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Sierra Leone Supreme Court tells local media not to discuss the constitutional crisis

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2015 Sierra Leoneans in the last two months have seriously been dis-empowered and impoverished, by those elected to serve as custodian and guarantor of the country’s constitution. They have been let down by the behaviour of bad politicians, who have no business in governance. But [Read More]

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Nigerians elect a new president as the people of Sierra Leone wait for 2018

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2015 It’s a new day, and it’s a new dawn for Nigeria’s liberal democracy, as the people of Africa’s most populous nation turn their backs on a sitting president  and his ruling party that have ruled them since 1999. Today the majority of Nigerians say [Read More]

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Sierra Leoneans demonstrate against president Koroma in London

Yusuf Keketoma Sandi Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 March 2015 Many concerned Sierra Leoneans on Sunday, 28th March, 2015, braved the weather in London to demonstrate against the unconstitutional actions of President Koroma, following the removal of Vice President Sam Sumana and the appointment of Ambassador Victor Foh as new “vice [Read More]

Editorial

Sierra Leoneans abroad must not let apathy get in the way of standing up for Justice in the motherland

Alan Luke Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 March 2015 This morning, concerned Sierra Leoneans in the UK, held a protest march outside Downing Street – official home of the British prime minister, in central London. I joined the protest because to my mind the removal of an elected Vice President from [Read More]

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Sierra Leone – will the new three day national restrictions bring an end to Ebola?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 March 2015 It is Friday and Muslims across the country will this afternoon be going to mosques for their weekly Jumma prayer, but today is no ordinary Friday. Last Week, president Koroma announced another series of lockdown, starting today, 27th March and ending Sunday, 29th March, [Read More]

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Lawyers in Sierra Leone divided over president’s unconstitutional behaviour

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 March 2015 Never before in the history of Sierra Leone has a constitutional crisis triggered so much passion and healthy national debate, as the people of Sierra Leone await the outcome of the pending Supreme Court decision as to the constitutionality of the president’s behaviour. This [Read More]

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First Ebola vaccine to be tested in affected communities

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 March 2015 After several months, waiting for the results of various Ebola vaccine trials in West Africa that are yet to produce positive outcomes, today it seems there is a ray of hope. According to report from WHO, the Guinean government in partnership with the World [Read More]

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Sierra Leone gets $102 million in extra IMF financing and debt relief

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 March 2015 The IMF Survey magazine, yesterday reported that the Executive Board of the IMF has approved a “loan and grant package for Sierra Leone that includes $102 million in extra financing, to help the West African country counter a slump in economic activity engendered by [Read More]