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THE ENVIRONMENT

Councilor’s Road Project Embarrasses Community..Death Trap For Children
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on May 18, 2011, 21:02
Construction Road in Bad Shape is An Eye Sore
Residents of the Old Road in Calaba Town are unhappy with Councilor Maseray Kebe road project. The project, though good when it is completed and would save the shockers of vehicles, tyres and springs but for now, it is an embarrassment to vehicle owners and a death trap to children residing within the vicinity of the project




Responding to Floods in West Africa: Lessons from Evaluation
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by on Apr 11, 2011, 20:26

There are many differences between the current West African floods and other floods

and emergencies elsewhere in Africa, and globally – in their intensity, geographical

coverage, and the effects on people and the economy. Yet there are insights that can be

gleaned from other experiences. This note assembles some of the evaluative experience

relevant to the flood recovery program in West Africa.





In Sierra Leone…Hundreds Of Traders Clean Freetown Streets With Joy
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Mar 13, 2011, 19:41
Piles of wastes at Sackville-Abacha Street junction
Great mood of joy was seen on the faces of the Abacha Street traders as they robustly cleaned market stalls and major streets in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. Freetown’s commercial streets like Fourah Bay Road, Kissy Road, Abacha Street, Wilberforce street, Ecowas Street, Wallace Johnson Street etc were all busy as market women, members of the Sierra Leone Traders Union and officials of the Freetown Waste Management Company




Standard Times Environmental Reporter Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Wins IMC Award
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by on Feb 28, 2011, 06:39
Standard Times environmental reporter, Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya and SLAJ President Umaru Fofonah
Some of you may have heard that Standard Times Newspaper through Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya had won a prestigious national award from the 5th Independent Media Commission Awards Ceremony that took place at the Lagoonda Complex




Sierra Leone Western Area Peninsular Forest Reserve is Facing Extinction
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Dec 10, 2010, 18:44
Sierra Leone Western Area Peninsular Forest Reserve is Facing Extinction
It is no more a deep or hidden secret to say Sierra Leone’s Western Area forest reserve stretching from the hills in Waterloo, York and Regent is facing extinction from human beings in the country. In this forest, you hardly get into the top of it without seeing activities such as farming, charcoal burning, stone gathering and logging of big trees to name just a few




Are We To Remove the People Out of the Slums, or the Slums Out of the People?
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Santigie Kamara on Nov 13, 2010, 03:53
The Reality Of Life at The Kroobay Slum.....Children Playing in A Stream
Apparently, this question sounds paradoxical and funny to the minds of our critical thinkers and revered readers who are au-fait with what our brothers and sisters who are dwelling in the Susan’s bay, Kroo bay and other slums in the city centre and its immediate environs have been enduring over the past years




State Land Utilization in Sierra Leone…Knowing The Basics
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by on Apr 30, 2010, 06:11
The ownership of land any where in the world is an enviable but compelling exercise that has resulted into inter-state conflicts and has set family members against one another. In Sierra Leone, from the period when the British landed and occupied the Peninsular, two systems of land tenure had emerged



Consumer Cultures Need Overhaul to Avert Ecological Collapse
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Jan 3, 2010, 11:39
Without an intentional cultural shift that values sustainability over consumerism, no government pledges or technological advances will be enough to rescue humanity from unacceptably hazardous environmental and climate risks, concludes the Worldwatch Institute in the latest edition of its flagship annual report, State of the World 2010. The book, subtitled Transforming Cultures



Sierra Leone Government Bans Timber Export
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by on Jan 3, 2010, 11:06

The government in Sierra Leone announced Friday an immediate ban on the transport and export of logs, in an effort to crackdown on a largely uncontrolled, multi-million-dollar industry.





If Sierra Leone Go Green There Will be Free Electricity
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Dec 25, 2009, 19:41

There is no doubt about it that if Sierra Leone go green it will enjoy free electricity more than even the Bumbuna Hydro-electricity. Across the globe, the need of the hour is to use renewable energy. Renewable energy is energy from natural resources, such as sunlight, rain, wind, tides, and geothermal heat. Energy sources are draining at an exciting rate, which makes it command





Sierra Leone Government is Doing Less to Feed its Population!
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Oct 17, 2009, 20:54
A press release from the Action Aid International in Sierra Leone has stated that the Government of Sierra Leone is doing less to feed its population. According to the release, the new findings from Action Aid show that some of the poorest countries in the world have made striking progress on hunger while some wealthier countries such as India lag behind



China Town Guest House is Destroying Lumley-Aberdeen Beach Environment
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Oct 17, 2009, 19:25
If the government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Lands Country Planning and the Environment in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs did not take urgent measures to control the activities of the China Town Guest House Located at the Lumley Beach Road, the environment in that end will be totally spoiled and will give great hiccups to potential tourists wishing to come into the country



Oil Exploration in Sierra Leone......Will It Benefit The People
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Alhaji Saidu Kamara on Oct 17, 2009, 18:42

It could be recalled that in the year 2000, the then government engaged the services of an independent oil consultant in the person of Mr. Robertson Safi whose relentless efforts and personal contact with TGS/NOPEC, a leading Global Exploration consulting firm with offices in Houston, Texas and UK, offshore exploration for petroleum in Sierra Leone’s territorial waters was made a priority, leading in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Sierra Leone





Oil Exploration in Sierra Leone......Will It Benefit The People
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Alhaji Saidu Kamara on Oct 17, 2009, 18:42

It could be recalled that in the year 2000, the then government engaged the services of an independent oil consultant in the person of Mr. Robertson Safi whose relentless efforts and personal contact with TGS/NOPEC, a leading Global Exploration consulting firm with offices in Houston, Texas and UK, offshore exploration for petroleum in Sierra Leone’s territorial waters was made a priority, leading in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Sierra Leone





Sierra Leoneans Need to Accomplish Environmental Management in the City
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Oct 14, 2009, 20:19

There is presently a need for all Sierra Leoneans to carryout a thorough environmental management activity in the country. This is because the environment is our God given gift which deserves protection from all forms of destruction through pollution and the likes. There is presently and environmental destruction being carried out by the A. Abess Company at their garage in Aberdeen at the back of the Bintumani Hotel very closer to the Kimbima hotel complex.






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