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Sierra Leone News: Double your hustle

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

The last time I checked Sierra Leone’s Vice President was expelled by his party while he was under quarantine. By the time the 21 days lapsed he was relieved of his position for allegedly attempting to seek asylum at the American Embassy. By the time we could say Jack Robinson a new Vice President had[…]

Sierra Leone News: That Sumanan Case!

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Except if you want to be part of the political sycophants who have continued to wreck this nation, it is emerging very loudly and clearly by now that the Hon. Vice President was wrongfully removed from office. If anybody denies this let the due process of the law take its course. Let us don’t forget[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Italy is putting out a case for saving the lives of undocumented migrants who are likely to perish in the harsh waters in Europe as they become victims to rogue people-traffickers who fleece them of their life-time savings as the head for a perceived greener pastures on the other side of the world. According to[…]

Sierra Leone News: CAN A PRESIDENT DISMISS HIS VICE PRESIDENT? -A Legal Opinion

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The furore within the All Peoples’ Congress Party (APC) stemming from the allegations of Vice President Alhaji Samuel Sam Sumana misrepresenting his academic credentials, his eve-of-running mate-nomination switch from Christianity to Islam and his anti-APC activities have, over the past two weeks, overshadowed the nation’s preoccupation with the fight against the Ebola disease and the[…]

Sierra Leone News: History will not judge Ernest harshly…..

Friday, March 20th, 2015

It is said President Harry Truman of the United States once said the business of America is business. This was and still is the commonly held view of how America sees itself, which is why I was very pleased with President Ernest Bai Koroma when he first came to office and disclosed that he was[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

After multiple years of trying to get into the bottom of the barrel, the UN has decided on a third try to unravel the mystery of how its Secretary General, Dag Hammarskjold met his death in active service in 1961. It has been one of the mysteries in the history of the world body and[…]

Sierra Leone News: LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Dear Sir QUESTIONING ANDREW KEILI’S PONDER MY THOUGHTS ON “SAM SUMANA  DEAD MAN WALKING”, THURSDAY 12TH MARCH, 2015 EDITION OF GLOBAL TIMES. Your newspaper is one of the few outlets that I always buy and enjoy reading because it keeps me enmeshed till the last pages of sports. Hence, please permit me space in your[…]

Sierra Leone News: Grappling With Mediocrity

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

If you have been doing something for 50 years and it did not work, definitely it’s time to change, to borrow some of President Obama’s ideas. When you think back on the many decades our country has traversed since independence, you can’t help but wonder how much progress in many of our development strides. We[…]

Sierra Leone News: TRIBUTE TO LANSANA FOFANA

Monday, March 16th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: TRIBUTE TO LANSANA FOFANA

We lost him yesterday Lansana Fofana the ace BBC reporter whose booming voice lashed the latches of our limitations cracked the wall of our ignorance and filled the voids within us in the lost decade of the war years We buried him yesterday Lansana Fofana whose perspective shaped our minds and broadened the scope of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Robin Hood was a Criminal too !!!!

Monday, March 16th, 2015

In the early years following the reintroduction of Local councils, and just like Saul of Tarsus who in the Biblical times went all out to obtain “Letters Patents” from the authorities to persecute and kill Christians for simply preaching Jesus as the Christ, Mr. Charles Mambu harassed the SLPP government of the late President Tejan-Kabbah[…]