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FACTUAL AND GENUINE CONCERNS FOR FURTHER CRC CONSIDERATION

 February 26, 2016 By: Winstanley.R.Bankole. Johnson It will be presumptuous to ascribe the first draft of the revised national constitution to the efforts of any particular group.…

Why the Supreme Court Judgment in the Sam Sumana case in not good for the presidency of Sierra Leone: Thankfully the CRC is proposing a reversal

February 25, 2016 By Musa Pessima In September 2015, five judges of the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone ruled that President Koroma had right to fire his…

AS FOURAH BAY COLLEGE CELEBRATES 189 YEARS OF

AS FOURAH BAY COLLEGE CELEBRATES 189 YEARS OF

EXISTENCE, STUDENTS REDUCED TO A SLAVE-LIKE STATUS!! February 24, 2016 By  Alfred Kamanda Fourah Bay College (FBC), hitherto known as the Athens of West Africa, celebrated 189 years of…

Safe Abortion Legislation in Sierra Leone: Women’s Rights, Not Men’s Faith!

February 17, 2016 By Aruna Kallon It would be recalled that the Sierra Leone Parliament on Tuesday 8th December, 2015 adopted The Safe Abortion Act 2015, which…

Beyond UNGASS: Reforming Drug Policy in West Africa

February 16, 2016 By Lansana Gberie UNGASS 2016, a three-day meeting of the General Assembly in April, is the most anticipated in the history of international drug…

UNITED NATIONS TREATY BODIES AND HOW THEY FUNCTION

PART TWO: HOW A STATE BECOMES PARTY TO A HUMAN RIGHTS TREATY AND FULFILLS ITS OBLIGATION TO THE TREATY February 16, 2016  By: Bankole Clifford Ekundayo Morgan,…

Come With Us To Rwanda

Almost only Osman’s Daily Journal of the 2016 CONTACT Rwanda Mid-Year Seminar February 8, 2016 By Osman Benk Day 1: We, the CONTACT certificate students from the…

Dispatches: On Africa and the ICC, Don’t Buy All the Hype

February 5, 2016 By Elise Keppler As the African Union summit closed on January 31, Kenyan media ignited with reports that the African Union endorsed mass withdrawal of…

Surge in ties: the China/Sierra Leone relations

February 1, 2016 By John Baimba Sesay-CHINA Imagine these figures. Trade between Africa and China is reported to have risen to $220 billion in 2014, which is believed…

BUILD A JUST AND FAIR SOCIETY TO DEFEAT TRIBALISM

January 29, 2016 By Titus Boye-Thompson, Communications Consultant Those who have gone close to the Germans always refer to their love of country and the sense of…