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

With support from Plan International, Sierra Leone, the National Commission for Children (NCC) yesterday launched its 2016-2018 strategic plan at the Hill Valley Conference room, along Signal Hill road in Freetown. Before the formal launch of the NCC three year working document, the Country Representative, Plan International, Casely Coleman was excited to be part of[…]

If you think life is fair, just think of your birth and you will realize that you just found yourself in a family and you started referring to two strange people Mama and Papa. That’s just the way of the world and there is absolutely nothing you can do about it. The good news is[…]

I never know what I’ll find when I turn a corner in Freetown. It’s unlike any city I’ve been to, and I’ve unexpectedly stumbled on so many things just walking around. In fact, there are too many to list. The paved street outside my hostel turns into to a dirt road through a cluster of[…]

At a press briefing held on Wednesday at the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists headquarters, various Civil Society Organisations present urged Dr. Ibrahim Abdullah to take the matter to court. This recommendation came after Dr. Abdullah’s reaction to the allegations, which led to the termination of his appointment as an Associate Professor of the University[…]

Plan International Sierra Leone with support from UK aid, and other partners launched the Girls Education Challenge Project booklet at Kona Lodge, along King Street. The purpose of the book’s launching is to share key learning’s of the project that could be emulated or reflected on for future programming and institutionalization in Sierra Leone. Emma[…]

Being in Sierra Leone for the first time in twenty three years has made me see the world in a new perspective. I have previously heard stories from my parents and various family members about the beauty of Sierra Leone. My family describes it as a place that “you will never want to return.” As[…]

With an average elevation of more than 4,572 meters, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) located at the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in the southwest of China is known as the roof of the world. Its about 4 hours flight from the City of Beijing to the airport of Lhasa the capital of Tibet Province where only few[…]

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security Professor Monty Jones has met with the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture on their invitation to discuss the way forward on agriculture in Sierra Leone. The meeting was held in one of the committee rooms on Tuesday 19th July. The minister informed the committee that since he took[…]

The National Revenue Authority (NRA) Commissioner General who just returned home with her team from Brussels attending the World Customs Conference has said that they are going to change from (Automated System for Customs Data) ASSYCUDA++ to ASSYCUDA World, which she said is advanced and easy to use by all importers. Commissioner General Haja Kala[…]

The Yak Jones Foundation headed by Dr Yakama Monty Jones yesterday at the Global Network office at Pademba Road donated books and other schooling items to the Dukono Community School in Neni Chiefdom, Koinadugu District. Making the donation, Dr Yakama Jones said she saw a young man by the name of Ariefa Kumara pleading over[…]