Politics

Sierra Leone’s national anthem can still unite the country

Rev. G. Kargbo: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2019: For three days, May 23 – 25, 2019, Sierra Leoneans converged at the Bintumani International Conference Center at Aberdeen in Freetown for a National Dialogue Forum on Democratic Consolidation for Peace and National Cohesion in Sierra Leone, dubbed – Bintumani 3. [Read More]

Economy & Business

Full internet access for schools and other education institutions in Sierra Leone soon  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2019: Officials of the Sierra Leone Cable Limited (SALCAB), yesterday Monday, told reporters that they were set to take internet connectivity to 500 schools, colleges and 15 public hospitals, under their ‘Project One Access’. Speaking to the media at the fibre optic landing site on [Read More]

Breaking News

ACC will appeal High Court’s decision to acquit Isha Johansen

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2019: There has been another twist to the Isha Johansen corruption case this morning, after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Czar announced that the ACC is seriously considering an appeal against yesterday’s decision by the High Court to acquit and discharge Sierra Leone’s FIFA president [Read More]

Sports

Sierra Leone’s High Court quashed corruption charges against Isha Johansen

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 May 2019: The suspended president of the Sierra Leone Football Association Madam Isha Johansen, along with the Association’s Secretary General – Chris Kamara, have today been acquitted and discharged by the High Court in Freetown, presided by Justice Reginald Fyn. Both were accused of impropriety and [Read More]

Politics

Society needs to feel catered for – says Sierra Leone’s vice president Juldeh

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2019: The controversial peace and national cohesion conference – Bintumani Three, staged by president Julius Maada Bio as a precursor to the establishment of a National Peace and Cohesion Commission has ended. Now the hard work begins. Boycotted by the main opposition All People’s Congress [Read More]

Obituary

Gipu Felix-George laid to rest – gone too soon

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 May 2019: Sierra Leone’s veteran radio and TV broadcaster – Mr Gipu Leroy Felix-George was laid to rest yesterday, Friday 24 May 2019, in his adopted home city of Manchester UK, at a well-attended funeral, which was witnessed by a large cross section of Sierra Leone’s [Read More]

Economy & Business

German investors to help Sierra Leone manage its plastic waste

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 May 2019: Sierra Leone’s ambassador to Germany, Dr. M’Baimba Lamin Baryoh together with a team of German investors arrived in Freetown this week to discuss plans to invest millions of dollars in managing the country’s mountains of plastic waste. The German investors said they are interested in recycling [Read More]

Economy & Business

World Bank approves $50 million to improve Sierra Leone’s electricity supply

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 May 2019: The World Bank has approved a $50 million International Development Association (IDA) credit for Sierra Leone’s Energy Sector Utility Reform Project (ESURP) to support improvement in the operational performance of the national electricity distribution utility. According to the World Bank statement, this additional financing [Read More]

Politics

President Bio speaks at Sierra Leone’s Bintumani Three peace conference

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 May 2019: Sierra Leone’s national peace and cohesion conference, dubbed by president Bio as Bintumani Three has kicked off this morning to a good start, with speeches by representatives of various facets of society. But it is the president’s keynote statement, marking the opening of the [Read More]