Can Desperate Mugabe, Hang On?

By Mohamed Jaward Nyallay

Last week, when the ZANU PF War Veterans Association announced that they are cutting ties with long term friend, President Robert Mugabe, it sent a serious message. The message is that President Mugabe is slowly loosing grip on power in Zimbabwe.

ZANU PF is the ruling party of Zimbabwe. The party was instrumental in the liberation struggle in the country until it finally came in to power after securing independence for the country.

Legalizing Corruption in Kono

By Ezekiel Nabieu

Corruption is a word that we bandy about much without pondering on its real meaning. Among other things it means bribery and dishonesty and these are the indicators of our national malaise. Aside from being tagged as the most peaceful country in the sub-region one would hope that Sierra Leone would also become the least corrupt country in the sub-region. That would be a great day worthy of national celebration if it is not a forlorn hope.

Agenda 2063: The Media’s role

By Kemo Cham

The media has a crucial role to play in ensuring that the African Union realizes its mega development plan contained in Agenda 2063, outgoing AU Commission chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, said over the week end.

Media: Kurt Schork Awards shortlist is out

By Kemo Cham

This award by the Thompson Reuters Foundation has a lot to do with Sierra Leone yet very little, if anything, is known about it here.

First launched in 2002, it was established in honor of American freelance journalist Kurt Schork, who was killed that year while on assignment for Reuters in Sierra Leone.