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Suspension of Finance Acts: State House Press Secretary Accuses Vandi of embarrassing the Presidency

By Amadu Lamrana Bah State House Press Secretary, Yusuf Keketoma Sandi, has accused the Secretary to the President Dennis Vandi of causing huge embarrassment to the President of the Republic…

An open letter to President Bio: Please keep plunderers out of our endangered forests for good

Across towns, villages and chiefdoms, people are becoming aware of the existential threat of our country’s vulnerability to climate change due largely to unrestrained exploitation of our natural resources. And…

Relegating the Environment Protection Agency to the Lands Ministry may cripple its efficiency and credibility to the International Community

Relegating the Environment Protection Agency to the Lands Ministry may cripple its efficiency and credibility to the International Community

Leaving it to operate under the direct supervision of the President or the Chief Minister as it used to be under the Chief of Staff at State house will further…

Gender Models in Rural Communities help Unite Families in Kenema

The Social Enterprise Mobilization for Development in Sierra Leone (SEND-SL) is a local nongovernmental organization that operates in the Kenema, Kailahun and now projecting in the Western Areas. For years,…

Forceful Traditional practice causes Daniel Conteh to be hunted by his Father in the North

Forceful Traditional practice causes Daniel Conteh to be hunted by his Father in the North

Culture and modernism otherwise known as modern age practice is what is presently affecting many young people in Northern Sierra Leone. This is even worse especially when their parents want…

A RESPONSE TO “MAKING A CASE WHY THE 2010 EPI IS A BAD RANKING FOR SIERRA LEONE”

A RESPONSE TO “MAKING A CASE WHY THE 2010 EPI IS A BAD RANKING FOR SIERRA LEONE”

While I agree that the EPI is not the only measure of environmental performance in the world, it wouldn’t be hazardous to demur to the proposition that the EPI is…

Making a case of why the 2010 Environmental Performance Index is a bad ranking for Sierra Leone

the 2010 rankings for Sierra Leone (163/163) were of themselves a bad light (and reputation for the country). It painted a picture of the amount of work that needed to…

A rebuttal on “Somebody might have briefed the President with conflicting Environmental Performance Index Report”

A rebuttal on “Somebody might have briefed the President with conflicting Environmental Performance Index Report”

Furthermore, reflecting common belief that on-the-ground results are the best way to track environmental policy effectiveness, it is wiser to use 2010 as a reference year because of the wide…

$120 million investment facilities for Freetown Terminal Extension Project

By Abu BakarrKargbo Freetown Terminal Limited, which started operations in March 2010, has a concession agreement signed with Government of Sierra Leone in October 2010, for a period of 20…

Why Sierra Leone’s mining industry requires a robust environmental protection regime

Why Sierra Leone’s mining industry requires a robust environmental protection regime

Complaints have been dispatched to the mining and environmental regulators but there has been no meaningful response. The people and their leaders feel thoroughly abandoned. The despondency observed in communities…