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Margai’s Charisma in the US

By Karamoh Kabbah A crowd of sympathizers caught party officials and supporters of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) by surprise on (...)

| November 2006 | 673 views

Margai Tour Gathers Momentum

By Our Correspondent The Trans-Atlantic Tour for “Positive Change” delegation headed by Charles Margai traverses the Delaware Valley with unfaltering (...)

| November 2006 | 768 views

Unemployed Youths: Sierra Leone’s Time Bomb

By Alpha Rashid Jalloh, Freetown When the Ministry of Youths admitted in an official document that the single most important threat to security in these (...)

| November 2006 | 436 views

PMDC Top Brass Storm London

By Our Correspondent People at Heathrow airport in London on Wednesday evening, November 1, 2006, gathered to look as a large group of members of the (...)

| November 2006 | 615 views

The SLPP Government: A Fortress of Corruption?

Commentary By Joe Sandie Corruption in Sierra Leone is not only endemic but systemic. Even though the government, like other African governments, (...)

| November 2006 | 1833 views

PDL Blasts UN in Sierra Leone

The Sierra Leone People’s Democratic League (PDL) is a Sierra Leonean political party that has not yet been registered; but it is known for its feisty and (...)

| November 2006 | 501 views


The death is announced of Pa Suliman Mansaray of Kissy in Freetown. Pa Mansaray was a businessman and the owner of what was known as "Baboo College", (...)

| October 2006 | 572 views

Special Court Judge Meets Law Students

By Our Correspondent. He was the guest speaker at the University of East London’s Centre on Human Rights in Conflict inaugural public lecture in October (...)

| October 2006 | 1458 views

Why Blame the Youths?

Commentary By John Wyse, Freetown. The sub-section of our population that is normally blamed for the cataclysm that has befallen our nation is the (...)

| October 2006 | 429 views

New York: Berewa’s Statement to PBC

Statement to the Peace Building Commission By H.E Solomon Berewa, Vice President, Republic of Sierra Leone October 12, 2006. Mr. Chairman, Members (...)

| October 2006 | 421 views

Prosecution Rebuffed as CDF Defence Ends

Commentary By Alfred Munda SamForay Charles Francis Margai, the Lead Defence Counsel for Alieu Kondewa, in the matter of Prosecutor versus Sam Hinga (...)

| October 2006 | 377 views

CDF Trial: Defence Testimony Ends

According to a special court press release, the defence testimony ended today in the trial of three accused former leaders of the CDF militia. Since (...)

| October 2006 | 356 views