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Leather Boot in Custody, Bio Accused

By Jonathan Leigh and Sorie Sudan Sesay,in Freetown. Police in Bo this morning interrogated Idrissa Kamara alias Leatherboot, a key suspect in the (...)

| July 2007 | 963 views

Tom Nyuma is back in Freetown

By Jonathan Leigh, Freetown. Tom Nyuma has been brought down to Freetown this evening and hospitalized following the incident in Bo in the early hours (...)

| July 2007 | 15751 views

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 | 233 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 | 1169 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 | 738 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 | 578 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 | 317 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 | 187 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 | 542 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 | 553 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 | 341 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 | 176 views