News in Perspective

Sierra Leone government’s obsession with road construction amid growing poverty and rising debt

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 June 2016 When a democratically elected government of one of the poorest countries in the world spends over $500 million on infrastructure projects in eight years, leaving millions of people without adequate supply of clean drinking water, electricity and healthcare, one has to wonder what and [Read More]

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Locked out by those preventing change in Sierra Leone’s opposition SLPP

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 June 2016 The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has lost the last two general and presidential elections, and from all accounts is destined to remain on the opposition benches in 2018, simply because it is failing to change. With less than two years to go before [Read More]

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Kandeh Yumkella on a marathon regional tour of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 June 2016 As the opposition SLPP prepares for its forthcoming 2018 presidential candidacy election, presidential hopeful – Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella has taken his message of ‘hope, opportunity and transformation (HOT)’ to the northern and eastern districts of Sierra Leone. This marathon tour followed his recent series [Read More]