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The Supreme Court Of Sierra Leone Has Delivered Judgment With Regards To Freedom Of Movement On Elections Day

The Supreme Court Of Sierra Leone Has Delivered Judgment With Regards To Freedom Of Movement On Elections Day

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Anguish of a mother: A tale of mama Sierra Leone
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Anguish of a mother: A tale of mama Sierra Leone

My name is Sierra Leone, I am thousands of years old but many know me as a 61-old-year woman, which I am not too happy with. I am a mother of many wonderful children; some I’m proud of some I am not. Don’t get me wrong, I love them all. My name, Sierra Leone, is not my real name though.

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Op-ed: Could Africa Become Europe’s Next Oil and Gas Station?

Africa: Is Betting On Oil and Gas the Right Choice for Africa?

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Africans Fleeing Ukraine Detained By Neighbouring Countries

Africa: Ukraine Exposes Europe’s Double Standards for Refugees

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From A Small Rural Town In Sierra Leone To Becoming A Computer Science Professor At The University of The District of Columbia and The University of Potomac: The Inspiring Story of Professor Mohamed K. Kamara

Professor Mohamed K. Kamara is a Sierra Leonean Professor in Information Technology Security and Assurance and the first Sierra Leonean to develop the Stratford University graduate curriculum in telecommunications. He is the author of three books; The Implications of Internet Usage in Sierra Leone – 2013; The impacts of Cognitive Theory on Human and Computer Science Development – 2016; Securing Critical Infrastructures – 2020. 

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Op-Ed: Arata Paopa – A Suitable Example Of How Politicians Can Misuse Young People In Sierra Leone

Young people in Sierra Leone make up a higher percentage in Sierra Leone. The youthfulness of the population can be utilized as a springboard to…

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WHEN AND WHO SHOULD APPOINT DATES FOR ELECTIONS? THE CITIZENRY ASKS, AS IT IS IN A STATE OF CONFUSION

All you need to know about the 2023 Sierra Leone Presidential Elections; when and who should appoint dates for elections

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My Personal Experience At Connaught Hospital – How It Almost Contributed To A Potential Blindness

Note: This account is in no way directed to hinder the reputation of the hospital or its workers. For what’s it worth, it should be…

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Why Sierra Leone’s most creative TikToker should consider going in for this year’s AYV Housemates Salone?

Chrispine Hassan Kai Turay popularly known as Tushh Daddy is a Sierra Leonean TikToker, content creator, model, and brand influencer.

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WHY COLD WATER IS ESSENTIAL FOR THE HUMAN BODY?

Many people would wonder why cold water. Instead in all our entire lives, we have been taught to use hot and warm water but we were never explained the outcomes or results by using that.

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New Kru Town Needs Actions, Not Prayers: A Message To Policymakers In Liberia

Following the deadly stampede that led to the deaths of over 29 people and the hospitalization of many more, including pregnant women and children, politicians and key members of Liberia’s decision making bodies have taken to social media and other platforms to send their fervent messages and prayers for the people of New Kru Town

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Fourah Bay College Students’ Union Government gives a “ridiculously supernatural” explanation on uncovered bank shares – Opinion, Historical Facts, Analysis

The natural survival of the political affairs of the state and its potential benefits ultimately lies in the hands of young people. Therefore, speaking the truth and handling positions of trust in apt diligence and sincerity, is one test that young people must recover.

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Reporting the negatives instead of the positives – How Western media platforms report AFCON 2021

This article focuses on the utter disrespect and ignorance of Western media platforms towards the ongoing TotalEnergies African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

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Corruption at Student Level – Fourah Bay College Students’ Union Government covertly buy shares at bank without the knowledge of the Studentship

It is a known enucleation that ardent corruption has eaten into the progressive fabric of the African continent. Additionally, the phenomena is not only present…

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Our Mosques And Churches Can Also Contribute To The Development Of Our Communities – By Ibrahim Kamara

According to my fact observation, in every one community in Sierra Leone, there are more than five mosques and churches and there is only one or no Government Community Health Center/Clinic.

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Our Community Elders Have Failed Us In Leading Our Localities – By Ibrahim Kamara

In Sierra Leone today, you can hardly find respectable elders and stakeholders who are not politicians and has nothing to do with politics, but rather to build a community where we can find trust and inclusion at local structures.

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The Murderer of Sydney Buckle (DJ Clef) is out – A rethink on the majestic holiness we claim

You become irrelevant when you die. At least, that is the newest form of doctrine to grasp this year. Vindictive killers are omnipresent in every…

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The Normative Trend of Exploitative Reality TV Shows in Sierra Leone- The Empowerment Hoax

The world of showbiz is a pretty exclusive space. The pulsating feeling of being the frequent reference of gossips and newsflash, and the face of numerous brands and merchandise is literally the dream of many people.

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The Sierra Leonean Youths are the future problems of tomorrow

The political machination of takeaway packs and how it has been used to steal the consciousness of young people. Still the same. August 12th, the…

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The ‘New Direction’ Uncontrollably Swinging To The Wrong Direction – A Tale of Lies And Deceptions

According to data by Statistics Sierra Leone, the cost of food in Sierra Leone increased 17.10 percent in June of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. In 2017, the average inflation rate in Sierra Leone amounted to about 18.22 percent compared to the previous year. This year it has reached the highest rate in ten years! Also, Sierra Leone is currently facing its worst food crisis in a decade, a World Food Program report indicates.

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For The First Time In 194 Years, The Department of Economics And Commerce Introduces E-commerce

For the first time in 194 years, the Department of Economics and Commerce, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Introduces E-commerce as a topic. The topic is being introduced by one of Fourah Bay College’s most brilliant Economists, Mr Mohamed Ibrahim Justice Ganwah

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The Most Prayerful Continent Is Undoubtedly The Most Underdeveloped In The World. Why?

The Global Finance Magazine on a developmental survey carried out a report on the top 10 poorest countries in the world 2021. These are the…

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8 reasons why studying the leadership style of Thomas Sankara should be mandatory for African leaders

A Pan-Africanist and undisputably one of the greatest African leaders of our time, Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara carved out a reputation dominant in African politics…

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The Lion King Movie Viewed From An African Perspective (adaptations with classic examples)

Singled out as the highest grossing film of 1994, highest grossing animated film, and a box office of close to a billion dollars, the Lion…

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THE LAW IS WHAT THE SUPREME COURT SAYS IT IS; WHAT WILL IT BE
THIS TIME AROUND?

Over the years, the law has been regarded to be “what it is and not what it ought to be”. Against this backdrop, the most senior court among the three Superior Courts of Judicature in the jurisdiction has such power to determine what the law is. As per the provision of section
124 of the 1991 Constitution Act No. 6, it gives the Supreme Court original jurisdiction to interpret any provision of the constitution.

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African women are spending up to $7 billion on hair imports mostly from India, China and South America.

African women are spending up to US$7 billion every year, and over two billion dollars on shampoos, relaxers and hair lotions. Studies show that black women are willing to spend at least double the amount on hair and beauty products than white women. On average, Africans spend US$250 on foreign hair.

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A new Government data center has been built in Senegal with the aim of ‘guaranteeing Senegalese digital sovereignty.’

President Macky Sall this week commissioned the Diamniadio National Datacenter. All government data and applications will be migrated there, and it will host them in future.

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