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]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Share the wealth – offer it to the people

Puawui – Dr Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 April 2019: There are reports doing the rounds that government plans to divest its direct involvement in the running of the Sierra Leone Produce Monitoring Company, SLPMC,  the successor to the former Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board, SLPMB. Many would agree [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Sierra Leone has no room for national or ethnic hatred

Puawui – Dr Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 March 2019: One of my friends of my Prince of Wales School days, the late Physician Cardiologist Dr Reginald (Reggie) Eleady-Cole and I sailed to Britain on the Elder Dempster passenger boat MV Aureole on 3rd October 1953. Oh the memory [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Grave concern over state of emergency on rape and sexual violence – a rebuttal

PUAWUI DR SAMA BANYA: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 February 2019: “Why have you stopped writing Doctor? We are missing your column”. This is a question to which I have continued to give the same answer over the last five years, since I announced that I was laying down my pen, [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Dr Sama Banya (Puawui) congratulates president Bio – reflecting on a difficult journey  

Puawui (Dr. Sama Banya): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 April 2018: The dust is yet to settle as the whole of Sierra Leone continues to be gripped by the SLPP’s spectacular success at the polls.  Many are still getting used to saying: ‘President Julius Maada Bio – president of Sierra Leone’. [Read More]