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News in the ‘Features’ Category

Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone still standing, ready for Global Goals

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

When the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were introduced, in 2000, Sierra Leone had yet to come to the end of a long and destructive civil war. The country was in chaos, but by 2010 signs of recovering started becoming apparent as the country went through the process of rehabilitation, resettlement and restoring the rule of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

The returned interim government in Burkina Faso has started righting the wrongs of the coup leader General Gilbert Diendere and his National Democratic Council by freezing the assets of Diendere and scrapping the Presidential Guard Unit. Both moves showed a no nonsense mood of the interim President Michel Kafando who together with the Prime Minister[…]

Sierra Leone News: You have a role to play in this matter

Monday, September 28th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: You have a role to play in this matter

It is crystal clear that the division, deception and immorality that features in the Christendom has left the general masses with doubt of who and what to believe and at the same time the question of what God will accept. Added to that is the vague perception it has left us about God. In Sierra[…]

Sierra Leone News:Dateline: Ouagadougou

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

The coup in Burkina Faso distracted everyone from other thoughts and the continent is now living with an episode which could have been avoided either by default or design. It occurred at a time when even potential dictators wanting power have washed their hands off the coup business and chosen other subtle ways of suppressing[…]

Sierra Leone News: Word Nar Mot

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

The flippancy with which we just throw words and do not bother about them, reminds me of the Krio adage “word nar mot, nor to load nar ade” Very often we hear very ambitious plans with deadlines here and there, but at the end of the day, it all descends into mere hogwash. Yes we[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

A comparative animosity between North and South Korea is being replayed in Africa’s east by the continuing no deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Not that it was fomented by either of these South Asiatic countries but the colorations are similar at least, as both North and South Koreas have had their moments of lowering their[…]


Monday, September 14th, 2015

The general pro-opposition Civil Society Organizations (CSO) perspective now is that try as hard as any incumbent government may with advancement of its flagship programmes, they are nothing good to write home about. And coming now under that spotlight are Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL) as they proceed with plans for the proposed National Population and[…]

Sierra Leone News: Who’s Got Integrity?

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

This ageing king had an only child who was a female. When it was time for her to get married, he ensured it was announced throughout the kingdom. Any bachelor who considered himself suitable was invited to the palace for a special kind of screening. Six gentlemen finally presented themselves. The king gave each of[…]

Sierra Leone News: There will always be something to write about

Monday, September 7th, 2015

The captioned was a response by Eng. Andrew Kamor Keili to one of many questions posed to him during a mock real-time electronic media interview conducted by Mrs. Williette James and Mr. Thomas Dixon of the Mass Media Faculty at Fourah Bay College and the Sa Lone Times Newspaper respectively. The interview preceded the conspicuous[…]

Sierra Leone News: Parliament! for what and for who?

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

The easiest and most remembered description of a democratic government is one by the people, of the people and for the people. We have seen Parliaments come and go but I can say with no compunction that our current Parliament, even though better paid, better resourced and better respected, is perhaps far from being the[…]