From the Editor’s Keyboard

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 | 485 views

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 had to (...)

| June 2006 | 692 views


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 | 491 views

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 | 425 views

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 | 418 views

"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 | 475 views

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 newest political (...)

| June 2006 | 428 views

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 United (...)

| May 2006 | 584 views