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Sierra Leone – our problems are man made and our salvation firmly in our hands

December 9, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 December 2016 “We rode over what they have called the longest bridge in the world, which is over 40 kilometers and these are all inspirational visits. They have inspired me to work very hard on seeing the commencement of the Mamamah project,” said [Read More]

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Sierra Leone in decline – a product of a few people and ignorance of the majority

December 3, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 December 2016 You can’t kill the dead, can you? One of our problems is that having outsourced virtually our very existence to other cultures’ understanding frameworks, our society has now funked, as it slithers down the slope of poverty in both the spiritual [Read More]

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Sierra Leone – a country of pain and penury – let us face the real issues

November 14, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 November 2016 As more and more programmes for the agenda for austerity, oops; sorry, I mean prosperity, are rolled out by the government and my mind wonders to the goings-on in Sierra Leone, I offer my silent prayer to the God that designed [Read More]

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Sierra Leone – a country of pain and penury – busted beyond repairs?

November 1, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 November 2016 One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied; ‘I cannot accept money from you, I’m doing community service this week.’ The florist was pleased and left [Read More]

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The criminalisation of critical thinking in Sierra Leone – Part 2

October 24, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 3

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 October 2016 One of the huge elephants in the room of our national existence is the fact that for so long our cockroach (the nation) has been willing to dance in the open market place, but the fowl (the political class) will not [Read More]

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Criminalisation of critical thinking in Sierra Leone

October 20, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 October 2016 “Development is a tough process and prosperity does not come on a silver platter. These two things require effective collaboration and perseverance, not layback theoretical prescriptions and half-hearted political grandstanding.” That was President Ernest Koroma speaking at the official launching of [Read More]

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Sierra Leone – When bush is on fire – grasshoppers never wait to say goodbye

October 15, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 October 2016 I have just come back from a West African tour, to the increasing discourse about the national economic realities facing Sierra Leone, as our hustlers’ paradise begin to unravel. That mighty white elephant in the room that some of us had [Read More]

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Koroma government of Sierra Leone resumes the death penalty

September 19, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 8

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon I listened to Palo Conteh, the Minister of Internal Affairs (Photo), shooting from the hips in an interview in which he was literally telling the world, with all the glee of a grim reaper, to go to hell, because his government will soon hasten the dispatch of [Read More]