Education and Health

President Bio calls for more precautionary measures ahead of Coronavirus in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 March 2020: Yesterday, President Julius Maada Bio went to visit officials at Lungi International Airport and local hospital in the north-western district town of Lungi to discuss measures that are in place to prevent and avoid the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. Addressing [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone bans sale of foreign currency by street vendors and other unlicensed agents

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 March 2020: The governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone – Professor Kelfala Kallon yesterday announced a major shake-up of the country’s foreign exchange market, banning the buying and selling of foreign currencies by street vendors and all unlicensed agencies across the country. Anyone caught violating [Read More]

Education and Health

School children in Sierra Leone will soon be learning in safe and healthy environment

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 March 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with other UN agencies is providing strategic technical assistance to the government of Sierra Leone for the formulation and implementation of a National School Health Policy and Strategy. The new policy and strategy will create a safe, [Read More]

Education and Health

Government of Sierra Leone gears up for landing of Corona Virus

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 March 2020: There has been much criticism thrown at the government of Sierra Leone’s seeming unpreparedness for any onslaught of the Corona Virus, which is predicted could affect most countries of the world in the coming weeks and months. But today, the Ministry of Information and [Read More]

Economy & Business

We must not jeopardize Africa’s future in the name of fighting climate change

NJ Ayuk: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 March 2020: As pressure mounts to phase out fossil fuels in Africa to fight climate change, various organizations including the World Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have dropped support for African fossil fuel production, in hopes of encouraging a transition from oil, [Read More]