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Sierra Leone News: Why We Need Change:The Case for a Developmental, Inclusive and Democratic Party

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

As we approach the elections of March 2018, politicians are busy again on the campaign trail making lofty promises. These elections may mark a turning point in our political trajectory. The tenure of Ernest Koroma’s All People’s Congress (APC) will end, and the nation will elect new tenants to State House, Parliament and city and[…]

Sierra Leone Entertainment: 232 Complex the perfect chill out joint

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Entertainment: 232 Complex the perfect chill out joint

Do you want to relax after the week’s topsy-turvy then 232 Complex is the perfect spot. Located on the beautiful silver lining Lumley beach front the bar hopes to be an all in one hang out spot. Neatly structured restaurant, club, and VVIP club all crafted in one spot. 232 Complex is co-owned by Dereque[…]

Sierra Leone News: Population Increase leads to more Development –Dr. Flora

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Population Increase leads to more Development –Dr. Flora

As the Chinese friendship with Sierra Leone is improving at a faster rate, Dr. Flora a graduate of Jishou University in China who is currently working with the Chinese Sierra Leone friendship Hospital-Jui for the past five months in an interview said that the Sierra Leone Population is small compare to china population, increase in[…]

Sierra Leone News: Marking the 2nd Anniversary of the end of Ebola

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Marking the 2nd Anniversary of the end of Ebola

On Thursday 7 November 2015, all known chains of transmission of Ebola in Sierra Leone were stopped, according to World Health Organisation. Sierra Leone was officially declared “Ebola-free”, and Sierra Leoneans breathed a huge sigh of relief – then applauded and cheered. On 7 November 2015, Sierra Leone was declared Ebola-free, Guinea followed in December[…]

Sierra Leone News: There must be political tolerance at all times

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: There must be political tolerance at all times

As the debate continues about the continued political fracas in the country, civil society and the police have been pleading for political tolerance from all parties so that the 7th March 2017 elections will be free, fair and peaceful. The Director of Campaign for Good Governance (CGG), yesterday, said the rate at which political intolerance[…]

Sierra Leone News: UNAIDS launches “My Health, My Right” campaign

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: UNAIDS launches “My Health, My Right” campaign

In a lead up to World AIDS Day on 1 December, the United Nations agency on AIDS has launched a this year’s campaign “My Health, My Right”, which focuses on the right to health and explores the challenges people around the world face in exercising their rights. In a release issued by UNAIDS in Geneva[…]

Sierra Leone News: Feeder road reform required

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Feeder road reform required

With several arguments especially on the road infrastructure of which members of Parliament from the opposition have been debating, one thing that came out was the issue of reform in improving feeder roads to ease traffic congestion. Hon. James Allie (SLPP) of Constituency 081, Moyamba district said that so much praise has been showered on[…]

Sierra Leone News: FT farms overrun by encroachers

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: FT farms overrun by encroachers

If Sierra Leone ever hopes to be a middle-income country by 2030, as projected by the government, agriculture must be one of the sectors that the government needs to pay keen attention to. The agricultural site along the Lumley Beach Road was over 10 hectares in the early 1980s. But, in 2017 that particular site[…]

Sierra Leone News: Elephantiasis can be prevented

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Elephantiasis can be prevented

Lymphatic filariasis, also known as “elephantiasis”, is a disease caused by parasite worms as filarial worms. Most cases of the disease have no symptoms. Some people, however, developed a syndrome called elephantiasis, which is marked by severe swelling in the arms, legs or genitals. The skin may become thicker as well and the condition may[…]

Sierra Leone News: Farmers should stop using antibiotics on healthy animals

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Farmers should stop using antibiotics on healthy animals

As a result of the over-use and misuse of antibiotics in animals and humans this is contributing to the rising threat of antibiotic resistance. The United Nations Agency for health has recommended that farmers stop using antibiotics in healthy animals. Farmer Frederick Hanciles, who runs his poultry farm at Gloucester, said that he hardly uses[…]