By Alfred Kargbo —   When Sierra Leone gained independence from Britain in 1961, the next step was how to govern the country following the exit of the colonial administration.  The battle More »

The Country Manager, Francis Ato Brown today launched the Development and Economic Journalists Association-Sierra Leone(DEJA-SL) This is the first ever, development focused media association from both print and electronic media and from More »

The Sierra Leone Students Union at the Islamic University in Madinah has expressed satisfaction at the appointment of Alhaji M.S. Kargbo as Sierra Leone’s new envoy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. More »



Momodu Bangura (AKA Mbangs), Atlanta, Georgia — It is indicative of African presidents to manipulate their state constitutions or their party by laws for their selfish reasons. Such autocratic and totalitarian behavior became conversant in our political institutions since the reign of the late Siaka Probyn Stevens, the first president of the Republic of Sierra

3 Years after his death… The Late Hon. Mohamed Daudis Koroma Remembered

By Alhaji M.B. Jalloh, Saudi Arabia— His sudden death was announced to us here in Saudi Arabia just after the Friday Muslim congregational prayers on the 29th April, 2011 – that date is still fresh in my mind. It was a shocking piece of news that fell on the ears of the nation on that

Black Media Need Ownership—and Control

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist— With the continued consolidation going on within the media (radio, TV, newspapers), there is never-ending debate over the issue of ownership and diversity. But how do you define ownership?  Is ownership the issue or editorial control or both? As members of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) like to remind

Sierra Leoneans in USA Award Ambassador Stevens & Two Others on April 27th

By Pasco G. Temple – Information Attache, Sierra Leone Embassy, Washington DC — A cross section of Sierra Leoneans residing in the United States of America spearheaded by “Friends of Sierra Leone” have recognized the exceptional contributions made by three distinguished personalities and resolved to openly thank them to the full view of the Sierra

On the Occasion of the Republic of Sierra Leone’s National Day, U. S. Secretary of State, John Kerry sends best wishes to Sierra Leoneans as we celebrates 53rd of Independence

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to Sierra Leoneans as you celebrate 53 years of independence on April 27.  (Photo: United States Secretary of State, John Kerry) We are all profoundly aware that Sierra Leone is becoming one of Africa’s greatest success stories.  When I was

As Sierra Leone Prepares to Celebrate 53rd Independence Anniversary …. Government Opens Doors for Investors

By Alhaji M.B. Jalloh, Information Attaché, Saudi Arabia— The West African State of Sierra Leone will be celebrating its 53rd Independence Anniversary on Sunday 27th April, 2014. The small West African nation covers an area of 71,740 square kilometers with Liberia to the South, Guinea to the North and East, and the Atlantic Ocean to