STATE HOUSE announced the dismissal, “with immediate effect”, of the chairman and members of the board of the National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM). The statement also announced the appointment of Mr. Momoh Konte as the new chairman but said the other members would be appointed later. ...
Successive reports by the Auditor- General (AG) have consistently identified non-compliance of procurement procedures as a serious challenge in the country’s public financial management system. ...
With the recent terrorists’ attacks in Paris over a largely unknown satirical newspaper that poked fun at Islam and Mohammed, there has been a global debate over whether the world is at war with “radical” Islam. The debate has centered on whether one actually uses the word “act of terror” when descr ...
As the tide of the Ebola virus is beginning to recedes with Pujehun and Bonthe confirming Zero cases in 42 days, many Sierra Leoneans are now breathing a shy of relief. This dreadful disease has not only exposed our weaknesses institutionally, but has tested our human capabilities internally. It is ...
The attention of the Alliance Democratic Movement (ADM) has been drawn to series of issues of national concerns that we as a movement finds very disturbing and absurd. These issues if left unabated has the propensity of creating social unrest and murder our hard won peace that as a people we are ver ...
When the Ebola virus struck Sierra Leone 8 months ago in May 2014, it did so with extraordinary barbarity. Like an overpowering insurgent; it sought to demoralize the strongest among those who battled its ferocious onslaught. It practically decapitated the resistance and unleashed a reign of terror ...
Aspen Institute, based in Washington DC in the USA is supported by the Melinda Gates Foundation and offers fellowship to development experts from Africa and other developing world. Fellows are drawn from a variety of development disciplines, ranging from public health and education to poverty allevi ...
Background --- Since the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease back in May 2014, about 200 Sierra Leonean health workers have succumbed to the virus. Its ferocity on health workers has driven many underground. The government and its development partners- notably the World Bank- therefore devised t ...
I am no longer surprised by what Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu says or does. No leader with any pride and sensitivity would have tried to exploit for political gain the tragic deaths of four French Jews who were assassinated in a kosher supermarket in Paris. It is one thing to travel to France a ...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio fulfilled a central campaign promise Monday when he handed out the first municipal ID card (IDNYC) the largest identification program of its kind in the country - at the public library in Flushing, Queens. ...
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