Politics

APC parliamentary leader chericoco takes charge and debunks lies and false allegations against our party – Op ed

Kabs Kanu: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 August 2022: We do not have a party Chairman, so our APC Parliamentary chair, Hon. Chernor Bah (Chericoco) should also engage in constructive dialogue with the international community, consensus groups and organizations and stakeholders to give the APC side of the story. APC had [Read More]

In Focus

Torrential rains in Freetown

Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 August 2022: It is still raining; Freetonians please stay safe. Although Freetown City Council’s flood mitigation activities this year were significantly reduced because of financial constraints, we are pleased that most of the areas we covered fared well during and after the [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone deadly protests – there are two sides to a coin – Op ed

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 August 2022: Condemnation of the violence that led to the sad death of our compatriots – both security personnel and civilians and damage to private property and state infrastructure during the recent protests,  has been swift and universal. There is also universal agreement that [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone –  Nexus of economic hardships, leadership and decolonisation of the political economy – Op ed

Alhaji U. N’jai: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 August 2022: Our current economic hardships in Sierra Leone and Africa is not going to go away soon, unless our leaders  take bold steps at decolonisation and radical breaks from current neoliberal economic models. We have been in perpetual denial for the last [Read More]

Politics

The one-party system of the SLPP-APC coalition: fetus in fetu or Siamese twins?

Saidu Bangura, PhD: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 August 2022: Fetus in fetu is as rare an occurrence as it is an inferno. This human developmental abnormality occurs when a fetus is formed inside the body of its twin. The fetus in fetu begins as a normal fetus but is encased [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone police say Evangelist Samson was killed in crossfire between armed police and ex-combatants

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 August 2022: Sierra Leone’s Inspector General of Police – William Fayia Sellu, last night confirmed the death of APC social media strongman – Evangelist Samson (Photo above), whose  real name was corrected in a statement believed to have come from the police, as Hassan S. Dumbuya. [Read More]

Politics

Opposition APC media strongman assasinated as fears grow over return of extra-judicial killings in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 August 2022: Police in Sierra Leone and leaders of the country’s main opposition APC party are yet to comment or confirm story on social media, showing the remains of an opposition APC media commentator, Hassan Conteh – popularly known as Evangelist Samson, being dumped by someone [Read More]

Abdulai Mansaray

How many times can we say NEVER AGAIN? Op ed

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 August 2022: Looking at the social media clips on Wednesday August 10 this year, you cannot help but conjure the memories of the January 6th massacre, which left an indelible mark on the psyche and conscience of our nation, Sierra Leone. What happened on [Read More]

Politics

Freetown Mayor Aki-Sawyerr under attack as ruling party operatives look for scapegoats to blame for deadly riots

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 August 2022: President Bio needs to clampdown hard on his ministers and rein in his SLPP party operatives that are out fanning the flames of discord, retribution, and anarchy, in reaction to the bloody disturbance that took place last Wednesday, 10th of August 2022. What the [Read More]