October 21,, 2019 By Arolyn Koroma We are deeply indebted to the Minnesota Chapter membersip for taking time out of the Diaspora’s: (London, Germany,, Gambia, Ireland), hypocracy to take the Noble lead in standing up for something that is fairly and rightly Diaspora Satellites’. These are Democracy, Covention/ Elections and the Respect our financial contributions should bring us is not something Diaspora shoul be begging for., we deserve It. We are sure that Minesotta Chapter voiced the unanimous sentiments of Diaspora. We thank Minesotta for there bold contribution to a perplexing issue. The issue of the APC Party Secretariat viewing …continue reading
September 20, 2019 Abdul Karim Kafoir, NRM Dear Chairman and Leader, over the past few months, following the submission of the draft constitution to the APC Secretariat, the party leadership requested suggestions from the membership to improve on the draft constitution. We had already stated our dissatisfaction about the exclusion of the mass membership from participating in the constitution-making process — something which has to do with everyone’s future. We are of the firm belief that participatory review of a constitution is a democratic norm. But, sadly, it seems the participation of the mass membership in the review of the …continue reading
By Mariama Janet Deen Since 2012, 11th October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl Child, after the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 66/170 declaring it – a day of commemoration. The International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges faced by girls all over the world; and promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights Nearly 25 years ago, some 30,000 women and men from nearly 200 countries arrived in Beijing, China for the fourth world conference on women, determined to recognize the rights of women and …continue reading
Former Hon. Leonard Logus Koroma, Diaspora Coordinator Is Back In Diaspora Politics Bringing More Problems Than Solutions?
By Arolyn I. Koroma (Photo: Hon. Leonard Balogun Logus Koroma) Hon. Logos Koroma is endowed with relentless courage, he is industrious and dynamic. He is also a visionary, but above all he has a profound knowledge of diaspora issues. It was these unique attributes that propelled his appointment as Diaspora Coordinator. He dominated the diaspora politics for five painful and treacherous years of his ten years in the Earnest B. Koroma administration. Hon. Logus Koroma was viewed as one who understood Diaspora problems more than any officials and more so, because he was closer to the former president Ernest …continue reading
Courtesy of the DailyObserver / Liberia will now play Niger in the plate completion for losers on October 6. (Photo: ESPN Africa) Liberia’s WAFU team will now participate in the Plate completion for losers at the 2019 WAFU Nations Cup, having suffered a 1-0 defeat against Sierra Leone on Monday, September 30 at the Stade Lat Dior in Dakar, Senegal. Sierra Leone held on to their 1-0 lead to progress to the quarterfinals of the Cup competition a day after the game was postponed due to “floodlight failure.” The game, which started on Sunday night, was postponed after 71 minutes …continue reading