28 December 2011 Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Before some faces turn angrier than a cobbler’s thumb at the statement above, let me first wish all of you a happy new year in advance. The start of the coming year will as usual be marked by the customary back-slapping and gratitude for [Read More]
Austin Thomas 18 December 2011 In what is perhaps the most socially conscious ethical writing of the New Testament, the Apostle James proclaims that faith without works is dead, that social justice is to be the signpost of our Christianity.
Professor Kelfala Kallon 17 December 2011 My initial reactions to President Koroma’s economic policies, which I summarized in an article titled “APC KohKhnomimics” in December 2007, was that the economic mis-steps of his government were borne out of ignorance of modern economic principles, and an adherence to economic fetishism that [Read More]
The seriousness and gravity of the charges read out in Court against the Mayor of Freetown – Herbert Williams and his co-accused last week, are such that all eyes are now on the Anti-Corruption Commission, to ensure that the case against the accused is water-tight, and that they have done [Read More]
Dr. Porter signed on behalf of his own company, Africa Infrastructure Group (AIG), which is one of numerous private “entities” he says he maintains in his native Sierra Leone and in other countries.
Along with the snowballing fiscal problems that some in the media have cited, I would also add the very discouraging rise of ‘state nannyism’ introduced by both SLPP and APC. For example: Kabbah was famous for his “no one will go to bed hungry by 2007”, whilst President Bai Koroma [Read More]
The president has during his first term in office taken steps to improve the health sector in Sierra Leone. He has increased the salaries of health practitioners and introduced Free Medical Care for under-fives, pregnant and lactating women. These steps have undoubtedly improved the lives of this group of people. [Read More]