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POISONING THE WELL OF SLPP NATIONAL YOUTH CAMPAIGN MESSAGE

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Failing to value and respect the types of data that minoritised scholars are collecting and...

THE DECLIVITY INTO TYRANNY

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When you lean over in a canoe on a river, the boat tilts but then...

SIERRA LEONE YOUTH CHALLENGES ARE HUGE, LET’S INJECT NEW IDEAS

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As the huge challenges within our country in tackling the issues of our youth keep...

MAKING ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION THE PEOPLE’S COMMISSION

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The national struggle against corruption in Sierra Leone today goes far beyond civil society organisations'...

POLITICAL PARTY MANIFESTO OR CITIZENS MANIFESTO?

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo In all our elections in Sierra Leone, preponderantly from 1996, when our...

OUR CONSTITUTION AND EXECUTIVE POWER

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What does Executive power protect? Executive power is the constitutional principle that permits the president and...

BIO’s “PAOPA” MUST DITCH THE “ANIMAL FARM” MENTALITY

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"Paopa!" try less fighting and speaking and doing to get “your” way—and a lot more...

Hajj Special 2022 Newsletter

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Today, we present to you our second edition of the Newsletter of the Embassy of...

PARTISAN/REGIONALLY BIASED CIVIL SERVICE – THE VULTURES ARE GATHERING…

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Informed observers and commentators on the Sierra Leonean socio-economic and political terrain,...

SLPP MORE VALUE CREATION – HOW FIRMLY GROUNDED ARE OUR ECONOMIC PROCESSES?

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo The national financial crisis, which began in 2016 which the current SLPP...

When Exploitative Politics and Economics Determine Fuel Price

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Economics and very exploitative politics have always been at war – silent,...

Sober Solutions For Sierra Leone Constitutionalism

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo If there is one thing most Sierra Leoneans can agree on about...

CITIZENS IN SIERRA LEONE HAVE GOOD REASONS TO BE FED UP WITH THEIR POLITICIANS

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo A few days back, an audio in which Pastor Francis A. M....

Presidential Praise Singers? Leadership Is Not Rocket Science!

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo A carnival of absurdity or misplacement of priorities Minus deliberately ignoring the...

GOVERNMENT HUMBLED, PEOPLE CAN SEE IMF COVID-19 PANDEMIC LOANS MEANS DISASTER

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo So it’s ding ding! Seconds out! And we begin the final round...

Politics, Governance And The People: A Dysphoria Of Leadership In Sierra Leone

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By Elhaj Malik Shabbaz I am writing again from my Leicester Peak residence, where I have...

ALIGNING YOU TO DO SOMETHING: IT IS TIME FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT TO RISE TO EXERT ITS IMPORTANCE IN SIERRA LEONE

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo I am not sure whether or not you have been in the...

ARE YOU THERE, GOD?

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo As I watched the cold grimace of calculating satisfaction which crossed the...

Dereliction of duty in Governance

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By Farook Abdul-karim Sesay The unfortunate mayhem and fatality that unfurled on Wednesday, August 10, 2022,...

IMF Surcharges: A Further Blow To Outcomes For Sierra Leone, Other Developing Countries, Their Investors And Private Creditors

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Just like in 1980, the IMF has again imposed significant surcharges on...

Is Sierra Leone Democracy Failing?

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Politicians in Sierra Leone must understand that the rule of law and...

EZEIGBO GHANA, DR. IHENETU, GHANAIAN VICE-PRESIDENT, MAHAMUDU BAWUMIA, FORMER CBN GOVERNOR AND EMIR OF KANO, ALHAJI SANUSI LAMIDO AND OTHER DIGNATRIES JOINED THE...

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+ Njoku Macdonald Obinna Accra, Republic of Ghana It was a hive of activities on Sunday, August...

Joint Statement to Condemn Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan

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We, Sierra Leone China Friendship Association (SilCHA), Sierra Leone China Foundation and Sino-Sierra Leone Alumni...

RULERS ALWAYS RUN TO THE IMF/WORLD BANK, BUT LEADERS BUILD THEIR ECONOMY

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo When will our rulers learn? If you owned a bank, would you loan...

THE DUMBER YOU ARE; THE MORE IMF/WORLD BANK SUPPORT YOU!

