Election Watch

Political violence as elections approach in Sierra Leone

Umaru Koroma: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 March 2018: The Leadership and general membership of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) have been seriously perturbed by the scale of violence against SLPP members, unleashed by thugs of the All People’s Congress Party (APC) on Wednesday 28th February 2018, at their final [Read More]

Election Watch

NOSLINA statement on eve of general elections in Sierra Leone

NOSLINA: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 March 2018: The National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America (NOSLINA) is a non-political, nonpartisan body committed to promoting democratic principles and to ensuring the protection of basic human rights in an up-and-coming Sierra Leone that is striving to implement the principles of good [Read More]

Election Watch

Supreme Court adjourns Samura Kamara’s case

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 March 2018: The Supreme Court hearing of petition filed against Dr Samura’s presidential candidacy has today been adjourned to next Monday, 5th of March. According to the opposition parties, this decision has left the ruling APC – TOLONGBO wondering whether they will have a presidential candidate [Read More]

Politics

Political manipulation amidst deep socio-political and economic crisis

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 March 2018: Sierra Leone’s saving grace is that God, who is cooking our communal soup, has not left the kitchen. Believe me, it does not matter who emerges as president in next week’s elections, we are in for a long ride. This is [Read More]

Election Watch

Yumkella Supreme Court hearing adjourned

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 March 2018: Yesterday’s Supreme Court petition hearing, which is to determine whether Kandeh Yumkella can contest next week’s elections, was postponed to today, 1st March 2018. However, the Sierra Leone Telegraph has learnt that the hearing will now take place next Monday, 5th of March. Is [Read More]