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Bye-Election Violence: The Paradox of ‘Peaceful’ Sierra Leone

July 8, 2016 By ABU-BAKARR SHERIFF In June this year, Sierra Leone was rated ahead of Ghana – an acclaimed oasis of peace and democracy – as…

SIERRA LEONE: THE EFFECTS OF CORRUPTION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  AND HOW THE LAW CAN TAKLE IT

June 28, 2016 By Mahmud Tim Kargbo* Introduction On 28th April, 2004 Mr. Daniel Kaufmann – Global Governance Director of the World Bank Institute – commenting on…

500 Police personnel take first special assessment

…ahead of peacekeeping mission  June 28, 2016 By Mohamed Massaquoi 500 personnel of the Sierra Leone Police, comprising 300 females and 200 males, have begun a weeklong…

‘Capitalisation is a vital process to fight hunger’

-German ambassador June 23, 2016 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara German Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Helmut Kuhmunch, has said at the Bintumani Conference Hall that “capitalisation is a…

54 metric tons of seed rice distributed to farmers in Kambia

June 23, 2016 By Joseph S. Margai Farmers in Kambia district are proud recipients of 54 metric tons of seed rice from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry…

IMC chair takes media sabbatical

June 22, 2016 By Alusine Sesay Chairperson of the Independent Media Commission (IMC), Ambassador Allieu Kanu has refused to talk to the media on the just concluded…

‘Bad economic policies cause economic crisis in Sierra Leone ’

-Economist Samuel Jamiru Brima June 21, 2016 By Memunatu Bangura Respected economist and head of Department of Economics at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Samuel…

Kailahun fracas…

AIG East accepts security lapses June 21, 2016 By Mohamed Massaquoi in Kenema Assistant Inspector General of Police East, Alfred Karrow-Kamara, yesterday told our reporter in Kenema…

Alleged APC Thug Attack…

Police arrest two for ‘violent attack’ on ADP leader June 21, 2016 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara Assistant Inspector General of Police for the Northern Region, F.U.K. Dabor,…

 ‘SLPP worried, desperate and violent’

-avers Robin Fallay June 21 2016 By Alusine Sesay Reacting to allegation of violence perpetuated by ruling party supporters in parliamentary bye-election campaign in Constituency 001 in…