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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…

A Stone Cold Cell

By Titus Boye-Thompson  You cannot help but feel for the guy. How hath the mighty fallen? It is always a loser’s game, politics. The only sure outcome…

Our ministers need coaching on how to deal with international organisations and agencies

By Rashid Justice Dumbuya It is no gainsaying to opine that a good deal of Sierra Leone’s ministers need coaching on how to react to international organisations…

Like Ebola, like the RUF civil war

By Sulaiman Momodu Like someone who had just witnessed a horror scene, I screamed very loudly some days ago when I heard that Ebola had broken out…

SLAJ should deliver a better organized meeting this time around

By Joseph Dumbuy The last time I attended a general meeting – biennial conference to be precise – of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) was…