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Poor start for Salone at All African Games

September 9, 2015 By Sahr Morris Jr.  Sierra Leone marked a poor return at the ongoing All African Games in Brazzaville, Congo as the country’s representatives in…

Salone, Ivory Coast clash moved to Port Harcourt

September 2, 2015 By Sahr Morris Jr. The 2017 Group I Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast will now take place…

NFF confirms 36-man delegation from Salone

September 1, 2015  By Sahr Morris Jr. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that a 32-man delegation to be led by the embattled Sierra Leone Football…

Election 2018: SLPP, Unity and Dr. Kandeh Yumkella

Election 2018: SLPP, Unity and Dr. Kandeh Yumkella

September 1, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin With the 2017/18 general elections still some two years away, there are expectations that the elections will witness remarkable improvement as…

Book: War, Politics and Justice in West Africa by Lansana Gberie

Review by Peter Penfold (former British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone August 27, 2015 By Peter Penfold Before trying to resolve a conflict, one must first try…

Marijuana Use in West Africa: A Case for Decriminalization

August 19, 2015 By Lansana Gberie An important report by the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD) in June 2014, “Not Just for Transit: Drugs, the State…

Suicide is leading cause of death among young people

…UNFPA executive director August 12, 2015 The UNFPA executive-director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, says suicide is one of the leading causes of death among young people worldwide. Speaking…

‘China will work with Sierra Leone to enhance massive development’

…Says Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister August 11, 2015 By Victoria Saffa Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi has said in Freetown that the Chinese government would work…

Ebola restrictions relaxed, the difficult task ahead

Ebola restrictions relaxed, the difficult task ahead

August 10, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin  “Extra-ordinary challenges require extra-ordinary measures. The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) poses an extra-ordinary challenge to our nation. Consequently, and in line…

‘Small arms pose a great threat to society’

…Says Internal Affairs Minister August 7, 2015  The Minister of Internal Affairs, Joseph Dauda has launched Small Arms and Light Weapons programme in the northern city of…