’s individual…

Foya Wulleh village: children school in decrepit environment

March 30, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai Twenty-five years ago this month war broke out in Sierra Leone, ostensibly to challenge a one-party dictatorship that had brought…

Over 1.4 million children earmarked for free Polio vaccination

March 30, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie The Ministry of Health and Sanitation yesterday announced it would commence the second round of free polio vaccination from 1 to…

Charlotte urges government to fix broken bridge   

March 30, 2016 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara Residents of Charlotte village in the Western Rural District have called on the government and Sierra Leone Road Authority (SLRA)…

DJ Clef’s murder trial…

Witness tenders video clip in court March 30, 2016 By Hawa Amara A prosecution witness in the DJ Clef murder trial yesterday tendered in court a video…

The Crisis of Fourah Bay College: A background to the Prof. Ibrahim Abdullah Case

March 30, 2016 By Chernoh Alpha M. Bah* The matter between Fourah Bay College and Prof. Ibrahim Abdullah is still on the desk of Ernest Bai Koroma,…