Editorial

Why amnesty for former war lord of Sierra Leone – Johnny Paul Koroma?

Mohamed Kunowah Kiellow – The Netherlands Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 August 2016 A campaign has started by some Sierra Leoneans imploring the president to pardon or grant blanket amnesty to former war lord – Johnny Paul Koroma. Some proponents of the case for pardon are arguing that ‘for true peace [Read More]

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Its not the duty of Alie Kabba to produce witnesses for the prosecution – say legal experts

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 August 2016  When the case against Sierra Leone’s presidential hopeful – Alie Kabba was adjourned by Justice Miatta Samba a week ago, so it can resume on Thursday, 18th August 2015, the expectation was for the prosecuting lawyers to conclude their round of cross-examination of their [Read More]

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Young protesters gunned down by police in northern Sierra Leone – A Rejoinder

John Baimba Sesay- China Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 August 2016 In a June 2012 article titled “A societal problem demanding societal solution”, I dilated on the relevance of having an acceptable level of trust and confidence when it comes to the public and our law enforcement agency – the police. [Read More]

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Alie Kabba condemns police violence against unarmed protesters in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 August 2016 After yesterday’s brutal massacre of unarmed civilians in Koinadugu district of Sierra Leone by the police, there has been no official response from State House or the ministry of internal affairs to pacify the people of Koinadugu. A few years ago, one person was [Read More]

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Several young protesters gunned down by police in northern Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 August 2016 Tonight questions are being asked by Sierra Leoneans across the country and outside, who are desperately concerned about the increasing use of live bullets by the police, which today resulted in the killing of several young people and many left injured. “Riot in progress [Read More]

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Sierra Leone presidential aspirant Moseray Fadika is to receive a funeral befitting a statesman

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 August 2016 Last week, president Ernest Bai Koroma and senior ruling party grandees visited the bereaved family of the late presidential aspirant – Mr Moseray Fadika, who died suddenly in hospital in London a week ago. Speaking to the family and mourners at the family home [Read More]

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NOSLINA will embark on a mission to Sierra Leone in January 2017

Sampha Kalokoh Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 August 2016 The National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America (NOSLINA), will be taking its mission to Sierra Leone in January, 2017, to promote its ‘Enabling Communities for a Better Sierra Leone’ agenda. This announcement was made by the Vice Chairman – Audrey [Read More]

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Big blow for Sierra Leone ruling APC as case against opposition politician Alie Kabba crumbles

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 August 2016 There was more drama at the High Court in Freetown on Thursday, as the credibility of the government’s main witness – Lands Minister Diana Konomanyi, in its bigamy case against opposition leader – Alie Kabba, takes another tumble. For the first time in this [Read More]

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Is president Koroma of Sierra Leone directing the sale of national assets for his personal benefit?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 August 2016 As pressure mounts on the speaker of Sierra Leone’s parliament to conduct an investigation into millions of dollars alleged to have been misappropriated by the chairman of the country’s National Telecommunication Commission (NATCOM) – Mr Momoh Konteh, a second letter was last week addressed [Read More]