Education and Health

Freetown City Council starts city’s cleanest zone competition baseline survey

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 November 2018: The Freetown City Council (FCC) last Wednesday, 20th November, 2018 started to deliver a baseline survey of the Cleanest Zone Competition across the three hundred and twenty-two (322) zones that make up the Freetown Municipality. The aim of the survey is to determine the [Read More]

Economy & Business

Our sea port is now ready to handle the nation’s economic growth – says president Bio

Abdul Malik Bangura: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 November 2018: Speaking at the official launching of the expanded Freetown Terminal Port at the Queen Elizabeth Water Quay last Friday, 23rd November 2018, president Julius Maada Bio said that the newly expanded port is now capable of handling the nation’s economic growth. [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone Telegraph to Visit Socfin Agricultural Company

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 November 2018: In the next few weeks, an independent team of investigators from the Sierra Leone Telegraph will be paying a courtesy visit to Socfin Agricultural Company in the Sahn-Malen Chiefdom of Sierra Leone, to take a look at the Socfin Agricultural Company’s operations, so as [Read More]

Politics

President Bio pledges commitment to national cohesion

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 November 2018: President Julius Maada Bio was in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, yesterday on a thank-you tour, where he pledged his government’s commitment to national unity and cohesion, and called on parents and teachers to support the government’s free quality education programme. Speaking to a mammoth [Read More]

Economy & Business

Professor Lumumba joins Sierra Leone to take anti-corruption crusade to global level

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 November 2018: For the first time since Sierra Leone gained independence in 1961, the country is now beginning to turn the corner in its fight against rampant corruption, which is estimated to be losing the government hundreds of millions of dollars every year. In the last [Read More]

Politics

APC names members of its Constitutional Review Committee

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 November 2018: Next round of presidential and general elections are not due in Sierra Leone for another five years, but the country’s main opposition political party – the All People’s Congress (APC), today moves one step closer to achieving the much-needed reform that many in the [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone to establish an independent commission for peace and national cohesion

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 November 2018: Following a spate of communal violence and what the opposition parties describe as politically motivated attacks against their supporters and strongholds, the president of Sierra Leone – Julius Maada Bio promised to establish a Commission for Peace and National Cohesion. But that announcement was [Read More]

Economy & Business

McKinsey shows Africa is the world’s next big growth market

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 November 2018: A new book by McKinsey confirms that Africa is poised for economic acceleration, akin to the Asian boom. While other continents are seeing incremental growth, global companies that get in early and join the African champions shaping the right strategies, can sustain double-digit profit [Read More]