Politics

“Justice delayed is justice denied: Same applies to democracy” says EU report on Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 October 2021: The European Union’s Election Follow-up Mission to Sierra Leone last week published a damning statement about Sierra Leone judiciary’s  neutrality in administering electoral laws, and the National Electoral Commission’s (NEC)  conduct of fair elections. Chief of Mission – a Member of the European Parliament, [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

You cannot fight corruption without integrity and transparency

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 October 2021: President Bio came to power in 2018, and made the fight against corruption, among others his signature vison and policy. But he wisely reminded us all, that the fight will not be easy or go unchallenged. He famously said that “Corruption will [Read More]

Politics

EU member of parliament and US Ambassador to Sierra Leone held talks with former president Koroma

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2021: Norbert Neuser – a Member of the European Parliament and the EU Election Follow-up Mission and his team, held discussions with former President Koroma – the outgoing Chairman and Leader of the main opposition All Peoples Congress (APC), at his residence in Freetown on [Read More]

Economy & Business

Marampa Mines Limited ships iron ore to China after restart

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2021: Gerald Group subsidiary Marampa Mines Limited – one of the world’s leading metals merchants, has completed loading of its first Capesize and set sail carrying over 175,000 WMT of premium grade iron ore concentrate. The Capesize, M.V. Athenian Phoenix, completed cargo loading and departed [Read More]

Politics

Ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma to participate in African Union Commission High-Level dialogue

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2021: The African Union Commission has invited former President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, to participate in the 12th Annual High-Level Retreat of High Representatives, Special Envoys and Special Representatives of the Chairperson of the Commission, taking place in Nairobi, Kenya next week – [Read More]

Politics

President Bio has joined Dr Yumkella in his call to open the political space to diasporans

NGC Media Team: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021: Upon entering the political space in Sierra Leone, Hon. Alhaji Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella promised to ensure that all Sierra Leoneans living in the Diaspora will have the opportunity to run for Parliamentary and Presidential offices in the country, vote and [Read More]

Politics

Opposition APC takes legal action against electoral body accused of bye-election vote rigging

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021: JFK & Partners – the law firm acting on behalf of Sierra Leone’s main opposition party – the All Peoples’ Congress Party (APC) has written a letter to the country’s Chief Electoral Commissioner of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Mr Mohammed K. Konneh to [Read More]

Economy & Business

COP26 – African Development Bank’s climate champions celebrated in Glasgow

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021: Ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, the iconic city landmark, will host an exhibition featuring ChangeMakers (https://bit.ly/3baRNnx), a campaign led by Climate Investment Funds. The African Development Bank is a partner of the campaign and implementing agency of Climate [Read More]

Economy & Business

Global leaders call: No success at COP26 without a fair deal for Africa

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021 Global leaders, hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta, spoke at the launch of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) “State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa Report 2021 – How Adaptation Can Make Africa Safer, Greener and More Prosperous in a Warming World” (STA21) to [Read More]