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Lands & Forestry Ministers tour Western Area Peninsular Forest Reserve and promise to take action

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya The Minister of Lands Country Planning and the Environment, Pat-Sowe and the Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security Dr. Sam Sesay had on Wednesday 24th…

WAPFOR provides ten “okada” bikes as livelihood packages for 3 Mountain Communities

Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya If livelihood and other beneficial packages are the main deterrent for stopping communities to enter into the western Area Peninsular Forest Reserve and carry out illegal activities…

Fixing Our Broken Oceans

By Project Syndicate Many people know that oceans cover more than 70% of the world’s surface, and that marine fisheries provide food for billions of people. What is less known…

Expert warns: If trees are not planted, two billion people will suffer from water shortage

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya The Dean for the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Fourah Bay College, Dr. A.D. Karim has stated that if the persistent habit of cutting trees…

Landslide left one school pupil dead in Freetown Sierra Leone

By Mustapha Sesay As the long awaited rains begin to fall in the city, residential areas along the hills and valleys are getting apprehensive with reported cases of disaster in…

Bill Gates foundation awards $42M sanitation grant

By Mustapha Sesay As a way of alleviating the sanitation problem in developing countries, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced $42 million in new sanitation grants that aim to…

Rural Women And Children Struggle For Safe Clean Drinking Water

Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Climate change or the unfriendly activities of human beings on earth and the environment may be the result of acute shortage of clean and safe drinking water…