Obituary

Farewell Reverend Muriel Alice Ayodele Fitzjohn

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 January 2019: The families at home and abroad regret to announce the death of Reverend Muriel Alice Ayodele Fitzjohn, nee Cole, fondly known as ‘mummy Alice’, aged 93. Reverend Muriel Alice Ayodele Fitzjohn is a retired educator, minister of the United Methodist Conference and widow of [Read More]

Politics

BBC reporter – Umaru Fofana fears for his life as journalist is killed in Ghana

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 January 2019: In Ghana, unidentified men on motorbikes have shot dead local journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale in the capital Accra. According to media reports, he was shot three times whilst driving home, after a politician called for retribution against him for reporting corruption in Ghana’s football. Ahmed [Read More]

Politics

Journalists can never be silenced in Sierra Leone 

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 January 2019: There has been a spate of reported attacks on journalists recently in Sierra Leone, with the latest taking place against AYV reporters in Makeni two days ago. The attack took place when the CID officers visited the former President Ernest Bai Koroma [Read More]

Politics

President Bio receives National Assets Commission report

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 January 2019: The National Assets and Government Property Commission was at State House yesterday, where its Chairman – Abu Hindolo Moseray, presented the commission’s Report for 2018 to president Julius Maada Bio. Abu Hindolo Moseray, said the 2018 report covers major activities his Commission has undertaken, [Read More]

Politics

Terrorist attack in Kenya – Sierra Leone embassy staff in Nairobi safe

Abdul Malik Bangura: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 January 2019: Sierra Leone diplomatic mission in Nairobi, which also serves as permanent representative to the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has confirmed that its staff and all [Read More]

Politics

When the ignorance of one voter impairs the security for all

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 January 2019: It is the New Year 2019, and under normal circumstances, it should mark the time for new beginnings. Many people make resolutions that are hardly kept.  Sierra Leone has a new government and hopes for new beginnings, for our nation appears to [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone Muslim community supports president Bio’s fight against corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 January 2019: Yesterday, Tuesday 15 January 2019, the Sierra Leone Muslim Congress and the Forum of Islamic Organisation for Peaceful Coexistence, met with president Julius Maada Bio at State House, where they commended him for his fight against corruption. Secretary-General of the Congress – Professor Babatunde [Read More]