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Sierra Leone – moral corruption more destructive than financial corruption

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 August 2016 You know something, while the chatter all across the country – on shop floors, in markets, within business circles, and in classrooms and beer parlours as well as gatherings of compatriots in the Diaspora, is about the current state of Sierra [Read More]

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Sierra Leoneans are desirous of a country built on real needs – not the dictate of outsiders

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 August 2016 When national discourse deliberately uses soft words to hide hard crimes or impunity, then you know that as a society, you are up the proverbial creek with no paddle. This is what manifests as corruption and the evolution of a country [Read More]

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Mr President – fix what is wrong in Sierra Leone and everything else will fall into place

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 August 2016 ‘Any masquerade that fails to respect its limits will have its veil removed.’ This unvarnished truth is now coming out more forcefully in Sierra Leone, as depicted by the socio-political inanities of the country today, where life is not what it [Read More]

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Times are bleak in Sierra Leone

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 June 2016 If an idol begins to wield excessive powers, you show it the wood it was carved from. That is exactly what seventeen million British citizens have demonstrated by their decision to leave the increasingly octopodial, power-grabbing European Union. Whether their decision [Read More]

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Who has the ears of president Koroma of Sierra Leone – let them hear

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 May 2016 Whoever has the ears of the President, should please tell him that the dividends of democracy in Sierra Leone, have not reached the door of the common man. That their hearts ache, because the trust they had in today being the [Read More]