Politics

Days of the SLPP are numbered – the people will send them packing in 2023

Wilfred Kabs Kanu: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 March 2021: Never in the history of our nation have we had a government as corrupt, tribalistic, inefficient, uncivilized and unprogressive as the present SLPP government led by President Maada Bio. Everyday that dawns, Sierra Leoneans are frustrated and disappointed for voting for [Read More]

Politics

Rioting in Freetown – is president Bio losing grip on law and order?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 March 2021: There are reports and plenty of video clips of rioting in the central business district of Freetown this afternoon, involving armed youths believed to be SLPP supporters from their Freetown party office and traders in an area of the business district of the city [Read More]

Politics

Justice Miatta Samba is now Supreme Court Judge

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 March 2021 Yesterday, Tuesday, one of Sierra Leone’s most popular and sometimes politically controversial former High Court Judges – Justice Miatta Maria Samba, was sworn-in as Justice of the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone, following her appointment by President Dr Julius Maada Bio and approval in [Read More]

Education and Health

China donates 200,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 March 2021: Yesterday Monday, the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone – Hu Zhangliang, presented 200,000 doses of the Chinese made SinoPharm COVID-19 vaccine, and 201,600 disposable needles and syringes to President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House in Freetown, on behalf of the People’s Republic [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s new Lands Minister promises reform

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 March 2021: Minister of Lands and Country Planning, Dr. Turad Senesie, said last Thursday that his first priority is to reform the ministry by creating separate Directorates – Lands, Housing, and Planning. He said he will digitalise their operations. He was speaking at the weekly government [Read More]

Economy & Business

SLPP is providing bread and butter – says finance minister Saffa as households continue to struggle

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 March 2021: As millions of people in Sierra Leone struggle to make ends meet, amid continuing economic decline, mass unemployment and rising inflation – caused by falling value of the Leone, poor export performance, and low private sector investments, Minister of Finance – Jacob Jusu Saffa, [Read More]