Sierra Leone has lost one of its best journalists of all time – Philip Neville of Standard Times

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 December 2022: Sierra Leone’s veteran journalist and media mogul – Philip Neville, passed away early this morning –  Wednesday, 28th December, 2022 at the Choithram Memorial Hospital in Hill Station, Freetown, after sustaining severe head injuries in a hit-and-run motor bike accident. According to reports, Philip [Read More]

Election Watch

Opposition APC calls for independent audit of the elections registration process and scrapping of PR electoral system

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 December 2022: Sierra Leone’s Electoral Commission’s preparation for the forthcoming presidential, general and local elections which are due in June 2023 is seriously flawed, and there are calls for transparent disclosure of all disaggregated voter registration data, as well as an independent audit of the registration [Read More]

Economy & Business

World Bank approves additional financing to strengthen resilience of food systems in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 December 2022: An additional 516,700 people in Sierra Leone will benefit from a $50 million International Development Association (IDA) additional financing approved this week by the World Bank, under the second phase of the West Africa regional Food Systems Resilience Program (FSRP-2). According to the World [Read More]