Lumley-Aberdeen Beach, Defacing Her Beauty

By Abu Bakarr Sulaiman Tarawally The Aberdeen-Lumley beach portrays the bastion of beauty in the capital, Freetown. This area defines beach tourism at most when its capacity in terms of…

Shining Light on President Bio’s Technology Projects

By Annette Hanciles In 2018, President Julius Maada Bio launched Sierra Leone’s first Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI). Sierra Leone’s Chief Minister Professor David Francis, who presided over…

Religious Leaders must raise their Voices against Sexual Violence!

Basita Michael Due to lack of research and constraints in surveys, the true extent of sexual and gender-based violence is not readily known, but according to police statistics in early…

Our Music Industry: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

By Moses Kamara Sierra Leone’s modern music industry has grown tremendously over the years. There has been a remarkable increase in the quality and standard of music produced, played, and…

The Life of a Sierra Leonean

By Nyamacoro Sarata Silla Six years ago, I wrote an article on what life presents for a person born as a Sierra Leonean. It was a grim account. This article…

Memories Of 2019

Power Women 232: Power Women 232 is a network of women professionals in Sierra Leone. The network aims to bring professional women and entrepreneurs together to promote career advancement and…

Commitments, Challenges and Prospects

Media in 2020: By Janet Brima Sierra Leone’s media has gone through a series of trials, all connected to the existence of a law that criminalises free speech, the Public…

Public Officials Must Be Regulated

Dear Editor, Public Officials Must Be Regulated There is a new trend with government officials, especially on how ministers conduct themselves when it comes to public engagement. This is mostly…

“Fight against Corruption Will Remain Fair and Fierce” – Francis Ben Kaifala

President Julius Bio came into office with a commitment to fight corruption. His government in 2018 appointed Francis Ben Kaifala as Commissioner of the country’s anti-graft body, the Anti-Corruption Commission.…

A Virus ‘Next Door’, Time to Act!

Much remains to be understood about the 2019 new coronavirus. Since the new virus was first detected in Wuhan, China, in late December, to date, it has killed over 700…