By Alieu Alvin Kargbo The Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB) has held their first-ever Operational Staff Award to motivate their staff and celebrate exceptional, diligent and hardworking staff that ensured the smooth-running of the institution in 2019 in order to pave the way forward for the year 2020. The award ceremony was held at the […]

Officials from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and the Western Area Rural District Council have sensitised residents of the Jui Community on the need to follow proper waste management procedures to ensure their locality is tidy.  Addressing owners of shops and entertainment centres during the just concluded National Cleaning Exercise organised on […]

Author By Andrew Keili As we reflect on the past decade, one needs no reminding that politically, it was very much a tale of two parties-SLPP and APC. Two people, Ernest Bai Koroma our immediate past President and Julius Maada Bio our current President have been at the helm of affairs, with a good eight […]

A civil society activist says even though the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is taking the corruption fight more seriously than ever seen before in this country, it should not be sentimental about calling things by their names. According to the veteran civil society activist, he feels saddened that the ACC watered-down the fact that a medical […]

By Prince C. Kamara It appears that the reforms which the breakaway or call them reformist group within the All People’s Congress (APC) party, the National Reformation Movement (NRM) intended to introduce into the reviewed constitution of the party has now backfired and the NRM has literally shot its own leg! When it all started, […]

Alim Bangura (L) and Mohamed Adikali Sillah ( R): The claimants   By Ransford Wright & Prince C. Kamara A land dispute between the Sillah family of Kaffu Bullum, Mahera in Lungi and the former bodyguard to erstwhile President Ernest Bai Koroma is threatening to tear apart the Mahera community if nothing is done by […]

By Prince C. Kamara As we went to press yesterday Tuesday 14th January, 2020, sketchy news filtered into our newsroom of running battles supposedly between members of the opposition All People’s Congress (APC) and supporters of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). At least one person was reportedly seriously wounded after being stabbed by […]

A report released by the World Bank titled: Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Study says: “There has been little structural transformation in Sierra Leone’s economy; therefore, promoting economic diversification to re-allocate resources (capital and labor) from low to high productivity sectors can boost growth in GDP per capita and reduce poverty,” said Youssouf Kiendrebeogo, World Bank […]

By Abdul Tejan-Cole Black carbon — emitted by gas and diesel engines and released through the burning of wood, peat, charcoal, and other solid fuels — is the second most significant contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide. For most Africans who lack access to affordable sources of power, burning charcoal and wood remains their sole […]

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has arrived in Abu Dhabi where he is attending the Sustainability Week Summit 2020, on the invitation of the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi – Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Summit which started on Monday 13th January and ends on […]

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