Election Watch

Democracy at risk: Guatemala and Sierra Leone – International weight is needed to help defend the people’s votes – Op ed

Patrick Merloe: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 July 2023: Held a day apart, elections in two widely differing countries illustrate the struggle for genuine elections versus entrenched elites seeking to impose their will over the people’s choices. Guatemala’s June 25 election saw reformer Bernardo Arévalo come in second, earning a surprise [Read More]

Election Watch

Carter Center continues to question the credibility of Sierra Leone election results

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 July 2023: As the post-election political crisis continues to bedevil President Bio’s government and threatening to cause economic turmoil, Western countries including the European Union are refusing to endorse the election results announced by the Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone (ECSL) last month. (Photo above: President [Read More]

Politics & Law

Calls for the reinstatement of Sierra Leone’s legitimate Auditor General – Lara Taylor Pearce grow

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 July 2023: Its over eighteen months ago since President Bio unconstitutionally sacked the country’s Auditor General – Lara Taylor Pearce after she published a litany of evidence showing serious financial mismanagement and misappropriation of public funds across State House and various government ministries. Instead of treating [Read More]