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Francis Allie Munu, Inspector General of Police

This press being a democratic institution is, of course, strongly opposed to any form of violence, especially the one that bears the propensity to undermine state security.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

The Management of Socfin Agricultural Company, Sierra Leone Limited, is profoundly shocked and dismayed over the shooting incident involving two of its foreign personnel, namely the Plantation Manager, Mr. Gordon Paterson and Zone A Manager Mr. Tanguy Denis. Mr. Paterson received gunshot wounds to the upper armband Mr. Denis a wound from shattered glass in his back from unknown perpetrators at around 22:00 hours on 15th January 2015, at Zone A close to the township of Bamba, two miles outside Sahn Malen, the Chiefdom headquarter town in the Pujehun District , Southern Province. 

Author: 
Easmon Moiguah

The Bo-Kenema Power Services (BKPS) has been dissolved since the 1st January, 2015, and has been replaced by the Electricity Generation and Transmission Company (EGTC) and the Electricity Distribution and Sales Authority (EDSA) both of which are statutory bodies established by an Act of Parliament and headed by different Boards and Directors.

Author: 
Joseph Milton Lebbie

There is an age-old cold war between Bonthe and Mattru Jong and it seems the former has already lost its constitutional status as the District Headquarter Town of the Southern district.
Almost all important government offices have relocated from the Island to the main land Mattru Jong in a conspiracy of personal purpose, leaving the headquarter town isolated like the island it is.

Author: 
Ahmed Sahid Nasralla

Since the Ministry of Transport and Aviation and the Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority (SLRSA) banned right hand vehicles in the country in January this year, there had been dissenting voices vehemently disagreeing with Government’s decision to place such ban on right hand vehicles.

Author: 
Thomas Vandi Gbow

Nurses and other health workers across the Western Area were reported to have stormed the headquarters of the National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) in Freetown on Monday morning to demand an explanation for the non-payment of their allowances for two months.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

That peace and unity has eluded the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) is no longer the issue; the recent development on the social media is what has shocked Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad. Reports are that supporters of the party have taken to writing vitriolic remarks and invectives against one another in the social media. Supporters of former flag-bearer aspirant Alpha Timbo Esq. and erstwhile presidential candidate for the November 2012 presidential election Brig.

Author: 
THOIMAS VANDI GBOW
Kenema City Mayor

The Mayor of Kenema is reported to have announced a new revenue mobilization strategy for the year 2015. The announcement comes after the Parliamentary Finance Committee last year refused to approve the budget presented by the Deputy Chief Administrator of the Kenema City Council (KCC) on grounds that there were irregularities. But the Mayor had alleged that the budget was withheld because members of the Parliamentary Finance Committee had demanded Le20 million before they could approve it, but he took umbrage at their demand.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

~~Fellow Sierra Leoneans
The New Year is a moment for resolutions, and today I call on all Sierra Leoneans to strengthen our individual and collective resolve to defeat Ebola. I firmly believe a resolution by each and every Sierra Leonean to act to end Ebola will see this virus defeated very soon in our beloved nation.

Author: 
STATE HOUSE
Minister of Health

~~Successive Governments had often argued that education in Sierra Leone was less expensive as compared to the Western world and other countries in Africa and Asia. They had often advanced this argument whenever university and other tertiary authorities wanted to increase tuition fees and other charges for poor students. The same argument had been advanced when principals and head teachers asked for high tuition fees and other charges.

Author: 
Thomas Vandi Gbow

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