Op-ed By EU Ambassador to Sierra Leone Tom Vens on the occasion of Europe Day 2020 If we act together now, we can emerge stronger tomorrow This Saturday on the 9th of May, we will mark Europe Day and the 70th anniversary of the formation of the European Union. At the heart of Europe Day […]
On 3rd May 2020, the All Works of Life (AWOL) supported government’s efforts by providing food items worth millions of leones to thousands of vulnerable people across Sierra Leone. Since a number of institutions and organizations are only concentrating on supporting vulnerable people residenced in Freetown, AWOL on the other hand deemed it necessary to […]
Inspector General of Police – Sierra Leone By Aruna Turay The Sierra Leone Police (SLP) has again named the top most corrupt institution in Sierra Leone. This is according to the Corruption Perceptions Survey 2019: “Action, hope and impediments in the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone,” released over the weekend. The Survey indicates that […]
By U.S. Ambassador Maria E. Brewer If ever the world needed a reminder of the critical importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is it. The coronavirus knows nothing of national boundaries, race, religion, nationality, or politics. We are at risk simply because we are human. But we can – […]
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed an indictment against Alhaji Mohamed Foday Kamara, Supervisor of Schools and former Caretaker Principal of Schlenker Secondary School, Port Loko, and of 16 Lungi Road, Port Loko,on four (4) counts of Corruption offences bordering on Misappropriation of Public Funds and Property, contrary to Section 36 (1) of the Anti-Corruption […]
Male Correctional Centre on fire Confirmed reports say over Three Thousand, One Hundred and Twenty (3,120) bags of rice and other logistics and food items including relevant documents were yesterday 29th April, 2020 completely burnt down at the Male Correctional Center on Pademba Road in Freetown. According to Superintendent Abu B. Kallon, Local Unit Commander […]
An inmate who was received from the East End police Division attended court sitting on the same day, 17th April, 2020 at Court No.6 and was sent to Pademba Road Prison on remand has tested positive for Coronavirus. See page 4.
UNFPA, Africell Partner on Sexual, Reproductive Health Information The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone has partnered with Africell to support UNFPA’s efforts to achieve three transformative results; zero unmet need for family planning, zero maternal deaths, zero Gender Based Violence and all harmful practices. See page 3.
Like any music, jazz has its revolutions; its sudden incidents in infrastructure; its disruptive presences of unprecedented sound. Mostly it’s slower than that, though, with years and generations of accretions before it seems to call for new vocabulary. That’s one way to look at Winter Rockfest, whose latest incarnation occupied a dozen or so venues […]