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Sierra Leone fisheries ministry corruption report

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 March 2016 Since gaining independence in 1961, successive governments of Sierra Leone have either failed to effectively manage the country’s vast fishing resources, or have allowed a corrupt network of individuals in the fisheries ministry and the private sector to control and plunder the sector for [Read More]

Economy & Business

What happened to Sierra Leone’s $18 million Freetown Solar Park?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 March 2016: In July 2014, the government of Sierra Leone signed an agreement for a landmark renewable energy project, that could generate and supply much needed clean electricity to homes and businesses across the capital. But the Freetown Solar Park project, costing $18 million, has disappeared [Read More]

News in Perspective

Are these the reasons why deputy social welfare minister of Sierra Leone snapped?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 March 2016 After last week’s punch and Judy show at the ministry of social welfare offices, where two senior ministers in the Koroma government – minister KaiKai and deputy Attila (Photo), displayed their despicable gutter vocabulary and lack of respect for women, in advance of today’s [Read More]

News in Perspective

Sierra Leone president Koroma sacks two of his brawling senior ministers

Sierra Leone Telegraph:7 March 2016 There are many reasons why president Koroma of Sierra Leone should want to quickly forget about the poor showing of his government in the last couple of weeks, dominating social media and news reports. But can he? This morning he has sacked two of his [Read More]

News in Perspective

Alie Kabba takes his message of hope to the provinces of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 March 2016 Since his return to his land of birth Sierra Leone last December, and his incarceration by the Koroma government, for speaking out publicly against poor governance, corruption and abuse of executive powers, Alie Kabba – the man highly regarded by youths in the country [Read More]


Attack on Sierra Leone’s Justice Cowan – don’t shoot the messenger

Andrew Keili Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 March 2016 I had been a critic of a lengthy constitutional review process by this government, especially considering the fact that, the revered Dr. Peter Tucker had almost completed the job at the tail end of the tenure of the last government. My initial [Read More]

News in Perspective

Sierra Leone Foreign Minister woos British investors in London

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 March 2016 Last Monday, 25th February, 2016, Sierra Leone’s foreign minister Samura Kamara travelled to London, along with a handful of prominent Sierra Leonean businessmen, including the chief executive officer of Sierra Rutile – John Sisay. Their mission was to sell Sierra Leone’s investment potential to [Read More]