Monthly Archives: May 2014

SLFA Executive Faces Parliament Today

Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) president, Isha Johansen and her Executive Committee will today face the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Sports. The SLFA authorities were summoned by the committee in order for them to brief parliament on the development of

Injury Woes Hit Swaziland

The Swaziland national team, The SihIangu, has been hit with injury problems as they prepare for the return leg tie against Sierra Leone in a 2015 AFCON qualifier in Freetown. According to the Swazi Observer, coach Harries ‘Madze’ Bulunga is

In Kono Pregnant Women Call for Waiting Houses

Over 20 pregnant women interviewed in various communities in the eastern district town of Kono have called on the government, alongside the Network Movement for Justice and Development (NMJD), to construct waiting homes for them, noting that they appreciate the

Issues – Downplaying the Ebola Outbreak Is a Sign of Irresponsibility! [opinion]

I know Sierra Leoneans are very good at downplaying serious things and even ingenious at making humour out of them. The ‘AFTER U NA U AFTER GBAGBO NA U’ rhetoric was a testament. However, it must be emphasised that EBOLA

SLCU in Multi-Million Vocational Project in Lungi

A leading Sierra Leonean organization in Holland, Sierra Leone Centre Union (SLCU), has again reactivated a multi-million Leones project meant for the construction of a vocational institute for residents of Lungi in Port Loko district, northern Sierra Leone and its

CSOs Demand Water Be Prioritised

Civil society organizations (CSOs) working on water and sanitation in the country have urged government to prioritize water in the implementation of the ‘Agenda for Prosperity’. The CSOs, including WASH-NET and Living Water International, were speaking at an event hosted

Actionaid Urges Zero Tolerance On Land Grabbing

As part of a global campaign against land grabbing, the Executive Director of Actionaid Sierra Leone has urged the government and development partners to have zero tolerance on land grabbing. Mohamed Sillah called on public and private policy makers to

EPA Deputy Director in Court

Deputy Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Syl Brian Kamara, was in court this Monday to testify in a fraud matter involving one Pastor Sheik Mustapha Tuboku Johnson of the Pentecostal Church at Grafton, who was allegedly impersonated as