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IMF gives support to Liberia as questions are raised about Sierra Leone’s financial mess

November 17, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 Sierra Leone’s economic performance is in tatters. Key government officials and ministers – including the president, have in the last six months taken their eyes off the economy to focus on their political survival. The Koroma government has lost control of the economy. It [Read More]

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IMF gives support to Liberia as questions are raised about Sierra Leone’s financial mess

November 17, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 Sierra Leone’s economic performance is in tatters. Key government officials and ministers – including the president, have in the last six months taken their eyes off the economy to focus on their political survival. The Koroma government has lost control of the economy. It [Read More]

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An open letter to our beloved APC leadership of Sierra Leone

November 17, 2017 2

Dr. Yahya Kalokoh – USA Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 The post-APC Convention has revealed insurmountable challenges for our party going into the 2018 General Elections. Some of these challenges are self-made by our top leadership. Many of us in the lower rung of our party are also contributing [Read More]

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President Ernest Koroma  versus Sam Sumana – an unprecedented constitutional ECOWAS Court case

November 17, 2017 1

Tamba Gborie Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 The defence from various Media practitioners and political pundits on behalf of the president’s extraordinary action hinging on a constitutional violation came too little too late. Such a defense could have come at a time when the ECOWAS Court wrote to the [Read More]

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Zimbabweans would need to trust the wait and embrace uncertainty

November 16, 2017 1

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 November 2017 Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. And many would see the seeming “revolution” that is unfolding right before our eyes in Zimbabwe as long overdue. But there can be no running away from the fact that he [Read More]

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Sierra Leone seaport container terminal extension progressing well

November 16, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 November 2017 Bollore Transport and Logistics a renowned port handler in France with branches across the globe, has completed over 50% of the current works on the 270m container terminal extension at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay in Freetown. At a depth of 13m, plus 707m, [Read More]

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NGC presidential candidate Kandeh Yumkella briefed by ONS, NEC and PPRC

November 15, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 November 2017 Following the official launch of the National Grand Coalition (NGC) party at the Brookfields Stadium last Saturday in Freetown, the party’s elected flagbearer – Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, today received representatives from the Office of National Security (ONS), the National Electoral Commission (NEC), and the [Read More]

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How Africa can negotiate an effective continental free trade area agreement

November 15, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 November 2017 Africa is in the final stages of negotiating a continental deal that would see the free movement of goods, services and people. Calestous Juma describes the challenges and what can be done to resolve them. Viewed against the odds of success in getting 55 [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Inspector General of Police must step down

November 14, 2017 4

Umaru Koroma – SLPP National Secretary General Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 November 2017 The SLPP is profoundly astounded by statements made by the Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) Mr. Francis Munu, on the “Gud Mornin Salone” programme aired on Radio Democracy 98.1 FM, Monday, November 13, 2017, [Read More]

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Sierra Leone fails again to meet the requirements for Millennium Challenge funding

November 14, 2017 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 November 2017 Sierra Leone has once again failed  to achieve the minimum requirements to qualify for hundreds of millions of dollars in US government funding through the Millennium Challenge Compact, as the government continues to fail to curb rampant corruption and poor governance. According to a [Read More]

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President Koroma meets executives of the Sierra Leone Bar Association

November 14, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 November 2017 The executives of the Sierra Leone Bar Association (SLBA) were at State House in Freetown yesterday, Monday 13th November 2017, were they met President Ernest Bai Koroma to discuss the work of the association. Speaking to the SLBA executives, the president urged them to [Read More]

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How Africa can negotiate an effective continental free trade area agreement

November 15, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 November 2017 Africa is in the final stages of negotiating a continental deal that would see the free movement of goods, services and people. Calestous Juma describes the challenges and what can be done to resolve them. Viewed against the odds of success in getting 55 [Read More]

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