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COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Yes food security-Nationalism and Economic Independence in Sierra Leone
But read on in this follow up issue and see how nationalism can contribute to effectively handle the hiccups. In my last issue, I did some analysis on food security relating to the change it immediately has on our economy. I did recognise I must dwell on this issue further as I could not compress the piece anymore-so read on!
Feb 8, 2006, 13:06

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Food Security In Sierra Leone - Yes It Is Viable
Numerous articles in the media have attacked this issue, the best in the ranks, the idea that the scheme is a pre-election strategy. Food Security in itself is not new.
Feb 2, 2006, 10:58

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
The Spirit of the African Union-The Federal Republic of Nigeria as a good example
We are Africans, and it’s about time we show solidarity amongst ourselves. Ahmed Sekou Toure (late) of the Republic of Guinea, Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah (late) of the Republic of Ghana, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere (late) of Tanzania, Gamal Abdel Nasser (late) of the United Arab Republic, and lots of African Leaders, had African Unity in their Political vocabulary.
Jan 9, 2006, 13:09

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Sierra Leoneans, Come On Home!
Sierra Leone became independent on the 27th of April in 1961. By then, we had a fairly high standard of living and children whose parents could not afford the expenses of basic education enjoyed free primary school education.
Dec 15, 2005, 16:06

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
A Tribute to a patriot/ nationalist retired Major Abu Noah
It is extremely difficult to write about a person like retired Major Abu (Abubakarr Sidiq) Noah. Do I pay tribute to him as a Military officer, indigenous businessman, a playwright dramatist, philanthropist, poet, politician or a patriot? I have known Abu for a very long time. The man demonstrated his abilities after his false incarceration by a corrupt, vindictive and dictatorial government.
Nov 30, 2005, 15:26

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Those paid up Anti Chinese Articles in Sierra Leone
There has been lots of anti-Chinese articles in the papers in the recent past, though, I had earlier written about how progressive businessmen Chinese are. I am convinced their positive contributions outweigh the negative trends our paid up writers try to raise in this nation. Sierra Leone is not the only African nation that Chinese have established businesses and projects, they can be found right across the African continent. In the developed nations, Europe and USA, Chinese business strategies are yet to be matched! Though they have not been in the continent for long, let us once again look back at some of their projects in this country. The National Stadium, Youyi Building, Mange Bridge, Dodo Dam and the most recent, The Gouzi industrial estate in the east end of Freetown.
Nov 11, 2005, 13:44

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Come on! Who is afraid of Charlie Boy in Sierra Leone?
That former war monger and Special Court indictee Charles Taylor did meddle into affairs that not only triggered the onslaught of wars in Sierra Leone and Guinea but also directly links him with an absurd desire to be ranked "the godfather/mentor" to this region’s war mongers, is now incontestable!
Nov 8, 2005, 08:28

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Migration/Resettlement or whatever of Africans to Greener pastures
The following words come out of immigration each with a different meaning: Migrant, Migrate, Migration, Migratory.
Oct 27, 2005, 17:14

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
People Republic of China is already here in Sierra Leone!
The Peoples Republic of China had its independence in 1945 under the dynamic leadership of MAO TSE TUNG. His exemplary vision initiated their independence from Japan and guided their nationalist movement to where they are today! Emerging from colonial imperialist yoke, we had countries like Tanzania, Mali and Guinea opting for a quasi Chinese styled development code.
Oct 21, 2005, 16:58

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
A Right to Yeliba “WOO -TEH-TEH” in Sierra Leone
Famed song praise singers or “to Yeliba” is actually done to narrate family background of very important people and exhort financial gains - I am not a contemporary Yeliba.  I cannot be a Yeliba (Praise Singer) in my ethnic group. Names especially surnames connote ones position in any ‘clan’. I am a Fofana therefore I cannot be a Yeliba genealogically.
Oct 13, 2005, 15:39

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Exit the General: In comes the Colonel into Sierra Leone Politics
In the Military structure, the highest rank, the General, could be a one star onto five stars. This organisational trend was broken by the SLPP’s former Secretary General, Dr. Prince Harding. Prince had so many stars, there was actually no place left on his shoulder pad to fix his cluster of stars, during his tenure. Prince Harding aka THE GENERAL is one of a kind. A unique personality.
Sep 30, 2005, 11:59

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Dr. Sama Banya: You were our Chairman per excellence in Sierra Leone
There is old English saying that goes thus: "once a soldier, always a soldier." I beg leave of the crafters of this saying to modify it today by saying "Once an SLPP Chairman, always an SLPP Chairman!". Dr. Sama Banya, you are a dedicated person, a gentleman and you were a perfect Chairman.
Sep 19, 2005, 18:52

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Hurricane Solo B at Makeni in Sierra Leone...291mph: Few Casualties but the full number has not yet been confirmed
A Satiric Piece meant for light entertainment. Have fun please...
Sep 8, 2005, 13:43

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Sierra Leonean students and the role they can play
I listened to a student discussion over the SLBS sometime ago. It was a very interesting discussion and I was impressed on the whole by the students from FBC, NUC, and MMCET. Students in Sierra Leone have always been progressive as compared to their colleagues in North America and Europe with petit bourgeoisie attitude and inspirations.
Aug 31, 2005, 08:35

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
From Power Supply Emanates Progress
The importance of electricity in our world is now as vital as life itself. From developed countries to under-developed nations on to developing third world nations, power supply equally assures quality of life when efficiently supplied.
Aug 15, 2005, 18:47

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Africa’s Heroes: Dr. John Garang - A Great Revolutionary
A revolution is not like a gala dinner. It is a process of complete change of mentality, attitude, dress and even eating habits, not to talk about social, political and economic changes.
Aug 8, 2005, 21:01

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Rumour Mongering and Misinformation in the Press
It now appears that Sierra Leone has got a non accredited University that offers degrees in Rumour-Mongering, Political Hardcore Destruction (PHD) and Pull Him/Her Down (PHD). Lectures are given free of tuition charges as long as the student portrays and practices his profession obtained from URMSL (University of Rumour Mongering in Sierra Leone).
Jul 29, 2005, 07:07

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Tribalism in Sierra Leone?
No! There is no tribalism in Sierra Leone. Infact renowned Anthropologists do not even mention tribes when they want to talk about ethnic groups. They refer to tribes as the earliest stages of the development of man. Tribes existed then when early man was always at war with its fellow man and communication between groups was non-existent.
Jul 22, 2005, 18:36

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Kabbah's Legacy: Reducing the burden of illiteracy
The worst type of slavery is that of the mind (brain and intellect). It minimises reasoning beyond one’s natural God-given capacity. Decades and decades of intense deprivation of basic human rights such as the kind of deprivation that we saw during the seventies and eighties, can result in mental slavery amongst the populace.
Jul 15, 2005, 15:34

COMMENTS & OPINIONS : Moiie's Column
Compatriots, Let Us Think Positive!
...In the same vein, when you meet Sierra Leoneans overseas, they have nothing good to say about their country. This is especially so for those of our compatriots that have spent decades in the Diaspora without achieving “dondo”. Even those that have acquired academic accolades tend to tear down any government of the day to foreigners, thinking of themselves to be the right set of people to govern...
Jul 12, 2005, 14:39

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