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Tribute to the departed SLPP national publicity secretary Musa Tamba Sam

Julius Maada Bio (Former president of Sierra Leone) Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 March 2015 On Tuesday, 3rd March 2015, the claws of death snatched away a father, a husband, a colleague, a friend, a brother and an audacious politician. The late Hon. Musa Tamba Sam (Photo) was an effective debater, [Read More]

News in Perspective

IMF approves US$187 million in new financing and debt relief for Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 March 2015 Sierra Leone’s economy has been badly damaged by the Ebola crisis, as GDP, tax receipts and export revenues fall to their lowest levels since the end of the war in 2001. With international aid now accounting for almost 60% of the government’s income, there [Read More]

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Breaking News: SLPP Tamba Sam dies

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 March 2015 There are unconfirmed reports from Freetown this morning of the sad loss of Mr. Tamba Sam. He was the national publicity secretary of Sierra Leone’s main opposition party – SLPP. As yet there are no official statements from SLPP headoffice in Freetown. The Sierra [Read More]

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Did Obama snub president Koroma because of corruption and poor governance?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 March 2014 Much has been said about president Koroma’s poor leadership and lack of vision in running Sierra Leone. And few would expect president Obama not to turn down a request from State House in Freetown, for a visit by the Sierra Leonean president to the [Read More]

Editorial

Today our story is a tale of a failed state – a pitiable advert of self-rule

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 March 2015 I am not really dumb enough to draw from my realm of imagination, the fanciful idea that the contraption presently known and called Sierra Leone, is anything near the entity that was wrestled from the British colonialists. Today though, our story [Read More]