Politics

Amnesty International blames the inept Koroma government of Sierra Leone for the flood disaster

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 August 2017 The terrible mudslides in Freetown, which have left more than 3000 people homeless and over 600 dead, is said to grimly illustrate the human cost of the Koroma government’s failure to implement basic housing, land and environmental protection policies, said Amnesty International. The damning [Read More]

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Sierra Leone presidential hopeful John Sisay denies bribery and corruption allegations

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 August 2017 The leading contender for the ruling APC party’s 2018 presidential race – Mr John Bonoh Sisay is today denying serious allegations of bribery and corruption published this week. According to the publication, a secret inquiry by listed Australian miner Iluka Resources has embroiled Sisay, [Read More]

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President Koroma speaks to the nation about the devastation caused by the floods and landslides

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 August 2017  Fellow Sierra Leoneans, our nation has once again been gripped by grief. Many of our compatriots have lost their lives, many more have been gravely injured and billions of Leones worth of property destroyed in the flooding and landslides that swept across some parts [Read More]

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Sierra Leone AYV TV live political debate

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 August 2017 Over 25 state institutions have failed to submit their financial statements for auditing. Millions of dollars cannot be accounted for over many years. Does this refusal to submit financial statements undermine the economic rationalisation drive of government? Does this breed paranoia around corruption? Where [Read More]