2 edition of Political development of Sierra Leone since indepencence found in the catalog.
Political development of Sierra Leone since indepencence
Habib Mohamed Sesay
|Statement||by Habib M. Sesay.|
|LC Classifications||JQ3121.A91 S49 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||16 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||16|
|LC Control Number||94211189|
After a decade of civil war () Sierra Leone settled into peace. On , presidential ballot brought to power Ahmad Tejan Kabbah who served one term to be replaced by President Ernest Bai KOROMA - since 17 September - re-elected to a second term; (Ernest Bai KOROMA %, Julius Maada BIO %). War and the Crisis of Youth in Sierra Leone is among the rare breed of books, essential for scholars and policy analysts, that is sure to make waves for all of the right reasons. It will become a classic for its sober and measured analysis that challenges conventional wisdom and for bringing a critical analysis to bear on the words and actions Cited by:
In , Sierra Leone gained independence from Great Britain. It was after gaining its independence did diamond smuggling become a political problem as well as an economic one. In , populist Siaka Stevens became prime minister, bringing the country to a one-party ruler. African Governance Systems in the Pre and Post-Independence Periods: Enduring Lessons and Opportunities for Youth in Africa Page Table of Contents List of Figures 2, , 14, List of Tables Background File Size: KB.
Identification. The name "Sierra Leone" dates back to , when Portuguese explorer Pedro da Cintra, sailing down the West African coast, saw the tall mountains rising up on what is now the Freetown Peninsula and called them the "Lion Mountains," or " Serra Lyoa."Successive visits by English sailors and later British colonization modified the name to "Sierra Leone.". Sierra Leone has experienced substantial economic growth in recent years, although the ruinous effects of the civil war continue to be felt. The country is also rich in diamonds and other minerals.
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"David Harris's eminently well-researched book. is invaluable in charting the tortured development of politics in Sierra Leone, the path to repetitive military interventions and brutal civil war. It is amazing that so much has been packed in." -- Professor Keith Somerville, Centre for Journalism, University of KentCited by: Political development of Sierra Leone since independence Responsibility Habib M.
Sesay, Dept. of Political Science, Fourah Bay College - USL, Mount Aureol, Freetown. Sierra Leone: A Political History by David Harris examines years of the country’s history and fifty years of independence, placing state- society relations at the centre of this investigation of those who have tried to rule or change Sierra Size: KB.
Opinion - Professor Joe AD Alie wrote in his 'A New History of Sierra Leone' that when Sierra Leone gained independence in April 27th ofthis achievement was 'affected by certain development. This book was well-written by a native of Sierra Leone and it depicts the most important events in the country's history from pre-historical times until the s.
The narrative ends just before the civil war breaks out but for those interested in the war, the issues leading up to it are very well covered. This book is standard, quality by: Sierra Leone examines years of its history and fifty years of independence, placing state- society relations at the centre of an original and revealing investigation of those who have tried to rule or change Sierra Leone and its inhabitants and the responses engendered/5(3).
Buy Sierra Leone Since Independence: History of a Postcolonial State by Alie, Joe A.D. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Joe A.D. Alie. Sierra Leone has just celebrated 50 years of independence. Tony Blair, the former UK prime minister, reflecting on one of his more successful foreign adventures, made a fine speech, rightly.
Sierra Leone is a constitutional democracy in Western Africa, which borders the North Atlantic Ocean, Liberia and Guinea. Its political process is largely based on the multi-party system of Britain. Pedro de Sintra, a Portuguese explorer, named the country in after he traveled West Africa’s coast.
He may be inclined to leave a legacy of progressiveness by not falling into the trap of devising counter development frameworks, as witnessesed from SLPP (Sierra Leone Peoples Party) and the APC (All Peoples Congress) governments since independence.
A PDF copy of the book printed for Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee. 27 April 55th Independence Anniversary By Ade Daramy.
A PDF copy published for Sierra Leone's 55th independence anniversary. 27 April Sierra Leone History Slideshow Video of historic photos.
Created by Ade Daramy for Sierra Leone's 55th independence anniversary. Although most of the population is engaged in subsistence agriculture, Sierra Leone is also a mining centre. Its land yields diamonds, gold, bauxite, and rutile (titanium dioxide).
Internal conflict crippled the country from the late s onward, culminating in a brutal civil war that took place from to Since the end of the war, the. Alpha Kawusu 3 January Political corruption in Sierra Leone involves the manipulation of political institutions for personal gain and the deviation from the rational-legal values of the modern state.
It includes extortion, nepotism, bribery, cronyism, patronage, graft, embezzlement, and clientellism. Together with weak and arbitrary governance, weak protection of civil liberties and. Political and Constitutional Development in Sierra Leone, Freddie Balogun Savage Department of Political Science, Stanford University., - Sierra Leone - pages.
Sierra Leone. Title Sierra Leone: 12 years of economic achievement and political consolidation under the APC and Dr. Siaka Stevens, Format Book Published Freetown, Sierra Leone: Office of the President,  Description p.: ill., ports.
; 26 cm. Other contributors Sierra Leone. HE Ernest Bai Koroma won re-election as President on 17 November He first became President in He is the leader of the All People’s Congress (APC) which had previously ruled Sierra Leone from to A civil war in led to the removal of the APC from power.
3 Financial Sector Reform and Development in Sierra Leone 73 OmotundeE.G. Johnson 4 Structural Change and Competition in the Sierra Leone Political Practice and Entrepreneur-Led Growth in Sierra Leone Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie I hope that the book will turn out to be of lasting value to Sierra Leoneans asFile Size: 2MB.
Africa:: Sierra Leone. The Sierra Leone estuary became a focal point for trade and interaction between Africans and Europeans because of its exceptional harbor, starting in the midth century.
European ships were unable to land along much of the West African coast due to lack of safe anchorage. By contrast, the Sierra Leone estuary offers. Sierra Leone: Struggle for Independence A Portuguese explorer named Pedro de Cintra landed on the coast of Sierra Leone in He named the area Sierra Leone meaning “Lion Mountains” because of the beauty of its mountains (Middleton, John).
In the s, Sierra Leone was colonized by the country Britain. The Causes of the Sierra Leone Civil War: Underlying Grievances and the Role of the Revolutionary United Front ‘The root of the conflict is and remains diamonds, diamonds and diamonds.’ (Ibrahim Kamara ) ‘To the economist, this is war motivated by the young fighter, it is injustice.’ (William Renop).
Sierra Leone has played a significant part in modern African political liberty and nationalism. In the s, a new constitution united the Crown Colony and Protectorate, which had previously been governed separately.
Sierra Leone gained independence from the United Kingdom in and became a member of the Commonwealth of Nations."The book, along with his other work on conflict and conflict resolution in West Africa, has been invaluable in charting the tortured development of politics in Sierra Leone, the path to repetitive military interventions and brutal civil war.
It is amazing that so much has been packed into pages of text.GOVERNMENT AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Sierra Leone – Independence Constitution Republican Constitution The and Constitutions, (d) The Gambia - Independence Constitution DEVELOPMENT OF MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES IN THE CANDIDATES’ RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES - Nigeria - Sierra Leone.