Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

A divisive and vindictive government deserves to be voted out

Dr. Sama Banya 14 August 2012 This government of President Ernest Bai Koroma has been the most divisive, ethnically and regionally biased and vindictive government that the poor people of Sierra Leone have had the painful experience to suffer. And, if it was not for the fact that the people [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

National Electoral Commission is in a quandary following its unilateral action

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui 12 August 2012 There are three people whom I admired for their repertoire, namely; late former president Siaka Stevens, late professor Cyril Foray and late former president Joseph Saidu Momoh, in that order. All three men possessed a great sense of humour. Stevens had an [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Can the people of Sierra Leone trust this APC government any longer?

Dr. Sama Banya 9 August 2012 I will begin this column with two quotations: “It is regrettable that in spite of the strenuous efforts on the part of government to ensure that peace, security and stability within a truly democratic environment, some ill motivated persons continue to stoke up the [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

The ingredients for future conflagration of Sierra Leone are piling up

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui 7 August 2012 Over a period of thirty-three years, the ingredients of a future conflagration that engulfed this country were gradually being laid. Very noticeable strides from the previous SLPP government were continuing to the admiration of all. Then Siaka Stevens assumed the leadership of [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

Is this a kind of joke Christiana?

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui 2 August 2012 Even the APC propaganda mouth-piece – For-Di-People newspaper has called it a bombshell and that’s what it is. The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced a series of candidature fees for the forthcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections. The figures for Members of [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

High we exalt thee – is Yenga now truly free?

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui 30 July 2012 Thanks to the unique efforts of President Ernest Bai Koroma, the Guinean and Sierra Leonean governments have agreed to demilitarize Yenga, and to withdraw all military presence from the area. Last Friday, a joint communiqué was signed by our own Foreign minister [Read More]

Dr. Sama Banya - Puawui

“Forward then into battle”

Dr. Sama Banya – Puawui 22 July 2012 Since December 2010, there has been a sustained and vicious attack on the opposition SLPP Presidential candidate – Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, from sections of the press and from a particular publication. It may have started earlier, and at first appeared [Read More]