News in Perspective

Ghana’s economic growth continues to slow down – says IMF

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 May 2014 A statement published this week by the IMF Executive Director for Ghana, has painted yet another gloomy prospect for one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s giants. Ghana’s economic growth is stalling fast. (Photo: President Mahama). Despite previous reports of the country’s economy heading for a [Read More]

Editorial

The tragedy of Freetown’s peninsular forests

Dr Sama Banya The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 May 2014 A few weeks ago there was a radio announcement that the ministers of land, country planning and the environment, together with the minister of agriculture, forestry and food security, were to undertake a tour of the western area Peninsular. Their [Read More]

News in Perspective

China’s capacity building efforts in Sierra Leone

John Baimba Sesay The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2014 The leader of Sierra Leone’s ruling APC party’s women’s group – Madam Elizabeth Manns, is in Beijing, capital of the People’s Republic of China, attending a seminar on ‘social management capacity building for female officials from English speaking African countries’. [Read More]

Editorial

Andrew Keili and Kandeh Yumkella do not seek populist sentiments

Yankuba kai-Samba The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 May 2014   Bio is not ready for peace. His supporters have maligned SLPP party leadership aspirants and the chairman – Chief Somano Kapen (Photo). Few weeks ago, Julius Bio wrote an article to declare that he was willing to meet anyone who [Read More]