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Sierra Leone’s Ebola crisis viewed from the mind of a child

Sierra Leone’s Ebola crisis viewed from the mind of a child

OCTOBER 27, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin “One thing is for one’s country not to have, another is for that country to be nonchalant about the wellbeing of…

The horror of how a weak health system hinders the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone

The horror of how a weak health system hinders the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone

OCTOBER 24, 2014 By Sheriff Mahmud Ismail The World Bank and other partners have provided funding, logistics and technical support to the three most affected countries yet,…

HUMAN RIGHTS ARE A CORE VALUE FOR THE EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF GOOD GOVERNANCE

OCTOBER 24, 2014 By: Bankole Clifford Ekundayo Morgan, Human Rights Advocate The respect for the promotion and protection of human rights has been seen as core value…

VOX POP – As citizens lament slow response of Ebola Burial Teams…

VOX POP – As citizens lament slow response of Ebola Burial Teams…

Supervisor and public react to queries OCTOBER 20, 2014 With Patrick J. Kamara and Victoria Saffa Residents of Freetown have been complaining about the snail pace at…

The Sierra Leone Police and Okada Riders: Two Sides to a Story

The Sierra Leone Police and Okada Riders: Two Sides to a Story

OCTOBER 15, 2014 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff Just last week in Freetown, ‘Okada’ riders – local commercial motorbike riders – were up in arms with the Sierra Leone…

Was Sylvia Blyden an object of conceit?

Was Sylvia Blyden an object of conceit?

OCTOBER 15, 2014 By Wotay Brima Her appointment as Special Executive Assistant (SEA) to President Koroma was a golden opportunity for her to use as a spring…

Sylvia Blyden’s Resignation is a Good Thing for Sierra Leone

Sylvia Blyden’s Resignation is a Good Thing for Sierra Leone

OCTOBER 14, 2014 By Rugiatu Karimu When someone attains a certain position in life, several  allusions and messages in relation to the individual’s capacity, credibility and the likelihood…

Ebola threatens to create a new generation of illiterate and uneducated

Ebola threatens to create a new generation of illiterate and uneducated

OCTOBER 14, 2014 By Zainab Tunkara Clarkson Apart from the health and environmental woes that Ebola has brought upon us, we now have the added problem of…

Sierra Leone Police Brutality against Bike Riders

Sierra Leone Police Brutality against Bike Riders

OCTOBER 13, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. The ultimate tragedy is not oppression and cruelty by bad people but the…

EBOLA AND THE ROLE OF JOURNALISTS

OCTOBER 13, 2014 By Joseph Fomolu – E-mail: josephfomolu@yahoo.com Ebola is a necessary evil. It is an evil because it has killed more than 3,000 people in…