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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…

More political will needed for implementing the Western Area Peninsular Forest Reserve project

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Political will is needed in other to be able to implement the Western Area Peninsular Forest Reserve project but this remains a particular challenge for Sierra…

Late President Siaka Stevens’s Aid blasts APC for ungratefulness

Filled with disillusionment and dejection he least expected to have occurred to him after serving both the former President and Leader of the All Peoples Congress Party (APC), the late…

Kobawata community gets giant bakery as livelihood package to protect the Western Area forest reserve

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Once they are ready to protect the forest or denounce their illegal activities in the forest reserve, livelihood activities and programs will always be provided for…

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…