Month: February 2021

Test SinoPharm COVID-19 Vaccine On Chinese Nationals In Sierra Leone First.

By Festus Justus Margai….. The consignment of SinoPharm COVID-19 Vaccine donated by the Chinese government which arrived recently in the […]

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Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed In Attack On UN Convoy.

By Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Angela Giuffrida…..  Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and two other people have been […]

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Makeni Lives Matter: The Real Deal.

By Abdulai Mansaray….. When a crowd of youths attempted to thwart the government’s efforts to relocate a generator from Makeni […]

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Nigeria & The Nation-State: Rethinking Postcolonial Diplomacy..

By A Special VOB Literary Analyst….. Book Review: “Nigeria and the Nation-State Rethinking Diplomacy With the Postcolonial World” Book by John […]

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Sierra Leone’s Ambassador To EU Elected Sustainable Development Committee VP For OACPS.

By Betty Milton, IA, SLE, Belgium….. Brussels, Belgium, Friday 19 February, 2021- Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium […]

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Paopa Propaganda and Fatima Bio.

By Sankara Kamara ….. Please do not COMPARE New Zealand’s proposal to distribute free sanitary pads among school-going females, to […]

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Switzerland: Covid Restrictions To Be Cautiously and gradually lifted

By Urs Flueeler….. The government plans to re-open shops, museums and sports facilities in Switzerland from March 1 as part […]

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Yaba TV USA: Promoting Pan-Africanism In The Diaspora.

By Pormasu Tamkorfai….. Sierra Leone is greatly being blessed with various media icons like Umaru Fofanah, Hassan Aarouni, Hilton Fye, […]

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Corruption and Propaganda In Sierra Leone

By Sankara Kamara….. In the eyes of politically CONSCIOUS Sierra Leoneans, international awards mean NOTHING when unpunished CORRUPTION is crippling […]

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UNDP Resident Rep.Pa Lamin Beyai Pays Courtesy Call On Min. Kai-Kai.

By MoPED Communication Team….. The new Resident Representative (RR) for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Sierra Leone, Mr. Pa […]

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's finance minister, gestures during a Bloomberg Television interview on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. World leaders, influential executives, bankers and policy makers attend the 44th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the five day event runs from Jan. 22-25. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Becomes 1st African & Female Head Of WTO.O.

By AFP News….. Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Monday to head the leading international trade body as it seeks to […]

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Sierra Leone : How A Poor Job-Seeker Turned Out Being A Dedicated Blackmailer.

By Valicious I. Luke (MA), Systems Analyst, Maryland, USA….. I have been following online commentaries by a certain Chernor Bah […]

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President Julius Maada Bio Meets With President Alpha Condé In Guinea.

By State House Media Unit…… _Conakry, Republic of Guinea, Monday 15 February 2021_ – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada […]

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Guinea-Conakry: WHO Pledges Urgent Aid After New Ebola Outbreak.

By AFP News….. The World Health Organisation pledged emergency assistance to Guinea on Sunday after the country’s health agency said […]

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President Macron Meets G5 Sahel Leaders Amid France’s Troop Withdrawal Strategy.

By NEWS WIRES/AFP….. France and five allies gather on Monday to discuss the Sahel’s jihadist insurgency, with Paris looking for […]

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Emergency Response System Activated, Following Ebola Outbreak In Guinea-Conakry.

GOSL Press Release. Following a Press Release from the Government of the Republic of Guinea on Sunday February 14, 2021, […]

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Sierra Leone’s Ambassador To Switzerland Calls On Myanmar To Restore Democracy.

By Mohamed Sheriff: Information Attaché, Geneva, Switzerland….. Geneva, Switzerland, Friday 12 February 2021- Sierra Leone’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to […]

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Ethiopia: Journalist Attacked At Home, Questioned On Tigray Connections.

Source: VOA Africa News….. Freelance journalist Lucy Kassa was working on a story at her home in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis […]

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CAR Refugee Exodus: A Crisis The World Neglects.

By Ruth Maclean, Moussa Abdoulaye and Mady Camara….. An unlikely alliance of rebels is laying siege to the capital, displacing […]

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Mali: Women’s Rights Groups Sue Government For Failing To End FGM.

By Annie Risemberg….. BAMAKO – Women’s rights groups in Mali are suing the government for not doing enough to protect […]

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Lands Minister Calls For National Reconciliation In The Lands Sector.

By Abdul Fonti, Communication Strategist, Office of the President….. ..prioritises housing and country planning_ The newly appointed Minister of Lands, […]

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Minister of Planning Launches ‘CRS Vision 2030’ Strategy.

By MoPED Communication Team….. February 11th, 2021— The Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Francis Kai-Kai, has today, launched […]

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Maada And Fatima, Like Samson And Delilah.

By Sankara Kamara….. Those who are defending Fatima Bio’s extravagance in Sierra Leone are nothing but SHAMELESS hypocrites. President Maada […]

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Konsalcan Essay Competition: A Developmental Success.

Copyright: KONSALCAN Inc ….. Topic: Effect Of Exam Malpractice On Pupils Attitude To Learn In order to combat the rapid […]

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“FGM Has No Value”; Says WAVES Director.

By Dauda Musa Bangura….. The Director of Women Against Violence and Exploitation in Society (WAVES) Sierra Leone, Hannah Fatmata Yambasu […]

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Fatima Bio Needs A Lesson In Democratic Politics.

By Sankara Kamara….. The burgeoning scandal surrounding our First Lady, Mrs. Fatima Jabbe Bio, has once again, highlighted the responsibilities […]

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High-Level Guinean Delegation Meets President Julius Maada Bio.

By State House Media Unit….. _State House, Freetown– A high-level delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Guineans […]

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Local Government Ministry Receives Comprehensive Data For Sub-Chiefs To Promote Peace & Stability.

By Frederick V. Kanneh IO, MLGRD….. Youyi Building, Freetown, -The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has received […]

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