Politics

Government officials prosecuted for embezzling commission of inquiry publicity funds

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 February 2019: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) last Friday said that it has indicted two senior officials in the Ministry of Information and Communication, over the alleged misappropriation of funds meant for sensitising the general public about the work of the Commissions of Inquiry which start [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s chief justice is confident about the legality of the commissions of inquiry

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 February 2019: As political controversy and debate surrounding the legality of the Sierra Leone Commissions of Inquiry into the management of the country’s affairs by the former Koroma-led APC government heightens, Chief Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards has spoken. He says the Commissions of Inquiry are legal. [Read More]

Politics

When strife of interests masquerades as a contest of principles

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 February 2019: The last general election in Sierra Leone was one of the most memorable ones in recent memory. This was largely thanks to a lot of precedents set, following the outcome of the much-debated process. It is no secret that the outcome may [Read More]