Politics

President Koroma’s decision to select Samura Kamara as presidential candidate – an analysis

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 November 2017 The dust seems to have settled, or it is settling after an orgy of political goombay dance. The recently concluded APC convention would be remembered for many things and for many years to come. The pre-election gathering of the APC Party was [Read More]

Dele Awoonor-Gordon

Sierra Leone goes to the polls in March 2018 – there is stench of insincerity in the air

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 November 2017 You know something? As far as I am concerned, unless we review our entire societal ethos and ensure equity and operationally balanced values that will nullify the desire for power grabbing, our cry against corruption in every facet of our national [Read More]

Election Watch

Watch AYV TV this Sunday as president Koroma speaks about the controversial APC presidential candidacy

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 November 2017 In what was the most anticipated announcement of the year, on a sunny afternoon in Makeni, Dr. Samura Kamara emerged as the flag bearer of the APC. From that very moment on, the entire nation has been asking: “Why Samura Kamara?” The wait for [Read More]

Education and Health

Barrister at Law thanks NOSLINA for scholarship that funded his education

Abdulai Kondowa, B. A., LLB, BL Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 November 2017 It was exactly six years ago when I got news that I had won NOSLINA’s [National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America’s] ‘Mohamed Sadu Bah Scholarship’ to read for a law degree at Fourah Bay College (FBC), [Read More]

Election Watch

The party that reassures voters of fighting corruption in Sierra Leone will win the 2018 polls

Abu Shaw Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 November 2017 Corruption is very endemic in Sierra Leone’s political history. Both my APC and the SLPP parties are guilty of massive corruption. Voters have been let down innumerable times by past governments, dominated by these two main political parties since independence in 1961. [Read More]

Economy - Business & Environment

Sierra Leone is the third hungriest country in the world – says Global Hunger Index

Yusuf Keketoma Sandi Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 November 2017 If you are a voter and looking for any more reason why the APC should be voted out on 7th March 2018, then the latest 2017 Global Hunger Index has shown the scale of their incompetence. This is not a report [Read More]

Sports

Sierra Leone football chief in court – witness says money was paid to husband

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2017 The first prosecution witness in the matter between the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen (first accused) and the Secretary General Chris Kamara (second accused) – Kiny-Ali Brima Walker gave evidence in court today. He [Read More]

Election Watch

Dr Samura Kamara and APC 2018 victory

John Baimba Sesay – CHINA Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2017 Ahead of the Presidential and Parliamentary elections slated for 2018, the governing All People’s Congress has selected Dr. Samura Kamara as flag-bearer. I wrote, prior to the ‘Makeni Family Meeting’ that events leading to such historic Convention were not [Read More]