Politics

Time to call APC’s bluff – enough is enough

Puawui – Dr Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 May 2019: I have known and been associated with the leadership of the All Peoples Congress (APC) party since 1968 when they decided to hold bye-elections to fill the large number of vacancies all over the country. The vacancies themselves arose [Read More]

Politics

APC government was characterised by divisiveness and exclusion – says president Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 May 2019: President Julius Maada Bio’s delivery of his televised and radio broadcast state opening of parliament address, was overshadowed today by the spectacular walking out by opposition APC MPs, who are protesting against what they see as the president’s abuse of power. But their walk [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s democracy at crossroads as opposition APC walks out of parliament  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 May 2019: Sierra Leone’s main opposition All People’s Congress Party (APC) members of parliament, today staged a dramatic walk out of the country’s parliament as the president was about to deliver his state opening of parliament address. Dressed in their red communist combatant style beret, the [Read More]

Politics

There is no turmoil in Sierra Leone – says vice president Jalloh

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 May 2019: Sierra Leone’s vice president Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh yesterday called on citizens to respect and obey the laws of the land; and that no one should be worried as long as they remain peaceful and law abiding. Speaking at yesterday’s commemoration of International Labour [Read More]

Politics

New deputy commissioner for Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 May 2019: Sierra Leone’s parliament yesterday, Tuesday 30th April 2019,  approved president Bio’s appointment of Mr Augustine Foday Ngobie as the new Deputy Commissioner of the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). His predecessor – Mr Shollay Davies who was appointed five years ago, by president Ernest Bai [Read More]

Education and Health

Pay your college fees – bribe lecturers to mark your exam papers – and still get no result

Mohamed Macarthy: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 May 2019: Imagine a situation where you enrolled at a college to study, and at the end of the year you take your exams. Months after completing your studies, the college fails to give you your results. When you demanded to see your results, [Read More]