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Third term presidency – Bio writes president Koroma

October 31, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 October 2015 In May last year, president Koroma and his political allies in the ruling APC caused a national stir, when they instigated and touted their presidential third term agenda. But this attempt to blatantly tear up the country’s constitution as they have done in the [Read More]

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Presidential hopeful Alie Kabba will soon be arriving in Sierra Leone

October 31, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 October 2015 Plans are underway for one of the presidential hopefuls of the opposition SLPP party of Sierra Leone – Mr. Alie Kabba (Photo), to finally return home to Sierra Leone and formally begin his flagbearer aspirational campaign on the ground. Many of his supporters and [Read More]

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President Koroma at the India-Africa Summit: Will Sierra Leone benefit economically?

October 29, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2015 Photo: President Koroma of Sierra Leone, along with over forty African heads of state is in New Delhi, India. He is attending the third India-Africa Summit (26 -30 October 2015) which brings together, one continent and a vast Asian nation with a rich tapestry [Read More]

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Sierra Leone in desperate need of imaginative and dedicated leadership – not driven by ego and greed

October 27, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 5

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2015 It is not for God to help our country, but for us as Sierra Leoneans to resolve to have a new society. One of the worst problems facing the nation in the socio-political and economic re-engineering project to produce a new [Read More]

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President Koroma strongly criticised for orchestrating his own third term mission

October 27, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 5

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2015 Whilst ruling APC party supporters are celebrating the resolution passed by the party’s youth league at their convention in Makeni last weekend, a cursory look at various discussion forums on the internet, including Facebook, paints a grim picture for the president. It seems the [Read More]

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APC political masterstroke revealed – president Koroma will stay on after 2018

October 26, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 4

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 October 2015 It seems the ink from the pen of the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph had hardly dried, after publishing an article yesterday, predicting that the ruling APC will be passing a resolution at their convention, which will allow president Koroma (Photo: President Koroma [Read More]

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Congo decides on presidential third term – Lessons for Sierra Leone?

October 25, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 October 2015 The people of Ivory Coast have today gone to the polls, to elect a new president or decide on keeping president Alassane Ouattara in office for another term, after bloody and disputed elections in 2010 that took power away from the incumbent – Gbagbo. [Read More]

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A new British High Commissioner for Sierra Leone

October 23, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 October 2015 The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have announced the appointment of a new British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone. The new appointee is Mr. Guy Warrington (Photo), who started his career in international diplomacy in 1986 with the FCO. Since then, Guy’s career [Read More]

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Sierra Leone presidential hopeful Yumkella arrives in London for DFID’s ‘Energy Africa’ Campaign

October 21, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 3

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 October 2015 Sierra Leone’s Presidential Flag-bearer aspirant for the opposition Sierra Leone’s Peoples Party (SLPP), Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella has arrived in London to attend the British government’s launching of its ‘Energy Africa Campaign’. This news comes as Britain today signs a £30 billion investment deal [Read More]