Politics

Is politics in Sierra Leone fast becoming a spectator sport?

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 August 2019: It is an open secret that the relationship between our two major political parties – the SLPP and APC is one of attrition. There is no doubt that these parties would like us believe that they are sworn enemies. Intrinsically, they are [Read More]

Politics

President Bio need not travel so much to solve our economic problems – a point of view

Concerned Citizen: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 August 2019: With the increasing questions and concerns gathering around president Bio’s extraordinarily expensive numerous overseas trips in one year of his presidency, Paopa propagandists are circulating a deceptive statement arguing that the president needs to travel to open Sierra Leone to the world, [Read More]

Economy & Business

Is the government tapping the leaks in the public procurement process?

Abayomi Tejan: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 August 2019: President Bio has a daunting task at hand in revamping an economy fraught with systemic leakages here and there, that are affecting economic performance. He has challenged himself to creating employment for the youth, reduce inflation and poverty, promote foreign direct investments, [Read More]

Dele Awoonor-Gordon

The wisdom of yesterday will not suffice for today’s existence

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 August 2019: No matter how much slant is put on it – in politics and governance, perception matters. Ordinarily, reality should drive perception. But most times, perception leads, and muddies the reality. From indications, it appears that a lot of our compatriots don’t have much [Read More]

Breaking News

Freetown hit by massive rainfall –  is another deadly mudslide imminent?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 August 2019: Many parts of Freetown – the capital of Sierra Leone, are today under several feet of water, following several hours of rainfall which according to our correspondent in the city, started in the early hours of this morning. In the mountainous village of Regent, [Read More]

Politics

Properties of former APC ministers impounded by Anti-Corruption Commission

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 August 2019: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), has today seized a luxurious mansion belonging to the former Minister of Works – Alhaji Kemoh Sesay. According to the ACC, the property, which is located in Aberdeen, Freetown, is subject of investigation by the ACC and the Commissions [Read More]