Politics

President Koroma receives rousing welcome in Pujehun

December 26, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 December 2017 President Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday 21 December 2017, received a rousing welcome in Pujehun township, where he extended his ‘thank you’ to the people for giving him the opportunity to serve as president for two consecutive terms. According to State House Communication Unit [Read More]

Politics

What is new about the National Grand Coalition party in Sierra Leone?

December 23, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Sheikh Umarr Kamarah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 December 2017: Many have either wondered, or asked the question, “What is new about the National Grand Coalition?” It is a fair question, considering the plethora of political parties that springs up every election cycle, only to either evaporate to smithereens under the [Read More]

Politics

Why I believe Kandeh Yumkella is the best person for the Presidency 

December 23, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 4

Alan Luke: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 December 2017 On a visit to Sierra Leone in 2010, I travelled the length and breadth of Freetown. I observed the economic activity and social interactions. I listened to political conversations, and was able to form a judgement about the rate and pace of [Read More]

Election Watch

Open letter to the Sierra Leone Political Parties Registration Commission

December 22, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Chernoh Alpha M. Bah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 December 2017: President Koroma’s violation of public elections rules and political parties code of conduct. I write in reference to this subject matter, and to particularly draw your attention to the obvious violations by the leadership of the All Peoples Congress (APC) [Read More]

Election Watch

Sierra Leone opposition party – the PDL demands its registration certificate from the PPRC

December 22, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Alimamy Bakarr Sankoh: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 December 2017: The People’s Democratic League (PDL) wishes to state its case against the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) led by Hon. Justice Patrick Hamilton. It is not the policy of the PDL to spend time complaining about the misanthropic policy of an [Read More]

Education and Health

Traditional authorities launch manhunt for Alhaji Massie Kallon

December 22, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Ahmed Kamara: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 October 2017 A man hunt has been launched in the village of Kamayusufu, Bombali District of Sierra Leone, for Alhaji Massie Kallon, who they say has refused to be initiated into the traditional poro secret society as an obligation to assume the mantle of [Read More]

Election Watch

What has Kandeh Yumkella done for Sierra Leone?

December 21, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 15

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 December 2017: Elections in Sierra Leone are due on 7th of March 2018, and as political parties step up their propaganda offensive against each other, not even State House has managed to stay away from the spreading of negative propaganda, especially against presidential hopeful Dr. Kandeh [Read More]