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News in Perspective

Presidential hopeful Jonathan Tengbe endorses outcome of SLPP constitutional petition

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 April 2016 One of the aspirants for the presidential flagbearership of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Dr. Jonathan BonophaTengbe (Photo), last weekend expressed his satisfaction over the peaceful settlement of the long drawn petition case between the National Executive of the party and some aggrieved [Read More]

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Editorial

An open letter to the leaders, stakeholders and executives of the SLPP

Concerned members of the SLPP Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 April 2016 Dear Sirs A clarion call on the SLPP leadership to take action now. We the under-mentioned registered members of the SLPP, wish to forward this message to the leadership of our great party, calling on all our leaders to [Read More]

Economy & Business

Kono descendants’ global protest against Octea mining in Sierra Leone  

Kono district descendants worldwide Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 April 2016   Kono district descendants in the diaspora are calling for a global demonstration this Saturday, 23rd April 2016, to protest against Tiffany & Co.’s financial partnership with the Octea Group – the sole owner of Koidu Holdings Ltd, for its [Read More]

Dele Awoonor-Gordon

A child that says his mother is ugly is indirectly saying his father suffers from partial blindness

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 April 2016 As I watched the sham in parliament a few weeks ago, described as the screening of nominees for exalted positions, the situation pointed to the sad reality that we are in a serious one chance saloon – one last chance with [Read More]

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Editorial

Hold those in power to account but let’s keep away from tribalism

Abdul R Kabia Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 April 2016 Challenging the APC government’s 2015 flawed census process and its incredible result, is an obligation for every conscious and non-conformist Sierra Leonean, who refuses to buy into the ruling APC political trickery. Dr Alie Kabba as an opposition presidential hopeful, is [Read More]

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We need a moral reset for Sierra Leone to rise again

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 April 2016 The one painful conclusion that came to mind during my recent visit to Sierra Leone was that the original model is beyond broken, it is shattered. Today, we are a swelling disaster of disorder, mismanagement and corruption, impunity and hopelessness, greed [Read More]

Editorial

Mr President what are you doing about the water crisis in Freetown? 

M. B. Kallon (National Vuvuzella) Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 April 2016 Dear Mr President, This water crisis in the city has exceeded its elastic limit. Every nook and cranny of Freetown is filled with the weeping and wailing of citizens, because of the shortage of water. Who else needs to [Read More]

Politics

Why president Koroma must resign or be impeached

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 April 2016 It is now two days since serious allegations were made about president Koroma’s real connection with the Panama corruption papers, following the publication of information concerning Koidu Holdings by Bloomberg on its website. (Photo: Poverty-stricken Freetown suburbs). It is alleged that president Koroma is [Read More]