International aid arrives in Sierra Leone after fuel tanker disaster

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 08 November 2021: The Sierra Leone Telegraph has learnt that international aid has started arriving in the country after a fuel tanker fire took the lives of over a hundred people in Wellington, Freetown. (Photo above: President Bio visiting survivors at the Choithram hospital). A consignment of [Read More]


Sierra Leone declares three days of mourning after 100 dead in a fuel tanker disaster

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 08 November 2021: President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone yesterday declared three days of national mourning, following the death of over one hundred people in Wellington – Freetown, when a lorry carrying granite rammed into a fuel tanker. Over one hundred people more are believed to [Read More]

In Focus

Fuel tanker explosion kills dozens in the far east of Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 06 November 2021: Dozens of people were killed last night in Wellington – the far east of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, when a fuel tanker exploded – burning houses, vehicles and those trying to scoop fuel from the tanker before it exploded. Hundreds of people are believed [Read More]


Put Salone Fos: Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 06 November 2021: The life and reign of the late and former President Siaka Stevens would not be complete without a mention of the One-Party State he created and betrothed to our nation. There are many more lasting memories of his “regime” but suffice it [Read More]


Come and speak to Dr Kandeh Yumkella at a townhall meeting in Pimlico Academy London

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 05 November 2021: Parliamentary Leader of Sierra Leone’s National Grand Coalition (NGC) Party will be in London tomorrow Saturday 6th November 2021, where he will meet with supporters, friends, and members of the NGC Party at a townhall style event. Due to change of venue, the meeting [Read More]

Economy & Business

Leone Rock set to roll out phase II of Tonkolili Iron Ore Project

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 05 November 2021: Leone Rock Metal Group Limited, the parent body of Kingho Mining Company Limited that is operating the New Tonkolili Iron Ore Mines in the Northern Province of the Republic of Sierra Leone has said it is rolling out Phase 2 of its integrated Iron [Read More]


Political tension in Freetown as opposition leader is questioned by Anti-Corruption Commission

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 05 November 2021: The central business district of Freetown is much quieter this morning after heightened tension yesterday, when supporters of the main opposition APC party took to the streets in support of their 2018 presidential candidate – Dr Samura Mathew Kamara who yesterday was invited to [Read More]

Economy & Business

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr champions climate change response at COP 26 – Day three

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 04 November 2021: On my third day at COP 26, I started the day at the Climate Breakfast with Mayors: a dialogue with John Kerry and Norman Foster where discussions focused on how politics and design can shape cities in different ways. This was followed [Read More]