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News in the ‘Features’ Category

Sierra Leone News: The ACC and its Czar are fighting a just cause

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: The ACC and its Czar are fighting a just cause

The common man is himself immoral, unjust and corrupt and wants shortcuts to everything. He wants things done out of turn and breeds corruption. Sadly, some sections of society end up bearing the brunt of this menace. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara is the boss of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), and has been in the news these[...]

Sierra Leone News:AFRICAN NOTEBOOK

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Given a choice, where would one wants to be quarantined?  Here or there Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone or any of the three states in America that have now taken the move to keep travellers from the West African states that had been wracked by the Ebola virus. The American states of Illinois, New York[...]

Sierra Leone News: Is Joseph Mans the right person for NASSIT?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Is Joseph Mans the right person for NASSIT?

NASSIT is one of the most difficult institutions to work for in Sierra Leone. It is one that is full of politics and backbiting to the point that they make the news everyday, not for the good things but for the perceived bad things. Presently, the trust is looking to appoint its fourth Director General[...]

Sierra Leone News: We have not exported Ebola says Foreign Minister

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: We have not exported Ebola says Foreign Minister

Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Dr. Samura Kamara has said that since the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in the country, no Sierra Leonean has been diagnosed as having Ebola outside of the country. In essence, he maintained, no Sierra Leonean has exported the Ebola virus to any other country so far since[...]

Sierra Leone News: Travelogue: ‘Back to the Future’

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Travelogue: ‘Back to the Future’

Hi readers ni hao! (你好) Hello! I’m back from China with stories Let me take this opportunity to share my adventures as I traversed the land of the dragon in pursuit of knowledge and experience. As a journalist who went to master his Journalistic skills in the East, I’m beguiled by the experience. The oriental[...]

Sierra Leone News: Ebola embraces fear, non-compliance, and denial to the graveyard

Friday, October 17th, 2014

In a corner just after Pultney Street, an area popularly known as Belgium, a young man in jeans and a white T-shirt was arguing with three other young men about the Ebola story in Dallas, Texas. Ten minutes later, just around the PZ round-about, a group of young men and women, about seven of them[...]

Sierra Leone News: Ebola Stigma: The Enemy Within

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Just the other day, I had rushed down town, Central Beijing (Yashow) for some sunglasses when I met this Dutch businessman, himself search for same. Pleasantries were exchanged, given the friendly nature of the typical Sierra Leonean, always ready to make and meet new friends and expand on the beautiful features of humanity. Curious, he[...]

Sierra Leone News:Showing Understanding

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

You cannot employ the dog as a butcher, except of course if it has abandoned the habit of eating meat or if you have removed its teeth. Kindly visit the Family Support Units of the Salone Police, spend an hour there and listen to the types of cases. Most of them are fighting occasioning bodily[...]

Sierra Leone News: A nation in search of patriots

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Patriotism is a love and/or devotion to one’s own country or nation. It is a form of collectivism at a national level, and that’s why it shares close similarities to nationalism. A patriot, therefore, is someone who supports his country; sometimes unquestioningly, possibly ignoring his country’s faults while doing so. As you can pick a[...]

Sierra Leone News: Tribute:Arika Awuta-Coker Adieu

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

It was with shock on 29th September 2014, when we learnt of the passing on of Mr. Arika Awuta-Coker veteran administrator and Journalist. Mr. Awuta-Coker during his time in the Government Civil Service up to him becoming the Managing Editor of the Sierra Leone Daily Mail made numerous friends one of which was the late[...]