A question often raised is: are leaders a reflection of their time, or are they individuals who rise to answer the call of the hour? History has shown that many have risen to the occasion out of strong moral conviction. The events and the circumstances at the time were such that acting or failing to ...
There is a common denominator among successful human development projects, be they in the field of education, health, economic growth, cultural preservation or the environment, namely that the project beneficiaries themselves participated in their design, management and overall control. ...
What would you think if famed Hall of Fame NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who stands 7’2, claimed to be five foot tall? What would you think if South African president, Jacob Zuma claimed to be president of the U.S.? What would you think if I told you the Washington Wizards of the NBA was currently ...
The West African State of Sierra Leone with a population of over 7.1 million people, according to the recent provisional result of the December 2015 Population and Housing Census (PHC) conducted by Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL), will be celebrating her 55th Independence Anniversary on Wednesday 27th ...
As the saying goes we live to learn and we learn to live. Therefore, we always learn from the past and present event/s, be it good or bad. In view of that, some schools of thought normally say, experience is the best teacher. And according to the old adage, ‘‘trouble has no horns’ it comes at the le ...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which was once at the front and center of the Arab world and a significant player on the global stage due to its oil riches, has been steadily losing its regional influence and prominent role. In recent years, Saudi Arabia has been confronted with multiple challenges sim ...
President Ernest Bai Koroma is like any other individual human being on earth that can eat salt. In view of that he is liable to make mistakes because he is not an angel that does not make mistake. Even his detractors or critics’ are not perfect. They normally make mistakes because they are human be ...
Oakland, CA—World Bank accountability on forced resettlements resulting from its programs must be front and center at its spring meetings, taking place this week in Washington DC. ...
The Republican National Committee (RNC) is refuting claims that a number of key African-American employees were either fired or forced to resign and officials are pointing to the hiring of Telly Lovelace, the GOP’s newest liaison to the Black media, as proof that the party remains devoted to diversi ...
Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, the Sierra Leonean award-winning journalist, author, chair of the African Socialist Movement of Sierra Leone and human rights advocate arrived in New York City late Wednesday to begin a two-month book tour in the United States of America. ...
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