Politics

President Bio hosts Christmas party for children at State House

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 December 2019 Hundreds of children gathered at State House in Freetown today for this year’s special festive celebration, hosted by President Julius Maada Bio and his wife – Mrs. Fatima Maada Bio. It is the second Christmas party that the Bios have organised for children from [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone receives million dollar luxurious VIP limousines from Chinese government

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 December 2019: In August this year, the new Chinese ambassador to Sierra Leone – Hu Zhangliang, met president Bio at State House in Freetown, where he informed president Bio about a range of support that the Chinese government has approved for the country. The ambassador said [Read More]

Politics

Liberians in USA celebrate their new US immigration status

Dennis Kabatto: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 December 2019: Liberians living in the USA who are holders of the Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) are now heaving a sigh of relief, following the enactment of the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (LRIFA) by the US government. The United States Citizenship and [Read More]

In Focus

Sierra Leone Telegraph celebrates ten successful golden years

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 December 2019: As the Sierra Leone Telegraph celebrates ten golden years of publication, we bring you excerpts of an interview, featuring Mr Abdul Rashid Thomas, who is the Proprietor and Editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph, conducted by the editor of the ReConnect Africa Magazine. Q. [Read More]

Economy & Business

The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation – welcome home Idris Elba

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 December 2019: If Sierra Leone was a patient, a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan would reveal that our country is in dire need of urgent surgery to repair its image. It is not surprising then that in the last decade, “rebranding” was a watchword [Read More]

Politics

Leader of Sierra Leone’s opposition C4C party – Sam Sumana resigns to join APC

C4C Executive: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 December 2019: The Coalition for Change (Global), wishes to announce to the General Public that the  party’s erstwhile leader, Alhaji Chief Sam Sumana, has communicated his decision, after much deliberation and consultation with family and friends, to re-join the All People’s Congress Party (APC) [Read More]

Politics

President Bio speaks about his commitment to fight corruption in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 December 2019: President Dr Julius Maada Bio was in Moyamba Town, Southern Province of Sierra Leone yesterday Monday, on what State House describe as a “Thank You Tour” where he said that his government remains committed to the fight against corruption in the country. Welcoming the [Read More]

Politics

SLPP’s contamination of chief Sam-Sumana’s APC DNA is a threat to APC’s 2023 success – Op-ed

Dr Sylvia Olayinka Blyden: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 December 2019: In my opinion, I believe Chief Sam-Sumana has a very golden key role to play in the 2023 Elections on the side of APC but certainly not as our APC Presidential Candidate. I do firmly believe Chief needs to first [Read More]

Politics

“We must not babysit or seek to protect corrupt ECOWAS leaders” – said President Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 December 2019: Last weekend, President Dr Julius Maada Bio was at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) end-of-year Summit in Abuja, Nigeria where he addressed fellow Heads of States about the successes of and challenges facing ECOWAS. Addressing ECOWAS Heads of States, President Bio [Read More]