Economy & Business

Counting the gains of Sierra Leone’s New Direction government

Cyril Barnes: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2019: About a year ago the people of Sierra Leone decided to vote for the Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio as president, making him the fifth democratically elected President of the small mineral-rich West African nation. Dubbed the ‘actualization of a dream too [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s new Solicitor General takes oath of office

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2019: Last Friday, 29 March 2019, the newly appointed Solicitor General of Sierra Leone, Mohamed Lamin Tarawalley, took his oath of office in the presence of president Julius Maada Bio at a ceremony held at State House in Freetown. Shortly after taking his oath of [Read More]

Politics

C4C MP Emerson Lamina is recovering well after surgery in Kigali – says clerk of parliament

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 March 2019: Details about yesterday’s road accident in Rwanda involving three Sierra Leonean members of parliament remain sketchy. But it’s been reported this morning that the vehicle they were travelling in careered off the road into a ditch outside Rwanda’s capital Kigali. It has also been [Read More]

Education and Health

University of Sierra Leone to offer ground breaking diplomatic and consular law degree course

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 March 2019: The Law Department at Fourah Bay College – University of Sierra Leone, will soon be offering Diplomatic and Consular Law as part of its LLB Degree course. The pioneers of this new development are Francis Gabbidon (Photo) – who has done a lot of [Read More]

Breaking News

Sierra Leone MPs in road accident in Rwanda

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 March 2019: Tonight there are confirmed reports that Sierra Leone’s Speaker of Parliament –  Dr. Abass Bundu was in the vehicle convoy along with the APC Leader in parliament – Chernor Bah and others, when the road accident in Rwanda involving three Sierra Leonean MPs – [Read More]

Economy & Business

Investigations into alleged misappropriation of Red Cross funds in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Anti-corruption Commission: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 March 2019: Following report from the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) and the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) on alleged misappropriation of IFRC funds, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) carried out forensic investigations into funds remitted by the IFRC to [Read More]

Breaking News

Three Sierra Leonean members of parliament in Rwanda road accident

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 March 2019: Three Sierra Leone members of Parliament are reported to have been involved in a road accident in Rwanda this morning. The three MPs representing the main opposition APC, ruling SLPP and opposition C4C parties respectively, have been named as Hassan Priest, Dickson Rogers and [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone parliament approves high court judges as APC walks out

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 March 2019: Sierra Leone’s main opposition All People’s Congress Party (APC) continues to embarrass itself with successive parliamentary gaffs, giving the ruling SLPP the much needed political space to get on with the business of governing a country that has been broken by ten years of [Read More]