Politics & Law

United States announces a $450,000 grant to preserve Old Fourah Bay College in Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 September 2023: The United States government, through the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), has announced a $450,000 grant awarded to implementing partner World Monuments Fund (WMF) for the continued stabilization of Old Fourah Bay College in Freetown. This grant will support the completion of [Read More]

Education and Health

Education Above All Foundation and Silatech call for children and youth empowerment

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 September 2023: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, a leading global education foundation, and Silatech, an international development organisation, hosted four major side events to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The events [Read More]

Politics & Law

US heartened by current efforts of Sierra Leone’s political leaders to enter mediated dialogue – says Ambassador Hunt

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 September 2023: As the people of Sierra Leone continue to pin their hopes on the outcome of political dialogue between President Bio’s ruling SLPP and the main opposition APC, over allegations of massive vote rigging at the June 24 elections which saw President Bio declared winner, [Read More]

Politics & Law

Sierra Leone’s call for electoral justice: – The crucial role of the Commonwealth

Umaru S. Jah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 September 2023: In recent months, Sierra Leone has grappled with a worrisome challenge threatening its democratic integrity: allegations of election irregularities and a troubling lack of transparency in result tabulation. These claims have reverberated within the nation and raised concerns among international election [Read More]