Politics

Reasons why Alie Kabba deserves undivided support for the presidency

Alie Kabba Campaign Team Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 September 2017 Alie Badara Sanjan Kabba is fighting for EVERYONE, not for himself or for a “privileged few”. Alie Kabba has always risen way above the petty partisan palavers that have largely characterised all sides in our politics and tainted most of [Read More]

Election Watch

Yumkella’s national cross-cutting appeal and the 2018 Elections

Jimmy D. Kandeh Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 September 2017 In a country where social cleavages seldom cross-cut, it is refreshing to have a candidate in the person of Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella whose political appeal cuts across parties, regions, ethnicity, religion and other solidarities.  The APC and SLPP, as presently constituted, [Read More]

Politics

The Rohingya – betrayal is universal for people with no principles

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 September 2017 Aung San Suu Kyi led the National League for Democracy (NLD) to a majority win in Myanmar’s first openly contested election in 25 years in November 2015.The win came five years to the day since she was released from 15 years of [Read More]

Election Watch

How SLPP passed off a chance to win the 2018 elections

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]

Politics

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

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]

Politics

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

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]