From the Editor’s Keyboard

The Wheel Turns Full Circle (Parts 2 and 3)

The Wheel Turns Full Circle (Parts 2 and 3)

We offer this space this week to Freetown editor Olu Gordon(photo) as he narrates his conversation with the famous student leader Hindolo Sumanguru Trye (...)

| June 2006 | 331 views

SLPP was the Lone Debate Dodger

SLPP was the Lone Debate Dodger

"The impression about the SLPP is, simply, that the party does not care what the nation thinks about it, so long as it is in charge. SLPP refuses to reckon (...)

| June 2006 | 352 views

Berewa Escapes from YSLI Debate

Berewa Escapes from YSLI Debate

A debate organised by the Youths for Sierra Leone Improvement(YSLI) in which three of Sierra Leone’s presidential aspirants were to face each other (...)

| June 2006 | 550 views

SLPP-PMDC Dombolo

SLPP-PMDC Dombolo

What promises to be a major constitutional and legal battle between the ruling SLPP government and the the PMDC is brewing and churning with both sides (...)

| June 2006 | 371 views

Promoting a culture of accountability in Africa

Promoting a culture of accountability in Africa

Tuesday June 6 marked the launch of Trust Africa, a new foundation based in Dakar, Senegal that will focus on conflict resolution, trade, and increasing (...)

| June 2006 | 310 views

African fans' dilemma in Germany 2006

African fans’ dilemma in Germany 2006

Our London Bureau Chief, Abu Shaw(photo) takes a look at the racist dangers lurking in Germany as African fans prepare to visit that country to enjoy live (...)

| June 2006 | 306 views

"All for Me...", says Berewa

"All for Me...", says Berewa

"In a symbolic gesture, the women dressed the leader in a white flowing gown as a testimony to their marriage of him. Amid cheers and joy, the ladies (...)

| June 2006 | 350 views

PMDC Spokesman Slams Statement

PMDC Spokesman Slams Statement

A Freetown newspaper recently quoted some PMDC members as saying they don’t want a convention to elect national officials of Sierra Leone’s (...)

| June 2006 | 316 views

Is John Leigh a Flip-flopper?

Is John Leigh a Flip-flopper?

A searing, unsympathetic and pitiless assessment of the political career of Dr. John Ernest Leigh(photo), Sierra Leone’s former ambassador to the (...)

| May 2006 | 454 views