Politics

Arrogance paves the way for the downfall of politicians – Op ed

Alhaji M. B. Jalloh: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2021: The first sin ever committed by a creature was arrogance. Lucifer, otherwise called Satan, displayed its arrogance to its Creator, the lord of the Heavens and Earth, when the later ordered it to prostrate to Adam, the first human being [Read More]

Politics

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr honored by the Mayor and City of Fishers, Indiana USA

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2021: I am currently in Fishers, Indiana at the joint invitation of Rotary Club of Freetown and Rotary Club of Fishers. These two organizations have been working together for over 10 years now, demonstrating the power of community led initiatives to transform lives. [Read More]

In Focus

Africa’s premier program for women public leaders opens applications for third cohort

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 December 2021: The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development (EJS Center) has opened applications for accomplished women leaders to join the third cohort of its flagship program, the Amujae Initiative. Launched in March 2020, the program is aimed at preparing African women to [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown plunged into darkness as government fails to pay its debts

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 December 2021: The capital of Sierra Leone – Freetown, home to over two million people and once known as the darkest city on the planet for its lack of electricity, has once again returned to claiming its global darkness status, after the Turkish ocean power generating [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

Bank of Sierra Leone governor saga: Much ado about nothing

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 December 2021: President Bio has usually been accused of downloading and uploading a lot of bureaucrats and technocrats onto his administration. Since our nation’s independence, there has been a preponderance of “career politicians” –  if we can call them that, who have perennially occupied [Read More]

Election Watch

Former President Koroma Leads ECOWAS Elections Observation Mission in the Gambia

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 December 2021: The immediate past President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, is set to lead another Elections Observation Mission to the Republic of Gambia for that country’s Presidential Elections scheduled for 4th December 2021. The Former President will today depart Sierra Leone for Banjul [Read More]

Economy & Business

Bootcamp helps 12 Sierra Leonean entrepreneurs become pitch-perfect for impact investment

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 December 2021: Twelve Sierra Leonean entrepreneurs, who have gone through a comprehensive seven-week ‘bootcamp’, will be presenting their business plans to representatives from nine investment funds this Friday, 3rd December 2021 at a special impact investment deal summit organised by Acumen West Africa and Invest Salone [Read More]

Economy & Business

Mozambique conference calls for revival of Africa’s fishing communities

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 December 2021: African leaders and policymakers have called for strategies to harness the potential of the blue economy to achieve sustainable development. The call came at a high-level conference hosted by the Government of Mozambique on 18 and 19 November in the City of Vilanculos. The [Read More]