Senior SLPP national executives fallen on their swords as balance of power shifts

January 5, 2017 10

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 January 2017 There has been a seismic shift in power in the National Executive Council (NEC) of Sierra Leone’s main opposition SLPP party tonight, after the council voted at its meeting in the Miatta Conference Hall in Freetown to expel and suspend some of its most [Read More]


Human rights group calls for Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission to be more effective

January 8, 2017 1

CHRDI Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 January 2017 The Campaign for Human Rights and Development International-CHRDI welcomes the invitation for a genuine and transparent partnership to fight against graft in Sierra Leone. This is a call that has been made by many Sierra Leoneans who reacted to our Press Release in [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]


Did Sierra Leone vice president Foh’s hate speech spark violence in Kono?

December 18, 2015 4

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 December 2015 Tomorrow, Saturday, 19th December 2015, the people of constituency 025 in Sierra Leone’s eastern district of Kono will go to the polls, after last weekend’s political violence, provoked by selfish and thuggish politicians. The people of Sierra Leone are still trying to deal with [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]

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]


Sierra Leone’s former chief of staff Richard Konteh acquitted – nolle prosequi

April 14, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 April 2017 A court document received by the Sierra Leone Telegraph, has confirmed unofficial report that the High Court in Freetown on Tuesday, 11th of April, 2017, threw out the forgery and corruption charges made against the former State House Chief of Staff – Richard Konteh [Read More]


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