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Battle for mayorship of Freetown – deputy minister of health Madina Rahman wins support

December 28, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Abdul Malik Bangura: Sierra leone Telegraph: 28 December 2017 Hundreds of All Peoples Congress (APC) party faithful and loyal supporters thronged the streets of Freetown yesterday – Wednesday 27th December 2017, in show of firm solidarity and  support for Madam Madina Rahman, at the launch of her expression of interest in [Read More]

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Samura Kamara and his AYV TV interview – a rejoinder

December 27, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 7

Noorudin KaiKai: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 December 2017: I think that our country’s media practitioners are struggling to catch up with other African countries when it comes to exposing our Presidential candidates to the limelight, and getting their messages across to the electorates. And I hope AYV Television and other [Read More]

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Samura Kamara and his AYV TV interview – an analysis

December 26, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Ibrahim Sourie Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 December 2917 Watching Sierra Leone’s AYV television from the Diaspora seems very encouraging and interesting these days. In fact, the station has made millions of Sierra Leoneans living abroad to feel at home, as they are now accustomed to current news and developments [Read More]

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Open letter to the Sierra Leone Political Parties Registration Commission

December 22, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Chernoh Alpha M. Bah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 December 2017: President Koroma’s violation of public elections rules and political parties code of conduct. I write in reference to this subject matter, and to particularly draw your attention to the obvious violations by the leadership of the All Peoples Congress (APC) [Read More]

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Sierra Leone opposition party – the PDL demands its registration certificate from the PPRC

December 22, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Alimamy Bakarr Sankoh: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 December 2017: The People’s Democratic League (PDL) wishes to state its case against the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) led by Hon. Justice Patrick Hamilton. It is not the policy of the PDL to spend time complaining about the misanthropic policy of an [Read More]

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What has Kandeh Yumkella done for Sierra Leone?

December 21, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 15

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 December 2017: Elections in Sierra Leone are due on 7th of March 2018, and as political parties step up their propaganda offensive against each other, not even State House has managed to stay away from the spreading of negative propaganda, especially against presidential hopeful Dr. Kandeh [Read More]

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NGC announces new guidelines for the awarding of party symbol for 2018 elections

December 19, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 December 2017 Sierra Leone’s opposition national Grand Coalition Party (NGC) has announced new guidelines for those aspiring to contest the forthcoming general, local and mayoral elections under the aegis and banner of the party. This announcement comes, as the party decided yesterday to waive all fees [Read More]

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Sierra Leone 2018 – We have the opportunity to change our destiny through the ballot box

December 18, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 9

Milan Victor Dawoh: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 December 2017: In my third edition of “To my People in MABBEN FAMILY”, I cautioned to beware of fake promises. I gave a clear example of the Bumbuna hospital that was promised to us during election time in 2012, but was never completed. I [Read More]

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APC party presidential candidate – Victoria Saidu Kamara joins Yumkella’s ‘country first’ agenda

December 16, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 December 2017 Dr. Victoria Saidu Kamara – the eloquent and hard working former Minister of Tourism and Culture in the Koroma government, has this week joined the Yumkella led National Grand Coalition Party (NGC). Victoria Saidu Kamara was one of the 28 aspirants competing for the [Read More]