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo A close study of the relationship between the people that have been...

IMF COVID-19 Loans Took West African Governments Back to1980 Playbook

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Governments in West Africa planned “slashed and burned” their way out of...

Blending The IMF/ World Bank Substantial Finance Cleave In Sustainable Development

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo For the last two years, the world economy has been rocked by...

An Open Letter to Willam Fayia Sellu, Sierra Leone’s new Inspector General of Police

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By Jaime Yaya Barry  Dear IG Willam Fayia Sellu, Today, you take over the nation’s police leadership....

Sierra Leone Economy – Dominated by Non-Sierra Leoneans

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First published on Tuesday, October 29, 2002 - Sierra Leone Live Ombudsman Francis Gabbidon has said...

All People’s Congress (APC)

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First published, October 27, 2002 - BBC LEAD-IN: Sierra Leone’s biggest opposition party in parliament, the All...

Leadership Development Pipelines In Sierra Leone? You Have To Be Kidding!

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo The image is powerful: a giant pipe with millions of leaders spewing...

A Village Struggling with its Lawless Laws

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By Jaime Yaya Barry The village of Thampèreh has, over the years, had a very toxic...

Why We Excuse The Shameless Politicians

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Shaming is an arrogant word. It is effort masquerading as a feat....

Country’s Leaders Are Hop to Commute Scoundrels

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo The Sierra Leonean republic is saddled with a madness that, if not...

Huge Theft At Fawaz Group of Companies

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo The Criminal Investigation Department of the Sierra Leone Police Force and the...

A letter to The Speaker Of Parliament of Sierra Leone

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31c Leicester, Western Urban, Freetown. 11th July 2022. To The Speaker Of Parliament Parliament Of Sierra Leone Towerhill Freetown.  Dear Hon. Speaker...

Cost of Living Drives Up Hunger and Poverty, IMF Must Abandon Demand for Austerity

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Eighty-Seven (87) per cent of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) COVID-19 loans...

Changing the laws will not change you. Change yourself before changing the laws.

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By Jaime Yaya Barry Imagine spending so much time and resources on changing electoral laws to...

Don’t Push The People Too Hard On The Wall and On All Fronts

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By Saikujohn Barrie The utilization of the Sierra Leone Police to silence and intimidate the suffering...

9 Sierra Leonean intending Pilgrims repatriated

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A total of 9 intending pilgrims from Sierra Leone who were part of the third...

Director of Traffic Management and Road Safety (TMRS) Cautioned DTOs

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Police Headquarters George Street, Freetown Tuesday 12 July 2022:- Director of Traffic Management and Road Safety...

Eidul Adha Message from His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Ibrahim Jalloh to Sierra Leonean Pilgrims in Mina, Saudi Arabia

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By Abubakarr Bah, Information Attaché, Saudi Arabia Mina, July 9 2022- The Ambassador Extra-Ordinary and Plenipotentiary to...

941 Pilgrims from Sierra Leone performing this year’s Hajj, the highest in decades

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Mina, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, July 9 2022 A total of 941 pilgrims from Sierra Leone are...

Amid Rising Costs, an Electricity Tariff Hike Is Inevitable

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo An increase in electricity tariffs in Sierra Leone is presently inevitable as...

The Imposter Father of Democracy in Thampèreh

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By Jaime Yaya Barry For far too long, stories about the birth father of Thampèreh’s democracy...

After late Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Do We Have Servant Leaders in Sierra Leone? Count The Cost

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Servant leadership: According to John Ballard, PhD. servant leadership is the second most...

Everyone Should Be Given The Opportunity to Register To Vote

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By Saikujohn Barrie Electoral Commission Sierra Leone, has the sole authority with the constitutional mandate to...

SLPP, what do you want?

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Today, I want to speak directly with members and supporters of the Sierra Leone People’s...

IMF SURCHARGES ARE PUNISHING SIERRA LEONE

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo The International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides a global public good when it...

FUEL SUBTERFUGE, WILL GOVERNMENT SUCCUMB?

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By Mahmoud Tim Kargbo. The government of Sierra Leone slashed fuel levies to bring the pump...

Leadership Crisis: Social Positions of Trust and the Decline of Trust in Sierra Leone?

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo Trust in government today is almost non-existent. No sector received a passing...

