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Sierra Leone embassy hosts journalists to a working lunch in Beijing  

April 25, 2016 By John Baimba Sesay in CHINA The Embassy of Sierra Leone in China Friday, 22 April, 2016 hosted journalists a group of 20 Sierra…

SLRSA’s tough fight to eradicate street garages

...Traffic wardens versus lawless motorists’ debacle April 25, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai Some twenty years ago, the Road Transport Authority Act brought into existence the emergence…

Measles on the increase in Sierra Leone

…64 laboratory confirmed cases April 25, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Despite effort by government, through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and its partners, to eliminate the…

Earth Day 2016: Our Planet, Our Opportunity

April 22, 2016 Author: John Hoover, U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone As people around the globe observe Earth Day on April 22, world leaders are making history at…

UNAOC global forum attracts over 100 youths 

April 22, 2016 By: Sahr Morris Jr. Organisers of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) have confirmed that over 150 young leaders from 110 countries, including…

‘Soweis’ thank PLAN for saving them from Ebola scourge

…As they celebrate 40th anniversary of serving women and children April 21, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai Hundreds of women belonging to the National ‘Sowei’ Council from…

Rethinking West Africa’s War on Drugs

April 21, 2016 By Abdul Tejan-Cole & Nana Afadzinu* By now, it has become almost a cliché to say that the war on drugs has failed. The…

Sierra Leone ‘helped deploy ex-child soldiers to Iraq’

- Academic says April 21, 2016 By Tom Esslemont London — Sierra Leone’s government helped British private security service firms recruit former child soldiers to work as…

Okada riders stage strike action

...as they complain Police harassment April 19, 2016  By Joseph S. Margai Commercial motor bike riders, locally called ‘okada riders’, Monday began a three-day strike action over…

2015 census result contradicts Agenda for Prosperity

April 19, 2016 By Mohamed Massaquoi Since the provisional result of the 2015 Population and Housing Census was launched by President Ernest Bai Koroma on 31 March,…