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Sierra Leone News:FROM “THE TEARS OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE” TO “THE SIGNS OF RECOVERY OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE”

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:FROM “THE TEARS OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE” TO “THE SIGNS OF RECOVERY OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE”

In November/December of 2015, an article titled ‘The Tears of FBC” was published internally and externally. It was a piece that communicated to the public the extent of deterioration of FBC over the past 5 years and why urgent action was needed to halt that trend. The reactions were swift – Bids for the award[…]

Sierra Leone News:President Ernest Koroma Opens Up On China, Speaks On Outcome of His Visit

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:President Ernest Koroma Opens Up On China, Speaks On Outcome of His Visit

President Ernest Bai Koroma on December 6th, 2016, ended a week-long visit to the People’s Republic of China. The core of the visit was to express Sierra Leone’s appreciation and thanks to China for their timely intervention in the fight against ebola. The visit was also meant to scale up ties of cooperation between the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Review the Local Government Act Now!

Friday, December 9th, 2016

When elections are approaching, people focus more on the National Electoral Commission, but the truth is that for elections to be free and fair all the election Management bodies and other key stakeholders need to play their parts effectively years leading to the Election Day. What happens on Election Day is largely a reflection of[…]

Sierra Leone News: My respect for John Sisay!

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: My respect for John Sisay!

Whosoever that is castigating John Sisay for merely expressing his political aspiration must be having some past personal bones to pick with him or must have lost his/her senses. Certainly, if we are to be nationalistic and realistic as Sierra Leoneans, we should be proud to say John Sisay is one of the few successful[…]

Sierra Leone News: CPC enters new era

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: CPC enters new era

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has met end of October to put regulations in place for a revision of intra-Party supervision and a regulation on the norms of political life within the party. During the meeting on October 27, the members of the CPC adopted a comprehensive, strict governance of the Communist Party of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Except those expecting a bite at the cherry as President1elect Trump sizes up his administration, it is restive season of Christmas as cities across the nation work out the joys of the event. The bust began with the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington by the Obamas at the White House. It was[…]

Sierra Leone News: 2018: Bees On The Scrotum!

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

For some 50 gruelling years, a small cracking country on the tip of the west coast of West Africa, there lived myths over the years ending in the number 7. It was accepted that all kinds of atrocities happen in these years. In elections in particular stories abound about the nastiness of the modus operandi[…]

Sierra Leone Features: “WONDER- MEEAANDO!!!”

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Grandma Lydia Pearce (now of blessed memory) was fond of an expression that she had coined from the English word-: “wonder” (speculate curiously with or without admiration) and the Mende word for “distance”-: “meeaando”, and which she would dejectedly utter to register profound unbelief or bemusement each time a hair raising tale is narrated- :[…]

Sierra Leone Features: Surviving the Austerity

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Since it appears the foot citizens who did not cause the bulk of the economic woes of the country is now being flogged and asked not to cry, we need creative ways for them to survive this life-denying economic squeeze, the worst in living memory. We survived the war; we survived the Revo; we survived[…]

Sierra Leone Features: You Said it

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Yesterday was World Aids day. In order to get the public’s level of awareness on the disease, Awoko’s intern, Josephine Conteh went on the streets of Freetown to get their views… Sallay I don’t know about AIDS, but I used to hear that it is a disease that affects the human being. I have never[…]