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Kandeh Yumkella chooses Andrew Keili as presidential running mate

December 29, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 11

Anthony Kamara: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 December 2017 Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, National Grand Coalition (NGC) presidential nominee has named Engineer Andrew Keili as his running mate for the upcoming Sierra Leone elections, slated for March 7, 2018. Today’s announcement has ended weeks of speculation, and effectively sets the stage [Read More]

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Justice at last for thousands killed by Ebola negligence and corruption in Sierra Leone

December 15, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 3

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 December 2017: Today there are reports from Freetown of an unprecedented court action, being brought jointly by two Ebola survivors and the Sierra Leone Center for Accountability and Rule of Law, in the West African regional ECOWAS Court of Justice based in Abuja, Nigeria. The court [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 3

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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Sierra Leone President Koroma is not dead – he is alive and kicking

June 10, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 5

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 June 2017 Social media reports of the death last night of Sierra Leone’s president Koroma went viral today, but has been quickly debunked by senior government officials. The Attorney General and minister of Justice – Joseph Kamara was contacted by the Sierra Leone Telegraph to verify [Read More]

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Breaking News – Sierra Leone district of Bo under siege – one student shot dead

March 23, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 7

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 March 2017 There are unofficial reports of two students shot by police this afternoon at a student demonstration in the centre of Bo. The students have been named as Mohammed Morlu and Augusta Sungai. One of them is believed dead, and the other has been taken [Read More]

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Breaking news: Armed men attacked the home of Sierra Leone opposition SLPP leader – Alie Kabba

December 16, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 4

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 December 2016 The Sierra Leone Telegraph has received a report from Freetown, about an armed attack which took place at the residence of opposition presidential hopeful – Mr. Alie Kabba in the early hours of this morning. Four men believed to be soldiers, attempted to break [Read More]

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Breaking News: Sierra Leone timbergate scandal – 18 Members of U.S. Congress call for investigation

January 4, 2012 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

    Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 December 2011 A statement received by the Sierra Leone Telegraph from Jonathan Ossoff – Senior Legislative Assistant in the Office of Congressman Hank Johnson, says that; “U.S. Representative Hank Johnson and colleagues are disturbed by reports of high-level corruption in partner country.”