Editorial

Yumkella speaks exclusively to the Sierra Leone Telegraph about his Grand Coalition

July 31, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 July 2015 Never before in the post-independence political history of Sierra Leone has a candidate for the country’s highest office – the presidency, shown so much determination and enthusiasm to reach out across the political divide,  in order to establish a broad political coalition that could [Read More]

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Sierra Leone needs $35 million to help build its healthcare system post Ebola

July 31, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 July 2015 According to the ministry of health in Freetown, the recently concluded International Conference on Africa’s fight against Ebola held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea focused on the need for Africa to help itself in the Ebola recovery and reconstruction. The conference was attended by African [Read More]

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Supreme Court rules against SLPP holding elections before judgement on Bangura’s expulsion

July 30, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 July 2015 Sierra Leone’s Supreme Court has today ruled that the Sierra Leone Peoples’ Party (SLPP), must refrain from conducting any form of elections, before the court makes a final ruling on the substantive matter relating to the conduct of the party’s 2013 executive elections and [Read More]

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Latest WHO report shows Ebola is much more entrenched than previously thought

July 30, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 July 2015 After months of what many would say were unfair criticisms, it seems the World Health Organisation (WHO) is now demonstrating much more transparently, its efforts in trying to eradicate the Ebola virus from West Africa. This can be seen from the publication of its [Read More]

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Africa50 raises USD 830 million for infrastructure in Africa

July 30, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 July 2015 Africa50, the new and innovative infrastructure investment platform promoted by the African Development Bank, held its Constitutive General Assembly on the 29th of July 2015 in Casablanca, Morocco. Twenty African countries and the African Development Bank have subscribed for an initial aggregate amount of [Read More]

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Ebola in Sierra Leone – Remembering Dr. Khan and the other health workers

July 30, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Makmid Kamara – EngAyde Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 July 2015 Like a murderer’s hand lurking in the shadows and clasping a dagger, Ebola has struck down up to 11,279 helpless victims sometimes one after the other and other times en masse across three West African countries in just 14 months. (Photo: Dr Khan: [Read More]

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President of Austria honours Kandeh Yumkella

July 29, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 5

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 July 2015 Following his return to Austria, after last weekend’s inspirational UK tour, Kandeh Yumkella was the special guest at the Marmoorsaal – the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday – Tuesday, 28th July, 2015, at a ceremony where he was conferred with the Grand Decoration [Read More]

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Is the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone unsolvable?

July 28, 2015 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 July 2015 The international Office for Migration (IOM) is concerned that whilst Ebola cases have been falling sharply since the start of the year, the decline has now stalled in Sierra Leone. Although cases are confined to three districts – Port Loko, Kambia and Western Area [Read More]