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TEGLOMA FEDERATION ELECTS NEW CHAIRMAN

TEGLOMA FEDERATION ELECTS NEW CHAIRMAN

  The AfricaPaper | Minnesota MINNESOTA – Meeting in the Twin Cities for its annual National and International Convention on Aug. 3O through Sept. 1, 2013, Tegloma members from all chapters voted and elected Mr. Mustapha Sheriff as new Chairman of  Tegloma Federation, Inc. VOTE Mr. Sheriff, an accountant by profession will serve a two-year […]

Kenyan Chief Attorney Locks Horns With ICC

Kenyan Chief Attorney Locks Horns With ICC

By  Robert Wanjala | Kenya As Kenya’s president and two other suspects prepare to face trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Attorney General Githu Muigai has disputed claims by prosecutors that his country is not cooperating as much as it should.  Debate The heated exchange took place during a public debate held […]

Kenyatta’s Winning Game

Kenyatta’s Winning Game

As Uhuru Kenyatta is confirmed as president, experts say a strong campaign landed him many votes in areas usually dominated by his main rival. By Bernard Momanyi | The AfricaPaper Nairobi, Kenya – Political analysts in Kenya say Uhuru Kenyatta’s election as president is largely due to energetic campaigning which won him significant numbers of […]

ELECTION: KENYATTA’S KENYA

ELECTION: KENYATTA’S KENYA

    The AfricaPaper | Kenya   NAIROBI – Kenyans waited four days for the outcome of the election. It was a tense atmosphere full of political speculations. An election that many around the world monitored with keen interest, but finally, Uhuru Kenyatta has been elected to serve the same office his father held 40 […]

Koroma Wins Re-election…Opposition Yet To Accept Defeat

Koroma Wins Re-election…Opposition Yet To Accept Defeat

As Koroma wins re-election in Sierra Leone, the opposition  SLPP is yet to accept defeat. From the capital, Freetown, The AfricaPaper’s correspondent reports.     By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper   FREETOWN – President Ernest Bai Koroma has on Friday, Nov. 23 been re-elected with 58.7 percent of valid votes cast while his top […]

BREAKING NEWS: APC’s Ernest Bai Koroma Wins Presidential Election

BREAKING NEWS: APC’s Ernest Bai Koroma Wins Presidential  Election

  BREAKING NEWS   The AfricaPaper | Sierra Leone   FREETOWN – Incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma has won the presidential election in the West Africa nation of Sierra Leone. Koroma’s APC gained 58% and SLPP 37%. There will be no run-off as Koroma won more than 55% of the votes required in the presidential […]

NEC Response to Opposition Parties’ Voter Fraud Claims

NEC Response to Opposition Parties’ Voter Fraud Claims

As the SLPP and PMDC continue to raise hell on election malpractices, NEC urges all political parties to report grievances to the police. By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper   Press Conference FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – In what could be described as a theatrical press briefing at the National Electoral Commission’s (NEC) Headquarters at Tower […]

SLPP Cites Election Malpractices

SLPP Cites Election Malpractices

As vote count continues in Sierra Leone, the SLPP presidential candidate Bio says he is concerned about the electoral process. By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper   FREETOWN – The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has in a press statement issued by the Presidential aspirant, Julius Maada Bio described the elections to be full of […]

ECOWAS MISSION IN SIERRA LEONE

ECOWAS MISSION IN SIERRA LEONE

  ECOWAS OBSERVATION MISSION TO THE 17 NOVEMBER 2012 GENERAL ELECTIONS IN THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE    PRELIMINARY DECLARATION   I.          Introduction   1.    Pursuant to the Constitutional Convergence Principles of the Supplementary Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance (2001), and within the framework of the Program of Assistance to Member States organizing elections, the President […]

Sierra Leone Braces for High-Stakes Election Result

Sierra Leone Braces for High-Stakes Election Result

By Abubakarr Kamara |The AfricaPaper   FREETOWN – As Sierra Leoneans wait for Saturday, Nov. 17 election results, early electoral counts position APC ahead in the polls. According to provisional reports coming from the Independent Media Network (IRN) and other news networks in the country, the incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma is having an unassailable […]

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