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First day at the office for the new attorney general of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 January 2016 Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara – the man brought in by president Koroma in his sweeping cabinet reshuffle to bring in the New Year and help keep the president on the straight and narrow legally, has had his day of baptism at State House. According to [Read More]

Politics

Can parliament of Sierra Leone give president Koroma more time?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 January 2016: Sections of supporters of the ruling APC party of Sierra Leone, are publicly calling for president Koroma to be given more time to continue in power, after his fixed two terms mandated by the constitution shall have ended next year. They say that the [Read More]

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Breaking news: lawyer Iscandri arrested in the Alie Kabba court case

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 January 2016 Prominent Sierra Leonean lawyer Alieu Iscandri (Photo) who is based in the USA, has this morning been arrested in the court room where Dr. Alie Kabba’s case is being heard. The maverick magistrate Mohamed Seray Wurie ordered his arrest on allegation that lawyer Iscandri [Read More]

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Sierra Leone court officials ‘failed to turn up’ to grant opposition politician bail

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 January 2016 Sierra Leone opposition politician Dr. Alie Kabba (Photo) has once again been sent to solitary confinement this afternoon by president Koroma, whose irresponsible dictatorial rule and abuse of power is threatening to return the country to another civil war. Kabba was taken to court [Read More]

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Sierra Leone opposition politician Dr. Alie Kabba expected in court today

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 January 2016 Dr. Alie Kabba – the outspoken opposition politician held captive as a political prisoner by the Koroma government in Sierra Leone, is expected to appear in court today in Freetown. According to the government, he will be answering charges relating to the alleged offence [Read More]

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President’s New Year speech is nothing to write home about

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 January 2016 For the first time in the history of post independence Sierra Leone, the head of state has delivered what can only be described as the shortest and most lacklustre of New Year’s address to the nation – four hundred and ninety-six words to be [Read More]