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Dele Awoonor-Gordon

Sierra Leoneans are desirous of a country built on real needs – not the dictate of outsiders

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 August 2016 When national discourse deliberately uses soft words to hide hard crimes or impunity, then you know that as a society, you are up the proverbial creek with no paddle. This is what manifests as corruption and the evolution of a country [Read More]

Politics

Civil society groups in Sierra Leone urged to join campaign to hold parliamentarians accountable

Abdul M Fatoma – Chief Executive CHRDI Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 August 2016 We in the Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI) once again, want to remind Members of the House of Parliament in Sierra Leone that, the country’s Accountant General’s Office uses taxpayers’ money to support the [Read More]

News in Perspective

Sierra Leone presidential aspirant Moseray Fadika has died in London

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 August 2016 The Sierra Leone Telegraph has in the last few hours received reports of the passing of Mr. Moseray Fadika, one of the potential presidential candidates of the ruling APC party, for the 2018 presidential election. Mr Moseray Fadika who is popularly known as ‘Super’ [Read More]

News in Perspective

Sierra Leone parliamentarians react harshly to calls for accountability and transparency

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 August 2016 A week ago, Sierra Leone’s human rights group – the Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI), published a statement calling on all elected parliamentarians in the country to account for the millions of dollars they are receiving annually for the development of [Read More]

News in Perspective

Counting the cost of justice in Sierra Leone as lands minister loses credibility in a politically polarised matrimonial case

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 August 2016 Put aside for one moment the legal and sometimes common sense argument as to who is telling the truth and whether a crime had been committed or not, the cost of pursuing justice in Sierra Leone is not cheap – especially for the tax [Read More]

News in Perspective

Sierra Leone finance minister says new international airport is still on the agenda

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 August 2016 Few Sierra Leoneans in and out of the country now believe that the proposed construction of a new international airport by the government of Sierra Leone, amid widespread and growing poverty is a good idea. (Photo: Finance minister Kargbo – right, talking to John [Read More]

Dele Awoonor-Gordon

Mr President – fix what is wrong in Sierra Leone and everything else will fall into place

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 August 2016 ‘Any masquerade that fails to respect its limits will have its veil removed.’ This unvarnished truth is now coming out more forcefully in Sierra Leone, as depicted by the socio-political inanities of the country today, where life is not what it [Read More]