In These Walls Around Us.

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In These Walls Around Us. A Poem by Jaime Yaya Barry Thampèreh. Hot Day, Sirens but Guns Operations, Support,...

Flat, Self-Managed and Fun: Are We Positioning Government For Mediocrity in Sierra Leone?

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo More is expected from the workplace than ever before. The Government of...

Bring Your Palm Twigs and Ropes; Thampèreh Needs a Broom.

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By Jaime Yaya Barry Times are challenging in Thampèreh, and there’s no sign of them getting...

“THAT’s ON ME”. WHY IS ACCOUNTABILITY JUST FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE IN SIERRA LEONE?

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo One of the indicators of the quality of democratic leadership is how...

BIO LED SLPP PAOPA REGIME HAVE TAKEN OFF THEIR MASKS

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First published November 4, 2021. The party is over. A celebration that began with the election...

How President Bio Makes The Case Against Corruption

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He may have some very harsh words for alleged corrupt contract deals from the previous...

Who will be the Farmer and Healer of Thampèreh?

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By Jaime Yaya Barry Painters have ruled the village of Thampèreh for the most part, and...

Is Maada Bio’s Presidency Especially Bad?

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It didn’t take long for the political honeymoon to end. Ernest Bai Koroma, the self-styled...

Thampèreh, The Rains Are Here. Are you Prepared?

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The rainy season is here, and like most years, the village is expected to have...

INTEGRITY AND LEADERSHIP in SIERRA LEONE: YOUR ASSESSMENT

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Integrity Header-Andre IN EARLY 13th CENTURY FRANCE, Paris and the lands under the king's direct...

The hurtful lies

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I don’t want to talk today about the village of Thampèreh and its many problems....

SIERRA LEONE LEADERS AND MISLEADERS: Time For Some Straight Talking

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Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue. –Duc de la Rochefoucauld Leadership models can be very...

What do young people in Sierra Leone need from the free quality education to survive

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Youth development in Sierra Leone has traditionally been viewed as a parallel (and separate) track...

Fake Degrees and the Future of the Free Quality Education Program

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The free education program launched by Thampèreh’s current Painter is already failing, and, sadly, the...

The Free Quality Education Program and Thampèreh’s Economy

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Thampèreh rushed its Free Quality Education program. Its immediate rollout and implementation caused a massive...

Blacka and Thampèreh’s Mad People Syndrome

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Let’s face it. Everyone is mad in Thampèreh. It sounds funny, but it’s true. The...

61 YEARS of SIERRA LEONE INDEPENDENCE – NO FOOD ON THE TABLE FOR THE MAJORITY

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When we celebrate Independence Day every year on the 27th of April, we must not...

Happy In Dependence Day Thampèreh

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The Land of Thampèreh has been in dependence for as long as the ancestors can...

The Hunting Book of Thampèreh’s Paint Collector and the Angal-Heyrsa virus

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During some unknown moon circles ago, the village of Thampèreh was cursed with the Angal-Heyrsa...

Bockarie Kargbo: Sierra Leone Actor and Commercial Model

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wrzq6Ubig3I Bockarie Kargbo is a 29-year-old Fashion, Commercial Model and Actor from Bo Town Sierra Leone...

DOES YOUR COMPANY FAKE CARING ABOUT THE COMMUNITY?

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A few months ago, I caught up with a CEO from a midsize firm for...

The WW2 airman from Sierra Leone

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Johnny Smythe was one of very few West Africans to fly with Britain's airforce during...

The Painter and his muddy feet

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Many considered the current Painter of Thampèreh, a crusader. Others see him as a man...

The PhD Buyers and Their Hunt For Thampèreh’s Resources

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The PhD Buyers had red and black robes. Their hats were twice the size of...

Let’s talk about bread-and-butter issues.

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In Sierra Leone, whenever the country gets badly hit by hardship and an enormous lack...

Thampèreh’s light and fuel crisis, who led the blackout?

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Headaches, nausea, lack of sleep, excessive fatigue, were among the dozens of cases reported at...

THE BURDEN OF SIERRA LEONE TAX INFLATION AND PUBLIC DEBT

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A few months back, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Sierra Leone increased to 366.30...

THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN SHORT TERM NEEDS AND HOW TO BUILD A CAPABLE AND ACCOUNTABLE BIO LED GOVERNMENT

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The need to build a capable and accountable Sierra Leone under the current Bio led...

WHY SIERRA LEONE ECONOMY FAILED TO BUILD RESILIENCE TO MANAGE EXTERNAL SHOCKS

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Why did Sierra Leone's economy fail to manage external shocks? More specifically why did President...

REGULATION IS HOLDING BACK ECONOMIC GROWTH and here’s What We Can Do about It

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by Mahmud Tim Kargbo In the years following the financial crisis, international regulatory measures have increased...

WORLD BANK, IMF, EUROPEAN UNION & GOVERNMENT WHO LOSS SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PATH TO THE HUMAN ECONOMY?

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by Mahmud Tim Kargbo It's the clean truth that creating decent livelihoods in the modern age...

A renewed hope for Sierra Leone’s mental health problem

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I recently visited the Sierra Leone Psychiatric Teaching Hospital (formerly Kissy Mental hospital), and I...

Alpha Kanu and the APC – The Good Old Times : Parts 1, 2, & 3

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https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLChxJEZNPv-wZPc-r45fQnH-IbO3pWrb8  

ACC AND THE FUTURE OF SIERRA LEONE : LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

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By Emperor Bailor Jalloh Journalist in Freetown The Anti - Corruption Commission ( ACC) of the...

Banana Water – Freetown Sierra Leone

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=godu2p6l5Sg&t=24s

ERNEST BAI KOROMA’S NEW YEAR’S 2022 PRAYER POINTS

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo What in heaven's name could this deceitful politician Ernest Bai Koroma be...

GOD’s MIRACLE HARVEST MANIFESTING IN UMARU NAPOLEON KOROMA’S LIFE

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By Mahmud Tim Kargbo. I woke up the other day ready to begin the new year,...

ERNEST BAI KORMA AND THE MID-TERM CENSUS

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Mahmud Tim Kargbo Ernest Bai Koroma allowed his party puppets to deceive the highly illiterate APC...

DO NOT JUDGE THE SIERRA LEONE JUDICIARY WITH BIAS PARAMETER BUT WITH OBJECTIVE AND NATIONAL PARAMETER

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By Emperor Bailor Jalloh Journalist in Freetown Ask for the truth and you may not like...

MORE REVELATIONS ON ERNEST BAI KOROMA’S DICTATORSHIP TACTICS IN THE APC

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Sierra Leone Journalists' ability to hold power to account will be more necessary than ever....

Chinese Medical Teams Bid Farewell to H. E. President Julius Maada Bio

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On December 21, 2021, three Chinese medical teams i.e. the China Medical Team, the Chinese...

Full Text: Hong Kong: Democratic Progress Under the Framework of One Country, Two Systems

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BEIJING, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's State Council Information Office on Monday issued a white...

WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A LEADER IN THE MILLENNIUM

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by Mahmud Tim Kargbo Sharing the first part of the interview that I conducted with the...

OUR PIECE ON THE “SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS”

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Worthy of Support by Mahmud Tim Kargbo The United Nations General Assembly agreed on Sustainable Development Goals...

ON THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION WHO SHOULD SIERRA LEONE POLITICIANS LISTEN TO?

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by Mahmud Tim Kargbo I tweeted about corruption in Sierra Leone politics (bribery, lobbying, extortion, cronyism,...

Minister of Planning entreats communities on the importance of the Mid-Term Census

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The Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr Francis Kai-Kai has encouraged communities in Kambia...

Statement by the African Parliamentary Press Network (APPN) on resolution of issues that led to the suspension of PAP election session

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Download the PDF file of the Press Release The African Parliamentary Press Network (APPN) commends the intervention...

SIERRA LEONE MID-TERM CENSUS DEMANDS POLITICAL CAUSE – BASED COLLABORATION

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by Mahmud Tim Kargbo Cause based collaboration is no magic bullet. It still takes plenty of...

PARLIAMENTARY APPROPRIATION SUBCOMMITTEE FIVE ROUNDS UP BUDGET SCRUTINY HEARINGS IN FREETOWN

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By Emperor Bailor Jalloh in Freetown The deriving legal mandate from Section 112 of Sierra Leone...