Politics

Freetown goes ‘green’ as president Bio boosts national cleaning campaign

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 November 2019: Freetown the capital of Sierra Leone, one of the two most important ‘swing regions’ in the country’s political and electoral landscape, is believed to be increasingly going ‘green’ – the colour of the ruling SLPP party, as well as becoming more ecologically conscious, since [Read More]

Politics

Access to justice for all is not yet a reality but there are ways forward – an opinion

Patricia Scotland – Commonwealth Secretary-General: Sierra Leone Telegraph:1 November 2019 Access to justice for everyone in all communities is an important right and requirement for building fair and peaceful societies – yet this objective has been achieved in few if any nations, and the consequences are damaging for social, economic [Read More]

Politics

Juldeh v Samura – the poisoned “call of the minaret”

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 November 2019: The problem is that politics has power; religion has only love, peace and the experience of the divine. Politics can easily interfere with religion; and it has been interfering all along, to such an extent that it has destroyed many religious values [Read More]

Politics

Commission of Inquiry to commence investigation into assets of former president Koroma and senior officials

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 November 2019: In Sierra Leone, the long-awaited inquiry into the assets of former president Koroma and other senior public officials in his APC government, will commence sitting on Monday, 11 November 2019. The inquiry will look into the financial affairs of former president Ernest Bai Koroma, [Read More]