Sierra Leone:-MJ Motel Makeni employee returns USD 2500 left by Zimbabwean guest

MJ Motel Makeni hero - Joseph Kanu - He found USD 2500 as he was cleaning a guest's room

 By: Anthony Abdul K. Kamara Jnr Friday, February 21, 2014 was a normal day for Joseph Kanu, a member of the house-keeping staff at MJ Motel as he goes about cleaning guest rooms until he found the sum of  two thousand five hundred dollars (USD2,500) hidden under a pillow left by a guest who had checked out of the motel a few hours earlier. The More...

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AWAFC
By On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Excerpt of an Open Letter to His Excellency, President Ernest Bai Koroma President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

  By:  African Women are Free to Choose The Term Female Genital Mutilation Violates the Rights of Bondo/Sande Women and Girls in Sierra Leone   Dear President Koroma, As a non-partisan and non-political group More...

Mustapha Wai,
By On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Is Sierra Leone Parliament poised to pass a 2-year extension of term limit for themselves and by extension President Koroma?

 By: Mustapha Wai,( Washington D.C, USA) According to a report by one of their own, it was like Christmas in Parliament as members stood in a single file like children waiting patiently for their turn to walk More...

Fuambai Sia Ahmadu
By On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Who Are You Fooling – Exposing the Tricks and Tricksters of Anti-FGM Campaigns

 By: Fuambai Sia Ahmadu*, PhD More than twenty years ago, circa 1994, I was sitting in a small seminar room in the heart of London, with about ten or so other people.  The topic of discussion was the eradication More...

Fuambai Sia Ahmadu, PhD
By On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Zero-Tolerance for Anti-FGM Campaigns in Africa?

 Dennis Kabbatto interviews Fuambai Sia Ahmadu, PhD.   The International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM, a day sponsored by the UN was first observed on February 6, 2003 to create awareness of female genital More...

Ids-Sierra Leone
By On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Undercurrents of Violence: Why Sierra Leone’s Political Settlement is not Working

  “Debates over violence, security, humanitarian and development imperatives have long been polarised. However, as seen in Syria and Mali, the question is not simply whether one should intervene but More...

3rd Annual Miss University 2013 contestant in Sierra Leone
By On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Sierra Leone:-The Dark Beauty of Beauty Contests

 By: Abdulai Mansaray. In Sierra Leone today, beauty pageants or contests seem to be the buzz word of the “now generation”. 3rd Annual Miss University 2013 contestants in Sierra Leone (photo credit: AYV) Beauty More...

Zainab Tunkara
By On Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Sierra Leone:-Prevailing Issues: Media under Reporting on Gender Issues.

 By:Zainab Tunkara Clarkson* In Sierra Leone majority of women face serious inequities, most of which are not reported by the media. While discrimination against women is multifaceted, traditionally it is More...

False Pretense
By On Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Sierra Leone:-The high cost of false pretense

 By: Austin Thomas How do you feel when duped by someone who tells you that he is selling an 18 carat gold chain and after parting with your cash, it turns out to be fake? False Pretense Some will definitely More...

Abdulai Mansaray
By On Monday, November 11th, 2013

Sierra Leone:-Why Minister Moiijueh Emmanuel kai Kai Deserves Credit

 By: Abdulai Mansaray Sorry, he is now ALHAJI Moiijueh E. Kai kai and he deserves every credit that comes his way. I am not one for praise singing but sometimes, the conscience demands that praise should be More...