Browsing Archive: December, 2017

The Agony of Freetown Mudslide Victims

Posted by Jeneba Project on Thursday, December 21, 2017, In : Articles 

Photo: Umaru Fofana

In Sierra Leone, victim always languish in their victimization. From our civil war victims to ebola survivors and orphans, the Freetown mudslide victims should have known that in this country their suffering is purely their burden. When the funds are raised and the immediate tragedy ends, our government is not in the habit of caring for those for whom its coffer is filled by those who care.

It was the hope of the Freetown mudslide victims that after condemnations concerning ...

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Presidential Power to Remove Vice President is Undemocratic

Posted by Jeneba Project on Saturday, December 9, 2017, In : Articles 

Among the odd constitutional changes recommended by the Sierra Leone Constitutional Review Committee is the undemocratic idea of constitutionalizing the power of a president to remove her/his vice president without due process. Including this provision in the future constitution will enshrine the recent unconstitutional decision of our president to remove his vice president because of issues arising within their party, hors the power of parliament to impeach.

The president and the vice preside...

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Understanding the ECOWAS Court Ruling Against the Government of Sierra Leone in the Sam Sumana Case

Posted by Jeneba Project on Friday, December 8, 2017, In : Articles 

The response of the Government of Sierra Leone through its Attorney General to the ECOWAS Court has always been an adamant adherence to the incompetent position that the court had no jurisdiction in the case of the petitioner, former Vice President Sam Sumana, against his former administration. In order to understand the ruling against the Government of Sierra Leone, I begin by dismissing the position, as the court earlier did, that a court established by the Economic Community of West Africa...

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