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APC party presidential candidate – Victoria Saidu Kamara joins Yumkella’s ‘country first’ agenda

December 16, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 December 2017 Dr. Victoria Saidu Kamara – the eloquent and hard working former Minister of Tourism and Culture in the Koroma government, has this week joined the Yumkella led National Grand Coalition Party (NGC). Victoria Saidu Kamara was one of the 28 aspirants competing for the [Read More]

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APC party presidential candidate – Victoria Saidu Kamara joins Yumkella’s ‘country first’ agenda

December 16, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 December 2017 Dr. Victoria Saidu Kamara – the eloquent and hard working former Minister of Tourism and Culture in the Koroma government, has this week joined the Yumkella led National Grand Coalition Party (NGC). Victoria Saidu Kamara was one of the 28 aspirants competing for the [Read More]

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Justice at last for thousands killed by Ebola negligence and corruption in Sierra Leone

December 15, 2017 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 December 2017: Today there are reports from Freetown of an unprecedented court action, being brought jointly by two Ebola survivors and the Sierra Leone Center for Accountability and Rule of Law, in the West African regional ECOWAS Court of Justice based in Abuja, Nigeria. The court [Read More]

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Simitie Lavaly is nominated Sierra Leone’s Lawyer of the year 2017

December 15, 2017 0

The AdvocAid Fambul: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 December 2017 The AdvocAid fambul is delighted to announce that Simitie Lavaly has been nominated for the award of Legal Practitioner of the Year 2017. This is part of the annual National Achievement Awards (NAA), organised by All Works of Life (AWOL). Simitie, [Read More]

Politics

The politics of Sierra Leone’s Bankasoka Hydro Dam – a State House fiasco

December 14, 2017 7

Franklyn Davies: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 December 2017: Following the disastrous re-launch of the Port Loko Bankasoka Dam by the ruling APC government to score cheap popularity and political points, questions abound the day after – inside State House, about who was to blame for the fiasco. The ruling party’s [Read More]

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Reform of Gambian public enterprises remain critical – says IMF report

December 14, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 December 2017 Yayah Jammeh is gone, but it seems his shadow is still lurking in every corner of the Gambian economy. And as the country continues to make key reforms in the public and private sectors, there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful. But the [Read More]

Education and Health

Africa grapples with inequalities in education

December 14, 2017 0

Zipporah Musau: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 December 2017: At the dawn of independence, incoming African leaders were quick to prioritize education on their development agendas. Attaining universal primary education, they maintained, would help post-independence Africa lift itself out of abject poverty. As governments began to build schools and post teachers [Read More]

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A visa-free Africa still faces hurdles

December 14, 2017 0

Kerry Dimmer: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 December 2017 Despite fears of increase in crimes, some countries are liberalizing visas to attract investors. Would an Africa in which Africans require no visas to travel boost prospects for intracontinental trade? The African Union (AU) and many of the continent’s economic organisations think [Read More]

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As Libya crisis escalates – the UN and the AU search for solutions

December 14, 2017 0

Lansana Gberie: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 December 2017: Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, although the New York Times in September 2017 published a total of seven articles mentioning Libya, only one of them touched on the violence [Read More]

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Election candidates in Sierra Leone should make human rights pledge – says Amnesty

December 13, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 December 2017: Political parties and candidates in next year’s elections should commit to the protection and promotion of human rights in Sierra Leone as a key objective if elected to office, said Amnesty International and over 40 Sierra Leonean civil society organizations today, in a document [Read More]

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Ruling APC presidential candidate Samura Kamara caught sleeping on the job

December 13, 2017 7

Franklyn Davies: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 December 2017: In Port Loko yesterday, 12th of December, Sierra Leoneans assured President Koroma loud and clear: “We Know Samura Kamara, and he is a sleeping old man struggling for your third term in Office”. It is often said that God works in a [Read More]

Economy - Business & Environment

A visa-free Africa still faces hurdles

December 14, 2017 0

Kerry Dimmer: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 December 2017 Despite fears of increase in crimes, some countries are liberalizing visas to attract investors. Would an Africa in which Africans require no visas to travel boost prospects for intracontinental trade? The African Union (AU) and many of the continent’s economic organisations think [Read More]

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As Libya crisis escalates – the UN and the AU search for solutions

December 14, 2017 0

Lansana Gberie: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 December 2017: Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, although the New York Times in September 2017 published a total of seven articles mentioning Libya, only one of them touched on the violence [Read More]

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