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Poverty in Sierra Leone – ruling APC’s shameless and uncaring display of Chinese cash

May 23, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 May 2017 Condemnation of Sierra Leone’s ruling APC is mounting, over the construction of a new seven storey party office in the centre of the capital Freetown, part funded by the Chinese Communist Party, amid growing poverty and early death for many malnourished adults and children [Read More]

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Will the Sierra Leone opposition SLPP party survive its latest knockout blow?

December 18, 2016 8

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 December 2016 The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) is in the habit of knocking itself out every now and again – a habit it has come to perfect, since losing the 2007 elections. But will it recover from yesterday’s bout with its own demon? Yesterday’s resolution [Read More]

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Sierra Leone ruling party’s partnership with China is built on mutual trust and respect – says John Baimba Sesay  

May 22, 2017 4

John Baimba Sesay- CHINA Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 May 2017 By July, 1971, Sierra Leone and China had established diplomatic relations on the foundation of mutual trust and respect. These ties of cooperation experienced a surge, when, in the same year, just three months after entering into diplomatic ties, Sierra [Read More]

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Kandeh Yumkella addresses members of the All Aspirants Alliance

February 26, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 February 2017 Sierra Leone’s main opposition SLPP is taking hard decisions about the way forward to its forthcoming national convention, which is expected to take place in May 2017. This is in sharp contrast to the ruling APC party which is being seen as stifling free [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 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]

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Parliamentarians in Sierra Leone cannot be above the law

February 2, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 February 2017 Civil liberty and human rights took another massive blow in Sierra Leone yesterday, after the country’s parliamentarians clumsily ordered the arrest and detention of one of the country’s most vocal civil rights activists and chief executive of the Campaign for Human Rights and Democracy [Read More]

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Did Sierra Leone vice president Foh’s hate speech spark violence in Kono?

December 18, 2015 4

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 December 2015 Tomorrow, Saturday, 19th December 2015, the people of constituency 025 in Sierra Leone’s eastern district of Kono will go to the polls, after last weekend’s political violence, provoked by selfish and thuggish politicians. The people of Sierra Leone are still trying to deal with [Read More]

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Why the role of the media is so important to free and fair elections in Africa

May 17, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 May 2017 The role of the news media has changed dramatically in countries across Africa, as elsewhere in the world. George Ogola sets out why it’s particularly important for the fourth estate to adapt to these changes when it comes to election coverage, and to act responsibly [Read More]

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Speed and coordination are key to curbing the DRC’s Ebola outbreak

May 17, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 May 2017 Three years ago the Ebola virus killed 10,000 people in West Africa. The latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has so far claimed three lives. Jacqueline Weyer explains why swift and co-ordinated action is vital if the events of 2014 are to [Read More]

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