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The jury is still out on Sierra Leone’s Housing and Population Census

February 9, 2015 By Abu-bakarr Sheriff Censuses have been held since biblical times for the purpose of counting men, their dependents and livestock. It goes without saying…

KAILAHUN: guilty by location?

February 6, 2015  By Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk) There’s now a loose saying among Sierra Leoneans that any menace that starts in Kailahun District, Eastern Sierra…

Ebola outbreak creates opportunity for reduction in Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Sierra Leone

Freetown 6 February 2015 As today marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), UNICEF, UNFPA and other development partners are calling on…

Human rights cannot be a cost for eradicating Ebola

February 5, 2015 By: Aruna Kallon Twelve years after a devastating civil war that shredded Sierra Leone apart and claimed thousands of human lives, with rank and palpable…

One-on-one with Ambassador Sumah

February 4, 2015 By Alhassan Spear Kamara Former Concord Times ace reporter, Alhassan Spear Kamara, spoke to Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Guinea…

SLPP MP takes APC gov’t to task

February 3, 2015  By Hassan Gbassay Koroma Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) lawmaker representing Constituency 87 in the Bonthe District on Friday (30th January), during his contribution…

Effects of Climate Change in Sierra Leone

Effects of Climate Change in Sierra Leone

February 2, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin Climate change refers to an increase in average global temperatures. Natural events and human activities such as deforestation, increasing population pressure, intensive…

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…