Obituary

Gipu Felix-George – the tower of strength behind the glorious days of SLBS

Violetta Luke-Decker: Sierra leone Telegraph: 30 April 2019: Truer words cannot express how special Gipu was. He was an asset to Broadcasting – a gifted and natural talent. He was composed, astute, efficient, and an effective administrator and Director of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service (SLBS), with whom I worked [Read More]

Breaking News

Breaking News: Veteran Sierra Leonean broadcaster – Gipu Felix George has passed on

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 April 2019: Sources close to the family of Mr Gipu Felix George have this afternoon informed the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph that the veteran Sierra Leonean radio and television broadcaster – Mr Gipu Felix George has passed a few hours ago in Manchester, UK, [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone at 58 – president Bio honours 58 distinguished Sierra Leoneans

Sierra leone Telegraph: 29 April 2019: Last Saturday, 27 April 2019 was Sierra Leone’s 58th Independence Anniversary, and as is customary, president Julius Maada Bio recognised and awarded many Sierra Leoneans and non-Sierra Leoneans for their distinguished contributions to national life and nation building. Hundreds of dignitaries gathered at State [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone at 58 – president Bio speaks to the nation 

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 April 2019: There are mixed feelings across Sierra Leone today, as the country marks 58 years of independence from Great Britain on the 27 of April 1961. The government is virtually broke. The president says there is no money for celebrations. But with the high costs [Read More]

Politics

Today Sierra Leoneans celebrate 58th independence anniversary

Mohamed Macarthy: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 April 2019: Independence celebration is observed on the 27th April every year and is one of the principal celebrations in the history of Sierra Leone. The attainment of Independence from Great Britain was led by the country’s first Prime Minister, Sir Milton Margai, as [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone gains independence – Sir Milton speaks to the nation

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 April 2019: 58 years ago, on 27th April 1961, Sierra Leone’s first prime minister – Dr Sir Milton Margai, spoke to the people of Sierra Leone about the kind of nation they should expect in the coming years, after gaining independence from Britain, and what it [Read More]

Economy & Business

De Beers to create more opportunities for local diamond miners in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 April 2019: Yesterday, the De Beers Group announced that, GemFair, a pilot programme developed by the company  which aims to create a secure and transparent route to market for ethically sourced artisanal and small-scale mined (ASM) diamonds, is scaling up its operations in Sierra Leone to [Read More]