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Ambassador Alimamy Koroma bids farewell to staff at the Sierra Leone embassy in China

March 19, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

John Baimba Sesay – Information/Press Attaché (Beijing) Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 March 2017 Sierra Leone’s former ambassador to China has said he remains thankful to President Ernest Bai Koroma for according him the opportunity to serve his country in various capacities, including as envoy to the Asian nation. Ambassador Alimamy [Read More]

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‘I was not involved in a brawl at State House’ – Attorney General told Sierra Leone Telegraph

March 16, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 March 2017 There isn’t an end in sight to the growing social media speculation into what exactly took place at State House in Freetown, Sierra Leone last week, between the country’s Attorney General – Joseph Franklyn Kamara and the Minister of Information – Mohamed Bangura. There [Read More]

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Reasons why the ruling APC must not be replaced in March 2018

March 15, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 8

John Baimba Sesay – Beijing China Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 March 2017 Beyond the outright display of mendacious propaganda by a certain few in the opposition, Sierra Leone has beautiful stories to tell: from her commitment to tackling graft, building on her democratic credentials and sustaining those values of good [Read More]

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Reasons why the ruling APC of Sierra Leone must be replaced in March 2018

March 12, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 3

Concerned Citizen Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 March 2017 As always, Sierra Leoneans are disappointed by the people in whom they have placed their trust and hopes. Like the APC of former presidents Siaka Stevens and J S Momoh, Ernest Bai Koroma’s ruling APC is no different – an utter disappointment. [Read More]

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SLPP – rule of law and promoting peace must go together

March 5, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Yusuf Keketoma Sandi Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 March 2017 In a democracy like ours, marred with so many challenges, upholding the Rule of Law and Constitutionality must not be sacrificed on an altar. At a time when under the APC, there are greater threats to the very principles of the [Read More]

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Alie Kabba submits peace and unity report to SLPP governing body – NEC

March 5, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 March 2017 When Ale Kabba was appointed Chairman of Sierra Leone’s main opposition SLPP party peace committee, responsible for finding out the best possible and most sustainable path to peace and unity within the party, he was under no illusion as to the enormity of the [Read More]

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Human rights in Sierra Leone – has the ruling APC done enough to deserve a third term in office?

February 28, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 February 2017 Since coming to power in 2007 several journalists and political opponents have been arrested and detained behind bars by the Koroma government of Sierra Leone. The popular radio programme host – Dr. David Tam M’Bayoh, newspaper journalist – Jonathan Leigh, and opposition presidential aspirant [Read More]