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Tambakula wharf demolished!

…Over 1,000 fishmongers lose livelihood August 27, 2015 By Regina Pratt Over one thousand fishmongers in the Tambakula wharf in Aberdeen, west of Freetown, have lost their…

As capitol cinema turns dumping site for scrap vehicles

...Kenema residents complain   August 27, 2015 By Mohamed Massaquoi in Kenema Residents of the eastern city of Kenema have raised concern over what they refer to as…

Breaking our bad habits, developing positive ones

August 27, 2015 By Sulaiman Momodu (beyondborders.column@gmail.com) Let me begin this article by asking you: if you were walking along the streets and without any provocation a mad…

Airtel to do business with Ebola survivors

August 25, 2015 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma Airtel has launched a new marketing customer service facility called “kiosks for customers convenience”, comprising mini shops that will be…

The Deaths at Kalia (An Ebola Diary from Sierra Leone)

August 25, 2015 By Lansana Gberie The other bones crying out there: Gentle victims…they did not die easy! I knew some of them; the sea sings of…

Ebola end in sight

August 24, 2015 By Moses A. Kargbo There was wild jubilation in the village of Massessebeh in the Tonkolili District after President Ernest Bai Koroma visited the…

‘ICT key to boosting economy in post-Ebola recovery’

August 24, 2015 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Information and communications technology is one of the important ways to boost the country’s economy during the post-Ebola recovery, says Antonio…

Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa

August 24, 2015 By Sonkita Conteh, Director, Namati In early August this year, the Chinese Foreign Minister visited Sierra Leone on a tour of the three “most…

Marijuana Use in West Africa: A Case for Decriminalization

August 19, 2015 By Lansana Gberie An important report by the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD) in June 2014, “Not Just for Transit: Drugs, the State…

Of knowledge, wisdom and our development

August 21, 2015 By Sulaiman Momodu (beyondborders.column@gmail.com) In life it is not what you know that counts but what you do with what you know. The focus…