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Minister condemns high cost of electricity and calls for collaborative effort

Minister condemns high cost of electricity and calls for collaborative effort

By Abu Bakarr Kargbo Developing the electricity sector for the benefit of consumers is one of the key priorities of President Julius Maada Bio, which is why his able Lieutenant…

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…

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…

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…

Somebody might have briefed the President with conflicting Environmental Performance Index Report

As a matter of fact, we are in the year 2018 but instead of dealing with the current Environmental Performance Index report of 2018, those who are at the helm…

Masada Waste Transformer clinches $25m Clean Energy Investment package for Freetown

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya The Masada Waste Management Company together with its partner, the Waste Transformers from the Netherlands had won a clean energy investment package that will see the…

President Bio’s suspension of logging and Export gets commendation and Green Scenery calls for Permanent ban

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Logging for export is a major challenge that the Sierra Leone environment is facing. During the past administration of former President Ernest Bai Koroma, the export…