Sierra Leone: A country in political dilemma

Multiparty elections in Sierra Leone have never been peaceful and always filled with tribal and regional tensions but the forthcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in 2018 may prove the most challenging multiparty elections in the country.


Echoes from Across the River

The wave of institutionalization of democracy through regular elections in Sub-Saharan Africa has intensified over the last two decades. Despite its accompanying challenges, they still give citizens an opportunity to participate in their governance.

Political shock in Sierra Leone as Kenema Paramount Chief declares support for the APC

Barely one month after Paramount Chiefs of Kailahun district pledged their support for the flag bearer of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party Dr Samura Kamara and the Party, Paramount Chief (PC) Amara Goway Sama VI of Tunkia Chiefdom, Kenema district has also declared his membership of the APC at a ceremony held at the district regional headquarter town on Thursday November 2nd, 2017.