Breaking News

Breaking News –  Kandeh Yumkella to quit Sierra Leone’s opposition SLPP

Anthony Kamara Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 September 2017 Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, presidential flagbearer aspirant, is poised to exit from the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). The announcement which is reportedly scheduled for this week, will see about forty senior officials also abandoning the party. Sierra Leoneans will recall [Read More]

Education and Health

Sierra Leone Children’s Forum Network delivers psycho-social therapy to child victims of the Freetown mudslides

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 September 2017 Members of the Children’s Forum Network (CFN) known as the Children’s Parliament for all Children in Sierra Leone were at the Don Bosco orphanage foundation in Freetown yesterday, Saturday 2nd September, 2017, where they carried out work to help children worst affected by the [Read More]

In Focus

Freetown’s mudslides and the slippery slope of urban risk in Africa

Emmanuel Osuteye and Hayley Leck Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 September 2017 On Monday 14 August, the world awoke to reports of devastation caused by large-scale mudslides and localised flooding in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s rapidly urbanising capital. The death toll rose within a few days to approximately 500, with several hundred [Read More]