Economy & Business

Minister Alie Kabba speaks in London about Sierra Leone investment potential

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 February 2019: Sierra Leone’s minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation – Dr. Alie Kabba, has concluded a four-day working visit to the UK, hosted by the Sierra Leone High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Mr Tamba Lamina. The aim of minister Kabba’s visit was [Read More]

Politics

Waiting for justice in Sierra Leone – change must come

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 February 2019: The family of gruesomely murdered former president of the Pharmaceutical Board Association –  Mr Justin Patrick Johnson are still waiting for justice to be done, after seven years paralysis of the country’s justice system. Too often one hears the phrase – ‘justice delayed is justice [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone High Commissioner to UK presents credentials to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Abdulai Braima: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 February 2019: In the resplendent  realm of international diplomatic pomp and pageantry there is hardly another place on this pleasantly revolving planet more infused with glitz and glamour than inside “the court of Saint James” in Buckingham Palace here in London. Today, Wednesday 20th [Read More]

Politics

Commissions of inquiry update – hearing continues into use of government bank as piggy bank

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 February 2019: The commissions of inquiry resumed sitting yesterday, Tuesday February 19, after the long weekend that was climaxed by a public holiday in observance of Armed Forces Day. Cross examination of witnesses and presentation of evidences characterized the day’s proceedings. In Court 1, State Counsel [Read More]

Economy & Business

NCRC calls for government and bakers to avert bread crisis in Freetown

Edmund Abu: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 February 2019: The Native Consortium & Research Center (NCRC) has noted the grave effect of the scarcity of bread to consumers in Freetown. We have observed that bread bakers and their unions are calling for  strike action over the hike in the price of [Read More]

Politics

Former president Koroma’s brother pays US$127,547 to Anti-Corruption Commission

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 February 2019: The younger brother of former president Ernest Bai Koroma – Thomas Koroma, has entered into an out of court settlement with the Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), after investigators found that he had misappropriated the sum of $127,547.75 during the reign of his elder [Read More]

Economy & Business

Bread crisis in Freetown – too early for ministers to take eyes off the ball

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 February 2019: This morning hundreds of thousands of households are without bread across Freetown, as bakeries complain of sudden huge increase in the cost of flour. Some bakers are threatening to go on strike. Most Sierra Leoneans spend more of their meagre household income on bread [Read More]