Examining Bio’s Three Years in Office

Elected in March 2018, the Julius Maada Bio-led government has clocked precisely three years in office. In examining its third anniversary, Sierraeye produces verbatim an article from the Ministry of…

Press Release on No-Party Local Council Elections

Download Press Release Freetown, 22 February 2021– A 90-minute debate organised by SierraEye and the Institute for Legal Research and Advocacy for Justice (ILRAJ) on 13 February 2021 brought together…

Pres. Bio Leading But Not In Charge?

Does Sierra Leone have a Chief Minister or a Prime Minister? By Basita Michael Me: Good afternoon Siri Siri: Good afternoon. Me: I’m confused! Who is in charge of the…

Government to Revisit Those Local Government Policy Proposals

By Winstanley R Bankole Johnson Two words caught my fancy as I listened to the Minister of Local Government Mr. Tamba Lamina and the Local Government Expert on Decentralization Mr.…

“Fight against Corruption Will Remain Fair and Fierce” – Francis Ben Kaifala

President Julius Bio came into office with a commitment to fight corruption. His government in 2018 appointed Francis Ben Kaifala as Commissioner of the country’s anti-graft body, the Anti-Corruption Commission.…

Samura Kamara “On the Road Again as a Flag Bearer” ahead of 2023

The opposition All People’s Congress appears to have been engulfed in series of intra-party squabbles, with a group of young people within the party, known as the National Reformation Movement…

The State as the Superstructure

By Umaru Kamara Sierra Leone is in need of national dialogues on critical issues, not least those around good governance. The need to work towards fostering national cohesion and bring…

Enough of the Political Tensions

Dear Editor, I am a worried citizen not because of the difficult economic situations in the country but given the unending political tensions that keep disturbing our peace and tranquility.…

Is the Lebanese Envoy Abusing Her Diplomatic Status?

By Our Diplomatic Correspondent The world over, nations enter into diplomat ties to strengthen their lines of cooperation not just at the levels of government to government, but in other…

Saving Our Democracy

John Baimba Sesay & Basita Michael Are we a democracy? We know what you are thinking. How can we even ask such a question when we no longer  have coups,…