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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 | 589 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 | 409 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 | 349 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 | 340 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 | 388 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 | 354 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 | 496 views

Trying Charles Taylor

Trying Charles Taylor

"There are compelling reasons for Taylor to be tried in Sierra Leone, in the presence of the numerous victims of the conflict and alongside the other (...)

| April 2006 | 376 views