From the Editor’s Keyboard

Rwanda: No Lessons Learnt

Last week the world remembered the 12th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. Gerald Caplan argues that understanding about the real causes of the genocide (...)

| April 2006 | 418 views

African Renaissance Begins with Languages

"The imperialist West went about subjecting the rest of the world to its memory through a vast naming system. It planted its memory on our landscape by (...)

| April 2006 | 458 views

Are Women Africa’s Last Political Hope?

"One big factor in the rise of womenโ€™s political power in Africa is affirmative action. Governments have set concrete targets for womenโ€™s participation in (...)

| April 2006 | 477 views

Russia and Race: Being African in St Petersburg

Across Europe, African football players face weekly abuse from fans chanting racial insults. In Russia, racial attitudes have extended beyond the football (...)

| March 2006 | 933 views

China in Africa

Chinaโ€™s increased presence in Africa is part of a wider effort to ‘create a paradigm of globalisation that favours Chinaโ€™ [1]. In the past Chinaโ€™s African presenc

| March 2006 | 869 views

American Envoy to Sierra Leone Speaks

This week, we publish a very important speech recently delivered in Freetown by Thomas Hull(photo), the US ambassador to Sierra Leone. We believe the (...)

| March 2006 | 874 views

Justice in Sierra Leone: A Microcosm

Sierra Leoneโ€™s Attorney General and minister of Justice Mr. Frederick Carew (photo) has been at the centre of many high profile cases from the controversial (...)

by Gibril Koroma | January 2006 | 1625 views

The Three Political Musketeers

In this commentary, Vanguard editor Gibril Koroma looks at three major gladiators in Sierra Leoneโ€™s current political fights, three musketeers in the (...)

by Gibril Koroma | December 2005 | 2188 views

Proposal on the Sierra Leone Health Sector

This proposal on the Sierra Leone health sector was recently received in the mail from Mr.Victor Ako Mengot, a Sierra Leonean based in London. Ako works (...)

| November 2005 | 1836 views

The Plight of The Two Kamaras

Politics is an unpredictable game anywhere in the world but in Sierra Leone it is one of the the most unpredictable and intriguing games in town. In this (...)

by Gibril Koroma | November 2005 | 1881 views