News in Perspective

Sierra Leone: Journalists threatened with “sanitisation” of media landscape

The International Press Institute (IPI) The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 June 2013 The International Press Institute (IPI) expressed serious concern today over the future of press freedom in Sierra Leone, following inflammatory statements made by Sylvia Olayinka Blyden (Photo: Left of former Nigerian President Obasanjo), special executive assistant to President [Read More]

Economy & Business

Help for finance ministry officials with better economic growth forecasting

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 June 2013 The government of Sierra Leone has set itself an ambitious, though necessary goal of attracting significantly more foreign direct investments and to increase economic growth and employment opportunities. But this cannot be achieved by putting out misleading and exaggerated statistics and economic indicators. While [Read More]