Economy & Business

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland visits Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 January 2022: Baroness Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth was in Freetown yesterday, where she held discussions with Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr about the outstanding work of the Mayor and staff at the Freetown City Council in transforming the City. Speaking after her meeting with the Commonwealth Secretary-General, [Read More]

Economy & Business

Africa’s oil production needs a shot in the arm, says Kola Karim – CEO of Shoreline Energy

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 January 2022: Despite being blessed with abundant oil and gas resources, Africa’s production has been on the decline, representing a challenge for the continent as moves to initiate a COVID-19 economic recovery and address energy poverty. With exploration restricted due to reduced capital for fossil fuel [Read More]

Economy & Business

Head of EU delegation in Sierra Leone presents EU – Sierra Leone Cooperation Strategy

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 January 2022: EU Ambassador to Sierra Leone – Manuel Müller and the Head of Cooperation, Gerald Hatler early this week presented the European Union – Sierra Leone cooperation strategy 2021-2027 to the country’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr Francis Kaikai and a host of [Read More]

Politics

Corruption trial involving Dr. Samura Kamara and five others adjourned

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 January 2022: Justice Adrian Fisher on Thursday, granted the Trial by Judge Alone Application made by State Counsel, Robin Mason Snr. in the corruption trial of Dr. Samura Kamara and five others. The ruling was not objected to by the defence Counsel. During the proceeding, Lawyer [Read More]

Politics

Attorney-General and Solicitor-General take oath of Office

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 January 2022: Yesterday Friday 21 January 2022, Sierra Leone’s newly appointed Attorney-General and Minister of Justice – Mohamed Lamin Tarawalley, and the new Solicitor-General – Robert Baoma Kowa, took their oath of office respectovely in the presence of President Dr Julius Maada Bio at ceremony in [Read More]

Education and Health

Record breaking Cambridge IGCSE results: Melvina Nicol -Wilson among top performing students

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 January 2022: Melvina Malaika Nicol -Wilson – a dual Sierra Leonean and Namibian citizen and student from the top-rated St George’s Diocesan school in Windhoek, Namibia, Southern Africa, has achieved a record-breaking set of results in the Cambridge IGCSE International Assessment Education examinations conducted in November [Read More]

Politics

Chief Justice Edwards calls on magistrates to dispense justice swiftly

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 January 2022: Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards has called on all Magistrates across the country not to be static but to do better in the effective and efficient administration of justice. “It’s a new year and I want the wheels of justice to be [Read More]

In Focus

Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone observes 20th Anniversary of the End of War

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 January 2022: On Tuesday, 18 January 2022,  the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Freetown-based think tank – Centre for International Law and Policy in Africa (CILPA), commemorated today the 20th anniversary of the formal end of Sierra Leone’s civil war and [Read More]

Politics

President Bio rescinds order to pardon a murderer and sacks Attorney General Brewah

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 January 2022: President Julius Maada Bio has today sacked the country’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, after taking the decision to rescind his pardon, granted to a man whose death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment for murder. Baimba Moiforay, otherwise known as LAC and [Read More]