Economy & Business

Global survey identifies cost of living, loneliness, technology, climate concerns deepening

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 October 2023: A global survey commissioned by non-profit Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute, in partnership with Accenture was published last week. It identifies predominant issues of concern to citizens across the world. The survey, known as the FII PRIORITY Compass, is an annual research exercise which [Read More]

Politics & Law

U.S. government launch citizen participation in democratic governance and decision-making in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 October 2023: Last Thursday, October 26, 2023, the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new partnership with the government of Sierra Leone to support citizen participation and public access to information in Sierra Leone. The Building Accountability Systems through [Read More]

Economy & Business

Tough macroeconomic policies needed to stabilize Sierra Leone’s economy and address growing poverty – says World Bank

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2023: Sierra Leone’s economy is projected to grow at 3.7 percent on average during 2023–25, below its long-term trend, says a new World Bank Report, published in Freetown last Friday. According to the report, this lower than previously expected growth is “predicated on sound domestic [Read More]

Dele Awoonor-Gordon

From darkness into darkness

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 October 2023: Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud. We’re truly moving to an era where a lot of Political-Fiction, will become Political-Fact in the not-too-distant future which would transgress laws, precipitating the intervention of an external squad that would seek to neutralize our [Read More]