Politics

President Bio joins world leaders at the opening of the UN general assembly in New York

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25th September  2018: President Julius Maada Bio has joined over a hundred Heads of State and Government at the opening ceremony of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Delivering his opening address, the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres told World [Read More]

Economy & Business

African Development Bank launches first Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 September 2018: Opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles, according to a report by leading African companies covered in the African Development Bank’s new Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report, the first ever report on inter-African trade published by the Bank. The report unearths the realities African [Read More]

Politics

President Bio departs for United States of America

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 September 2018: After years of speculation – mainly by the opposition APC, as to whether the newly elected president of Sierra Leone – Julius Maada Bio is allowed to enter the United States or not, today, Sunday 23rd September 2018, State House Press Secretary – Yusuf [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone currency under attack – Lebanese businessman caught smuggling cash

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 September 2018: A senior source at the Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission has confirmed to the Sierra Leone Telegraph that the Financial and Intelligence Unit of the Sierra Leone Police are investigating the seizure of a large quantity of foreign currency at the Lungi International Airport. A man [Read More]

Economy & Business

$60 million poultry farming investment for Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 September 2018: The new government of Sierra Leone led by president Julius Maada Bio has chosen Agrotop – a leading global player in livestock turnkey projects, and Integrated Solutions Africa (ISA) Group – specialising in financial solutions and implementation of complex projects in Africa, to construct [Read More]

Economy & Business

China – Sierra Leone relationship – bridge over troubled waters

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 September 2018: I, more than anyone else realize the effect of having to eat your words and change position when faced with reality. As a young engineer at Sierra Rutile in charge of mine planning, I thought I knew it all when I drew [Read More]

Economy & Business

Former UN Chief Executive Kandeh Yumkella calls for more to be done to achieve SDG 7

Anthony Abdul Karim Kamara, Jnr: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2018: The Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) Summit has ended in Kigali, with the clarion call for the international community to do more to ensure that Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 7) – “Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for [Read More]

Politics

Africa’s ability to deliver peace and security rests on fixing key relationships

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2018: Conflict patterns in Africa have changed rapidly in recent years posing a challenge to peace and security. And as today is celebrated as the International Day of Peace 2018, Theo Neethling argues that the African Union must enter into strategic partnerships if it wants to guarantee [Read More]