SLPP Alie Kabba is not involved in alleged vehicle fraud as reported in Awareness Times – says Team Alie Kabba

June 28, 2017 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 June 2017 A story published by Awareness Times yesterday, Tuesday 27th of June, 2017, alleging the involvement of one of the main contenders of the country’s 2018 presidential election – Mr Alie Kabba, has been condemned by his campaign team “as false, malicious and lazy journalism”. [Read More]



Why president Koroma of Sierra Leone is finding it difficult to announce election date

February 1, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 February 2017 The decision of Sierra Leone’s ambassador to China – Alimamy Koroma (aka Petito) to abandon his duties in Beijing while receiving full pay, and now back in Sierra Leone engaging in promoting his presidential aspiration, rather than resign his job, has once again called [Read More]

News in Perspective

Ebola may be gone but political repression is entrenched in Sierra Leone

December 24, 2015 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 December 2015 Over a month ago, the World Health Organisation declared Sierra Leone free of the Ebola virus that had taken the lives of over 4,000 people and robbed millions of their dignity. Corruption and poor governance are the root causes of the spread of Ebola, [Read More]


Parliament of Sierra Leone invites social welfare minister Blyden for clarification

February 8, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 February 2017 Sierra Leone’s parliamentarians have today granted the wishes of those that have been calling for minister Blyden to be summoned for questioning, as well as the desire of the minister herself to publicly put on record her job performance and lay to rest allegations [Read More]


Sierra Leone’s social welfare minister Blyden sets standard of transparency, openness and accountability

December 29, 2016 7

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 December 2016 Few ministers, if any in Sierra Leone – including the president, have gone all out to ensure that as a matter of duty they routinely inform their paymaster the tax payer about their daily work activity. But as many Sierra Leoneans would admit, only [Read More]


The wheels of the Sierra Leone opposition SLPP peace process are now fully engaged

February 12, 2017 5

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 February 2017 The members of the newly formed peace committee of Sierra Leone’s main opposition SLPP party (Photo) have gone to work in earnest. Since their appointment last Wednesday, they have been hard at work trying to consolidate the party’s hard won peace settlement. But more [Read More]


Speculation grows about the health of president Koroma of Sierra Leone

June 24, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 June 2017 The departure last week of president Koroma for Germany has sparked growing concern and speculation about the state of his health. A statement issued by Presidential Spokesman Abdulai Bayraytay last Sunday, 8th of June 2017, simply says that: “The general public is hereby informed [Read More]

Election Watch

Sierra Leone opposition SLPP putting its house in order ahead of national convention

June 24, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 June 2017 Sierra Leone’s main oposition party – the Sierra Leone People’s Party has announced that all Lower Level Executive Elections in the 39 constituencies will start next week, staring on the 28th of June, and ending on 22nd of July. The decision to hold a [Read More]

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