Politics

No political party could have been involved in the alleged coup of 26 November – says US Ambassador to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 December 2023: United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone – Bryan David Hunt (Photo above with president Bio) has spoken out against all forms of state impunity and collective punishment in Sierra Leone, after scores of people connected to the country’s main opposition APC party were arrested [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio sells multi-million-dollar offshore oil exploration blocks to Nigerian Billionaire  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 December 2023: FA Oil, an upstream vehicle of billionaire businesswoman Folorunso Alakija, has been awarded a substantial offshore oil exploration right in Sierra Leone by President Bio. According to media reports, Sierra Leonea’s Petroleum Directorate (PDSL) awarded six blocks to FA Oil under a single petroleum [Read More]

Politics

West African leaders held talks with President Bio and former President Koroma as Sierra Leone teeters on the edge of anarchy and instability

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 December 2023: Fears are growing over the health and human rights of former president Ernest Bai Koroma who is locked up under house arrest by President Bio, following allegations of attempted coup against the government. Since 26 November 2023 when according to the government, a group [Read More]

Politics

Those who undermined democracy in Sierra Leone must be held accountable, says United States Carter Centre

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 December 2023: As Sierra Leone continues to slide towards anarchy, following the conclusion of presidential and general elections held on 23 June 2023, which election observers say were significantly marred by electoral malpractices, the US based Carter Centre has published its final report into the conduct [Read More]