Dele Awoonor-Gordon

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]

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Stench of injustice in Sierra Leone – the case of Professor Abdullah

September 13, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 September 2016 At the root of governance failure and political dysfunction of Sierra Leone today, is the persistent deviation from truth and justice. The lack of these benchmark symbols, undermine the very credibility of those in a government which seems to have elevated [Read More]

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Sierra Leone – moral corruption more destructive than financial corruption

August 22, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 August 2016 You know something, while the chatter all across the country – on shop floors, in markets, within business circles, and in classrooms and beer parlours as well as gatherings of compatriots in the Diaspora, is about the current state of Sierra [Read More]

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Sierra Leoneans are desirous of a country built on real needs – not the dictate of outsiders

August 9, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 8

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 August 2016 When national discourse deliberately uses soft words to hide hard crimes or impunity, then you know that as a society, you are up the proverbial creek with no paddle. This is what manifests as corruption and the evolution of a country [Read More]

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Mr President – fix what is wrong in Sierra Leone and everything else will fall into place

August 3, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 7

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 August 2016 ‘Any masquerade that fails to respect its limits will have its veil removed.’ This unvarnished truth is now coming out more forcefully in Sierra Leone, as depicted by the socio-political inanities of the country today, where life is not what it [Read More]

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Times are bleak in Sierra Leone

June 30, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 5

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 June 2016 If an idol begins to wield excessive powers, you show it the wood it was carved from. That is exactly what seventeen million British citizens have demonstrated by their decision to leave the increasingly octopodial, power-grabbing European Union. Whether their decision [Read More]