Economy & Business

European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone: Call for Proposals for Agro-Technology Development

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2021: This call for proposals under the Agro-Technology development Initiative is launched by the European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone. It is a uniquely competitive opportunity being offered to Sierra Leonean organizations and SMEs seeking to develop and/or expand sustainable agro-processing and agribusiness innovation and [Read More]

Politics

United States reduces Visa Sanctions on Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2021: The United States Embassy in Freetown, yesterday issued a public notice informing that the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken has ordered the reduction of visa sanctions on Sierra Leone, in recognition of the Government of Sierra Leone’s increased assistance in facilitating the [Read More]

Politics

Our Mayor goes nowhere – she will continue the good work she is doing

Alan Luke: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2021: As Sierra Leoneans we can be quite fickle and so easily manipulated by politicians for their own political ends and personal interests. We are in real danger of elevating the political brouhaha over the Mayor of Freetown’s unfortunate and unguarded comments into [Read More]

Economy & Business

NGC conducts another market survey after three years of SLPP rule

Dr. Dennis Bright: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 March 2021: The news in Sierra Leone today is dominated by allegations and counter-allegations of big time corruption in high places. Meanwhile the ordinary man or woman in this country continues to suffer big time from the rising cost of living and an [Read More]

Economy & Business

World leaders call for additional measures to reduce debt burden and increase liquidity in low and middle-income countries

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 March 2021: With many countries continuing to struggle to overcome the human and economic devastation from COVID-19, UN Secretary-General António Guterres convened a meeting of world leaders yesterday, Monday, 29 March 2021, urging the international community to take additional and urgent action to ensure a robust [Read More]

Politics

More shocking revelations of alleged grand corruption at State House in Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 March 2021: Africanist Press editors – Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Matthew Anderson, and Mark Feldman last night published another shocking report of alleged unbridled corruption and abuse of office by president Bio and his wife Mrs Fatima Bio. According to this latest expose by the Africanist [Read More]

Politics

Response to Freetown Susan Bay fire disaster is promising but questions remain unanswered

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 March 2021: Sierra Leone’s National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) continues to lead the response to the Freetown Susan Bay fire disaster that consumed the homes of thousands of slum dwellers. The incident has been classified as a level two national disaster, prompting massive humanitarian support from [Read More]

Politics

Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr – beyond those utterances

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 March 2021: It would have made life much easier for Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr if she had not made those statements captured on audio that seem to have got her into hot waters. On the face of it, many have considered her tribe-related references inappropriate. [Read More]

Politics

Where is the 8.8 billion Leones ministry of finance says it gave to SLFA?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 March 2021: Questions are being asked about the whereabouts of over seven Billion Leones that cannot be accounted for by Sierra Leone’s ministry of finance, who in a press statement said that it gave 8.8 billion Leones to the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), a claim [Read More]