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Understanding Where We Came From And Where We Are Going To – A Synopsis Of Sierra Leone Politics

By Alfred Kargbo —   When Sierra Leone gained independence from Britain in 1961, the next step was how to govern the country following the exit of the colonial administration.  The battle to rule the country by a government formed by Sierra Leoneans started. Sir Milton Margai initially emerged as the first prime minister of

Country Manager Launches the Development and Economic Journalists Association in Sierra Leone

The Country Manager, Francis Ato Brown today launched the Development and Economic Journalists Association-Sierra Leone(DEJA-SL) This is the first ever, development focused media association from both print and electronic media and from across all regions in the country. The theme of the programe was “Development Communication to Promote Social Accountability and Maximize Results for the

Saudi Students Grateful to President Koroma

The Sierra Leone Students Union at the Islamic University in Madinah has expressed satisfaction at the appointment of Alhaji M.S. Kargbo as Sierra Leone’s new envoy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Giving a summary about the Sierra Leone Students Union at the Islamic University in Madinah on the occasion of Sierra Leone’s 53rdIndependence Anniversary a

Looking Beyond Donald Sterling

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist  — By now, everyone knows the story of Los Angeles Clipper’s owner, Donald Sterling’s banishment from the National Basketball Association (NBA) for his racist comments captured on audio tape last month. What Sterling said was totally stupid and insulting. Period! I don’t think there is any disagreement from anyone on

The Mayor of the City of Lowell, Massachusetts proclaimed Saturday April 26th 2014 as “Sierra Leone Day” in the City of Lowell

Written By Sallieu H. Conteh, Massachusetts, USA — “We have every reason to celebrate 53 years of Sierra Leone’s existence as a sovereign state.” That in a nutshell was the message delivered by the Sierra Leone’s Honorary Consul for the New England States; Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhoda Island, Maine and Vermont, to Sierra Leoneans


Momodu Bangura (AKA Mbangs), Atlanta, Georgia — It is indicative of African presidents to manipulate their state constitutions or their party by laws for their selfish reasons. Such autocratic and totalitarian behavior became conversant in our political institutions since the reign of the late Siaka Probyn Stevens, the first president of the Republic of Sierra