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Too many Vacancies at State House

Whether it is an administrative style that is not documented in any book, or lack of confidence on the part of President to refill those gaps has left the public…

GENERAL OBASANJO’S LATEST MANUFACTURED INDIGNATION

Few days back, a letter was leaked to the media in Nigeria allegedly from former President Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo to current President Goodluck Jonathan, regarding Obasanjo’s latest indignation at Jonathan’s…

For Mothers and Babies: Light Means Life

By Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella When I was a child in Sierra Leone, sometimes I studied by candlelight. When our mothers cook in the kitchen using fire wood or charcoal…

STATE DOCUMENTS BEWARE OF SYLVIA BLYDEN: Dr. Tam-Baryoh Warns

Many national and state documents must have now developed wings. Eyes and ears must have seen and heard a few state secrets. So a tactical review role, with a view…

A MODERN AIRPORT IS A GATEWAY TO PROSPERITY

BY MC Bah- Atlanta, Georgia- USA Among all the Presidents of Sierra Leone – Mr. Koroma has made the modernization and expansion of Lungi airport and even the construction of…

A CALL FOR A NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION

By Francis Sowa The state of education in Sierra Leone needs a serious rethinking. The rethinking should seriously take into consideration the expressed views of Sierra Leoneans on what they…

Project1808 is sowing the Seeds of Sustainability and Innovation in Sierra Leone

..The team of UW Madison researchers and their Sierra Leone counterparts spent one week in Freetown on the FBC campus where global health incubation occurred on the social, economic, policy...…

WASHINGTON CONCENSUS OR BEIJING CONSENSUS: CAN U.S. PRESIDENT OBAMA’S AFRICAN TOUR WIN OVER THE CONTINENT AGAINST RIVAL CHINA?

A political commentator in one of the local newspapers seemingly interpreted Sierra Leone’s exclusion from the tour list as a disapproval of the country’s police brutality and corruption record, and…

ADVERTISING REDUCES SLBC’S NEWS AIRTIME

The SLBC Act places great importance to news programmes and warns that the SLBC shall not accept any sponsorship for news programmes, not to talk of reducing the airtime for…

OPEN LETTER TO PARLAIMENT AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW COMMITTEE: SIERRA LEONE’S 1991 CONSTITUTION

...our 1991 constitution was pioneered by a party (APC) that singled handed ruled Sierra Leone under a one party system for more than two decades. So, with the evil of…