Open letter to Sierra Leone Attorney General Francis Charles Margai

Alusine Sesay: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 May 2018: Your Honourable Sir, we hope your new appointment marks the end of the notorious selective justice system that dominated the government of Ernest Bai Koroma, and will bring to justice criminals – the likes of Momoh Konte, who have stolen millions of [Read More]

Education and Health

Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s musical genius enthrals royal wedding

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 May 2018: Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a musical genius born of a Sierra Leonean mother and a Caribbean father, has done it again. In 2016, aged seventeen, he was crowned Britain’s Best Young Musician of the Year by the BBC.  Sheku, now 19 years old, plays the cello [Read More]


President Bio appoints deputy ministers and other senior officials

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 May 2018: With several appointments to his government yet to be made, president Julius Maada Bio has announced the names of deputy ministers and other senior government officials who would help him steer the ship of governance for the next five years. But many Sierra Leoneans [Read More]


President Bio’s speech – great expectations demand great commitment

Author: Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 May 2018: President Bio’s opening salvo in his speech at the State opening of Parliament left no one in doubt about what he thought of the previous government – no pleasantries, no thanks to the previous government. He went straight for the jugular: [Read More]


We must be ready to face challenges ahead – President Bio tells ministers

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 May 2018: Sierra Leone’s newly elected president Julius Maada Bio is facing monumental challenges in rising to the task of rebuilding the country’s crippling economy, after years of mismanagement by the Koroma led APC government. Bio won the presidential election held in March 2018 by a [Read More]


President Koroma’s Report on the state of Sierra Leone handed to Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 May 2018: Ernest Bai Koroma, who until a few weeks ago was the president of Sierra Leone, has published his Self-Assessment Performance Report on his ten years of stewardship – a report which critics of the Bio government say has been placed under lock and key [Read More]


President Bio receives performance report card from former president Koroma today

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 May 2018: In just under an hour today Saturday, 12th of May 2018, thousands of people in Sierra Leone will be seated at the national stadium in the capital Freetown, to witness the handing over of the presidential staff of office by former president Ernest Bia [Read More]


I will diversify sources of economic growth – president Bio tells parliament

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 May 2018: Many have criticised president Julius Maada Bio’s delivery of his statement at today’s official opening of Parliament, but few would disagree on the depth and range of initiatives, discussed in his seventy-pages long speech. This is what he told parliament, the international community, and [Read More]