Economy & Business

The path to Africa’s future of reliable internet connectivity

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 February 2021: Last week, the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) and the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) signed a partnership that paves way for secure and efficient internet connectivity for African countries. The agreement by the two industry leaders hopes to realize enhanced broadband development in the [Read More]

Education and Health

World Cancer Day – adaptations and innovations in cancer care through COVID-19 and beyond

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 February 2021: Marking World Cancer Day on 4th February, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) gives voice and says thank you to the nurses, doctors, researchers, volunteers, advocates and other caregivers in oncology from around the world, as well as government agencies, who have worked [Read More]

Politics

Illegal Chinese shipment of iron ore from Sierra Leone – raises questions of impropriety

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 February 2021: As the people of Sierra Leone begin to come to terms with the twin shocks of the Auditor General’s Report and the scandalous revelations of reckless misappropriation of public funds under the Bio-led government, published by the investigative journalist – Chernor Bah, now comes [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s ACC warns public officials leaving office to declare their assets

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 February 2021: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today published a notice, reminding Public Officials, especially those who have left office either by way of resignation, end of contract, dismissal, retirement or otherwise, that they are to submit to the Commission an Exit Declaration Form as provided [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

Is Joe Biden a political handyman?

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 February 2021: The US Senate is about to start the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. Trump has hurriedly assembled a second cartel of attorneys to fight his corner, after the first batch declined to use his now infamous “Stop the Steal” argument as [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s opposition APC party must be responsive to calls for unity

Cornelius Oguntola Melvin Deveaux: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 February 2021: Sierra Leone’s main opposition All Peoples Congress is sadly caught up in a complexity of setbacks which are seriously limiting the partys ability to cement the blocks of the foundation of that nation we seek to build on the principles [Read More]

Education and Health

Curfews and lockdowns may not be the answer to Covid-19 in Africa

Alhaji U Njai: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 January 2021: In Africa, curfews and lockdowns as measures to contain COVID-19 infections may probably help to spread the virus among the population rather than slow it down. Based on my anthropological observations and review of the science around COVID-19, over 90 percent [Read More]