Politics

Sierra Leone’s Fourth Estate – the media under attack

Pastor Mohamed Sesay: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 June 2019: What transpired at Magistrate Court Number 2 in Freetown last Friday, 28th June 2019, in front of Inquiring Magistrate Mark Ngegba, can be safely described as a conspiracy of sorts between his Bench and the Bar against the Fourth Estate in [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone – We will remain focused and never be distracted

Puawui – Dr. Sama Banya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 June 2019: “I am delighted to open this investors’ conference on the Tender process for the proposed Lungi Bridge. It is one of our priority areas for investment leading to economic diversification. “We believe infrastructural investment should not burden the country [Read More]

Economy & Business

A Bridge too far or Sierra Leone’s new Abuja?

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 June 2019: There is no doubt that the world we live in today is full of complexities. But more to this, is the irrefutable fact that the world is increasingly becoming divided along several layers of the socio-economic strata – thanks to our political [Read More]

Obituary

Freetown’s 1970s socialite and icon – Michael Alphonso Kalley dies

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 June 2019: It is with deep sadness that the family of Freetown’s 1970s socialite and icon – Mr. Michael (Mike) Alphonso Kalley, announces his death, which took place on the 27th of June 2019, at the Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra  Leone. He was aged 66. [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio to speak about 3D Printing and Block Chain technology at a conference in Uganda

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 June 2019: President Julius Maada Bio is in Abuja, Nigeria where he is attending the 55th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The 55th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of [Read More]

Economy & Business

IMF approves $21.6 million for Sierra Leone – a vote of confidence

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 June 2019: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that it has today, 28 June 2019, completed its review of Sierra Leone’s economic performance. And as a result of this review, it has agreed to disburse the sum of $21.62 million to the government of Sierra [Read More]

Politics

Former president Koroma raises peace stakes in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 June 2019: There are continuous and sustained calls for the former president of Sierra Leone – Ernest Bai Koroma, to step down from active politics. But the president and his supporters say he is going nowhere. Critics say that he needs to make way for a [Read More]

Economy & Business

Liberia needs to improve private sector confidence in its reform agenda – says IMF

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 June 2019: A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mika Saito, visited Monrovia June 12 – 24, 2019 to discuss possible financial support under the Extended Credit Facility. According to the IMF, the mission supports the authorities’ objectives of restoring macroeconomic balance in [Read More]

Politics

President Bio receives NEC Annual Report

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2019: Last Thursday, 20 June 2019, Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC), presented its Annual Report to President Julius Maada Bio, which included updates on ongoing preparations for all forthcoming elections to be conducted in the country. Chief Electoral Commissioner, Nfa Alie Conteh, said that [Read More]