From the Editor’s Keyboard

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 | 724 views

Sierra Leone: Indigent Hosts and Tainted Donors

"All said and and done, with the commitment shown so far by the wider spectrum of civil society groups first by insisting on elections in 1996 that chased (...)

| June 2007 | 728 views

The President did not say the truth

We think president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah of Sierra Leone veered away from the truth when he said recently in parliament:"It is also noteworthy that during our (...)

| June 2007 | 683 views

Freedom of information in Kenya

The right to information underpins and is the cornerstone of all other human rights. Priscilla Nyokabi assesses the newly proposed Freedom of Information (...)

| June 2007 | 497 views

Nigeria: Failed Elections, Failing State?

"INEC declared a landslide for Yar’Adua with 70 per cent of the votes, to 18 per cent for Muhammadu Buhari of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP). That (...)

| May 2007 | 433 views

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism

"Foremost among the neo-colonialists is the United States, which has long exercised its power in Latin America. Fumblingly at first she turned towards (...)

| May 2007 | 548 views