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Stop land grabbing by SOCFIN in Sierra Leone! Stop the criminalisation of land rights defenders!

One month after violent incidents in the SOCFIN plantations in Sierra Leone leading to brutal repression by security forces, the death of two people and 15 people arrested, Sierra Leonean…

Perception, or why the current anti-corruption strategy of Sierra Leone will not work: A country in need of a shock

By: Remco Bernaerdts INTRODUCTION After decades of corruption scandals, an efficient anti-corruption program is a necessity for economic growth and stability in Sierra Leone. With this in mind, this article…

Socfin expresses readiness to settle Grievances between Company and Sahn Malen People after a Transparent and Credible Mediation Team

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya: The Country Representative of the Socfin Agricultural Company in Sierra Leone, Mr. Gerben Haringsma while conducting an interview with this medium at his home in Freetown…

Judges of the Commission of Inquiry subscribe to Oath of Office at State House

Judges on the Commissions of Inquiry have today subscribed to the Oath of Office before His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio during a ceremony at State House. The three judges,…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission holds 56th Annual Conference in Bo

By Mustapha Sesay  With almost a week to go for the commencement of the 56th Jalsa Salana slated from the 8th-10th February 2019 in Bo City, the Amir and Missionary…

EPA-SL EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, PROF. FODAY MORIBA JAWARD ESTABLISHES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EPA OF THE USA

EPA-SL EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, PROF. FODAY MORIBA JAWARD ESTABLISHES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EPA OF THE USA

The Executive Chairman of the Environment Protection Agency – Sierra Leone, Dr. Foday Moriba Jaward (center left), posing with officials of the Environment Protection Agency – USA The Executive Chairman…

“Although they are doing well with employment Socfin needs to engage with the Community People in Sahn Malen” to address grievances and challenges

“Although they are doing well with employment Socfin needs to engage with the Community People in Sahn Malen” to address grievances and challenges“ …Vice President Juldeh Jalloh says  By Ishmael…

Sierra Leone Government to conduct Nationwide Airborne Geophysical Survey

By Abu BakarrKargb Companies exploiting the country’s mineral sector under the guise of doing exploration will no longer have a field day as the government is about to undertake a…

A future of surprises: Why addressing Climate Change matters in Sierra Leone

A future of surprises: Why addressing Climate Change matters in Sierra Leone

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya: Yealiboya Island is situated along the North-West of Sierra Leone. According to Pa Hassan Sesay, the Community is comprised of about 1000…

How not to conduct Large-scale Agricultural Investments: Lessons from the Malen/Socfin Land dispute in Sierra Leone

By Sonkita Conteh, Director, Namati Sierra Leone Background The website of Socfin Agriculture Company Ltd (SAC) paints a picture of turbulence. A series of posts stretching as far back as…