Politics

Commission of inquiry questions former ministers about missing $14 million Ebola funds

Amin Kef: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 February 2019: It could be recalled that whilst poor innocent Sierra Leoneans were dying in their hundreds every day during the Ebola outbreak, government officials entrusted with funds for managing the emergency health crisis were playing fast and loose with the funds that were [Read More]

Education and Health

Sierra Leone now ranks high in Global Disease-Fighters’ League Table

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 February 2019: Sierra Leone is turning the corner in its efforts to combat disease, after over 5,000 people were killed by the deadly Ebola virus in 2013-2015. The country’s poor healthcare systems fell under the weight of the Epidemic because of decades of neglect, lack of [Read More]

Politics

ACC recovers more stolen funds from corrupt officials of former government

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 February 2019: The former resident engineer of Sierra Leone’s National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT), has made another payment of One Hundred Million Leones to the Anti-Corruption Commission as part settlement of a Five Hundred Million Leones of stolen funds, he is to return to [Read More]

Politics

Clean political discourse – Don’t lose your temper – nobody wants it

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 February 2019: There is an insidious trend of behaviour that is creeping on to our public life, and this is evidently so on our media platforms today. It has become increasingly common to see people with authority and those in the public eye, displaying [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone iron ore mining is boosted by Sierra Leone Mining Company

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 February 2019: Sierra Leone Mining Company Ltd., is taking the lead in a new phase of mining explosion in Sierra Leone at the Marampa iron ore mines, where the country’s speaker of parliament – Dr Abass Bundu, paid a visit to gain first-hand experience of the [Read More]

Politics

President Bio has signed ministerial performance contracts – now up to ministers to deliver

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 February 2019: Yesterday, Thursday 7 February 2019, president Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone, signed performance contract with each of his cabinet ministers, holding them accountable for the governance of their ministries and to ensure that key priorities laid down in his New Direction programme are [Read More]

Politics

British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone – Guy Warrington praises president Bio’s leadership

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 February 2019: The diplomatic community, international agencies and eminent Sierra Leoneans were guests of president Julius Maada Bio and the first lady – Mrs Fatima Bio, at a state banquet held at State Lodge, Hill Station in Freetown last Tuesday, where the president spoke about his [Read More]