From the Editor’s Keyboard

A word to the wise is quite sufficient

Editorial With the announcement of final results of the just concluded presidential run-off polls that declared All People’s Congress (APC) flag (...)

| September 2007 | 552 views

NEC:The agony and trauma of vote counting

NEC:The agony and trauma of vote counting

Commentary By Gibril Koroma Editor/Publisher Vancouver, Canada. I am a supporter of the East End Lions soccer club in Freetown, Sierra Leone. People (...)

| September 2007 | 737 views

ECOWAS, UN, should do more

ECOWAS, UN, should do more

Editorial The recent visit by an ECOWAS delegation to Freetown and statements made by it’s leader, Ghana’s Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas have been a (...)

| September 2007 | 617 views

The Mandate of the People Should be Sacrosanct

The Mandate of the People Should be Sacrosanct

Commentary By Abdulai Bayraytay, Deputy Editor. Sierra Leone recently set an unprecedented record by holding mostly violence-free elections in spite of (...)

| August 2007 | 811 views

Those Invalid Votes

Editorial The August 11 parliamentary and presidential elections have come and gone without any major incident. It has also been assessed as free and fair (...)

| August 2007 | 420 views

2007 Sierra Leone Elections: Let Democracy Thrive

2007 Sierra Leone Elections: Let Democracy Thrive

Commentary. By Abdulai Bayraytay,Vanguard Deputy Editor, on vacation in Pennsylvania, USA. The just concluded August polls in the West African nation of (...)

| August 2007 | 941 views

Sierra Leone: Security Worries

Sierra Leone: Security Worries

Commentary By Patrick Hassan-Morlai, Vanguard Correspondent, London, UK. Any form of violence risks marring the reputation of Sierra Leone’s (...)

| August 2007 | 719 views

In Bed with the Devil for Political Power.

In Bed with the Devil for Political Power.

"So, in spite of the honest admission by the Sierra Leone Police that it is not well-equipped to provide security for the August polls, the international (...)

| July 2007 | 783 views

Sierra Leone Elections: A Plea For Calm

Sierra Leone Elections: A Plea For Calm

"The ordinary Sierra Leonean has suffered for too long. The campaign period should be used by political aspirants to think of how and what they will do (...)

| July 2007 | 607 views