News in Perspective

Global conflict resolution agency to send election observers to Sierra Leone

6 October 2012   As presidential and parliamentary elections draw closer in Sierra Leone, the possibility of violence and electoral conflict, pose a grim and worrying threat, for a nation that has recently come out of a brutal civil war.     The Carter Center in the USA, has announced [Read More]


Sierra Leone’s diversity can become the building block for positive change, if……

6 October, 2012 “With the ‘youthman dem’ and ‘De popay dem’ pulling together, she will surely make it to that better future she needs and deserves” – says the British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone, Ian Hughes. Writing in his usual Foreign Office blog, Ian is confident about the power [Read More]

Economy & Business

A tale of three neighbouring economies – Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 October 2012: Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia may have a lot in common, most notably, they share a common border. But there is more that distinguishes the three countries than meets the eyes – take the economy, for one. Political instability and an economy battered by [Read More]


Sierra Leone’s former Anti–Corruption Czar speaks about the challenges of fighting corruption

Dennis Kabatto 5 October 2012 The high level panel discussion on the Rule of Law and Post 2015 Agenda held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the UN Secretariat was sponsored by the Republic of Senegal, Open Society Foundations and the Bingham Center for the Rule of Law.    The [Read More]

Economy & Business

The future of African economies looks bright

Kingsley Ighobor: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 October 2012 Young men and women chat along the glittering corridors of the sprawling shopping complex. With state-of-the-art mobile communication gadgets in hand, they go in and out of the mall’s 65 shops, filling shopping bags with expensive items. Fully air-conditioned, the mall has 20,000 [Read More]