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Human Rights at risk in Eastern Africa amid ‘politics of demonization

Human Rights at risk in Eastern Africa amid ‘politics of demonization

Amnesty International With politics of demonization taking hold across the globe in 2016, East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, saw a rise in human rights violations resulting from growing authoritarianism and conflict, said Amnesty International today as it released its annual assessment of …

VP Victor Foh, Beyond His Political Pedigree

John Baimba Sesay-Freetown The last two weeks have been quite impressive, busy and result oriented especially from the viewpoint of what Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh did in supporting the President in his desires for a better Sierra Leone. Vice President Foh is doing just …

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor

President Trump is getting lesson on Diplomacy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking with Trump Saturday, “explained” the Geneva Refugee Convention to the new President, her spokesperson said. The pact — approved in 1951 and amended in 1967 — outlines the humanitarian need to take in refugees fleeing persecution, political or otherwise. It …

Alleged rape victim in Central African Republic

Urgent need to rebuild justice system as war crime suspects roam free in Central African Republic

Amnesty Individuals suspected of committing war crimes including killing and rape during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) are evading investigation and arrest, and in some cases live side by side with their victims, Amnesty International said in a new report released today. …

Zero is the New Distinction for Sierra Leone to be Free from the Ebola Virus

Zero is the New Distinction for Sierra Leone to be Free from the Ebola Virus

Titus Boye-Thompson, Strategic Media & Development Communications Unit No one has worked this hard, tried this hard and hoped so much to fail by scoring zero. This new truism only too well befits the people of Sierra Leone as they work assiduously to reach zero …

Politics may not Survive as a Contact Sport

Politics may not Survive as a Contact Sport

Titus Boye-Thompson, Communications Expert Some people refer to politics as a game. If this is the case, then we have to decide the rules and also to confirm whether we should allow it to be a contact or non-contact sport. Those who believe that politics …

President Erdogan in warm handshake with Ambassador Timbo

Turkish President Erdoğan Pledges Full Support to Sierra Leone

Alhaji M.B. Jalloh, Press Attaché, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Arab Emirates with accreditation to the Republic of Turkey has on Tuesday, 22nd November, 2016 officially presented his original Letters of Credence to the President …