By Momoja Lappia
The Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat at the end of a one-day workshop on the theme ‘ABC, concept, political tolerance and politically motivated violence,’ held at the Moyamba District Council Hall on 27th February, 2012 successfully helped to calm political impasses that have been [...]
By Elkass I.L Sannoh
The leadership of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) blamed President Ernest Bai Koroma for the spate of political violence in the country.
Addressing newsmen yesterday at the party’s Prince Street headquarters in Freetown, the Acting National Secretary General, Mr. Eric Aiah [...]
By Pa John Baimba Sesay in China
Sierra Leone’s political make-up has over the years been dominated by a selected few who have always had the erroneous thought that the governance of this country is their exclusive preserve. The coming to power of President Ernest Bai Koroma in September 2007 was [...]
By Theo Nicol
What happened last Saturday at Fourah Bay is a bad omen for our fledgling democracy and political transition. That a ward bye-election can attract so many political big wigs and violence makes nonsense of all the sermons that all of us that love this country [...]
By Bampia Bundu
Bike riders (Okada riders) in the Dwazark community have called on political parties and other stakeholders to unite together to ensure a violence free Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in 2012.
This was made public yesterday during a dialogue meeting with the Foundation for Democratic Initiative and Development (FDID) at the Dwazark [...]
by Theo Nicol
The news that came in yesterday that all the four active political parties in the country, the APC, SLPP, PMDC and NDA have all appended their signatures to a document against violence is more than welcome.
I have said it a thousand times that the only thing that can take us [...]
By Ayodele Lewis
The Director of the Anti Violence Movement, Mr. Bernard Conteh, has, in an exclusive interview at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown, stated that political party leaders are the very ones supporting violence among school children and youths around the country.
He explained that they have discovered that there are recognized [...]
By Bampia Bundu
Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Mr. Raymond Kabia
The Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Raymond Kabia has disclosed that his ministry is going to institute an internal investigation into the causes of the Bo and Kono incidents with special focus on the Police and National Fire Force.
He made this statement [...]