Politics

ACC concludes investigation into alleged corruption of Minkailu Bah and Limkokwing University

ACC Publicity Office: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 August 2020: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has completed investigating the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Malaysia, in Sierra Leone and the former Minister of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), Dr. Minkailu Bah, for alleged Misappropriation of Public Property and Revenue,  Abuse of Office, [Read More]

Education and Health

Sierra Leone COVID-19 Response Information Hub launched tomorrow

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 August 2020: The Ministry of Information and Communications in collaboration with the Department for Science and Technological Innovation (DSTI), Statistics Sierra Leone and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, will tomorrow Friday 7 August 2020, be launching the Sierra Leone COVID-19 Response Online Hub. The online [Read More]

Politics

Makeni massacre will not be forgotten – president Bio must be held accountable

Concerned Sierra Leoneans: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 August 2020: We are immensely despondent to witness the premeditated killings by the Sierra Leone security forces of unarmed and innocent youths, who staged a peaceful protest against the removal of their electricity asset that belongs to the Municipality of Makeni on the [Read More]

Politics

Cuban medical team visits President Bio at State House

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 August 2020: Yesterday, sixteen Cuban medical doctors and nurses, who are in Sierra Leone to help the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, met with President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House. Presenting the Cuban doctors to the President, Minister of Health and Sanitation – [Read More]

Politics

Proposed Cyber Security Bill goes through pre-legislative stage in parliament

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 August 2020: Sierra Leone’s controversial proposed Cyber Security laws which have been tabled in parliament by the ministry of information and communication on behalf of the government for enactment, saw its passage through pre-legislative committee stage yesterday, where it was discussed by MPs and stakeholders. Yesterday’s [Read More]

Politics

New minister of mines Kabba and deputy take oath of office at State House

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 August 2020: Newly appointed Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources – Musa Timothy Kabba and his Deputy – Mrs. Ann Marie Baby Harding, yesterday Monday took their oath of office in the presence of President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House. President Bio congratulated his [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone police alerts public to fake dollars circulating in the country

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 August 2020: Sierra Leone police yesterday published a statement warning the public about a large quantity of fake dollars that are making the rounds in the country, which could create serious problem for the economy and fuel organsied crime. “The Sierra Leone Police (SLP) wishes to [Read More]

Politics

COVID-19 test chaos at Sierra Leone’s Lungi Airport – officials accused of corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 August 2020: There was confusion and chaos at Sierra Leone’s Lungi International Airport last week, when passengers arriving at the airport from overseas were told to pay $80 for a COVID-19 test that does not exist. Hundreds of arrivals who had already taken COVID-19 test in [Read More]