Abdulai Mansaray

America rings the death Knell of democracy – Implications for Africa

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 November 2022: America has always been known as one of the high priests of democracy. History shows that America’s aim to promote democracy across the world had seen it encourage governmental and non-governmental organisations and actors to pursue political reforms that will lead to [Read More]

Politics

Prosecution’s case against Mayor Aki-Sawyerr unravels as trial continues

Alan Luke: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 November 2022: Yesterday, Wednesday 2nd November 2022, Court No1, Pademba Road was subjected to another circus, as Julius Maada Bio’s government continues its scorched earth policy to drag all our institutions down with his massively unpopular government, which is staring defeat as we approach [Read More]

Politics

Rebuild and strengthen Sierra Leone’s armed forces – strong fences make good neighbours

Kabs Kanu: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 November 2022: After the tribalistic bigot Maada Bio is removed, because he is not fit to lead such a massive national  process, the next President of Sierra Leone should think seriously about rebuilding and strengthening the Sierra Leone armed forces. We have been giving [Read More]

Education and Health

Freetown City Council’s Early Learning Adventure Centre and Nursery transforms lives

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 November 2022: Mayor of Freetown – Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr’s efforts to transform Freetown and transform lives is paying huge dividends, with thousands of young children in poor neighbourhoods, given access to early learning opportunity that is key to their development and growth. In the deprived community of [Read More]

Politics

Liberian Warlord – Kamara, sentenced to life for heinous crimes against humanity

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 November 2022: A court in Paris yesterday, Wednesday, sentenced a former Liberian rebel commander to life in jail over violence against civilians and complicity in crimes against humanity after France’s first trial linked to Liberia’s civil wars. The Paris criminal court found Kunti Kamara guilty of [Read More]

Politics

Guinean Leader, Col. Mamady Doumbouya and President Bio in closed door meeting in Freetown

Amin Kef Sesay: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2022: President  Julius Maada Bio and First Lady Fatima Maada Bio, last Friday 28th September 2022, hosted neighbouring Guinea’s military Junta leader,  Col. Mamady Doumbouya, who was on an unannounced, surprised visit to Freetown, said to be geared towards strengthening mutual bilateral [Read More]

Politics

Guinea knows better than to interfere in Sierra Leone’s internal affairs

Kabs Kanu: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2022: Be assured. Col. Mamadu Dumbuya knows better. GUINEA will not interfere in our national affairs. They know the diplomatic, economic and political ramifications. They know what happened to CHARLES TAYLOR of Liberia. The Guinea military junta is already under strong and sustained [Read More]

Politics

UN Resident Coordinator calls for concerted effort to Support Sierra Leone

Amin Kef Sesay: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2022: The United Nations Resident Coordinator (RC), Babatunde Ahonsi, has called for increased commitment that will maximize the potential for pooled knowledge and efficient use of resources to realize Sierra Leone’s vision of becoming a middle-income country by 2035. Babatunde Ahonsi, who [Read More]

Economy & Business

Indonesia’s sustainable agriculture ecosystem Makmur program – a lesson for sub-Saharan Africa

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2022: The Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) of the Republic of Indonesia, Erick Thohir, initiated the Makmur Program in 2021 to help farmers increase their income and productivity through comprehensive and sustainable technical assistance and agriculture cultivation. Makmur is an agriculture ecosystem which connects farmers [Read More]