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How to win the Ebola war

How to win the Ebola war

January 27, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin When the first positive case of Ebola was reported in Sierra Leone some seven months ago, it was terrifying for everybody.…

IGR’s Report on 2015 Census: No Smoke without Fire!

IGR’s Report on 2015 Census: No Smoke without Fire!

January 26, 2015 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff A relatively new Think Tank – Institute for Governance Reform (IGR) – established in February 2014, last week published its quarterly…

As gov’t announces re-opening of schools…

China to airlift 5,000 thermometers January 23, 2015  By Alusine Sesay The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone yesterday revealed that his government would on 30 January airlift…

The jury is still out on AS+AQ anti-malaria drugs

The jury is still out on AS+AQ anti-malaria drugs

January 23, 2015 By Patrick J. Kamara The Mass Drug Administration (MDA) of Artesunate and Amodiaquine (AS+AQ) in the Western Area and some parts of the provinces could…

WhatsApp becomes a recipe for anarchy

January 23, 2015 By Alpha Rashid Jalloh The internet has put Sierra Leone abreast with contemporary global trends but it has also offered dangerous opportunities to mischief-makers, especially in…

Pupils, Parents, Teachers welcome schools reopening

January 23, 2015 With Victoria Saffa School pupils, teachers and parents have welcomed news of the reopening of schools this March, almost nine months after Education officials slammed…

In letter to President Koroma

In letter to President Koroma

Opposition parties call for deferment of 2015 Census January 22, 2015 By Mohamed Massaquoi Interim Chairman of the All Political Parties Association (APPA), Mohamed Bangura, yesterday confirmed…

The Cry of Bonthe!

The Cry of Bonthe!

Mayor says the issue of Bonthe needs urgent Cabinet decision January 20, 2015 By Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk) reporting from Bonthe Island There is an age-old cold…

IRN boss urges Radio Bontico to be independent

IRN boss urges Radio Bontico to be independent

January 20, 2015  By Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk) reporting from Bonthe As the only community radio in the district headquarter town of Bonthe, Radio Bontico, increases…

Students urge varsity authorities to reopen colleges

Students urge varsity authorities to reopen colleges

January 19, 2015 By Victoria Saffa Students from various tertiary institutions have called on the government and university authorities to reopen colleges, especially as the Ebola virus shows…