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January 2018

Former Minister of Lands Country Planning and the Environment, Alhaji Musa Tarawally who is the standard bearer for the Citizens Democratic Party (CDP) has expressed readiness to contest and win the March 7th 2018 Presidential

Constituents in Constituency 032 formerly Constituency 031 in Bombali District have breathed a sigh of relief as their call over the years to change former Hon. Martin Bangura who has been replaced by a season

The former Honorable Members of Parliament, Alhassan Kamara in Constituency 113 and Francis Emmanuel Kowa and many other incumbents have been denied symbols and disqualified to go in to the next Parliament for possessing Dual

The Initiative in Capacity Building Association International (ICBAI)/Save Dignity of Women and Children in Sierra Leone has encouraged other organizations and institutions to work in collaboration so that they can achieve the same goal to

The Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children Affairs (MSWGCA) in Collaboration with Democracy and Development Associate –Sierra Leone (DADA-SL) has concluded a one day community engagement forum on sustainable peace and development with the

Presidential Aspirant for the incumbent All People’s Congress (APC) Party, Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara had told listeners and viewers on the country’s national broadcaster, the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation Television (SLBC) that he will

Having made history by becoming the first ex- footballer in the world to become president of his country, Liberia’s president elect, George Weah, will have his presidential reign kicked started with the daunting task that

The reactivation of the citizen's Clause in the 1991 Constitution which bars citizens with double nationalities from vying for office as MPs, President, ministers and Vice President has been widely seen as one of the

On the 9th of January 2018 Cocorioko Newspaper wrote that the “ruling All People's Congress (APC) will be adhering to Section 76(1), Act No. 6 of the 1991 constitution, in awarding symbols for the forthcoming

The run up to the March 7, 2018 elections promises electrifying political theatre! Truth be told, if Sierra Leone has ever shown signs that her post-independence duopoly (APC-SLPP) can be dislodged from power, this is

January 10, 2018 Mr. Mohamed N’fa-Ali Conteh Chairman National Electoral Commission Tower Hill Freetown Dear Mr. Conteh The Role of the Party Agents in Voter Identification The SLPP would like to re-affirm its position that to ensure free, fair and transparent elections, it

January 10, 2018 Mr. Mohamed N’fa-Ali Conteh Chairman National Electoral Commission Tower Hill Freetown Dear Mr. Conteh The Role of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) on Polling Day Over the last 12 months, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has repeatedly raised with

Former SLAJ President, MP and Editor in Chief of Unity Now newspaper, Hon. Frank Kposowa was crushed to death in a gruesome road accident at Mile 91 this afternoon. Eyewitness accounts say the Government bus trying to

One of the newly created political parties in Sierra Leone and now one of the strongest contenders in the forthcoming March 7th, 2018 election, the National Grand Coalition (NGC), has in a press release dated

The Operations Officer (Opps), Superintendent Osman Kamara attached to the Eastern Police Station has told Journalists that seventeen clique boys were arrested on Boxing Day with Tramadol, Cannabis Sativa and some offensive weapons. (Photo: Superintendent