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President  Bio calls for effective management of global cooperation on migration

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 December 2018: President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone has called on world leaders to adopt an effective management of global cooperation and coordination on migration issues. He made this clarion call during the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular [Read More]

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Government meets key demands of Sierra Leone health workers

Ministry of Information: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 December 2018: The Government of President Julius Maada Bio has agreed to pay risk and on-call allowances to clinical health workers, as well as location allowance to workers outside Freetown to the tune of $12 Million. This followed intense negotiations between representatives of [Read More]

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Corruption undermines democratic institutions and stability – president Bio warns

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 December 2018: Yesterday, 9th December 2018, was commemorated around the world as international anti-corruption day, and president Bio took the opportunity to address the people of Sierra Leone about the disastrous consequences of rampant corruption in the country. This is what he said: Fellow citizens, in [Read More]

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Sierra Leone High Commissioner UK meets UK Commonwealth Envoy

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 December 2018: Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner Tamba Lamina and the Deputy High Commissioner Agnes Dugba Macauley, met this week with the UK Commonwealth Envoy, Mr Phillip Parham, at the Sierra Leone High Commission offices in London. The three diplomats engaged in fruitful discussions, covering a wide [Read More]

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President Bio unwraps surprise Christmas gifts for journalists

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 December 2018: This year’s Christmas is one that will be remembered for a very long time by journalists in Sierra Leone, should the promises made by president Julius Maada Bio come true. Addressing over 120 foreign and local journalists, editors and media owners at the inaugural [Read More]

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We can’t develop human capital without improved health – says President Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 December 2018: Sierra Leone’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Annual Review Conference, jointly organised by the Ministry of Water Resources and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, was held at the Bintumani Hotel in Aberdeen, Freetown, last Monday. The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme is [Read More]

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President Bio speaks about his commitment to human capital development

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 December 2018: Last Sunday, 2nd December 2018, president Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone joined other world leaders in asserting their commitment to investing in human capital development. Speaking at the Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, president Bio reassured of his government’s [Read More]

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ACC indicts former deputy minister of works for corruption offences

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 December 2018: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday, 3rd December 2018, indicted Mr. Abdulai Barrie, a former Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Works, Housing and Infrastructure in the Koroma led APC government for various corruption offences. Mr. Abdulai Barrie was indicted on five counts [Read More]

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USDA and CRS launch free school feeding program in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 November 2018: Yesterday, Wednesday 28 November 2018, the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone Maria E. Brewer delivered the opening statement at the launch of the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education School Lunch Project in the Town Field in Kabala, northern Sierra Leone. President Julius Maada Bio [Read More]