Politics & Law

Sierra Leone’s female entrepreneur Zainab Sheriff arrested on orders from above after criticising the President and his wife

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 April 2023: One of Sierra Leone’s most successful female media entrepreneurs, chief executive of Zed Zee Media Enterprise – Zainab Sheriff was arrested yesterday, accused of producing and sharing video on social media which the police say is offensive to President Bio and his wife. The [Read More]

Election Watch

Sierra Leone’s Voter Registration Data discredit the Mid-term Census Data – implications for the coming Presidential election

Yusuf Bangura (Nyon, Switzerland) : Sierra Leone Telegraph : 18 April 2023 : Statistics Sierra Leone carried out a mid-term population and housing census in December 2021. The declared purpose of the census was to review the country’s development status since the previous census of 2015 and update the base maps and enumeration [Read More]

Economy & Business

Over 70% of students graduating from university in Sierra Leone last year are still unemployed today

Ibrahim B. Koroma: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 April 2023: Successive governments in Sierra Leone have made education a national development strategy priority but year after year, graduates face an uncertain and bleak future. Last week marked another year of graduation for students who have successfully completed their studies in various [Read More]