Politics

Bio rallies support for his state of nation address – has he done enough in two years?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2020: Today’s state of the nation address delivered by president Bio at the opening of the Third Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Second Republic of Sierra Leone, is possibly one of the most crucial messages the president has delivered to the people of [Read More]

Economy & Business

Bank of Sierra Leone stimulus package and its impact on the economy

Jesmed F Suma: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2020: There is no doubt the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a devastating impact on the world economy, including that of Sierra Leone. Without a set of immediate and decisive actions, the possible long-term effect on growth could be catastrophic. Globally and locally, [Read More]

Politics

Ending the grace period –  Why we must now scrutinize the Bio presidency

Chernoh Alpha M. Bah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2020: My position and viewpoints on matters of Sierra Leone politics are not new: I have always been outspoken in my critique of those who misuse power.  Anyone who has followed my activities, actions, and writings over the past decade and [Read More]

Politics

State opening of Sierra Leone parliament tomorrow – president Bio to speak

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 May 2020: The Office of the Clerk of Sierra Leone’s Parliament issued a statement today, informing Members of Parliament and the General Public that, President Julius Maada Bio will present a State of the Nation’s Address as required by law to Members of Parliament tomorrow, Thursday [Read More]

Politics

Confusion over accuracy of Sierra Leone’s COVID-19 testing as infection rate doubles  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 May 2020: The accuracy of testing for the deadly COVID-19 virus by officials in Sierra Leone, has been in the spotlight since confirmation of the first group of cases two  months ago. But last weekend, there were fresh allegations concerning the effectiveness of the testing kits [Read More]

Politics

If my party is classed a terrorist entity, am I a terrorist?

Ibrahim S Mansaray: 26 May 2020: In the early 1990s, Leonard Weinberg wrote the first and foremost article about the conditions under which political parties turn to terrorist activities. He argued that the links between terrorist groups and political parties have become common, often affecting each other’s appearances and disappearances. [Read More]

Economy & Business

Home of Know Africa – Be Africa

A24 Media: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2020: The spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house [Read More]

Economy & Business

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Awards 2020 call for nominations

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2020: The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for AWIEF Awards 2020. This year marks the fourth edition of the highly-anticipated AWIEF Awards which serves as the premier platform to highlight achievements in women entrepreneurship across [Read More]