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How SLPP passed off a chance to win the 2018 elections

September 21, 2017 0

Bockarie K. Sama Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2017 To many of us who quietly support the party but have become rather embarrassed by its self-destructive character of recent, the just concluded Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) delegates’ conference in Kenema has been my last barometer before deciding whether the [Read More]

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How SLPP passed off a chance to win the 2018 elections

September 21, 2017 0

Bockarie K. Sama Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2017 To many of us who quietly support the party but have become rather embarrassed by its self-destructive character of recent, the just concluded Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) delegates’ conference in Kenema has been my last barometer before deciding whether the [Read More]

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Journalists in Sierra Leone drag to court by government for so called seditious libel  

September 21, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2017 Four journalists in Sierra Leone working for two popular newspapers – Salone Times and New Age publications respectively, will tomorrow appear in magistrate court in Freetown, to answer charges of fourteen counts of seditious and criminal libel, brought by the government’s National Telecommunications Commission [Read More]

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Is president Koroma of Sierra Leone boycotting the UN General Assembly?

September 20, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 September 2017 Since the announcement of president Koroma’s decision not to attend this year’s United Nations General Assembly Summit, taking place in New York, chins have been wagging and the political rumour mill has been running on overdrive. Many in Sierra Leone believe that the reason [Read More]

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Human Rights group calls on government of Sierra Leone to treat female prisoners humanely

September 19, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 September 2017 The Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI) is calling on the Government of Sierra Leone to curtail the continued unlawful, arbitrary and unjustifiable detention of over 20 innocent Sierra Leonean female citizens by the criminal justice system. CHRDI has been informed that some [Read More]

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SLPP elects a pro-Maada Bio national executive council – has the party shot itself in the foot?

September 18, 2017 12

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 September 2018 After a weekend of excitement and drama, wrapped up in political machinations and chicanery at the SLPP convention in Kenema, the party has in the very early hours of this morning, elected a new National Executive Council that will oversee the election of its [Read More]

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In politics absurdity is not a handicap

September 17, 2017 4

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone telegraph: 17 September 2017 The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), the oldest surviving political party in Sierra Leone commenced its three- day election convention in Kenema this weekend, and reports reaching the Sierra Leone Telegraph describe the event as anything but conventional. If anything, the convention [Read More]

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Is this the moment that the Sierra Leone opposition SLPP showed the country it is unfit to govern?

September 16, 2017 7

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 September 2017 There was high drama at the opposition SLPP convention last night in Kenema, which many observers say is fast becoming a fiasco. The party’s three days national convention which was expected not only to elect their presidential candidate for national elections taking place on [Read More]

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Plea from Sierra Leone’s commissioner for revenue and taxation to citizens and businesses to pay their taxes

September 15, 2017 1

N’Bompa Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2017 Sierra Leone’s National Revenue Authority (NRA) Commissioner Haja Kallah Kamara, is pleading to all citizens and businesses in the country to adhere to their rules and regulations regarding the payment of taxes. The nation she said cannot maintain sustainable development, if citizens and [Read More]

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Sierra Leone government confirms suspension of US visas for immigration and foreign ministry officials

September 15, 2017 0

Dennis Kabatto Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2017 Sierra Leone’s presidential spokesman, Abdulai Bayraytay confirmed on Wednesday that the United States has placed restrictions on business and tourism visas on Sierra Leone immigration and foreign affairs ministry officials. The Trump administration visa restrictions on four African and Asian countries – [Read More]

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Is this the moment that the Sierra Leone opposition SLPP showed the country it is unfit to govern?

September 16, 2017 7

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 September 2017 There was high drama at the opposition SLPP convention last night in Kenema, which many observers say is fast becoming a fiasco. The party’s three days national convention which was expected not only to elect their presidential candidate for national elections taking place on [Read More]

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