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Top UN development officials to visit Sierra Leone

OCTOBER 10, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie A high-level United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) mission to Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Senegal are in Freetown from 9 to 11…

IS THE SUBMISSION OF PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA TO THE ICC SUFFICIENT ENOUGH TO PIERCE THE AU’S IMMUNITY RESOLUTION VEIL?

OCTOBER 10, 2014 By Rashid Justice Dumbuya A cold war between the ICC and African leaders had long persisted. But things took a wrong turn when President…

Salone envoy wants peacekeepers rotated in Somalia

OCTOBER 10, 2014 By Abdul Karim Koroma in Addis Ababa Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, His Excellency Osman Keh…

54th Anniversary thanksgiving…

54th Anniversary thanksgiving…

Nigerian High Commissioner promises more support OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma The Nigerian High Commissioner to Sierra Leone promised on Sunday to strengthen the good…

DSL gets $100,000 from U.S. Embassy for Ebola sensitization

OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie As the Ebola epidemic continues to ravage the country and killing in its wake over 600 Sierra Leoneans, the United States…

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…

UK international development aid cuts:

Recriminations and lamentations by MEPs and the UK Parliamentary Watchdog OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Dr. Michael N. Wundah “This is not the time for unsavoury recriminations; it…

As Ebola poses threat to food security…

FAO urges urgent measures OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Alusine Sesay While launching a preliminary report on the Rapid Assessment on the food security situation in the context…

‘Ebola is like an int’l terrorist’

‘Ebola is like an int’l terrorist’

- says President Koroma OCTOBER 7, 2014 As government continues to enhance an effective approach towards the Ebola outbreak, President Ernest Bai Koroma last week described 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…