March 26, 2019
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Gaps in the proposed ACC Amendments 2019 – a rejoinder

Sorie-Sengbe Marrah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 March 2019: I pored over Winstanley Bankole Johnson’s above-titled article interrupting my typically restful Sunday. I must admit that much as the article betrays expectations for substance, I must commend the writer, whose post-mayoral life is now spent on scholastic contribution to governance since [Read More]

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Gaps in the proposed ACC Amendments 2019 – a rejoinder

Sorie-Sengbe Marrah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 March 2019: I pored over Winstanley Bankole Johnson’s above-titled article interrupting my typically restful Sunday. I must admit that much as the article betrays expectations for substance, I must commend the writer, whose post-mayoral life is now spent on scholastic contribution to governance since [Read More]

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Gaps in the proposed Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission Amendments 2019

Winstanley R Bankole Johnson: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 March 2019: Parliamentarians are wont to shift blame for their enacting shoddy laws or for approving mediocre Presidential appointees to us the electorates. Their argument is that public input which is germane to their decision-making processes is non-existent, even though opportunities for [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to UK promotes Sierra Leone to British investors and parliamentarians

Abdulai Braima: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 March 2019: Not a single minute to spare; no time to stop and rest; no room for personal pleasure or laid-back leisure. Those three phrases could somehow neatly fit in as an appropriate description of the tightly packed schedule of a tireless diplomatic mission [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone agriculture minister launches agribusiness support service for farmers

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 March 2019: Sierra Leone’s minister of agriculture and forestry, Mr. Joseph Jonathan Ndanema, yesterday launched an induction programme for beneficiaries of the Agribusiness Services  Matching Grant (ASMG). The grant support is coordinated by the Small Holder Commercialization and Agribusiness Development Project (SCADeP) and supervised by the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission cracks down on judiciary

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 March 2019: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Czar – Francis Ben Kaifala has vowed to go wherever evidence of corruption and bribery leads, in an effort to win the fight against corruption which has been declared by president Julius Maada Bio. Yesterday, the ACC conducted an unannounced investigation [Read More]

Economy & Business

World Bank approves $40 Million to support policy reforms and inclusive growth in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 March 2019: The World Bank today approved a $40 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to support key policy reforms to promote sustainable and inclusive growth and build economic resilience in Sierra Leone. According to a statement published today by the Bank, the Second Productivity and [Read More]

Education and Health

President Bio announces Sierra Leone’s first strategic plan for the nursing profession

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 March 2019: Yesterday, Tuesday 19 March 2019, president Julius Maada Bio formally recognised the sacrifices and hard work of nurses and midwives in Sierra Leone, as he announced the country’s first Strategic Plan for developing the nursing and midwifery profession. Speaking about the dedication and commitment [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s First Lady Fatima Bio is honorary fellow of the West African College of Nursing

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 March 2019: Mrs Fatima Maada Bio has been awarded Honorary Fellow of the West African College of Nursing, at the opening ceremony of the 15th Biennial General Meeting, 24th Scientific Session and the 39th Council Meeting of the West African College of Nursing, held at the [Read More]

Economy & Business

Socfin Sierra Leone honours annual land lease payment to local land owners

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 March 2019: Last Friday, 15th March 2019, Socfin Agricultural Company in Sierra Leone, paid the sum total of three hundred and fifty-two million, three hundred and eighty-eight thousand Leones (Le 352,388,000) as payment for land it has leased from local land owners of Zone ‘A’ in [Read More]

Education and Health

Sierra Leone’s free quality education is failing the most vulnerable children

James Fallah-Williams: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 March 2019: Sierra Leone President – Julius Maada Bio’s declaration of free, quality education for primary and secondary school children, has been applauded by many at home and abroad as a major step forward in helping to transform the degenerating education system in the [Read More]

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Brazil Ambassador to Sierra Leone visits cocoa farms in Kenema and Kailahun

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 March 2019: Following last week’s discussions between the Ambassador of Brazil to Sierra Leone – Kaiser Araujo and the Sierra Leone Produce Monitoring Board (PMB) Executive Chairman – Dr. James Vibbi, the ambassador has visited cocoa farms in Kenema and Kailahun Districts on the 6th to [Read More]

Economy & Business

World Bank’s $325 million funding will help kick start Sierra Leone economy

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 March 2019: Sierra Leone’s economy is in dire need of external financial support to unlock the massive private sector investments required by the Bio led SLPP government to create jobs and put money in people’s pockets. President Bio has promised the creation of millions of jobs, [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission cracks down on judiciary

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 March 2019: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Czar – Francis Ben Kaifala has vowed to go wherever evidence of corruption and bribery leads, in an effort to win the fight against corruption which has been declared by president Julius Maada Bio. Yesterday, the ACC conducted an unannounced investigation [Read More]

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