A report done by independent investigators reveals that 90% of Sierra Leoneans know about the Commission of Inquiry and 82% believe that the inquiry will be fair. However, 19%, mostly from Makeni believe the inquiry would lead to violence.
The Institute for Government Reform (IGR), recently presented their ‘Voices and Views on Sierra Leone 2019 Commissions of Inquiry Report’ which details the current feelings of the general public about the SLPP Commissions of Inquiry.
A Sierra Leonean Mende tribesman currently residing in the United States of America (USA), Cory Booker, has expressed interest to run for the country’s presidency in its forthcoming presidential election.
Booker’s African root was recently traced to the Mende tribe of Sierra Leone and he is the first American of Sierra Leone descent to run for the President of the United States of America.
Osman Yansaneh, Samura Kamara, Palo Conteh head for Supreme Court
At about midday yesterday, 6th February, 2019, reliable sources within the corridors of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) informed this medium that three senior members of the APC, Alhaji Ambassador Dr. Osman Foday Yansaneh, Dr. Samura Matthew Wilson Kamara and Major (rtd) Alfred Palo Conteh Esq. filed at the Supreme Court Registry, a case against the three judges of the Commissions of Inquiry (COI).
Following a text message sent by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Cornelius Deveaux to the AYV Director of News and Current Affairs, Samuel Wise Bangura while the former was hosting the AYV On Sunday programme which featured a number of panelists to discuss the current issues surrounding the establishment of the Commissions of Inquiry, the Minister of Information and Communication, Mohamed Rado Swarray has responded.
He was speaking to co-hosts of AYV’s flagship Wake Up Sierra Leone programme, Lamrana Bah and Phebian Swill, after he had listened to the text message which reads:
The Deputy Organising Secretary of the All People’s Congress (APC) party Karamoh Kabba has said his party would not subject its politicians that served in the previous administration headed by the party's Chairman and Leader Ernest Bai Koroma to appear before the judge-led Commissions of Inquiry.
He said the party sees the commissions as a mere political witch-hunt.
Who is abetting the rebels? Sierra Leoneans need answers
By Aruna Turay
Key amongst several questions currently being asked by millions of Sierra Leoneans and friends of Sierra Leone across the world is; “whether the All People’s Congress (APC) Party is abetting the rebels who claimed to be the party’s supporters in Makeni city that attacked and beat up AYV staff in that part of the country few weeks back”.
The question came following the recent utterances of one of the party’s prominent Members of Parliament, Hon. Ibrahim Ben Kargbo, former Minister of Information and Communications in the past APC-led government.
Ten years of top governance sealed secret box in the closet of the All People’s Congress (APC) party is all set to be exploded by two of the party’s top stalwarts, Dr. Victor Bockarie Foh and Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden.
Director of Crime Services of the Sierra Leone Police, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Braima Jah yesterday 16th January, 2019 confirmed to newsmen that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) yesterday completed interrogating the National Chairman and Leader of the opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party, Ernest Bai Koroma at his residence in Makeni town.
Injured back of AYV’s Makeni female reporter Augusta Ethel Turay
By Aruna Turay
Native rebels in Makeni, who claimed to be supporters and loyalists of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party, yesterday 16th January 2019 barbarically attacked and rudely manhandled five staff of the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire attached to the Empire’s Makeni Bureau, Northern Sierra Leone.