On the re-opening of SLPP Office … “We would never encourage violence” John Benjamin...

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation, human right and civil society groups have joined calls for the immediate investigation of Universal Impex at Murray Town Road for importing rotten chicken to be sold to consumers. The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has in a release cautioned the general public that the frozen chicken, FRANGOSUL, product[…]

In A press release dated 25th July 2016 the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) strongly condemned the detention of journalist Sam Lahai by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on allegations of defamation from the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Rtd Major Sengu Koroma. Lahai, a Kenema based journalist and Assistant Secretary General of SLAJ[…]

I told a set of youth in my constituency that if offering you drugs could be the only way that can get me to Parliament, I will step down and sit down but I will not give you”, Hon. Mustapha Brima declared. An opposition Member of Parliament (MP), representing Constituency 02 in Kailahun District, Hon[…]

I’m a vegetarian. I eat dairy products, but I mostly don’t eat eggs, and never meat or seafood. Before I left for Sierra Leone, one of the questions I was asked the most from people in Seattle was, what would I eat there? Being vegetarian is not the norm in Sierra Leone. Though everyone seems[…]

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to visit my mother’s childhood home. My mother grew up in Crojimmy, which is a neighbourhood in the east part of town. On Sunday afternoon, we took the trip to the east part of town. When my cousin and I arrived at Crojimmy, I was rather astounded; the[…]

During a press briefing held on Monday at the Freetown City Council on Wallace Johnson Street in Freetown, the Mayor of the city, Franklyn Bode Gibson has condemned the disposal of rotten chicken at the Granville Brook (Burmeh dump site). This reaction from the council came following the posting of residents around the site digging[…]

The Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) in collaboration with the Kenema City Council (KCC) has on Friday 22nd July 2016 pre-commissioned a 13.4 million dollar water project designed for Kenema city and its environs. The pre-commissioning ceremony started  on Thursday 21st July 2016 with a float parade along the principal streets of Kenema followed by[…]

If there is any Sierra Leonean today who is being unduly hunted, hounded and vilified by his unscrupulous compatriots unfortunately using the media, that Sierra Leonean is Dr. Kaifala Marah. These vices are coming in spite of all the good things he has done and continues to do for Mother Sierra Leone first, as Chief[…]

Chinese State Council will on Thursday 28th July engage representatives from African countries on a coordinators meeting based on the outcome of the 2015 Johannesburg Summit. It could be recalled that its almost seven months since the Johannesburg Summit on the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was held and African leaders where asked[…]

Mohamed N’fah-Alie Conteh, Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairman of the National Electoral Commission, has written three new books covering different aspects of the electoral process in Sierra Leone. Conteh said he was inspired to pen the three books because there is a lack of written material covering elections in Sierra Leone. “Knowledge is power. You[…]