July 23, 2019

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President Bio holidaying in luxurious Kenyan safari resort

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 July 2019: The ‘earth shattering’ mystery surrounding president Bio’s disappearance has now been unravelled, despite efforts by State House to keep his whereabouts unnecessarily and unprofessionally secret. The Kenyan government yesterday reported that president Bio is in the country, where he is enjoying a luxurious safari [Read More]

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Sierra Leone makes strong case for implementation of SDGs at the UN

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 July 2019: Sierra Leone has joined several other nations to present a 2nd Voluntary National Review Report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at the on-going High-Level Political Forum 2019 at the United Nations General Assembly. Speaking on behalf of stakeholders in government, [Read More]

Education and Health

Graduate Women International celebrates 100 years

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 July 2019 Graduate Women International (GWI) is celebrating its centenary in Geneva, Switzerland, with a conference taking place on July 24-28, 2019, at the University of Geneva. Over 400 women from across the globe will gather to hear speakers such as Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela, Human Rights Activist [Read More]

Politics

Give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s – and to the people what is the people’s

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 July 2019: Social media has been inundated with comments from readers, since news broke concerning President Bio’s decision to pay out millions of dollars to the former President, Dr Ernest Bai Koroma and senior government officials. The news has been greeted with consternation and [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic climate remains challenging

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 July 2019: Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation remains challenging despite bold policy measures, according to the authors of a new World Bank Economic Update on Sierra Leone, published today. The second edition of the Sierra Leone Economic Update (SLEU) was launched today by the World Bank at [Read More]

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President Bio and the Lungi bridge – modern day Nehemiah?

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 July 2019: President Bio’s government has taken the bold step of launching the ambitious Lungi Bridge project to link Lungi with the Freetown mainland. This project has received rave reviews from most government supporters and derision from opposition quarters. It is disconcerting to note [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone is doing well in tackling corruption – says Global Corruption report

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 July 2019: Corruption is hindering Africa’s economic, political and social development. It is a major barrier to economic growth, good governance and basic freedoms, such as freedom of speech or citizens’ right to hold governments to account, according to the latest Global Corruption Barometer – Africa [Read More]

Economy & Business

Corruption is rife across Sierra Leone’s banking sector

CHRDI: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 July 2019: There is widespread and systematic corruption within the banking sector in Sierra Leone. There is evidence to suggest that regular and widespread criminality has been committed by the financial services industry for several years. Chiefly among which, is the lack of due diligence [Read More]

Politics

Yumkella and his fellow NGC parliamentarians are leading by example

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 July 2019: In the past three weeks, NGC Parliamentarians representing Kambia District, led by Dr Kandeh Yumkella of Constituency 062, Samu Chiefdom, have embarked on several development projects in Brimaya, Khonimaha, Bamoi Luna and Mambolo in Kambia. In a coordinated joint effort with his colleagues, Foday [Read More]

Education and Health

Graduate Women International celebrates 100 years

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 July 2019 Graduate Women International (GWI) is celebrating its centenary in Geneva, Switzerland, with a conference taking place on July 24-28, 2019, at the University of Geneva. Over 400 women from across the globe will gather to hear speakers such as Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela, Human Rights Activist [Read More]

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