The PMDC recently held what it calls a "mini convention" in Maryland, USA.An impressive array of Sierra Leoneans were elected including writer and journalist Karamoh Kabba. PMDC enthusiasts also described it as "the most democratic mini convention ever held by Sierra Leoneans in the diaspora". Details:
In what may be viewed as a momentous political decision, the son of the leader of pro-government civil militia forces during the civil war in Sierra Leone Hinga Norman Junior (seen in photo on the left with the Vice President of Sierra Leone, Honourable Victor Foh in London recently) has declared his support for the ruling APC party led by Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
Like the chorus from the popular calypso song – ‘feeling Hot Hot Hot’, Yumkella says that his new political mantra HOT, which stands for ‘Hope, Opportunity and Transformation’ are the three guiding principles that will underpin his manifesto policies for change in Sierra Leone.
One of the Presidential flag bearer aspirants of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Dr. Alhaji Kandeh Kolleh Yumkellah has on Monday, 24th August, 2015 met with the National Officers and general membership of the SLPP at the party’s headquarters on Wallace Johnson Street in Freetown. This was his first visit since he registered with the party.
The Leader and Chairman for the United Democratic Movement (UDM) Mohamed Bangura has called on the Leader and Chairman of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) Charles Francis Margai to behave like an elderly statesman.
The Chairman and Leader of Alliance Democratic Party, (ADP) Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray has in an exclusive interview with this medium disclosed that his party would contest all elections and that the upcoming bye-elections in the country is not an exception.
The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) Military Tribunal presided over by the Judge Advocate, Otto During and other senior military officers has on Wednesday 5th August 2015 acquitted and discharged thirteen military officers who were charged on eight counts ranging from Conspiracy to Commit Munity, Incitement to mutiny, Failure to suppress mutiny and mutiny contrary to the Armed Forces Act of No.34 of 1961 as amended.
The Campaign for National Unity and the Technical Facilitation Team of the Sierra Leone People’s Party have at press conference called on the National Electoral Commission of the party to schedule a peace and reconciliation meeting for all aggrieved parties ahead of the party’s convention. This drive is to see party members enhance their ability and capability if they are to be successful in the forthcoming elections.