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Alcohol kills 3.3 million people each year in the world

April 4, 2016 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma Samuel Sesay, a senior official at the Minister of Health and Sanitation, last Thursday disclosed that the excessive and harmful…

Street Child doles over Le1bn to families & caregivers

April 4, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie  In a bid to bridge the gap of poverty, improve access to education and school retention for children orphaned by Ebola,…

SLBC reporter ‘admonishes’ Intern journalist from UK

…As he shows partisan & ethical bias April 4, 2016 By Casper Hsu (Bournemouth University intern) It is not often the case that a professional journalist attending…

Opinion-Editorial on the occasion of the 29th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa (4-8 April 2016, Abidjan)

Opinion-Editorial on the occasion of the 29th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa (4-8 April 2016, Abidjan)

Acting now to end hunger in Africa by 2025 April 4, 2016 By José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United…

Infant abandoned under mango tree

April 1, 2016 By Casper Hsu and AL Mansaray (Interns from Bournemouth University, UK) A two-month-old baby was abandoned under a tree in the outskirts of the…

“Sierra Leone population is now over 7m”

...Statistician-General April 1, 2016 By Regina Pratt Statistics Sierra Leone yesterday released the provisional census result for the 2015 Population and Housing Census, which revealed that the…

20 15 Census report ‘cooked’

…Says JOB  April 1, 2016 By Mohamed Massaquoi A former Chairman and Leader of the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) and flag bearer aspirant for the…

World Bank to support improved ferry service

April 1, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie The World Bank Regional Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone has spoken about the bank’s plan to support the transport…

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…