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Neither Britain nor the international community are gullible development partners

Anybody who was at the United Nations last week to witness the UN Peacebuilding Commission Sierra Leone Country Specific Configuration High-level meeting will consider the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party foolish to think that their international propaganda against the ruling All People’s Congress Government has caused the administration to panic. Somebody needs to be schooled [...]

One person might be wrong. Two people might be wrong. Three people could still be wrong but when everybody is saying the same thing , how could they all be wrong ? There is certainly  truth in it all. Anybody  who was at the UN on Wednesday and sat through this week’s UN Peacebuilding Sierra Leone Country [...]

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Many supporters of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) Government called COCORIOKO this evening to express delight and relief at the exclusive interview granted this paper by the Minister of Information and Communications , Alhaji I.B. Kargbo, which exonerated the government from opposition-inspired suspicions  in the matter involving the attendance of the 66th Session of the [...]

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There is no end to the deplorable manner the Sierra Leone People’s Party ( SLPP) Presidential candidate Maada Bio continues to destabilize the peace in the Sierra Leone society. Since he launched his very loathsome and unpoular presidential bid based on his “Pa-O-Pa” ( it is either me or nobody else  ) philosophy , the peace and [...]

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You can see that the Sierra Leone People’s Party ( SLPP ) are not only losing the popularity and credibility contest with the ever-rising President Ernest Bai Koroma ; they are also losing the propaganda warfare. Wherever President Koroma goes, the enthusiasm with which  the surging crowds and excited Sierra Leoneans  rush to welcome and hail him [...]

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It is a huge shame to the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party ( SLPP ) that their presidential candidate, Mr. Julius Maada Bio,  thumbed his nose at the Police who had summoned him to provide evidence about allegations he made against President Ernest Bai Koroma and the ruling All People’s Congress ( APC ) Government [...]

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Lawless Maada Bio is a disgrace to leadership: Those who expect Julius Maada Bio and the SLPP leadership to honor the police request and bring to reasonable conclusion Bio’s rearmament allegations must be living on another planet. Bio’s track record indicates he is only proficient in starting wild fires and passing decrees. Since his selection [...]

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Seditious libel was a criminal offence under English common law. Sedition is the offence of speaking seditious words with seditious intent: if the statement is in writing or some other permanent form it is seditious libel. A statement is seditious if it “brings into hatred or contempt” the Queen or her heirs, or the government [...]

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If there was any doubt that the former Executive Representative of the United Nations Secretary General , Mr. Michael Von Schulenberg  likely compromised his neutrality in the Sierra Leone political landscape ,  the truth has come out, albeit too late , after the end of the ERSG’s tenure as head of the United Nation’s Peacekeeping Mission [...]

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So Lans Gberie advised Schulenburg on APC-SLPP violence but how is he advising U.N. Security Council? By Sylvia O. Blyden Feb 9, 2012, 18:20         Lans Gberie’s U.N. Contract I first met Lans Gberie in 1994 when his former boss Kingsley Lington sent him to cover a press conference I called up [...]

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