Politics

Former head of Sierra Leone Immigration Kholifa Koroma wanted by police

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 August 2018: An order for the arrest of the former head of Sierra Leone’s immigration service – Mr Kholifa Koroma, has been issued by police in Sierra Leone to INTERPOL. The order for his arrest comes amid accusations of widespread fraud and corruption at the immigration [Read More]

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Leadership – the capacity to translate vision into reality

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 August 2018: It is an open secret that many people never believed that Maada Bio would one day lead Sierra Leone….again. With the exception of his die-hard supporters, many were shocked by his election victory. But the shock was more telling for the party [Read More]

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Why is Sierra Leone’s development formula not working?

Alimamy Turay: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 August 2018: Sierra Leone is the roundest country in the world – as discovered by the Argentinian Mathematician, Gonzalo Ciruelos. This small and compact country is endowed with abundant natural resources, a relatively large fertile land for agricultural activities, and an aspiring population of [Read More]

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Things have gone full circle and SLPP is now in power

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 August 2018: “Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule – and both commonly succeed and are right.” H.L.Mencken Those who went to village schools are familiar with the usual complaint [Read More]

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Kandeh Yumkella meets with Sierra Leoneans in the United States

Anthony Kamaea (Jnr): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 August 2018: Over a week ago, the Hon. Kandeh Yumkella, Member of Parliament for Constituency 062 – Samu Chiefdom and Parliamentary Leader of the National Grand Coalition Party arrived in the USA on a “Thank You” tour. He is in America to also [Read More]

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APC members appalled at the lack of action by party grandees

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 August 2018: After losing the March 2018 presidential election in a spectacular manner, Sierra Leone’s main opposition APC is yet to recover from the shock. The party is now being described as comatosed and beset by paralysis. Most of the party’s faithful believe that the party [Read More]

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Pray for Sierra Leone – president Bio tells Hajj Pilgrims

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 August 2018: 840 Sierra Leoneans will be joining over two million Muslims from across the world, embarking on their holy pilgrimage to Mecca this week. State House media reports says that president Julius Maada Bio was at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown yesterday, where he [Read More]

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Is Sierra Leone’s commission of inquiry a witch-hunt or political accountability?

Ibrahim Sourie Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 August 2018: A Commission of Inquiry that is to investigate corruption in a few weeks’ time, is now on the lips of every Sierra Leonean. Whether the intention is witch-hunting or political accountability, the mere mentioning of the words – ‘commission of inquiry’, [Read More]