Economy & Business

Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa’s energy needs

Philipp Trotter and Sabah Abdullah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 June 2018: Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has reached a record-high. Spurred on by the United Nations’ goal to ensure modern energy access for all by 2030, international donors have focused on increasing the region’s electrification access. It currently stands at only [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone power cuts – The unacceptable behaviour of EDSA

Sorie Fofana: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 June 2018: Since the new SLPP administration came into office in April 2018, the sum of Le29,623,000,000 (Twenty nine Billion, Six hundred and Twenty-three million Leones) has been approved by President Bio, and paid to support the operations of both the Electricity Distribution and [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone parliament ends debate on president Bio’s development plans

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 June 2018: The Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday, Friday 1st June 2018, concluded five consecutive days of debate on the “Motion of Thanks to President Bio” for his debut Statement to the House, delivered at the State Opening of the First Session of the Fifth Parliament [Read More]

Politics

Clash of the Titans as Sierra Leone parliamentary debate reaches its climax

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 June 2018: Leaders of Sierra Leone’s political parties in parliament, will today go head to head as the parliamentary debate on president Bio’s plans for developing Sierra Leone draws to a close. After four days of parliamentary debate, which has tested the oratory skills of many [Read More]