Economy & Business

Thanks to SALPACT – schools in rural Freetown standing up to city’s waste challenge  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 February 2019: A climate change and environmental management pilot project funded by the UK based charity – the Sierra Leone Poverty Alleviation Charity Trust (SALPACT), was launched a few weeks ago in Freetown, to help a group of ten schools in the rural communities implement waste [Read More]

Economy & Business

Unspoilt natural beauty of Sierra Leone reaches out to eco-tourists

Amin Kef: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 February 2019: Once devastated by war and conflict, Sierra Leone is often overlooked as an attractive tourist destination. However, this melting pot of colourful cultures with it buzzing capital, tropical rain forest, unforgettable wildlife and white-sand beaches, definitely deserves its place in the glossy [Read More]

Politics

Grave concerns over declaration of state of emergency on rape and sexual violence

Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara Esq: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 February 2019: The Declaration of a State of Emergency by H.E. Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio in an attempt to seemingly address the increasing spate of the incidence of rape, has raised worrying eyebrows to many persons and organizations, including the Bar [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone parliament approves state of public emergency on rape

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 February 2019: Yesterday, Friday 22nd February 2019, the Parliament of Sierra Leone debated and approved with some dissenting voices, a presidential proclamation on the commission of rape against women, girls and babies in the country. The Speaker of Parliament, Dr. Abass Chernor Bundu ruled in finality [Read More]

Politics

Cuba strengthens ties with Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 February 2019: Last Thursday, 21st February, the Cuban Charge d’ Affairs in Sierra Leone, Mr Felix Raul Rojas Cruz  met Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – Dr Alie Kabba, at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown to discuss and strengthen bilateral ties [Read More]

Economy & Business

SL Mining producing quality iron ore at Marampa in Sierra Leone

Amin Kef: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 February 2019: SL Mining has announced the commencement of mining at the Marampa mines in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, following completion of Phase one of an investment programme designed to rehabilitate and reconfigure operations. A wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group, SL Mining has completed [Read More]

Politics

When political correctness legislates for intolerance – it only organises hatred

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 February 2019: There has been a flood of condemnation following the visit of President Bio and his entourage to The Gambia last week.  It is obvious that his visit, among other issues was firmly centred on the bilateral relationship between these two countries. The [Read More]

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]