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Disruption of the reopening of Parliament – a cause for concern

Author: Thomas Moore Conteh  (CAN): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 April 2018: The Citizens Advocacy Network (hereinafter referred to as CAN) is greatly disturbed by the “opera of petitioning” that has punctuated our governance temperature; in the wake of urgent  expectations to press the progress button after a delayed and snail-like electioneering [Read More]

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Growing calls for ministers in the Koroma government to face prosecution

Alan Luke: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 April 2018: The numbers are eye-watering – $2 billion of foreign debt, Le4.9 trillion of internal debt and Le160 billion in domestic banks overdrafts.  This was followed by the disappearance of about 4,000 government vehicles, which reads like the plot for the latest in [Read More]

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Yumkella takes local development in Sierra Leone to another level

Anthony Kamara Jnr: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 April 2018: In Sierra Leone, central government is responsible for the construction of highways and feeder roads to ensure the free movement of goods and services as well as citizens. This work is often managed by the Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA) or [Read More]

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President Bio of Sierra Leone seeks Qatari investments

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 April 2018: After a week of successful Commonwealth Summit in London, president Julius Maada Bio arrived in Doha, Qatar yesterday, Saturday 21st April 2018, for a state visit on the invitation of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, says  Sierra Leone’s State [Read More]

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Gambian economy is recovering after sharp growth slowdown in 2016 – says IMF

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 April 2018: Lessons for Sierra Leone. Following The Gambia’s historical transition to a democratically elected government in January 2017, the new administration led by president Barrow, has had to contend with a dire economic situation with unsustainable debt, failing State-owned Enterprises, and crowding out of the [Read More]

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Brighter economic prospects for Anglo-West Africa including Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 April 2018: The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter, according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is at last moving out of recession, Ghana’s growth continues [Read More]

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Sierra Leone to benefit from Commonwealth Trade Finance Credit Facility

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 April 2018: Sierra Leone may benefit from a new US $100 million Commonwealth Trade Finance Credit Facility which is aimed at ensuring that smaller nations within the Commonwealth have access to global markets, says State House Communications Unit. With the economy of Sierra Leone suffering from [Read More]

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African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 April 2018: The view that African presidents can flout the law at will, unencumbered by constitutional or democratic constraints is well ingrained. But a new book by Nic Cheeseman, argues that this is a deeply misleading picture which underestimates Africa’s growing democratisation. This is what he [Read More]

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Sierra Leone parliamentary induction – Dr. Yumkella gets warm welcome

Author: Anthony Kamara Jnr: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 April 2018: Like every other newly elected Member of Parliament, Hon. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella arrived at the Tower Hill Houses of Parliament yesterday, April 17 2018 to attend an induction session hosted by the Parliamentary Service Commission in collaboration with the Westminster [Read More]

Economy - Business & Environment

Brighter economic prospects for Anglo-West Africa including Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 April 2018: The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter, according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is at last moving out of recession, Ghana’s growth continues [Read More]

Economy - Business & Environment

Sierra Leone to benefit from Commonwealth Trade Finance Credit Facility

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 April 2018: Sierra Leone may benefit from a new US $100 million Commonwealth Trade Finance Credit Facility which is aimed at ensuring that smaller nations within the Commonwealth have access to global markets, says State House Communications Unit. With the economy of Sierra Leone suffering from [Read More]

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