Acknowledgement Is The Beginning Of A Solution

Transparency International recently released some data which is very embarassing to Sierra Leone. Check here to see this depressing data http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23231318 and http://cpi.transparency.org/cpi2012/results/ My take is, we have to stand up and acknowledge that these things are happening so that we can do something about it. Isn’t that what is said in therapy, acknowledge the […]

The Many Faces Of Corruption In Sierra Leone

As I write this, I silently mourn for Sierra Leone. I have never been a country where people in all walks of life actively fight against progress for all. This year has been heralded with the revealing of woeful state of the Public Accounts of various ministries and other government bodies who were audited by […]

Inauguration Pictures – Sierra Leone

Meeting With HE Ghanaian Vice President & Education Minister This happened on the eve of the inauguration. I was very impressed with both of them. Ayiko, Ghana! Inauguration Day Friday the 22nd was a holiday in Sierra Leone as the president HE Ernest Bai Koroma was formally sworn in as President of the Republic. I […]

SLPP Campaign Day

Today was SLPP campaign day. For those who don’t know, in order to avoid unnecessary clashes and/or violence, politcal parties campaigning for the presidential elections in Sierra Leone have been allotted different days. Official campaigning began on the 17th of October, a month before election day. What amazes me is that, I have not seen […]

First Juice Manufacturing Company In Sierra Leone Launched

This happened sometime in May but it is still good news to share even now… – good things are happening in Sierra Leone… the early bird catches the worm…. simple but true.  Read on… Here’s The Article: The first juice manufacturing company in Sierra Leone was Thursday commissioned at the Newton community by President Ernest […]

Bumbuna Operational? Where’s The Light?

Hello again, I’ve been busy and mad! Mad with the lack of light that’s plaguing Freetown again. I remember last year this time when – we Freetownians – were all basking in the new found Bumbuna light and praising the government for doing the unprecedented. Children danced in the street – “Light don come” or […]

How Wilkinson Road Looks Now

The ongoing roadworks on Wilkinson Road in Freetown as well as the Lumley area is fast improving and I must say, I like the way CSE especially is undertaking the project. There’s no doubt they are doing quality work with some major overhauling and complete digging and resurfacing of the road. There’re no more roundabouts […]

Business Bomba Competition 2011 – The Grand Finale

I’ve been wanting to post this but I’ve had problems with getting my camera connected with my laptop (lost the lead 😆 ) hence the delay. Nevertheless Business Bomba Phase II 2010/2011 was concluded in a Grand Finale on the 23rd of April amid much pomp and fanfare at the Miatta Conference Center at the […]