- Vol 53 No 10
- 11th May 2012
As Sierra Leone absorbs the guilty verdict on Liberian former President Charles Ghankay Taylor for ‘aiding and abetting’ Revolutionary United Front rebels, the Revolutionary United Front Party, a civilian political party formed from the RUF militia, is ba...
- Vol 53 No 9
- 27th April 2012
The atmosphere is warming up, even though elections are still over six months away. Worries are growing that President Ernest Bai Koroma’s All People’s Congress (APC) is ramping up ethnic and political tensions in what promises to be a close contest with ...
- Vol 53 No 6
- 16th March 2012
Correspondence on the recall of the United Nations chief, Michael von der Schulenburg, indicates an almost irrational hatred of him by President Ernest Bai Koroma.
- Vol 53 No 4
- 17th February 2012
President Koroma falls out with a top diplomat over allegations of political interference
- Vol 53 No 1
- 6th January 2012
Koroma’s anti-corruption campaign has wavered with special deals for favoured companies. Whoever wins the elections will be short of cash
- Vol 52 No 23
- 18th November 2011
Anti-corruption momentum is slackening as the President gauges a growing political threat from the opposition
- Vol 52 No 13
- 24th June 2011
The Tonkolili iron-ore mine looks set to make a billionaire of Frank Timis but the dividend for the nation is less sure
- Vol 52 No 10
- 13th May 2011
Freetown’s independence celebrations said much about the parlous state of the country and looming difficulties for the government
- Vol 51 No 25
- 17th December 2010
A Chinese-British consortium exploiting massive iron ore reserves at
Tonkolili prompts opposition from villagers and anti-corruption
- Vol 51 No 10
- 14th May 2010
The resignation on 7 May of Abdul Tejan-Cole as Commissioner and Chief Prosecutor of Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) signals a growing malaise in the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma. In his two and half years in the post, Tejan-C...