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Politics

The wheels of the Sierra Leone opposition SLPP peace process are now fully engaged

February 12, 2017 5

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 February 2017 The members of the newly formed peace committee of Sierra Leone’s main opposition SLPP party (Photo) have gone to work in earnest. Since their appointment last Wednesday, they have been hard at work trying to consolidate the party’s hard won peace settlement. But more [Read More]

Editorial

Tribal politics has given rise to corruption and marginalisation of communities

June 26, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2017 Tribal politics in Africa is one of the reasons most communities across the continent are suffering massive under-development, social injustice, marginalisation, and at worse – violent conflict and loss of life. Even a small country like Sierra Leone where the majority of citizens live [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s social welfare minister Blyden sets standard of transparency, openness and accountability

December 29, 2016 7

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 December 2016 Few ministers, if any in Sierra Leone – including the president, have gone all out to ensure that as a matter of duty they routinely inform their paymaster the tax payer about their daily work activity. But as many Sierra Leoneans would admit, only [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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