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Politics

Sierra Leone Supreme Court rules in favour of SLPP National Executive Council

December 15, 2015 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 December 2015 There was jubilation at the Supreme Court in Freetown today, 15th December 2015, in reaction to the Judges’ decision to throw out the action brought against the national executive council of the main opposition SLPP, by the renegade party leadership contestant – Alie Bangura. [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]

Politics

Presidential hopeful Alie Kabba leads the voice of opposition in Sierra Leone

February 2, 2016 11

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 February 2016 After weeks of silence, since the conclusion of magistrate court’s preliminary hearings in Freetown, that have now been committed to the High Court, Dr. Alie Kabba (Photo) has spoken. He refuses to be muzzled. Writing to supporters and well-wishers in Sierra Leone and all [Read More]

Politics

Is former vice president of Sierra Leone – Sam Sumana a wanted man in his own country?

April 11, 2017 4

Umaru Fofana (Politico) Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 April 2017 The sacked vice president of Sierra Leone – Samuel Sam-Sumana returns home on Thursday, 13 April, 2017, to register to vote in presidential and legislative elections scheduled for March next year. Ahead of his arrival, his lawyer – Dr Raymond A. [Read More]

Economy

The World Bank reinvents itself – and puts poverty reduction at risk

June 21, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 June 2017 Three weeks ago, the president of Sierra Leone – Ernest Bai Koroma chaired the Sierra Leone Development Finance Forum, which was jointly organised by the World Bank and the country’s ministry of finance and economic development in the capital Freetown. The aim of the [Read More]

In Focus

Focus on Isha Johansen – light at the end of tunnel for Sierra Leone’s football

June 18, 2017 6

Daniel Koroma Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 June 2017 Isha Johansen – is popularly known as the “Iron Lady”; and CAF referred to her as a “Champion”; the former FIFA President hailed her as a “Warrior”, whilst Forbes Magazine named Isha Johansen as one of the twelve women to “watch out [Read More]

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