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Abdulai Bayraytay

Author, Abdulai Bayraytay, is a political scientist who earned his master’s degree in political science from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada, and his Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in political science from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone.

Abdulai Bayraytay

Democracy is about the will of the people

Dec 5, 2012 0

The politics of post-colonial Africa has usually been replete with the nauseating phenomenon of the winner-take-all syndrome which, according to some scholars, has been attributed to the political instability the continent’s nascent democracies face at independence. It is against this ...

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The SLPP in cheap politics of treachery

May 24, 2012 0

Since the main opposition party, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) abysmally lost control of State House following the resounding victory of incumbent President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma in the 2007 Presidential polls in the West African state of Sierra ...

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What a New Year’s gift of bloodbath for Sierra Leoneans?

Jan 21, 2012 3

A political theory is playing out in Sierra Leone over the entrenched bloodbath following the vicious stabbings of political opponents of the ruling All People’s Congress Party (APC) allegedly masterminded by Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) chairman in the Fourah ...

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Alarming! 876 women die of childbirth: A rejoinder

Aug 29, 2011 0

When I stumbled on the headline “Alarming! 876 women die of childbirth” in the online edition of the Awoko newspaper, I initially defied to spend not even a minute reading the content of the article but to dismiss it as ...

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A tribute to the late Richie Olu Awoonor-Gordon

Apr 8, 2011 0

If anyone would have told me few months back that Richie Olu Awoonor-Gordon, commonly known as Richie Gordon, would have given up the ghost last week, I would not have hesitated to dismiss such as a vile insinuation coming from ...

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