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President Bio launches national tree planting as nation remembers mudslide victims

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 August 2018: Two days ago – 14th August 2018, the people of Sierra Leone remembered the devastating mudslide which took the lives of more than a thousand people in the mountain districts of the capital Freetown, following heavy rains. Most of the dead were buried alive [Read More]

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President Bio launches national tree planting as nation remembers mudslide victims

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 August 2018: Two days ago – 14th August 2018, the people of Sierra Leone remembered the devastating mudslide which took the lives of more than a thousand people in the mountain districts of the capital Freetown, following heavy rains. Most of the dead were buried alive [Read More]

Economy & Business

New Africa award promoting innovation for Sustainable Development Goals

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 August 2018: The President of Ghana and Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched a pan-African award for a new generation of early stage social innovators in Africa, who are solving pressing problems in [Read More]

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Canada to help boost Sierra Leone’s development

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 August 2018: Canadian Minister of International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau held discussions yesterday with Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – Alie Kabba, in Freetown. The Canadian international development minister was in Freetown to renew Canada’s relationship with Sierra Leone, as part of Canada’s [Read More]

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Bombardier continues African market penetration

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 August 2018: A Ghanaian airline operator – PassionAir, has become the first Bombardier operator in Ghana after acquiring three Q400 aircraft. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft manufacturer announced today that the company successfully placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprops with PassionAir from the Republic of Ghana. The airline acquired [Read More]

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Mercury pledges $1.5 million in support of president Bio’s free education

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 August 2018: The premier Sports Betting and Lottery Company – Mercury International, last Thursday 9th August 2018, made a proposal to the government of Sierra Leone for the construction of 80 classrooms, costing $1.5 million. The offer was made to the Minister of Basic Primary and [Read More]

Politics

Is Sierra Leone’s commission of inquiry a witch-hunt or political accountability?

Ibrahim Sourie Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 August 2018: A Commission of Inquiry that is to investigate corruption in a few weeks’ time, is now on the lips of every Sierra Leonean. Whether the intention is witch-hunting or political accountability, the mere mentioning of the words – ‘commission of inquiry’, [Read More]

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Anti-Corruption Czar speaks about the impact of corruption in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 August 2018: Last Friday, Francis Ben Kaifala – the Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission of Sierra Leone, addressed the National Governance Symposium 2018, organized by the Institute for Good Governance. He spoke about ‘the impact of corruption on our generation’ – a subject close to the heart [Read More]

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$800 million investment for Bumbuna phase two development  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 August 2018: In 2012, officials  in the  APC government of former president Koroma entered into negotiations with the American company – Joules Corporation, who had promised to invest $800 million in developing Sierra Leone’s Bumbuna hydro-electricity dam. But sadly, the negotiations with Joules Corporation fell through, [Read More]

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