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Sierra Leone’s top female Barrister resigns from Judicial Service Commission over Auditor General suspension row

Sierra Leone Telegraph 19 Nov 2021
One of Sierra Leone’s most senior female lawyers – Basita Michael, who is also a former President of the country’s Bar Association, has tendered her resignation from the government’s Judicial and Legal Service ...

A president cannot defend a nation if he is not held accountable to its laws

Sierra Leone Telegraph 18 Nov 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Some of our constitutional connoisseurs including figures like Lawyer Gabbidon have opined that the law “Section 119(9) of Act No.6 of 1991 (the Constitution of Sierra Leone) provides ... Her records show that if we had just ten Taylor Pearces, Sierra Leone will unfriend the IMF on Facebook.

President Bio suspends Auditor General to cover up falsified travel expenses

Sierra Leone Telegraph 15 Nov 2021
Section 119 of the 1991 Constitution of Sierra Leone empowers the ... Lawyers in Sierra Leone argue that the president’s decision to suspend the Auditor General and his instruction to institute a tribunal violated both the 1991 Sierra Leone Constitution and the 2014 Audit Service Act.

Comment on Magistrate Brima-Jah remands 4 Ghanaian Citizens and 3 others for illegal mining by ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 10 Nov 2021
Please note that there is no such title as “Lawyer Joe Bloggs”. Only in Sierra Leone are people using such a stupid title. Even the Nigerians have banned the use of it! ... .

Lawyer Abu Bakarr Kalokoh, the Joseph and David of the times

The Patriotic Vanguard 20 Oct 2021
There were times in the past when some current actors pretending to be holier than the “Holy” even more than the Pope or Chief Imam who attempted to recruit lawyer Abu Bakarr Kalokoh to leave the APC and join Late Thaimu Bangura (may his soul rest in peace), or the current Speaker of the Sierra Leone Parliament, Hon.

Fears grow for the failing health of Sierra Leone’s opposition politician Kamarainba

Sierra Leone Telegraph 19 Aug 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Many in Sierra Leone believe that the ADP Party leader is being treated like a convict even though section 23(4) of the 1991 constitution of Sierra Leone grants presumption of innocence until proven guilty by the courts ... This is pathetic and disgraceful for our entire justice system in Sierra Leone.

Former Health Minister may go to Supreme Court

Sierra Express Media 07 Aug 2021
By all indications the appellant in the matter before the Sierra Leone Court of Appeals, Miatta Kargbo, former Minister of Health in the previous APC administration of ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma, may   appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone.

Murder trial in Sweden could shine unsavory light on Iran’s new President

Indian Express 31 Jul 2021
“The trial is extremely important for breaking the cycle of impunity from Iran to elsewhere for officials accused of serious human rights violations,” said Shadi Sadr, a prominent human rights lawyer in London ... The report was prepared by a British lawyer who was the head of an international tribunal on Sierra Leone’s civil war.

Truth vs Technicality in Sierra Leone Court of Appeals

Sierra Express Media 21 Jul 2021
Sierra Leone legal scholars have intimated that Sierra Leone’s Court of Appeals has provision for a motion for leave to adduce fresh evidence under Order 27 of the Court of Appeal rules of 1985 ... The ambulances were duly purchased and sent to Sierra Leone’.

Revised funeral and obituary announcements for late Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden

Sierra Leone Telegraph 03 Jul 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... May Adebi-Williams in Sierra Leone, Mrs Oseh Nicol and Mrs Henrietta Pratt in London ... The Mammah Family of Gloucester Village, The Edward Wilmot Blyden Family of Virgin Islands, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Lightfoot-Taylors, Lawyer Chukuemeka Taylor, Mr.

Dr. Paul Tengbe passes on at 71

The Patriotic Vanguard 30 Jun 2021
Dr Paul Tengbe (pictured) was born in 1950 and started his education at the Methodist primary school in Segbwema (eastern Sierra Leone) where his father was Headmaster. He attended the Methodist Secondary School Kailahun, then proceeded to the Bo School and then to Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone’s former attorney General and minister of justice Eke Halloway has died in Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph 27 Jun 2021
Sierra Leone Bar Association. Sierra Leone Telegraph ... On Wednesday 12th December 2018, Parliament of Sierra Leone unanimously approved the appointment of the ruling SLPP party’s legal adviser – lawyer Eke Ahmed Halloway, by the president, as the country’s chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission Advisory Board.

How we can reclaim the strength of Sierra Leone?

The Patriotic Vanguard 27 Jun 2021
How we can reclaim the strength of Sierra Leone?. Speech Delivered by Francis Ben Kaifala, Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission of the Republic of Sierra Leone, at the Canadian College of Modern Technology, Mile 91 at 24th June, 2021 ... Citizens of Sierra Leone have for a long time enjoyed religious freedom and tolerance.

Late Mrs Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden will be laid to rest on Wednesday 7th July ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 26 Jun 2021
The Mammah Family of Gloucester Village, The Edward Wilmot Blyden Family of Virgin Islands, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Lightfoot-Taylors, Lawyer Chukuemeka Taylor, Ladipo and Agnes Bockarie, Mr.