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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…

MY POINT

TANGIBLE ACTION NOT LIP-SERVICE CAN CONTAIN EBOLA By Joseph Fomolu – Email: josephfomolu@yahoo.com As I sat down in my veranda in Bo on the eve of the…

Ebola Virus’ Dangerous Spread in Freetown

Ebola Virus’ Dangerous Spread in Freetown

OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin During the past weeks, the Ebola Virus has expanded from its area of operations  and is now fast spreading across the…

Sylvia Olayinka Blyden and the Complexity of Simplicity

Sylvia Olayinka Blyden and the Complexity of Simplicity

OCTOBER 3, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin It is incredibly extraordinary how a ‘Doyenne’ like Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, who was so vital to the ‘optimal functioning’ of President…

An Antidote to the Ebola Virus Menace

An Antidote to the Ebola Virus Menace

OCTOBER 1, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin It is not an understatement that one of the greatest challenges confronting Sierra Leone, and which the administration of President Ernest…