Politics

The brouhaha over two-sim bridge in Freetown

Winstanley R Bankole Johnson: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 May 2019: For decades to come the history of this country will continue to reflect grave inaccuracies. This is because contemporary narratives continue to be challenged by two variables: The authors and the political dispensation during which they are/were written. South-Eastern authors [Read More]

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President Bio has reshuffled his cabinet – but does it go far enough?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 May 2019: President Julius Maada Bio has finally reshuffled his cabinet ministers, after much anticipation. But is it the cabinet reshuffle that is expected to begin to put energy behind his government’s New Direction to achieve the change that the electorate voted for in March 2018? [Read More]

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SLPP government is not a human rights abuser – says ministry of information

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 May 2019: Following continuous accusations of human rights abuse and public outcry by some civil society groups and the main opposition political party – the APC, against the Bio led SLPP government, the ministry of information and communications has today published a statement, denying those accusations. [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s First Lady Fatima Bio prays for Sierra Leone in this Holy month of Ramadan

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 May 2019: As Muslims all over Sierra Leone and throughout the world today progressed through their third day of Ramadan – fasting, the First Lady of Sierra Leone, wife of president Julius Maada Bio – Mrs Fatima Bio, has offered best wishes and prayers for the [Read More]

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Corruption investigations – MP seeks to overturn decision for the ACC to prosecute

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 May 2019: Last week, the chairman of Sierra Leone’s Parliamentary Committee on Public Accounts – Sengepoh Thomas MP, wrote a letter to the country’s Anti-Corruption Czar – Francis Ben Kaifala, directing the ACC to commence investigations into the findings of the Auditor General’s Report on the [Read More]