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Sierra Leone: Anti-FGM campaign heats up

By Maada Gumbu, Freetown. Katanya Women’s Development Association (KAWDA) one of the leading advocates against Female Genital Mutilation in Sierra (...)

| September 2010 | 1034 views

Sierra Leone: Curse of its Riches – Again?

Commentary By Lansana Gberie, Senior Researcher, ACPP, Addis Ababa. Sierra Leone’s brutal 10-year civil war was partly blamed on the misuse or (...)

| September 2010 | 408 views

Is this a defining moment for Sierra Leone?

Commentary By Abdulai Abubakarr Conteh, London, UK. Economic development is an essential element for every country but it is especially crucial for (...)

| September 2010 | 399 views

Tony Blair and the great Islamic threat

Commentary By Gwynne Dyer, London, UK. People often wind up believing their own cover story. Former British prime minister Tony Blair, for example, (...)

| September 2010 | 816 views

We are Sierra Leoneans, not Lebanese

Dear Editor, Let me first all wish all of you a belated Happy Ramadan celebration. I have attached an article as an addendum to the discussion in (...)

| September 2010 | 386 views

In Pursuit of Fairness, Mr President

Opinion By Alimamy Jaiah Kaikai, Houston, Texas. Last week, I wrote a piece that was published in most of Sierra Leone’s online and print media (...)

| September 2010 | 406 views

Human Rights are women’s rights

Commentary By Nanette Thomas, APC Dallas President. ’Human Rights Are Womens Rights using political strategies; women are gaining power around the (...)

| September 2010 | 488 views

China: Second Largest, but not Second Strongest

Commentary By H. E. Mr. Qiu Shaofang, Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone. Many people in Sierra Leone consider China as a developed country for (...)

| September 2010 | 521 views

Is UDHR a mere Expression of Western Values?

Commentary By Teddy Foday-Musa, PV Special Correspondent, The Netherlands. The universality of human rights is often defended by cosmopolitan (...)

| September 2010 | 4431 views