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SLPP presidential aspirant Andrew Keili boosts 2018 electoral chances

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 August 2015 Over 200 people witnessed the launch of Andrew Keili’s new book at the New Kona Lodge on Friday 28th August, 2015. Andrew Keili is one of the hot favourites in the forthcoming 2018 presidential election in Sierra Leone. Members of Parliament, heads of business [Read More]

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Sierra Leonean achievers in USA receive NOSLINA 2015 Awards  

Dennis Kabatto Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 May 2015 Welcome to the 17th Anniversary of NOSLINA (National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America) weekend. On Saturday, 2nd May 2015, members of Sierra Leone’s most prestigious Diaspora establishment – NOSLINA, will gather at Metro Points in New Carrollton, Maryland, USA, to [Read More]

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Momentum in post-conflict peacebuilding in Africa

Kingsley Ighobor The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 September 2013 Overall, in Africa, post-conflict countries are trying hard to deliver peace dividends – jobs, peace, freedom, democracy and rule of law. The transition from peacekeeping to peacebuilding is not easy but the continent is making great strides regarding the economy, improving [Read More]

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An open letter to the President of Sierra Leone

By a Concerned Citizen Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 November 2012 President Ernest Bai Koroma, the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, clearly states that it seeks to strengthen the conventions on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, as well as protecting the rights of the child. These conventions [Read More]

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Why is former Nigerian president Obasanjo meddling in Sierra Leone’s election?

6 November 2012 Former Nigerian president – Army General Olusegun Obasanjo, is said to have struck highly lucrative oil exploration deal with president Koroma of Sierra Leone, which analysts believe could be worth billions of dollars. Sierra Leone’s offshore oil production potential has been sold off by president Koroma’s government [Read More]

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Sierra Leone, the Olympic spirit and November’s elections

Ian Hughes – British High Commissioner in Freetown 3 August 2012 Last week I joined billions of people around the world watching the incredible opening ceremony for the London Olympics. I was delighted to see the Sierra Leone team marching proudly beneath the national flag. And I thought back to [Read More]

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Is celebrity activism in Sierra Leone good or bad for the country’s Global image?

Fuambai Sia Ahmadu Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 July 2012 Famous actresses like Angelina Jolie have become the butt of many jokes, because of their humanitarian or “good works” in Africa and other parts of the developing world. In Sierra Leone alone, a few of the Hollywood A-listers have taken up [Read More]