Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Oh SLPP – please stop the whimpering

SAMA BANYA (PUAWUI): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 December 2019: In Williamson’s “History of the British Empire” which was one of the Geography text books for the Cambridge School Certificate Examination of my time (1940 – 48). it is stated that the first set of European settlers in North America were [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Rwanda was not a school picnic – lessons for Sierra Leone’s media

Puawui – Dr. Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 November 2019: I spend a lot of my leisure these days on Social Media, especially on  WhatsApp, where many of the posts are biased political innuendos depending on which party the subscriber supports. Other posts could quite frankly be described as [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

As it was in 2007 so it is in 2019 – APC at it again

Puawui – Dr Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 November 2019: Social media is currently agog with different opinions culminating from a communication addressed to the Chief Minister Prof. David Francis, on whether or not a bribe of $1.5 million was paid into his account by a mining company that [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

When SLAJ or IMC should lock the stable gates

PUAWUI- DR SAMA BANYA: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 May 2019: “My Lords, Ladies and gentlemen! And members of the fourth estate”. This statement is attributed to Edmund Burke who used it in 1787 in the House of Commons (Parliament) of Great Britain. Burke said that there were three estates of [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Why do we need another Bintumani conference in Sierra Leone now?

Puawui – Dr Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 May 2019: In my last Puawui column under the title “Crooked Thinking”, I stated that I was in agreement with APC’s “one drop” Mohamed Sankoh that we do not need a Bintumani conference now but added quickly that it was for [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Crooked thinking and faulty logic

Puawui – Dr Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 May 2019: “The SLPP government of Brigadier Julius Maada Bio is guilty of human rights abuses. Hundreds of people have been removed from their jobs and replaced by Paopa supporters, how does the President expect the families of the affected victims to [Read More]