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DOUBLE STANDARDS ON PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATIONS

October 9, 2015 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff There is a clear double standard in official circles in Sierra Leone in respect of the democratic right to hold peaceful demonstrations.…

‘Girls are faced with crucial conditions’

- Director of YACAN October 7, 2015 By Memunatu Bangura Ahead of global celebrations to mark the International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October, Director…

President Koroma at UN…in historically global voice

October 6, 2015 By Oswald Hanciles In his Canada-based newspaper, Sierra Leonean publisher of the Patriotic Vanguard, Gibril Gbanabome Koroma, wrote that “….As expected, President Dr. Ernest…

Where are the vaccines???

October 2, 2015 By: Winstanley R. Bankole-Johnson It’s over eighteen (18) months now since the dreaded Ebola virus disease hit the sub-region, starting off in the neighbouring…

The Day 40’s Became Greater Than 50’s……

September 21, 2015 By: Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon (awogordon@yahoo.co.uk) ………was the day hope died. It was the day that national aspirations for a true and decent society where…

LETTER TO SLPP NATIONAL SECRETARY GENERAL

When is the Level Playing Field? Beware of Defectors! September 10, 2015 By PEL Koroma Dear Sulaiman Banja Tejan-Sie, This is just to say thank you for…

The Power of Words….‘Ernest’s’ Words

September 2, 2015 By Oswald Hanciles The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, H.E. Ernest Bai Koroma (lovingly called “Ernest….Ernest…Ernest” [!!!] by children who get hyper-excited…

‘Ernest’s Innovative Capitalism Wins APC Supporters in the South/East

September 1, 2015 By Oswald Hanciles In June of 2007, I was in a hotel room in the posh Allen Avenue axis in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, when…

Book: War, Politics and Justice in West Africa by Lansana Gberie

Review by Peter Penfold (former British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone August 27, 2015 By Peter Penfold Before trying to resolve a conflict, one must first try…

Breaking our bad habits, developing positive ones

August 27, 2015 By Sulaiman Momodu (beyondborders.column@gmail.com) Let me begin this article by asking you: if you were walking along the streets and without any provocation a mad…