Abdulai Mansaray

An eye for an eye will only make the world go blind

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 May 2020: Just when you think that the world at large and Sierra Leone in particular, is facing the ravages of an invisible enemy – the Corona Virus, our nation is plunged on the precipice of self destruction – a clear affirmation of our [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

Trump – the emperor has no clothes

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 April 2020: The Emperor Donald J. Trump has reportedly cancelled his daily White House briefings, complaining that its “not worth the time and effort”. And who can blame him? These briefings have not gone his way. We know that he is sympathetic to torture, [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

How do you solve a problem called Fatima Bio?

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 April 2020: Love her or loathe her, the First Lady Fatima Bio is an enigma. What makes it tellingly so, is the backdrop against which her life has been gauged, scrutinised, vilified and equally glorified at various levels. She is the wife of the [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

If you want to ruin the truth, stretch it

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 April 2020: When the world is rudderless with no one in control, the truth becomes frighteningly the first casualty.  A vacuum always ensues, when people fail to attribute incompetence to malevolence. It is that vacuum that becomes the midwife of most conspiracy theories. The [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

Sincere ignorance – The high cost and threat to peace in Sierra Leone

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 January 2020: “Security Alert – U.S. Embassy (Freetown, Sierra Leone) (January 14, 2020). Location: Brookfields, Freetown. “Event: Reports indicate there are currently violent confrontations between APC and SLPP supporters near APC headquarters in Brookfields. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area today. Additionally, [Read More]