Politics

Africa’s ability to deliver peace and security rests on fixing key relationships

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2018: Conflict patterns in Africa have changed rapidly in recent years posing a challenge to peace and security. And as today is celebrated as the International Day of Peace 2018, Theo Neethling argues that the African Union must enter into strategic partnerships if it wants to guarantee [Read More]

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Can a regional court be a viable alternative to the ICC in Africa?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2018: Today is the International Day of Peace, a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace – within and among nations and peoples. This year it’s celebrated in honour of the right to peace for every person in the world. Peace is only possible [Read More]

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British parliamentarians praise president Bio for his leadership 

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 September 2018: A Commonwealth Parliamentary Association delegation which also consists of members of Parliament from Britain, were in Freetown, Sierra Leone two days ago to gain first-hand experience and insight into political developments and realities on the ground. This visit comes after the electorally defeated opposition [Read More]

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CHRD Africa condemns Cameroon government’s travel restriction

Felix Agbor Anyior Nkongho: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 September 2018: The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA), the leading human rights organization working to realize human rights in Cameroon,  strongly condemns the decision by the government of President Paul Biya (Photo) through its Regional Delegate of Transport [Read More]

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Why inquiry into corruption in South Africa needs to act with urgency

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 September 2018: As the people of Sierra Leone eagerly await the formation of a judge-led commission of inquiry into corruption in the former APC government, recently proposed in a Bill to the Houses of parliament by the newly elected president Julius Maada Bio, in South Africa [Read More]

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Opposition APC lackeys and their colonial buffoon – an Op ed

Concerned Sierra Leonean: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 September 2018: During its failed bid to retain power in March, the APC party went apoplectic, condemning supposed foreign intervention aimed, it claimed, at orchestrating ‘regime change’. The party’s loudmouths particularly targeted the British as the chief villains of their threadbare fantasy. Guy [Read More]

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Good governance is the solution to Africa’s problems

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 September 2018: Under the auspices of the African Union, African leaders established the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) in 2003 as an instrument for monitoring governance performance among member states. A self-monitoring instrument, APRM aims to foster the adoption of policies, standards and practices leading to [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s Presidential Adviser admonishes British MP – Neil Coyle

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 September 2018: Presidential Adviser and Head of Strategic Communications in the Bio led government of Sierra Leone – Dr. PK Muana, has broken silence over the rantings made last week by the British Labour Party MP Neil Coyle on social media, about recent political developments in [Read More]

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It is well for the heart to be naïve and the mind not to be

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2018: A video clip making the rounds on social media and especially Facebook has shown Neil Coyle, the British Labour Party MP for Southwark in London, speaking about recent political developments in Sierra Leone. In the video, he is seen wearing a T-shirt [Read More]