Education and Health

New strain of Ebola in Sierra Leone – what should be done now?

Alimamy Turay: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 July 2018: The battle against the ebola virus should not only be staged as a responsive strategy, but should be looked at as a proactive or pre-emptive effort as well. That is, there should be two approaches running simultaneously in the war against this [Read More]

Economy & Business

Open letter to president Bio about the removal of fuel subsidy

Native Consortium and Research Center; Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 July 2018: Dear Your Excellency – We want to start by thanking you once more for the fiscal reforms you have instituted, especially the single treasury account, spending cuts, and leapfrogging our monthly revenue from Le 240 billion to an average [Read More]

Politics

We must cooperate and collaborate to fight terrorism – Bio tells regional leaders

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 July 2018: The ECOWAS-ECCAS Summit took place today in Lome, Togo, with an opening  statement by the ECOWAS Chairman – President of the Togolese Republic, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe. Other speakers included the ECCAS Chairman – President of the Republic of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba; the Chairman [Read More]

Politics

Right to know: The state, citizens and the fourth estate in Sierra Leone

Mahmud Tim Kargbo: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 July 2018: The electronic, print media and politicians often squabble over whether an issue is in the public or national interest, renewing a century’s old debate. We might forgive politicians for putting the ‘national interest’ before the “public interest”, but when the electronic [Read More]