Droppings on the Fountain of Honor? Enough is enough!

Droppings on the Fountain of Honor? Enough is enough!  Response to Mohamed Sankoh (One Drop). By Foday Morris, a Concerned Citizen One Drop is a prolific writer who often utilizes various writing techniques and strategies. He awakens, intrigues and reaffirms interest in his writings by carefully weaving together descriptive and informative words; and off course, with […]

Why Ebola won’t go away in West Afric

Health Jason Beaubien · NPR · Jun 19, 2015 Ebola has dug in its heels. Despite dramatic drops in the overall numbers of reported cases, Sierra Leone and Guinea are still struggling to stop the deadly disease. Case tallies in both countries have dipped towards zero in the past few months, only to bounce back […]

SLEITI HOLDS RE-ORIENTATION WORKSHOP ON EITI PRINCIPLES AND PROCESS

After declaring Sierra Leone an Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative Compliant state in April 2014, the Sierra Leone Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative (SLEITI) with the National Advocacy Coalition on Extractives (NACE) held a re-orientation workshop for the Multi-Stakeholder Group on EITI principles and processes at the Hill Valley Hotel in Freetown. The one day […]

PRESIDENT KOROMA REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE APRM NATIONAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION (NPOA

Sierra Leone’s President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma reaffirmed government’s unwavering commitment to the successful implementation of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) National Programme of Action (NPOA) in the Republic of Sierra Leone. He made the pledge during his presentation of the 1st and 2nd APRM NPOA of Sierra Leone spanning the period January – […]

Obstacles to Ending Ebola Remain in West Afric

A spike in the number of Ebola victims in Guinea has citizens and health officials in West Africa concerned about a possible return of the deadly disease. One of several obstacles to ending the epidemic in Guinea and Sierra Leone is the climate. It’s the start of the rainy season in West Africa, when roads […]

Sierra Leone: Freedom bells toll anew

Disenchanted by diabolic agenda as viral politics poison Sierra Leone While the hopelessly poor are muddling in abject poverty at Kroo Bay

Dear motherland: I dream of paradise that’s seemingly a fantasy Seductive Lion Mountain is the euphoria of illuminating flames That attracts suitors around the world arriving to admire this Mecca Her courageous, kindhearted people always blooming with love Knitted in sympathy, empathy and compassion of seam tapestry They desire democracy by ballot not dubious scheme […]

“THERE CAN BE NO DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT SECURITY” – PRESIDENT KOROMA

“THERE CAN BE NO DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT SECURITY” – PRESIDENT KOROMA

The government of Sierra Leone has identified security as the oxygen for sustainable socio-economic development. In this regard, the first ever security sector conference was launched by the Chairman of the National Security Council, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma under the aegis of the Office of National Security with the theme, “Collective Security for National […]

THE PRESIDENT PLEDGES TO SUPPORT EBOLA SURVIVORS

Meeting with over 20 survivors at State House Monday 25 May, barely a year since the outbreak, President Ernest Bai Koroma assured survivors of the dreadful Ebola virus disease of government’s readiness to provide them with the necessary social services till their lives return to normal. He said when the epidemic was reported this time […]

Illicit Enrichment Law Underutilised – Golding

Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding has charged that the provision in the Corruption Prevention Act dealing with illicit enrichment has been underutilised. Last week, Golding told a joint select committee of Parliament deliberating on the Integrity Commission Act that illicit enrichment is a very powerful tool in the Corruption Prevention Act, which has not been […]