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Dr Sylvia Blyden challenges Sierra Leone elections results at the Supreme Court

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 April 2018: Last Sunday, both the newly elected president Julius Maada Bio and the defeated APC candidate – Dr Samura Kamara who had threatened to challenge the presidential runoff result, attended mass at their local catholic church. It is said that, it is by divine intervention [Read More]

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President Maada Bio of Sierra Leone gets tough with lazy and corrupt public servants

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 April 2018: Newly elected president of Sierra Leone – Julius Maada Bio has read the proverbial Riot Act to public sector workers, including top civil servants in the country. He has told them to either join him in delivering his promise to the people to make [Read More]

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Why the Sierra Leone election was lost by APC after ten years of governance

Author: Yusuf Bangura: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 April 2018: The March 31st, 2018, presidential run-off election was an amazingly close race. The result has left the All People’s Congress party (APC) quite humbled. Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) emerged victorious with 51.8% of the votes,. [Read More]

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Dr Sama Banya (Puawui) congratulates president Bio – reflecting on a difficult journey  

Puawui (Dr. Sama Banya): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 April 2018: The dust is yet to settle as the whole of Sierra Leone continues to be gripped by the SLPP’s spectacular success at the polls.  Many are still getting used to saying: ‘President Julius Maada Bio – president of Sierra Leone’. [Read More]

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CHRDI expresses concern over security in Sierra Leone

Author: Abdul Fatoma: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 April 2018: The Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI) expresses deep concern over the security situation in the country, following the presidential run off in March 31,2018. The organization is concerned about the occurrences of the past three weeks which has witnessed [Read More]

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Samura Kamara must be careful not to be seen as enemy of progress

Author: Maurice Ferenkeh Koroma: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 April 2018: The result of the election reveals one of many things. It exposes APC’s unpopularity. It is Samura Kamara’s constitutional right to challenge the result. But in my opinion, it was ill-advised of him to do so on national television last [Read More]