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NEWS : Politics
REPORT ON THE VERIFICATION OF DR KANDEH KOLLEH YUMKELLA’S MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION WITH SLPP IN BO, DISTRICT IN 2013.
It will be recalled that Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella visited the SLPP National Headquarters in Freetown for the first time on 24th August 2015. He had a successful meeting with the National Officers of the Party. During the meeting, Dr. Yumkella informed the National Officers that he was a registered member of the SLPP in the category of Grand Chief Patron and that it was his intention to upgrade his membership to the category of a Distinguished Grand Chief Patron. At this stage, his registration was questioned since the National Treasury had had no record of his registration.
Sep 11, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Supreme Court Kills Gbara Case of SLPP & PMDC
In local parlance, the word ‘Gbara Case’ refers to attempt to take up a case that you had no business with in the first place. So it was that yesterday 8th September 2015, the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone has ruled that the ‘Gbara Case’ matter brought in front of it by the two leading opposition political parties; SLPP and PMDC had a fatal flaw making it incurable and so the ‘Gbara Case’ was killed.
Sep 9, 2015, 17:12

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Politically-tolerant APC in every Nook & Cranny
Ambassador Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, the National Secretary General of Sierra Leone’s ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) has pointed out that the APC is a national party with a firm grip in every single corner of the country even as he extolled the awesome political tolerance of His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
Sep 7, 2015, 12:10

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone: All Peoples Congress to build Northern Region Headquarters
The All Peoples Congress party will be turning the sod for the construction of its Northern Region party office in Makeni on Saturday 5th September 2015 under the distinguish grand chief patronage of His Excellency President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma, National Chairman and Leader of the party.
Sep 3, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : APC Wins Over Hinga Norman Jr.
Sam Hinga Norman Junior, son of the late former Defence Minister and strongman of the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Sam Hinga Norman has declared to join the ruling All People’s Congress (APC).
Aug 27, 2015, 17:09

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : APC's Alhaji Taimeh Passes Peacefully
On Friday August 21st 2015, Kenema lost a hero in person of ALHAJI BRIMA MOHAMMAD TAIMEH commonly known as SAMBA; a nickname he got from a powerful ‘toughest’ actor in Indian movies.
Aug 24, 2015, 12:02

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Over Midnight Invasion at Lumley Residence : John Benjamin is Under Attack from SLPP PAOPA
A report on an invasion on residence of main opposition SLPP stalwart John Oponjo Benjamin by a gang of men with offensive weapons, has sparked off heated written attacks on Benjamin by members of bitter rival faction of their SLPP known as the ‘PAOPA’ faction. The invasion itself on the residence in the early morning hours of Saturday 15th August 2015, left Benjamin’s people bleeding from machete stab wounds.
Aug 17, 2015, 12:16

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : APC Government is improving Justice System - AG Frank Kargbo
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice Hon. Franklyn Bai Kargbo has kept the press abreast with developments in his Ministry noting the tremendous effort the Ministry is making, under the current ruling All People’s Congress led government, in standardizing the justice system in the country with a view to improving access to justice.
Aug 7, 2015, 17:14

NEWS : Politics
APPA Elects Mrs Augusta James Teima as Interim Chairman
The All Political Parties Association (APPA) on Wednesday 5th August 2015 elected Mrs Augusta James Teima of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as its interim Chairman for a period of six months. The Association also elected Alhaji Ben Kamara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Interim Secretary General and Kelfala Kosia of the Revolutionary United Front Party (RUFP) as the Public Relations Officer.
Aug 6, 2015, 17:10

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : SLPP versus Citizens’ Health Creates Dilemma for President
An adamant stance of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has created a very grave problem for the State in the fight against the Ebola virus. As a result, President Koroma is now in a dilemma over how to protect his Nation’s health as against attitude of his inconsiderate opposition political rivals. The current dilemma is that the State of Emergency declared last year to combat Ebola, is to expire this week and its extension depends on bi-partisan approval from both SLPP and APC elected parliamentarians.
Aug 5, 2015, 17:10

