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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…

Findings of the Corruption Survey Report: Action is needed now

Findings of the Corruption Survey Report: Action is needed now

AUGUST 26, 2014 By Abubakarr Turay The Anti-Corruption Commission last month launched the 2013 National Corruption Perception Survey. The ACC, with support from the World Bank, contracted…

Tink Salone, think again

Tink Salone, think again

AUGUST 23, 2014 By Joseph Dumbuya I had told you to close the borders with Guinea. I had told you to ‘put boots on the ground to…

Ebola campaign: between point-scoring and making a difference

By Joseph Dumbuya Listening to parliamentarians debate the presidential declaration of a State of Public Emergency, I was struck at the length SLPP MPs, not least those…

God Cannot Listen to Our Ebola Prayers!!

By Oswald Hanciles In  early April, 2014, two months before the first Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone,  at theCouncil of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL) building on…

This Ebola virus exposes a more fundamental health challenge in Sierra Leone

By Zainab Tunkara Clarkson Despite our plethora of socio-economic woes, Sierra Leone is a rich resource nation blessed with natural endowments that if well tapped could enable…

EBOLA: WHY MY PEOPLE?

By Josephine A. Seppeh (Intern) The Ebola epidemic in our country started like a joke, but has spread like wildfire in the harmattan. Things are falling apart…