Politics

Hypertension – the silent killer spreading across Africa

July 24, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Stuart Ali and Francesc Xavier Gomez-Olive Casas Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 July 2017 Hypertension is a rising global health problem. An estimated one billion people live with what is more commonly known as high blood pressure. Of these, more than nine million die from the condition each year. When hypertension is [Read More]

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Dr Yumkella arrives back in Freetown after a short break

July 19, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Malcolm King Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 July 2017 After twelve days in the Diaspora, the former UN doyen, Alhaji Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella on Tuesday 17th July, 2017 landed late in the evening at the Aberdeen landing point, amidst pomp and pageantry as supporters of the Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella Movement [Read More]

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APC claims the scalp of an opposition SLPP politician

July 11, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 5

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 July 2017 Sierra Leone’s main opposition party – the SLPP, suffered another major blow today, when another Flagbearer Aspirant and former Spokesman for the All Aspirants Alliance – Franklin Joe Rogers  called on Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh to inform him of his resignation from the [Read More]

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SLPP in search of durable peace before general elections – the missing jigsaw

July 10, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 3

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 July 2017 When key stakeholders of the ruling APC party resolved in April 2007 that the party must not be torn  apart by internal struggle for the leadership and presidential candidacy, what became the top priority was their desperate need and burning desire to win control [Read More]

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The calamity of an APC government stewardship of the Sierra Leone economy – post 2018 elections

July 7, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 9

John Mannah Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 July 2017 One of the prime reasons why citizens of democratic sovereign states enter into ‘social contract’ with their elected government, and entrust their sovereignty, individual liberty and freedom to the ruling political party is for that government to in turn promise to promote [Read More]

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Dr. Jonathan Tengbe speaks about Kandeh Yumkella’s suspension of his SLPP Flagbearership

July 6, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 July 2017 Speaking today to the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph – Abdul Rashid Thomas, Dr Tengbe said that he fully supports yesterday’s press conference and statement published by a group of SLPP presidential aspirants in Freetown. Dr. Tengbe was personally unable to attend the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone opposition SLPP leaves the door ajar for Yumkella’s return – but will he?

July 5, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 July 2017 If ever there has been a public occasion for the opposition SLPP party to show restraint and professionalism in the face of a major internal crisis that has brought it into serious voter disrepute, it was at today’s emergency press conference. Today’s press conference [Read More]