In Focus

International Women’s Day – UNFPA and UN Women call for harnessing the digital age for gender equality – Op ed

Setcheme Mongbo / Nadia Rasheed: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 March 2023: We are living in an increasingly digital world that provides new and exciting opportunities for growth and development. And yet women around the world are disproportionately left behind when it comes to accessing and benefitting from these opportunities. This [Read More]

Economy & Business

SLLCA ‘names and shames’ companies

Stephen V. Lansana: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 March 2023: Orange Sierra Leone, the China Railway Seventh Group (CRSG), Bintumani Hotel, Atlantic Hotel, and 12 other companies have breached the Sierra Leone Local Content Act 2016, the Director General of Sierra Leone Local Content Agency (SLLCA) said on Wednesday. Fodeba Daboh told a news conference [Read More]

Election Watch

Former president Koroma calls on opposition leaders in Nigeria’s presidential elections to take their concerns to the courts – not the streets

Sheriff Mahmud Ismail: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 March 2023: Head of the Economic Community of West African States Elections Observer Mission (ECOWASEOM) to Nigeria – former Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma, and the head of the African Union Elections Observer Mission (AUEOM), former Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, yesterday held [Read More]