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Maada Bio maps out his 2018 New Direction Vision for Sierra Leone – Part One

November 19, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 November 2017 Julius Maada Bio – the presidential candidate for the opposition SLPP party delivered a speech at the Radisson Blue Mammy Yoko Hotel in Freetown yesterday, 18 November 2017, about his vison for Sierra Leone, which as in his 2012 campaign for the presidency, has [Read More]

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Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

November 18, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 November 2017 Digital innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and technologies, says Ecobank’s latest research. The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Guidebook, which provides [Read More]

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Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa

November 18, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 November 2017 The German Development Bank, and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) (www.ATI-ACA.org) announced, on the side lines of the annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables Meeting, a new instrument to support renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa that targets small- and mid-scale (up [Read More]

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Africa – nurturing young entrepreneurs as the next generation of hunger fighters

November 18, 2017 0

Bunmi Oloruntoba Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 November 2017 Considered the “Nobel Prize of agriculture,” the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to the production or distribution of food. This year, the prize was awarded to Akinwumi Adesina, a former Nigerian agriculture minister [Read More]

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International business leaders and investors head to London annual Invest Sierra Leone forum

November 18, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 November 2017 On Monday 20th November, an audience of national and international business leaders and investors will gather in London to hear Sierra Leone’s Foreign Minister Dr Samura Kamara deliver the keynote speech at the annual Invest Sierra Leone forum for the third year running. Invest [Read More]

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Sierra Leone minister of social welfare – Dr Blyden vindicated by parliament – victory for accountability

November 18, 2017 1

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 November 2017 In what many journalists present in parliament this week have termed as a victory for transparency, accountability and the fight against widespread impunity, Sierra Leone Disability Commission has  been ordered  by Parliament to present to the Minister of Social Welfare – Dr. Sylvia Olayinka [Read More]

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IMF gives support to Liberia as questions are raised about Sierra Leone’s financial mess

November 17, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 Sierra Leone’s economic performance is in tatters. Key government officials and ministers – including the president, have in the last six months taken their eyes off the economy to focus on their political survival. The Koroma government has lost control of the economy. It [Read More]

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An open letter to our beloved APC leadership of Sierra Leone

November 17, 2017 4

Dr. Yahya Kalokoh – USA Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 The post-APC Convention has revealed insurmountable challenges for our party going into the 2018 General Elections. Some of these challenges are self-made by our top leadership. Many of us in the lower rung of our party are also contributing [Read More]

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President Ernest Koroma  versus Sam Sumana – an unprecedented constitutional ECOWAS Court case

November 17, 2017 1

Tamba Gborie Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 The defence from various Media practitioners and political pundits on behalf of the president’s extraordinary action hinging on a constitutional violation came too little too late. Such a defense could have come at a time when the ECOWAS Court wrote to the [Read More]

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Zimbabweans would need to trust the wait and embrace uncertainty

November 16, 2017 1

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 November 2017 Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. And many would see the seeming “revolution” that is unfolding right before our eyes in Zimbabwe as long overdue. But there can be no running away from the fact that he [Read More]

Economy - Business & Environment

IMF gives support to Liberia as questions are raised about Sierra Leone’s financial mess

November 17, 2017 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 Sierra Leone’s economic performance is in tatters. Key government officials and ministers – including the president, have in the last six months taken their eyes off the economy to focus on their political survival. The Koroma government has lost control of the economy. It [Read More]

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An open letter to our beloved APC leadership of Sierra Leone

November 17, 2017 4

Dr. Yahya Kalokoh – USA Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 November 2017 The post-APC Convention has revealed insurmountable challenges for our party going into the 2018 General Elections. Some of these challenges are self-made by our top leadership. Many of us in the lower rung of our party are also contributing [Read More]

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