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Rapid Expansion of Large Scale Land Deals in Sierra Leone: The Contentions amidst Weak Land Tenure Systems.

By Bernard Koroma Introduction In light of the prevailing rapid and large-scale takeover of farmland in Sierra Leone, where the majority of the population are small scale farmers living in…

ENFORCEABLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CITIZENS OF SIERRALEONE UNDER THE NEW CONSTITUTION

ENFORCEABLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CITIZENS OF SIERRALEONE UNDER THE NEW CONSTITUTION

A position paper by Rashid Dumbuya for the consideration of the Constitutional Review Committee of Sierra Leone. November 2015   ‘Providing enforceable duties and responsibilities for citizens under the new…

Writing the new Sierra Leone constitution: why an open, inclusive and objective process is necessary-

Writing the new Sierra Leone constitution: why an open, inclusive and objective process is necessary-

A few weeks from now, the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) would begin winding up its activities. The committee was established in 2013 to review the current 1991 constitution taking into…

Making Sense of the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone’s Ruling on the Matter of the Former Vice-President: Hon. Alhaji Samuel Sam Sumana vs AG and Minister of Justice and Hon. Victor Bockarie Foh

By Lawyer Ambassador Adikalie Foday Sumah, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in the Republic of Guinea The Constitutional Test Case relating to the relieving of the former Vice-President of the…

JUSTICE SHOWER REJECTS APPLICATION FOR POSSESSION as Law Firm Exposes Ag. Minister and Co.

The Acting Minister of Tourism and Culture and her General Manager of the Tourist Board who misinformed both the Presidency and the Secretary into believing that they have a Court…

Sierra Leone: The agonizing experience of a West African state under British Colonial domination

By Anthony Kamara (Sr) takes a historical perspective of the period up to 1961. It is becoming common practice for some educated or rather semi-educated Sierra Leoneans with little or…

MP’S TO CRUMBLE DAUDA’S PASSPORT DEAL: Unreasonably, unrealistically unacceptable

The debate in the House of Parliament by both the Opposition and Members of the Ruling Government will commence today and probably end by the close of business with the…

New Africa Integrity Indicators Are Out!

By Hazel Feigenblatt, Managing Director of Research For the past three years, Global Integrity and our network of more than 200 African researchers and reviewers have been working hard on…

Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa—

By Sonkita Conteh, Director, Namati In early August this year, the Chinese Foreign Minister visited Sierra Leone on a tour of the three “most Ebola affected” nations. A release from…

THE NATIONAL PRIVATIZATION COMMISSION NEEDS AN OVERHAUL

By: Winstanley R Bankole Johnson It is the presumed institutional integrity of a few Broadcasting Houses that elicits our occasional inputs, as we comply with their presenters’ requests to us…