Election Watch

President Koroma’s cash for votes saga continues

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 March 2012 The debate surrounding allegations of president Koroma’s offer of cash, lucrative contracts and senior government job opportunities to members of the opposition parties for their votes at the forthcoming general election rumbles on. Does the decision of John Leigh – a losing presidential aspirant [Read More]

Election Watch

Sierra Leoneans go to the polls in November 2012: Will youth unemployment matter?

ALPHA KAWUSU Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 January 2012 Growing youth unemployment in Sierra Leone will have a negative impact on voter turnout for the ruling All People’s Congress in November. Although the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party has yet to convince voters that it has a better agenda for the [Read More]