Education and Health

Life for a Sierra Leonean in 1904 Britain was very disturbing

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 October 2018: A new book written by Dr. Danell Jones, titled – ‘An African in Imperial London: The Indomitable Life of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor’, is a must read. It paints a vivid account of life in Britain for a young Sierra Leonean writer by the name of [Read More]


President Bio to meet with the president of the European Commission

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 October 2018: President Bio of Sierra Leone is today embarking on a seven day overseas mission – 31st October to 7th November, starting with an  African Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Conference taking place in Dakar, Senegal, tomorrow. And on the 4th-7th November, the president will meet [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio must find a solution to the Socfin Agricultural Company problem

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 October 2018: Report sent by the Police Local Unit Commander in Pujehun – Gibril M. Turay to the Police Regional Commander about the deteriorating security situation in some villages in the Malen Chiefdom, Pujehun district paints a dismal picture.  The Chiefdom plays host to a major [Read More]


SLPP UK Chairman bids farewell to party members in London

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 October 2018: The Chairman of the ruling SLPP UK and Ireland branch – Mr Mohamed Yongawo, has resigned from his post and bids farewell to party members to start his new job in Moscow as Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to Russia. “I couldn’t have gone to Russia [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio launches Sierra Leone’s first directorate of science, technology and innovation

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 October 2018: President Julius Maada Bio has unveiled Sierra Leone’s first Directorate of Science and Technology (DST) at State House, to support government’s delivery on development and boost innovation and entrepreneurship. Chief Minister, Professor David Francis, who chaired the ceremony and had presided over its creation, [Read More]


Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission recovers over 5.4 billion Leones in four months

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 October 2018: In the last four months the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Sierra Leone has recovered a total sum of Le5,465,911,374 (Le5.4 billion Leones) from various corruption-related matters, including debt collection and investigations into the Transport and Ports Management System at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay, [Read More]

Election Watch

The state of African elections in 2018

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2018: General elections could take place this year in at least 12 African countries. Despite myriad social and political reforms, a smooth handover from one leader to a new one looks uncertain in some of the twelve countries, with sectarian conflict predicted in close to [Read More]

Economy & Business

African governance lagging behind needs and expectations – says 2018 Mo Ibrahim Index

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2018: The 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) has been launched today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. It reports that public governance progress in Africa is lagging behind the needs and expectations of a growing population, composed mainly of young people. The 2018 IIAG [Read More]

Economy & Business

How safe foreign investments in Sierra Leone – President Bio must know this

Thomas Vandi Gbow: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 October 2018: According to report, about 30 activists last Tuesday staged a protest in front of the ING Bank in Brussels, Belgium, carrying billboards reading: “Stop toxic investments”, “reclaim human rights” and “stop green washing”. The activists, identified as part of a coalition [Read More]