Economy & Business

AFRIPOL signs MoU with Group-IB to strengthen Africa’s cybersecurity capabilities

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 February 2024: The partnership between AFRIPOL and Group-IB, aligned with their mutual commitment to combating cybercrime, is designed to enhance cybersecurity across Africa. This is achieved by exchanging intelligence on threats, sharing insights about cybercriminals and their networks, and conducting collaborative investigations and operations against cybercrime [Read More]

Politics

Sierra Leone’s controversial June 2023 election outcome that refuses to go away

Africanist Press: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 February 2024: Sierra Leone’s 1991 Constitution, and the Public Elections Act 2022, forbids the inauguration of a President, Members of Parliament, and representatives of Local Government Councils without properly conducted elections. Under Sierra Leonean law, elections are only considered properly and democratically conducted when [Read More]

Economy & Business

Octopus Energy visits Sierra Leone to progress wind farm project with Idris Elba and Siaka Stevens’ Sherbro Alliance Partners

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 February 2024: Octopus Energy – a global energy technology company – visits Sierra Leone as part of its partnership with Idris Elba and Siaka Stevens’ Sherbro Alliance Partners (SAP), as they progress on their project to build Sierra Leone’s first wind farm on Sherbro Island. The [Read More]

Politics

Chairman of Freetown Bus Company calls for partners and stakeholders to publicly clarify roles and responsibilities  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 February 2024: Following days of accusations and counter- accusations among stakeholders and shareholders of the Freetown Bus Service known as ‘Waka Fine’, including government ministers, after the chaotic and disorganized launching of the service last week, the public is now demanding answers. The government of Sierra [Read More]