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Another torrential downpour causes havoc and destruction in Freetown

August 27, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 August 2017 last night’s heavy downpour in Freetown has left a trail of destruction to property and disruption to normal life. As communities begin cleaning up and counting the cost of the destruction, there are so far no reports of deaths, unlike the 14th August 2017 [Read More]

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Sierra Leone toll road charges are exploitative – A point of view

August 26, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 3

Abdul Malik Bangura Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 August 2017 One of the many things which I have learnt in my years as editor of the Awareness Times Newspaper, is that people in Sierra Leone sell their conscience. The Wellington – Masiaka toll road contract and the charges imposed on very [Read More]

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Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara – Attorney-General and Minister of Justice attends memorial for flood victims

August 22, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 August 2017 Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice represented president Ernest Bai Koroma at the Joint Prayers of Believers, Bethel  Outreach Mission, Circular Road, held in memory of the victims of the mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone. Attending the service were Bishop Sam’Jolly, [Read More]

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Sierra Leone says goodbye to over 300 flood disaster victims as president Koroma weeps

August 19, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 August 2017 Few in Sierra Leone and across the world, could hold back their tears on Thursday, 17th August, 2017 as hundreds of those killed by the landslide which took place in Freetown on the 13th and 14th of August were taken to their final place [Read More]