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CDSL Calls for Peace

PRESS RELEASE As our fragile homeland, Sierra Leone, approaches a historical watershed on the occasion of the general and presidential elections (...)

| July 2007 | 225 views

Sierra Leone: Tom Nyuma Arrested

By Sorie Sudan Sesay in Freetown and Gibril Koroma in Vancouver,Canada. Former NPRC Secretary of State Tom Nyuma has been arrested following an alleged (...)

| July 2007 | 1065 views

Sierra Leone: Khaki Boys cause panic

By Sorie Sudan Sesay, Freetown. Former Secretary of State East in the National Provisional Ruling Council, Tom Nyuma, is back in town after his (...)

| July 2007 | 729 views

Musicians Unite to Promote Peaceful Elections

According to a press release from the UNDP in Sierra Leone, the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Victor Angelo, (...)

| July 2007 | 569 views

AFRC Leaders Sentenced

Three former members of Sierra Leone’s Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) have been sentenced to lengthy prison sentences for their part in crimes (...)

| July 2007 | 308 views

Prosecutor Welcomes Sentences in AFRC Case

The Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone welcomed today’s decision of Trial Chamber II to sentence the three AFRC defendants to prison terms (...)

| July 2007 | 177 views

APC: Alpha Kanu Speaks

Speech Delivered by Honourable Alpha Kanu at the Launching of the APC Manifesto, 11TH July 2007. Leader and Presidential Candidate, Mr. Running (...)

| July 2007 | 528 views

Judiciary to ensure free and fair elections

Friday, 13 July 2007 saw the creation of two courts of law in Freetown, both dedicated to resolving electoral issues. The Electoral Courts have been (...)

| July 2007 | 500 views

Update on Kailahun Incident

By Jonathan Leigh. President Tejan Kabbah made a brief stopover in Kailahun, east of Sierra Leone on Monday, which was the scene of political violence (...)

| July 2007 | 330 views

50/50 Voter Education

The 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone, a non-partisan campaign for more women in politics and public life through training and advocacy, has succeeded in placing (...)

| July 2007 | 165 views

EU Election Observers Deploy in Sierra Leone

By Jonathan Leigh. The first group 28 European Union long term election observers are being deployed in Sierra Leone. The observers arrived in Freetown, (...)

| July 2007 | 210 views

Gullit, others, to be sentenced Thursday

According to a Special Court press alert,sentencing in the trial of three convicted former leaders of Sierra Leone’s Armed Forced Revolutionary Council (...)

| July 2007 | 352 views