Voices From Confinement

By Karamoh Kabba Sierra Leone’s decade-long war is over at last, but the new coalition of detained former members of warring factions says the awkward (...)

| January 2007 | 853 views

Peter Tucker Ignites Spiritual Reformation

Commentary By Oswald Hanciles, Freetown Dr. Peter Tucker, the Chairman of Salone’s Law Reform Commission was head of the civil service in Sierra (...)

| October 2006 | 2383 views

Ghana: Aliu Mahama and the Youths

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, in Ottawa, Canada, believes Ghanaian youth can best accelerate Ghana’s pace of development, as Vice President Aliu Mahama urges, if (...)

| October 2006 | 2176 views

Other Reasons for Freetown Blackouts

Adrian Q. Labor, Civil Engineer Corruption cannot account for the future Almost every conversation among ourselves on the blackout issues and low (...)

| September 2006 | 970 views

In memory of the heroes of August 18

"What however makes the August 18 anniversary tormenting is the fact that the promises made by the Kabbah government to erect a bust in memory of those (...)

| August 2006 | 865 views

Development and Culture (Final)

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong(photo), in Ottawa, says the reason why African values and experiences have not gained prominence in the continent’s policy making and (...)

| August 2006 | 717 views

Challenging the Asantehene’s Thinking

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, back in Ottawa, Canada after spending six months in developmental work in Ghana, says the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II(photo), (...)

| August 2006 | 741 views

Leave Our Respected Chiefs Alone

Commentary By Alpha Saidu Bangura, Atlanta, Georgia I wonder why Hon. Ernest Koroma,(leader of the A.P.C.) and other opposition leaders are (...)

| August 2006 | 806 views

Elections in Sierra Leone: A Reflection

By Mohamed Boye Jallo Jamboria A "tentative" date for elections has been announced. It is tentative because from experience the announcement is a purely (...)

| August 2006 | 716 views

Our Speaker Does Not Need to Be A Lawyer

By Alpha Saidu Bangura, Atlanta, Georgia Having gone over the constitution of Sierra Leone(Act no. 6 of 1991), I believe that parliament should revisit (...)

| July 2006 | 730 views

Med Sesay Blasts John Leigh

As a decent citizen, I refuse to condescend to John Leigh’s current lows and therefore has no intention of using vulgarities, slang, and krio in this piece (...)

| June 2006 | 902 views