Politics

Sudanese government must halt the spread of violence and prevent further instability

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 January 2019: The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is following with increasing concern the recent political developments in Sudan, where peaceful protests by Sudanese people have escalated into violence and a heavy security crackdown. This has so far resulted in several arrests of political [Read More]

Politics

Nonviolence – the summit of bravery

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 January 2019: Last week, a Sierra Leonean living in America – Gibril Bangura, published a video on social media calling for members of his All People’s Congress (APC) party to march to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Freetown, Sierra Leone and burn down [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone Police draws a line in the sand for those intent on derailing the peace

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 January 2019: On Friday, 28th December 2018, National Secretary General of the opposition All Peoples Congress  (APC) party – Osman Yansaneh,  issued a public statement, stating that his party will not subject itself to any Kangaroo court style commission of inquiry. Osman Yansaneh said the commission [Read More]

Politics

Palo Conteh released on bail as sanity returns to Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 January 2019: Sierra Leone’s former minister of defence – Palo Conteh, who was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) last week, has been freed on bail pending further investigations. Conteh is alleged to have been involved in the misappropriation of tens of millions of dollars in [Read More]