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Sierra Leone News: SLRTA Right Hand Drive Ban D-Day Is Here!

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The Ebola scourge might be ravaging and almost intractable, but at least it has thrown brand new vistas into how vulnerable our entire national body politic is. We can do well to learn the bitter lessons. Just this morning, I listened to a radio programme assessing the extent to which Ebola has adversely impacted the[...]

Sierra Leone News: Love God, country and everything will be added onto you

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The 10 Commandments given to us by our Supreme Being says we should love Him and we should love our neighbours. If we love one another then automatically we will love our country and respect its leaders and we all will live in peace and harmony. The fight against Ebola will be won as we[...]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook:

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Keep smiling, an overseas caller encouraged me the other day, as she opened up a long conversation….well, you guessed right……on ebola.  She lamented on doors being slammed and hardly few hours being passed without the international news being on ebola. Its like a sing song. One recently arrived Sierra Leonean told me that holding a[...]

Sierra Leone News: ADIOS DR! “M’ODU-KPEH”!! THANK YOU!!!

Friday, August 22nd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: ADIOS DR!  “M’ODU-KPEH”!!  THANK YOU!!!

As a Specialist Physician, and frontline staff like many others before him, I wasn’t at all surprised that the late Dr. John Modupeh Cole eventually got infected with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) plaguing our country – thanks to the precarious state of our health care infrastructures at the time the disease manifested itself. Health[...]

Sierra Leone News: The rainy season and Ebola

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Schools are closed and the rainy season is now in full session, what does this mean for many Sierra Leoneans, now that we are faced with the EBOLA outbreak. To many this is the time they cry with a sigh of relief, as water is available to cushion the problem of walking long distances in[...]

Sierra Leone News: Me, Myself & I and the Evolving Sierra Leonean Reality

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

How strange is the lot of our mortals, each of us is here for brief sojourn; for what purpose we know not, though sometimes sense it but we know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smile and well-being our own happiness depends !! I looked in the[...]

Sierra Leone News: Ebola: Who is On Top?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Obama said it. What Africa needs is not strong leaders but strong institutions. We have to forget about this idea of Di Pa, Di Pa dae woke. I really feel sorry for di Pa  because most of his lieutenants have betrayed him big time. Why is it that everything in Africa revolves only around the[...]

Sierra Leone News: Tribute to a Fallen Medico: Dr. Modupeh John Horatio Cole

Monday, August 18th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Tribute to a Fallen Medico: Dr. Modupeh John Horatio Cole

Sierra Leone as a nation mourns again another fallen medico hero, Senior Physician Specialist attached to the country’s major tertiary hospital, ‘Connaught’, while of trying to save an Ebola victim’ life. Born on 18th May 1958, a product of the Kissy Rural Primary and the Methodist Boys High School and the Prince of Wales Secondary[...]

Sierra Leone News: Hole In The Bucket

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Hey, hold it; this is not a Harry Bella Fonte’s song but issues around our very survival. It is only a man who wants to lie who says his witness is in heaven. We all know even our Men of God are not crazy about dying and going to heaven. With our Ebola issue, there[...]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Sierra Leone sprung into the world’s spotlight for all the wrong reasons which are not due to its own wrong doing. Even those who many times in the past had stumbled over pronouncing the name Sierra Leone or said it with an offbeat accent have at last got it right this time. The dreaded Ebola[...]