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More accolades for Sierra Leone’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice – Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara 

September 11, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 September 2017 Sierra Leone’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice – Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara yesterday Sunday 10th, September 2017, joined Chief Justice Abdullai Hamid Charm in celebrating the Annual Judicial Service Day at the St. George’s Cathedral, Freetown. And on Saturday, 9th September 2017, the Attorney-General and [Read More]

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Presidential hopeful – Dr Yumkella speaks to supporters in USA about good governance in Sierra Leone

September 10, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 September 2017 Not much has been heard from Dr Kandeh Yumkella after his resignation from the opposition SLPP party last week, until yesterday – 9th of September 2017, that is, when he spoke to a large section of his supporters in Washington DC, USA. According to [Read More]

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Primacy of the law has been asserted in Kenya – but the aftermath is unpredictable

September 9, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 September 2017 Kenya’s Supreme Court decision to annul last month’s election results is no doubt celebrated in Africa as a record breaking and brave act of judicial independence. But as several other African countries – such as Sierra Leone start preparations for general and presidential elections [Read More]

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Sierra Leone mudslide was a man-made tragedy that could have been prevented

September 6, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Joseph Macarthy Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 September 2017 Unless urban planning is taken seriously in Sierra Leone, there’s a risk that similar disasters like the mudslides could occur with potentially more devastating consequences. The country is still reeling from the effects of a mudslide that killed nearly 1000 people and [Read More]

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Breaking News: Dr Kandeh Yumkella resigns from the SLPP to join national grand coalition of progressive liberals

September 5, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 7

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 September 2017 Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella – one of the leading contenders for the presidency of Sierra Leone at elections to be held on 7th of March 2018, has today waved goodbye to the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). The presidential hot favourite has this afternoon [Read More]

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Breaking News –  Kandeh Yumkella to quit Sierra Leone’s opposition SLPP

September 4, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Anthony Kamara Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 September 2017 Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, presidential flagbearer aspirant, is poised to exit from the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). The announcement which is reportedly scheduled for this week, will see about forty senior officials also abandoning the party. Sierra Leoneans will recall [Read More]

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Presidential candidates for the ruling party of Sierra Leone in hot water

August 29, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 4

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 August 2017 The Sierra Leone Telegraph has been reliably informed that two of the leading contenders for the ruling APC presidential candidacy, are either facing overseas travel restrictions, or awaiting charges in the USA or UK for their part in mining corruption allegations. According to sources, [Read More]