Economy & Business

Home of Know Africa – Be Africa

A24 Media: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2020: The spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house [Read More]

Economy & Business

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Awards 2020 call for nominations

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2020: The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for AWIEF Awards 2020. This year marks the fourth edition of the highly-anticipated AWIEF Awards which serves as the premier platform to highlight achievements in women entrepreneurship across [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone awaits the arrival of Manor River Union electricity

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2020: Intermittent eletricity supply has had a massive impact on Sierra Leone’s economy in the last ten years. Billions of Dollars have been lost in productivity and economic growth  as industry, public instititons and households suffered the perenial shortage of energy. Although the current government [Read More]

Politics

Eid Mubarak – a clarion call for peace and national reconciliation in Sierra Leone

Dr Kandeh K Yumkella: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 May 2020: On this Holy Day of Eid ul Fitr, may the Almighty answer our sacrifices and prayers and  grant us the courage and fortitude to rise above our frailties and put Salone Fos. We pray that this auspicious day of Eid [Read More]

Education and Health

Joseph F Kamara (JFK) wishes the people of Sierra Leone a happy Eid

Joseph F Kamara (JFK): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 May 2020: JFK wishes happy Eid -ul Mubarrak to all Sierra Leoneans. A Blessed Eid-ul-Mubarrak to our Brothers and Sisters:  On behalf of the JFK Family and JFK Foundation, let me offer congratulations to you all for abstention from the vanities and [Read More]

Education and Health

Eid greetings from the UK Archbishop of Canterbury to all Muslims

Archbishop Justin Welby: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 May 2020: I wish a blessed and joyful Eid al-Fitr to all our Muslim friends and neighbours as you mark the end of this Ramadan, this month of fasting and prayer. What a month it has been. I had the privilege of sharing [Read More]

Politics

Diplomats condemn violence in Sierra Leone but short of accusing APC of terrorism

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 May 2020: If president Bio was expecting the international community to support his bid to declare the country’s main opposition political party – the APC a terrorist party, then he would have been in for a shock when he met representatives of the diplomatic community last [Read More]

Politics

Has coronavirus reshaped democratic rights?

Ibrahim Sourie Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 May 2020: The new coronavirus pandemic is not only wreaking destruction on public health and global economy but disrupting democracy and governance worldwide. It has hit at a time when democracy was already under threat in many places, and it risks exacerbating democratic [Read More]