Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Ebola is insensitive to class, tribe and political party

August 20, 2014 Abdul R Thomas 0

Dr. Sama Banya (Puawui) The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 August 2014 The Ebola virus is a killer organism that has a notorious and awesome reputation of killing up to 90 percent of its victims. It knows no class, no tribe, regional, ethnic or other affiliation. (Photo: Spanish priest being airlifted [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

So called female genital mutilation (FGM) – the continuing vuvuzela

July 26, 2014 Abdul R Thomas 6

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 July 2014 Some years ago, I read a humorous story in a British newspaper about a New Zealander who had lived in Britain for many years, who then suddenly decided to return home. When asked about his reason for leaving [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Streets of rivers – shall we ever learn from experience?

July 15, 2014 Abdul R Thomas 0

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 July 2014 Some years back, there appeared in this column an article with the title; “when will they ever learn?” Today’s heading is a rearrangement of those words, because the question is now directed at all of us, and not [Read More]

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Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

The longer we live – the more likely we are to see strange things

July 11, 2014 Abdul R Thomas 1

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 July 2014 I had written before that Teacher Olumbe Bassir taught biology and nature Studies from Prep to School Certificate level at Bo School. He left in September 1946 for the United Kingdom on a Nuffield scholarship, to pursue an [Read More]

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Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

It was not really a cabinet reshuffle after all

July 9, 2014 Abdul R Thomas 0

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 July 2014 In the west, a number of famous and reliable columnists of some of the leading newspapers and magazines, often have a kind of mutual confidence and trust in senior members of government. And such journalists often have advanced [Read More]