December 9, 2019
Economy & Business

Sierra Leone celebrates Anti-Corruption Day today – with hope for a better future

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 December 2019: Today is being commemorated all over the world as the UN-declared Anti-Corruption Day, which is celebrated every year on 9th of December. Sierra Leone, more than most countries on the continent of Africa has a lot to celebrate today, after eighteen months of battle [Read More]

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Sierra Leone celebrates Anti-Corruption Day today – with hope for a better future

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 December 2019: Today is being commemorated all over the world as the UN-declared Anti-Corruption Day, which is celebrated every year on 9th of December. Sierra Leone, more than most countries on the continent of Africa has a lot to celebrate today, after eighteen months of battle [Read More]

Education and Health

One-time London-based Sierra Leonean – Frederica Williams scores big in America

Kwame Cumalé Fitzjohn: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 December 2019: As 2019 draws to a close, it is perhaps pertinent to spotlight the landmark record of Sierra Leone-born Frederica Matilda Williams as President and CEO of Whittier Street Health Center, Boston’s top Health Center. This year, also, marks the 17th anniversary [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s former President Koroma hosts Horasis chairman in Makeni

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 December 2019: Sierra Leone’s former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, held a meeting this week in Makeni, Sierra Leone, with Dr. Frank-Jurgen Richter – the Chairman of Horasis.  Frank-Jurgen Richter, who is also the former director of the World Economic Forum, visited Koroma in preparation for [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s civil service needs urgent reforms

Dr. Emmanuel Johnson PhD: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 December 2019: In every nation, be it democratic or otherwise, the central government would only achieve its desired aim if it has a potent, determined and productive Civil Service. This is also to imply that the public institution (the civil service) should [Read More]

Economy & Business

International Anti-Corruption Day – Sierra Leone to host symposium on corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 December 2019: December 9 is celebrated annually as UN International Anti-Corruption Day. This year, Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will hold a public symposium on corruption and sustainable development. There will also be an inter-faith prayer session to reflect on the role and impact of faith [Read More]

Politics

Constructive criticism is an important part of democratic process – president Bio tells journalists

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 November 2019: The newly elected executives of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ), held their first meeting with President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House in Freetown yesterday, and commended government’s efforts at repealing Part V of the 1965 Public Order Act, which criminalises [Read More]

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New laws come into force in Sierra Leone to help win fight against corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2019: After much debate about proposed changes to Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption laws, aimed at strengthening the powers of the Anti-Corruption Commission, as well as give much needed clarity to many areas enshrined in the 2008 legislation, president Bio yesterday granted his approval for the changes [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s inspector general of police Richard Moigbe handed retirement notice

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2019: President Bio will soon be appointing a new Inspector General (IG) of police, after the current IG – Dr. Richard Moigbe was sent a letter this week – which was leaked to the media, reminding him of his statutory requirement to quit office and [Read More]

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Anti-Corruption Commission will not indict opposition APC secretary general Yansaneh

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2019: A statement published yesterday by Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), that it will not be indicting the Secretary General of the country’s main opposition APC party – Dr Osman Yansaneh, after serious allegations of corruption and impropriety were made against him, including receiving salary [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s President Bio warns against bad governance and corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2019: President Dr Julius Maada Bio yesterday, told a group of distinguished lawyers from across English Speaking West African countries attending a Judicial training workshop in Freetown, that bad political governance and corruption restrict civic space and destroy democratic freedoms. The workshop which is jointly [Read More]

Economy & Business

Guinea implements the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 December 2019: Guinea has launched a National Summary Data Page (NSDP), implementing the recommendations of the IMF’s enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS). The NSDP serves as a one-stop dissemination vehicle for essential macroeconomic and financial data in both human and machine-readable formats. The e‑GDDS was [Read More]

Economy & Business

Conservation Society calls for environmental protection as Sierra Leone steps-up oil exploration

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 December 2019: As Sierra Leone prepares to step up its crude oil exploration, the Conservation Society of Sierra Leone (CSSL) has organized a policy dialogue forum for key stakeholders to examine and discuss the government’s Petroleum Policy, with a specific focus on health, safety, environment, and [Read More]

Politics

Presidential non-accountable Imprest – Op-ed

Sorie Fofana: Sierra Leone telegraph: 3 December 2019: A press release from State House dated 26th November, 2019 reads, “His Excellency the President has returned the Finance Bill, 2020, through a Memorandum to the Clerk of Parliament, pursuant to Part V, Section 106(7). In the Memorandum, the Secretary to the [Read More]

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The paradoxical Irony of hate speech and free speech

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 December 2019: The Sierra Leone Telegraph published an article this month, “Sierra Leone Parliament to discuss repeal of seditious libel laws next month”. It chronicled a recently gazetted Bill entitled “The Public Order (Amendment) Act, 2019”, in a bid to seek “to amend the [Read More]

Economy & Business

Lungi Bridge will be good for Sierra Leone – World Bank executive director tells president Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 December 2019: Last Thursday, the executive director of the World Bank Group for Africa – Group 1 Constituency, Anne Kabagambe, told President Dr Julius Maada Bio that his government’s vision of constructing a bridge across Lungi to mainland Freetown, will be one of his greatest achievements [Read More]

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Rwanda was not a school picnic – lessons for Sierra Leone’s media

Puawui – Dr. Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 November 2019: I spend a lot of my leisure these days on Social Media, especially on  WhatsApp, where many of the posts are biased political innuendos depending on which party the subscriber supports. Other posts could quite frankly be described as [Read More]

Politics

China to supply $7million military hardware to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 November 2019: Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to China, Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina and Major General Ci Guowei, Chief of the International Military Cooperation Department of the Ministry of the National Defence of the People’s Republic of China, last Thursday signed an Agreement between Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Defence [Read More]

Election Watch

Namibia election was largely peaceful and orderly – says Commonwealth Observer Group

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 November 2019: Election in Namibia which took place on 27 November 2019, was carried out in a largely peaceful and orderly manner, according to an interim statement issued by the Commonwealth observers who were deployed to the country. The group noted that the 2019 Presidential and [Read More]

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Parliamentary ethics committee called to action as MPs accused of indiscipline

Abdulai Gbla: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 November 2019: On Tuesday 26th November 2019, Sierra Leone’s parliament was brought to a grinding halt after it was known that majority of MPs had not taken their seats in the well to commence the business of that day. It was past 10:00 am [Read More]

Politics

New laws come into force in Sierra Leone to help win fight against corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2019: After much debate about proposed changes to Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption laws, aimed at strengthening the powers of the Anti-Corruption Commission, as well as give much needed clarity to many areas enshrined in the 2008 legislation, president Bio yesterday granted his approval for the changes [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s inspector general of police Richard Moigbe handed retirement notice

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2019: President Bio will soon be appointing a new Inspector General (IG) of police, after the current IG – Dr. Richard Moigbe was sent a letter this week – which was leaked to the media, reminding him of his statutory requirement to quit office and [Read More]

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