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : APC’s Manly Spaine Debunks both of Sam Sumana’s Questions
The two questions which the former Vice-President Alhaji Sam Sumana sent to the Supreme Court for determination are:
Aug 3, 2015, 12:10

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Yumkella Blasts for SLPP to Open Up
Alhaji Dr. Kandeh Yumkella has called on Sierra Leone's main opposition party, the SLPP, to open up its doors and not become a party of exclusion. He was speaking in Manchester, United Kingdom on Saturday 25th July 2015 to a gathering of mostly SLPP members and others curious to hear him speak about his intention to be the next president of Sierra Leone under the SLPP.
Jul 27, 2015, 12:04

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Sahr Lahai Jusu is ‘Falsely Accused’ as a big fat SLPP Mole - Friends defend him but others Insist
Sierra Leone Government’s Director of Public Debts Management, Sahr Lahai Jusu of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has been defended against charges he is duplicitously implanted within the current ruling APC led Government to undertake nasty measures aimed at undermining APC. Jusu is accused in some quarters as being source of malicious leaks of government documents especially with respect to the 100 buses recently purchased by Finance Ministry as a Public Debt on behalf of Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation.
Jul 20, 2015, 12:08

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : SLPP’s John Karimu Attacked by PAOPA right at Law Courts
As we went to press, we received confirmation that main opposition SLPP's Dr. John Karimu has been attacked with knives by supporters of PAOPA faction of his party.
Jul 10, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Yumkella & Maada Bio Campaigning to Win SLPP’s 37%
Media managers of the two loudest presidential flagbearer aspirants for the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), Alhaji Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella and his rival, the defeated 2012 elections SLPP presidential candidate Julius Maada Bio, have been quite busy in past weeks. Each team is working hard to convince their party's 37% quota of national polity that their candidate is the better one to fly SLPP presidential flag at next general elections.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:22

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : APC Chief Whip Will Crack Down so that the Youths can Grow : Over-Aged Civil Servants Must Go..!!!!!
The Chief Whip of the ruling All Peoples Congress in the House of Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Hon. Claude Kamanda who serves as Chairman of the Transparency and Accountability Committee in Parliament, has said in Freetown that he will write a letter of request to all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to give him the correct date of Births, places and tertiary institutions attended by all civil servants in the country.
Jun 30, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics: APC’s Robin Faley Warns against Politicising Projects
Board Chairman of Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO), Hon. Robin Faley, has warned against political interference in implementation of government projects as such politicisation goes against President Koroma’s Agenda for Prosperity. Faley was speaking on Thursday 25th June 2015, during an official Handing-Over Ceremony of about eight vehicles, nine motor bikes and boats to Minister of Water Resources, Momodu E Maligi III for the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project.
Jun 29, 2015, 12:18

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics: APC Improvement On Education is in Numerous Sectors
...So a method was devised that was to the agreement of the students and also was within the international anti money laundering laws which the Government of Sierra Leone has to abide by when doing money transfers. Whilst members of the Opposition SLPP and irrational critics of the President were lambasting President Koroma in print media, on social media and over the local radio stations, the truth was that the President, through a designated liaison, was ensuring all stops were pulled to resolve the crisis his citizens found themselves out there in Venezuela.
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Jun 12, 2015, 17:12

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Vice President Foh Preaches of APC Gov’t Initiatives
The Vice-President Honourable Victor Foh, has seized the occasion of him launching the second round of National Immunisation campaign for Sierra Leone children, to explain the government’s ongoing Agenda for Prosperity (A4P) and other positive initiatives to a mammoth crowd of lactating mothers and other interested persons. Representing His Excellency the President at the occasion held last Friday 5th June 2015 at the Murray Town Community Heath Centre, in the West end of Freetown, VP Foh in a classical class room type style thrilled all with his simplified explanations.
Jun 8, 2015, 12:04

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Politics : Torchlight Newspaper Investigation Creates ‘War’: APC Sharply Split Over Lebanese Passport Contract
What started as a simple pro-ruling party newspaper investigation has now reached a zenith wherein members and supporters of ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) are sharply divided over matter of a contract to a Lebanese merchant to print Sierra Leone passports.
Jun 4, 2015, 17:14

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