Politics

Sierra Leone’s democracy: A focus on public trust in state institutions

Rev. Gibrilla Kargbo: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 04 April 2021: Given the current realities in Sierra Leone, it would appear as if the trust of the governed in the governors is a scarce commodity, thus the need to assess the situation and examine the key issues concerning public trust in state [Read More]

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President Bio of Sierra Leone accused of gross tribal discrimination

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 April 2021: Accusing politicians in Sierra Leone of hypocrisy, double standards, nepotism and tribalism is nothing new. Since the end of the rebel war in 2001 and the return of democratic elections, successive governments have been criticised for polarising the political space with tribal and regional [Read More]

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Twenty-one scary things in Sierra Leone’s cybercrime Bill you must know before it becomes law

Rashid Dumbuya Esq: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 April 2021: Since the Cybercrime Bill was laid before Parliament, LEGAL LINK has been religiously following the Preliminary Parliamentary debates regarding this proposed bill, the claims, counterclaims and apprehensions from civil rights activists, interest bodies and the wider public as well as the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s five-year MCC threshold programme ends but what success?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 April 2021: President Dr Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday officially announced the formal closure of the Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) Threshold Programme funded by the US government in 2015. The $44.4 million threshold programme was aimed at improving access to clean water, reliable electricity, and support [Read More]