Ebola virus response – experiences and lessons from Sierra Leone

April 24, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 April 2017 The Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa two years ago had a devastating effect on many countries. In Sierra Leone it led to the collapse of its entire health system. Eric Osoro, writing for explains how, with health facilities closed, communities were pushed [Read More]



Alie Kabba submits peace and unity report to SLPP governing body – NEC

March 5, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 March 2017 When Ale Kabba was appointed Chairman of Sierra Leone’s main opposition SLPP party peace committee, responsible for finding out the best possible and most sustainable path to peace and unity within the party, he was under no illusion as to the enormity of the [Read More]


Sierra Leone children’s affairs minister Sylvia Blyden facing death threats

January 28, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 January 2017 Despite serious and credible death threats to stop today’s programme, Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden will at 1:00pm today Saturday, 28th January, 2017, break her silence on the CFN issue live on AY TV and radio, surrounded by children from western area, Kailahun, Kenema, [Read More]


Sierra Leone opposition SLPP crisis cannot be good for Sierra Leone’s national security

January 12, 2017 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 January 2017  Recent disturbing events in the internal affairs of Sierra Leone’s main opposition party – the SLPP, culminating two days ago in the alleged shooting of a party supporter outside the High Court in Freetown, continue to threaten the party’s fragile existence. Many in Sierra [Read More]


Sierra Leone opposition SLPP at the cusp of a long awaited peace deal

February 9, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 February 2017 After years of self-flagellation which almost led to the calamitous downfall of Sierra Leone’s main opposition SLPP party, there is news today of an end to its downward spiral. Peace it seems has finally returned where there was once anarchy, division and infighting among [Read More]


Ambassador Alimamy Koroma bids farewell to staff at the Sierra Leone embassy in China

March 19, 2017 0

John Baimba Sesay – Information/Press Attaché (Beijing) Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 March 2017 Sierra Leone’s former ambassador to China has said he remains thankful to President Ernest Bai Koroma for according him the opportunity to serve his country in various capacities, including as envoy to the Asian nation. Ambassador Alimamy [Read More]


Sierra Leone Mamamah airport – President Koroma’s secret talks with his Chinese counterparts

April 17, 2017 7

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 April 2017 An article published last week by Africa Confidential (AC Vol 56 No 23) reported that despite promises made to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, not to go ahead with the construction of a new international airport, president Ernest Bai Koroma is [Read More]

Election Watch

Sam Sumana returns home – a prodigal son or spanner in the works?

April 15, 2017 4

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 April 2017 The much anticipated return of the erstwhile vice president Sam Sumana to the shores of Sierra Leone is finally here with us. Prior to his return to Freetown, there were a lot of tongues wagging. Speculations are now rife about the how, [Read More]

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