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Nannette Thomas

Tribute to President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah: This is the Time My God Appoints

By NanetteThomas, National Coordinator and Second-in Command ABC The Executive Director, the National Coordinator and Second-in-Command of the Attitudinal and Behavioral Change (ABC) Secretariat and the entire staff registers its deepest heartfelt sympathy to Mrs. Isata Kabbah Family, and President Koroma  and the Government of …

Late President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah

Tribute to ex-President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

Pa John Baimba Sesay-Freetown Death, they say is inevitable. We all are bound to die one day. But what one does on planet earth will serve as a determinant factor to tell whether one’s name will die with him/her or will stay for one’s works …

Civilians fleeing in Darfur

Half a Million Civilians Forced to Flee as Violence Intensifies in Darfur

Amnesty International Almost half a million people have been forced from their homes over the last year as violence intensified in war-torn Darfur, said Amnesty International in a report published today.  The deliberate targeting of civilians accompanied by looting, rape and murder are documented in …

Ibrahim Sillah

What a Historic Landmark in EBK’s Profile!!

By Ibrahim Sillah, Saudi Arabia Great leaders write their autobiographies with a golden pen so that they will forever glitter for passers-by to note with ecstasy, wonder and admiration. His Excellency, President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s African Leadership Award reception must have left both his …

I.G. Munu

Police under Fire…Students on the Rampage: Student lawlessness or excessive force?

By Titus Boye-Thompson, Strategic Media & Development Communications Unit   Another case of police high handedness or student resurgence has again reared its head at the Njala University’s Bo Campus.  The situation is reported to have resulted in a conflagration with a campus hostel and …

Un Security Council in Session

UN Security Council urged to tighten arms embargo on Somalia

Amnesty International The UN Security Council’s relaxing of the international arms embargo on Somalia last year appears to have contributed to a rise in insecurity and human rights abuses that has resulted in hundreds of civilian deaths each month, Amnesty International said as it called …

Andrew Alli, President and Chief Executive  Officer of AFC

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) secures First International Credit Rating Moody’s assigns A3/P-2

Press Release The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC or the Corporation) (http://www.africafc.org), a multilateral development financial institution headquartered in Lagos, has today secured its first International credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s).  Moody’s has assigned the Corporation an A3 (long term) /P2 (short term) foreign currency …