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When did the SLPP become a leper?

By Philip Neville Leprosy is a contagious disease. It damages the anatomy and physiology of the body and left the being with multiple scars. The disease eats up the phalanges…

Government and people look at Sorious’ African Investigates from different spectrums in Sierra Leone

The Government of Sierra Leone sees an opportunity in the Aljazeera-backed Sorious’ Africa Investigates documentary to “institute a detailed investigation of the several issues raised that suggest a serious breach…

The death penalty and the law

By Ian Hughes,British High Commissioner, Freetown “The burning of the house of an offender is not permissible punishment for arson. The rape of the offender is not permissible punishment for…

Policy options and practical steps in tackling Debt Crises for developing countries

By Dr. Foday M. Kallon        076 788 967/033 241 775   A debt, whether secured or unsecured, private or public, syndicated or bilateral, or combinations of the above, is…

Neither Akon nor Mohammed Bangura in Sierra Leone

By Philip Neville Few days to Sierra Leone’s 49th Independence Celebration last year 2010, news about the arrival of the popular American-African (Afro) musical pop star, now rated as America’s…

Exploring the community level impact of paralegals in rural Sierra Leone

By Sonkita Conteh Esq. Introduction A previous article by the author explored the work and impact of community-based paralegals in the lives of ordinary people in rural areas, through the…

TRIVIALISING THE TRC REPORT, A DANGEROUS POLITICAL GAME!

With Mustapha M.K Sesay The brutal civil conflicts in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Apartheid South Africa, Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, to name but a few, adversely affected every facet of…

Cultural display at the Western Area Peninsular as Community people performed to bury the dead

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya I can still remember my childhood days in Northern Sierra Leone where traditional activities and cultural performances are displayed on a daily basis at night during…

If you can’t stand the heat…don’t stay in the kitchen!

By J. Alusine Kamara E-mail: jalusinekamara@yahoo.com The past several weeks have witnessed and provoked a progressive and intensive debate raging over Sierra Leone and the Diaspora with regards to the…

Is this a Headache!

Written by: Essa Thaim Kurugba, Kambia, Sierra Leone At the time I finished my first publication, I was asked by my colleagues with some embarrassing questions that seems to be…