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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…

Ebola Viral Disease: A threat to Sierra Leone

Ebola Viral Disease: A threat to Sierra Leone

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin   Sierra Leone, which is on the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa, with a population of about six million people, is…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Members of Parliament versus The Press SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 I read with dismay reports in few – AWOKO, CONCORD TIMES, AWARENESS TIMES, THE NATIONALIST – newspapers published…

Lockdown is a risk worth taking

Lockdown is a risk worth taking

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 By Joseph Dumbuya If the response of callers to a recent morning show on Radio Democracy is anything to go by, then it is…

IMPACT OF THE EBOLA OUTBREAK ON THE SIERRA LEONE ECONOMY

A Preliminary Assessment (August 2014) SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 Introduction The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Mano River Union sub-region spilled over into Sierra…

The Politics of Pontius Pilate

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 By: Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon It is unfortunate that we are learning about the deadly Ebola in a hard way, with hundreds of dedicated and…

THE REPAIR SYNDROME

SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 By Ing. Alfred H.C. Barlatt Any system or arrangement which is bedevilled by perpetual repair develops a systemic retrogression. In such environment, a cycle…

Mr. President, Okada Curfew is Causing Hardship!

Mr. President, Okada Curfew is Causing Hardship!

SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 By Alpha Rashid Jalloh President Koroma’s immense and timely effort in containing the Ebola outbreak has been widely appreciated in the country as many…

How Much Money Is Sierra Leone Deriving From The Gateway?

How Much Money Is Sierra Leone Deriving From The Gateway?

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 By M.A. Kargbo The World Bank has insisted that the Sierra Leone Government should now work towards the speedy liberalisation of the International Gateway.…

The unsung heroes of the Ebola campaign

The unsung heroes of the Ebola campaign

SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 By Joseph Dumbuya The Ebola campaign has had its fair share of villains from within and without. The international community has come under sharp…