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William Juana Smith given a hero’s burial

By Mohamed Massaquoi in Kenema Hundreds of Sierra Leoneans from various walks of life, including President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, representatives from…

42 human rights defenders call on AU to drop immunity plans for leaders

By Abu-bakarr Sheriff A group of human rights defenders in Africa and supporters of the International Criminal Court, including the Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law…

Parliament vets Bishop Koroma and 4 others

By Samuel J. Kargbo  Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Appointment yesterday vetted Bishop Tamba Allieu Koroma of the National Pentecostal Mission as a proposed member of…

JHR ends operations in Sierra Leone

By Mohamed Massaquoi Former Country Director of the leading international media development charity and non-governmental organization based in Toronto, Canada, Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), has informed…

National Stadium to host Leone Stars/Sihlangu match

By Sahr Morris Jnr. Deputy Minister of Sports, Ishmael Al-Sankoh Conteh, has confirmed that the National Stadium in Freetown will host the senior national team, Leone Stars’…

Transport Minister attends 5th Int’l Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum in China

By John Baimba Sesay Sierra Leone’s Minister of Transport and Aviation, Leonard Balogun Koroma, on May 6 arrived in Macau (Special Administrative Region-SAR) in the People’s Republic…

U.S. Embassy to host talks on ‘Role of the Press in a Democracy’

CREDIT: U.S. Embassy, Freetown The United States Embassy in Sierra Leone will be hosting Kevin Smith, a U.S. specialist in reporter protection shield laws, digital media transformation,…

SUN ends self-appraisal workshop

By Alusine Sesay The Sierra Leone National Secretariat on Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN), a global initiative to end malnutrition across the world, last Friday conducted a self-assessment…

Report damns Lands Ministry

By Alusine Sesay A baseline evaluation report on equitable land rights promotion reveals that 98% of respondents in three districts have no knowledge of the new land…

In Bonthe: APC ‘owes Le36m in rent’

By Ibrahim Jaffa Condeh The ruling All People’s Party (APC) owes arrears in rent to the tune of Le36m in respect of a tenancy agreement between a…