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Parliament of Sierra Leone invites social welfare minister Blyden for clarification

February 8, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 February 2017 Sierra Leone’s parliamentarians have today granted the wishes of those that have been calling for minister Blyden to be summoned for questioning, as well as the desire of the minister herself to publicly put on record her job performance and lay to rest allegations [Read More]

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Civil society groups in Sierra Leone urged to join campaign to hold parliamentarians accountable

August 9, 2016 6

Abdul M Fatoma – Chief Executive CHRDI Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 August 2016 We in the Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI) once again, want to remind Members of the House of Parliament in Sierra Leone that, the country’s Accountant General’s Office uses taxpayers’ money to support the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone ruling APC party is dragging the country to hell – says Alie Kabba

November 14, 2016 6

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 November 2016 The streets of Freetown and other major towns and cities across Sierra Leone remain tense, as the people of Sierra Leone react to the government’s announcement last week to remove the subsidy that has for several years, helped to cushion the poor from the [Read More]

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Media has an important role in Sierra Leone – says ambassador Foh

June 26, 2014 0

John Baimba Sesay The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2014 Sierra Leone’s ambassador to the People’s Republic of China – Victor Foh, has said that without constructive, free and independent press in a democracy, it would be difficult for the three arms of Government – executive, legislative and judiciary, to [Read More]

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Is government of national unity the answer to political and economic instability in countries like Sierra Leone and South Africa?

June 16, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 June 2017 The people of Sierra Leone will be going to the polls next March, after ten years of what many in the country describe as ruling APC economic mismanagement, corruption, abuse of power, ineptitude and lack of strong leadership. Equally, serious doubts have been expressed [Read More]

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President Koroma receives Sierra Leone Constitution Review Report – when is the referendum?

January 25, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 January 2017 After months of speculation and debate about the content and spirit of the national constitution review report, the review committee has finally handed its findings and recommendations to president Koroma. What happens next? The expectation now is that the report will be tabled in [Read More]

Economy

The World Bank reinvents itself – and puts poverty reduction at risk

June 21, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 June 2017 Three weeks ago, the president of Sierra Leone – Ernest Bai Koroma chaired the Sierra Leone Development Finance Forum, which was jointly organised by the World Bank and the country’s ministry of finance and economic development in the capital Freetown. The aim of the [Read More]

In Focus

Focus on Isha Johansen – light at the end of tunnel for Sierra Leone’s football

June 18, 2017 6

Daniel Koroma Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 June 2017 Isha Johansen – is popularly known as the “Iron Lady”; and CAF referred to her as a “Champion”; the former FIFA President hailed her as a “Warrior”, whilst Forbes Magazine named Isha Johansen as one of the twelve women to “watch out [Read More]

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