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News in Perspective

Sierra Leone economy heading once again into intensive care as mining giant falls

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 November 2014 African Minerals Ltd., the largest single industry contributor to Sierra Leone’s GDP and the country’s largest employer, is tonight facing an ever increasingly uncertain future. The company is in a state of financial collapse, despite unconfirmed overtures that Tony Blair is helping the government [Read More]

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Editorial

Breaking News: Have we lost another doctor?

26 November 2014 There are conflicting reports this morning of another Sierra Leonean doctor, having succumbed to the Ebola virus. Unconfirmed reports say that Dr. Konoyima of the Children’s Hospital in Freetown, who just yesterday was reported ill with the deadly Ebola virus, has this morning passed away. If confirmed, [Read More]

Politics

Chief Justice must quit now for the good of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 November 2014 The entire establishment in Sierra Leone is today in a state of deep moral and constitutional crisis, whiles Ebola continue to destroy the lives of thousands of poor citizens. The morale of lawyers in the country has been severely dented, and the country’s justice [Read More]

Election Watch

Nigeria’s dangerous 2015 elections: Limiting the violence

International Crisis Group Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 November 2014 In its latest report, Nigeria’s Dangerous 2015 Elections: Limiting the Violence, the International Crisis Group examines the volatile environment in which electoral preparations are taking place and outlines measures that need to be taken urgently to curb the looming violence. (Photo: [Read More]

Dele Awoonor-Gordon

Lest we forget – The macabre mockery of democrazy

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 November 2014 Whether David Tam Baryoh was blackmailed into signing a confession, which then guaranteed his presidential pardon or temporary release, is neither here nor there as far as I am concerned. It is the unnecessary and unprovoked aggression, used as a proxy [Read More]