Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s aquaculture – new study shows investment opportunity despite challenges

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 July 2022: Despite the challenges posed by the lack of infrastructure and support services, fish farming in Sierra Leone has the potential to provide the population with a sustainable source of protein, improve livelihoods and generate export earnings, according to a new overview study of the [Read More]

Politics

Protesting women in Freetown bring city to halt as female opposition leader Femi Cole is detained

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 July 2022: Dozens of women were arrested by police yesterday, after taking part in peaceful protest in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown against government’s economic policy which they say is painfully adding to the impact of global economic downturn and massive rising cost of living across the [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s female opposition leader Femi Claudius Cole held under seige by military and police

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 July 2022: Sierra Leone’s democracy is under serious threat tonight, as one of the country’s leading female opposition politicians is barricaded inside her house, facing arrest by armed police, accused of inciting a group of women who are planning to stage a peaceful protest againt rising [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

How did the United Nations Organisation become a political boomerang?

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 July 2022: President George H. W Bush (Snr) led a coalition of 35 nations to wage an armed campaign against Iraq, in response to the Iraqi invasion and annexation of Kuwait in 1991.  He  stated that the Persian Gulf War was  about “ more [Read More]

Politics

COI appeal of former President Koroma is reserved for judgment  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 July 2022: Presiding Judge, Justice Fatmatta Bintu Alhadi last Friday reserved former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s Commission of Inquiry (COI) appeals for Judgment, after listening to closing arguments from Counsel representing both the Appellant and Respondent. The empaneled Judges are Justices Fatmatta Bintu Alhadi, Komba [Read More]

Politics

President Bio speaks at the closing of 10th Africa conference on sexual health and rights

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 July 2022: President Dr Julius Maada Bio last Friday delivered the closing statement at the largest ever three-day conference on sexual health and rights, the 10th of such meetings of over 900 delegates from 41 African countries in Freetown. The 10th Africa Conference on Sexual Health [Read More]

Politics

You cannot amend the constitution of Sierra Leone by ambush

Sheriff Mahmud Ismail: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 July 2022: Once again Sierra Leone has been gripped by the vagaries of political brinkmanship. Once again it is about the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party’s (SLPP) penchant for conducting issues of national interest inspite of everyone else’s views and opinions. In exactly [Read More]