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Sierra Leone News: THE CLOUD HANGING OVER THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW PROCESS: SUPREME OR CHIEF EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY – what’s in a name?, ETC.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

PREAMBLE The inspiration to write this piece arises from my concern over the doubt that has been cast over the Constitutional Review Process triggered by the instruction from the ruling/governing (a la Comrade Yansaneh, heard at AYV TV & Radio) All Peoples Congress (APC) party to its members on the Committee to withdraw their signatures[…]

Sierra Leone News: Sfoook

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Most Sierra Leoneans like Americans are now fired up with the joys of Christmas and its frills. Many will make their way home to Freetown, the country’s steaming hot capital in the next days to visit excited relatives and friends. The influx is an annual pilgrimage at this time of the year until it was[…]

Sierra Leone News: IMF and Africa a marriage of destruction

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The World Bank and the IMF (the International Monetary Fund) were set up during the end of the Second World War to rebuild the economies of Europe. However, in order for the world bank and the IMF to implement their policies, they began offering loans to poor countries but only if the poor countries privatized[…]

Sierra Leone News: You Said it

Saturday, December 10th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: You Said it

The world is celebrating Anti-Corruption Day on the 9th of December. To help commemorate, Awoko sought the opinions of people on the street. We asked, “What do you think of the Anti-Corruption Commission?” Wahab Kamara In my opinion, I don’t think the Anti-Corruption Commission is doing more to tackle corruption in the country. The ACC[…]

Sierra Leone News: Human Rights Day 10 December…Stand up for someone’s rights

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

The call is out… Stand up for someone’s rights! We must reaffirm out common humanity. The time for this is now. “We the peoples” can take a stand for rights. And together, we can take a stand for more humanity. I don’t know about you, but I’m a little worried about where the world  and[…]

Sierra Leone News: PERSONAL GLIMPSES: PEC-SL PROPERTY TAXES AGREEMENTS ARE FLAWED ….AND MUST BE REVISITED!!

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

In my rustic mindset, the recent Radio Democracy 98:1 FM with a Mr. Mallador Sowe, (purported owner or driver of an enterprise outfit called PEC-Sierra Leone) did nothing to advance his endearment to a good many of us. So even  at this outset, and insofar as it concerns the collection of properties rates within Local[…]

Sierra Leone News:FROM “THE TEARS OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE” TO “THE SIGNS OF RECOVERY OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE”

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:FROM “THE TEARS OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE” TO “THE SIGNS OF RECOVERY OF FOURAH BAY COLLEGE”

In November/December of 2015, an article titled ‘The Tears of FBC” was published internally and externally. It was a piece that communicated to the public the extent of deterioration of FBC over the past 5 years and why urgent action was needed to halt that trend. The reactions were swift – Bids for the award[…]

Sierra Leone News:President Ernest Koroma Opens Up On China, Speaks On Outcome of His Visit

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:President Ernest Koroma Opens Up On China, Speaks On Outcome of His Visit

President Ernest Bai Koroma on December 6th, 2016, ended a week-long visit to the People’s Republic of China. The core of the visit was to express Sierra Leone’s appreciation and thanks to China for their timely intervention in the fight against ebola. The visit was also meant to scale up ties of cooperation between the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Review the Local Government Act Now!

Friday, December 9th, 2016

When elections are approaching, people focus more on the National Electoral Commission, but the truth is that for elections to be free and fair all the election Management bodies and other key stakeholders need to play their parts effectively years leading to the Election Day. What happens on Election Day is largely a reflection of[…]

Sierra Leone News: CPC enters new era

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: CPC enters new era

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has met end of October to put regulations in place for a revision of intra-Party supervision and a regulation on the norms of political life within the party. During the meeting on October 27, the members of the CPC adopted a comprehensive, strict governance of the Communist Party of[…]