Tourism, a Game Changer in the Economy

By Sayoh Kamara Sierra Leone’s Tourism Industry appears to be on a new development trajectory under the Government of President Julius Maada Bio. It is considered as one of the…

Student Politics: A Proxy Fight between National Political Parties

By Sayoh Kamara A pivotal stage in the involvement of students in the politics of Sierra Leone could be traced back to 1977 when students of Fourah Bay College (FBC)…

Sierra Leone Participates In 2019 International Law Fellowship and Uganda Philip C Jessup Moot National Rounds Competition

On 15th and 16th February 2019, Fourah Bay College participated in the 2019 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court National Rounds competition held at the School of Law, Makerere…

Sierra Leone Music: Getting Political but Failing to Modernize

By Ibrahim Sorious Samura Music is a major business across the world. The art has attracted huge investment, made many musicians famous and turned them into millionaires and billionaires. African…

Rejecting the Politics of Revenge

By Basita Michael In his first address on the official opening of the fifth parliament of Sierra Leone His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio opined that ‘A presidency that is…

Rape and sexual violence declared as national emergency

By Mary Foyah Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday 7th February 2019 declared rape and sexual violence in the country as a national emergency. He outlined an ambitious…

Over a Decade, decentralization Still Fraught with Challenges

John Baimba Sesay Decentralization is defined as the process of political devolution, fiscal and decision-making from central government to local level. With the enactment of a Local Government Act in…

NEW DIRECTION, STILL A DISTANT GOAL

NEW DIRECTION, STILL A DISTANT GOAL By John Baimba Sesay It has been a great start, a new year but with huge challenges. The year ushered in a new development…

LETTERS

Dear Sir, Drivers are stubborn Government has over the years increased the price of fuel products especially petrol. Such increase most often sparks off tension leading to fistfights among passengers…

It’s Exploitation When You Sell Feminism and Practice Its Reverse

Christina Boufarah It’s 1951. You’re walking down the street when you see an ad for Van Heusen men’s shirts. “Show her it’s a man’s world,” it says. It’s 1953. You…