November 14, 2019
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Sierra Leone Association of Journalists calls on police and politicians to respect media freedom

Mohamed Asmieu Bah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 November 2019: The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) is pleased to officially inform its membership and the general public that the journalist who was detained on Monday, 11th November 2019, by the Sierra Leone Police has been released on bail through the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Association of Journalists calls on police and politicians to respect media freedom

Mohamed Asmieu Bah: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 November 2019: The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) is pleased to officially inform its membership and the general public that the journalist who was detained on Monday, 11th November 2019, by the Sierra Leone Police has been released on bail through the [Read More]

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May God Almighty forgive the chief minister – Op-ed

Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 November 2019: Professor David J. Francis – the Chief Minister of the Republic of Sierra Leone, has spoken on the universally recognised Human Rights to privacy and good reputation. He was specifically referencing his rights to protection of any data concerning his [Read More]

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ACC enquires into allegations of corruption against chief minister

ACC Media Unit: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 November 2019: In light of recent allegations of corruption against the Chief Minister, Professor David John Francis, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that it has accordingly taken appropriate action. Professor Francis himself contacted the Commission following a text [Read More]

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Sierra Leone chief minister corruption allegation – Sallieu Tejan Jalloh speaks about his arrest

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 November 2019: Much has been said about the arrest and detention of the managing editor of the Times SL – Mr Sallieu Tejan Jalloh, who was released from CID yesterday in Freetown. The government’s chief minister – professor David Francis, who is alleged to have received [Read More]

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African communities vow to appeal dismissal of Liberian DED lawsuit against Trump

Dennis Kabatto: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 November 2019: African Communities Together (ACT) and its attorneys, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law have vehemently vowed to appeal a Boston federal district court dismissal of their Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) lawsuit against President Trump, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and [Read More]

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Sierra Leone journalist detained over alleged £1.5 million bribery scandal is released

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 November 2019: Police in Freetown have this evening released Sallieu Tejan Jalloh – the managing editor of the Times Sierra Leone newspaper, who was yesterday evening arrested by armed police officers and locked up in detention at the CID in Freetown. Sallieu was arrested after sending [Read More]

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APC may face legal challenge ahead of January 2020 national convention

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 November 2019: ​Sierra Leone’s main opposition All Peoples Congress(APC) party has informed its members that the party will be holding its National Delegates Conference (convention) in Port Loko, on the 10th to 12th January 2020. This announcement was made in a Public Notice dated Sunday, November [Read More]

Economy & Business

Three public officials convicted of corruption in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 November 2019: The High Court of Sierra Leone, presided by Justice Bintu Alhadi, today convicted three public officials on corruption charges. Adele Faya, former – an account clerk of the judiciary of Sierra Leone, Isatu Ulaikatu Kiamp Kamara and Abubakarr Bangura – both former revenue officers [Read More]

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Sierra Leone government chief minister Francis in an alleged $1.5 million corruption scandal

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 November 2019: Sallieu Tejan Jalloh – the managing editor of one of Sierra Leone’s newspapers – Times Sierra Leone, was yesterday evening arrested by armed police officers and locked up in detention at the CID in Freetown, after publishing a statement promising to reveal evidence of [Read More]

Education and Health

In Sierra Leone over half a million women and girls are using modern methods of contraception

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 November 2019: A ground-breaking report on family planning in the world’s 69 lowest-income countries has been published today, showing that more women and girls have access to family planning than ever before. It reveals that 314 million women and girls are now using modern contraception, with [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone government programmes do not reach our constituents – say NGC MPs

Alan Luke: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 November 2019: Dr Kandeh Yumkella MP for Constituency 062, and Abdul Titus Kamara MP for Constituency 061, visited island outposts in Kambia, northern Sierra Leone following the parliamentary sitting at which the government presented the 2020 Budget and ensuing bi-lateral discussions. The NGC parliamentarians [Read More]

Economy & Business

Cost of flying to sierra Leone is to fall by as much as fifteen percent

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 November 2019: The cost of flying to sierra Leone is expected to fall by as much as fifteen percent early next year, if the country’s parliamentarians approve the government’s 2020 Budget statement tabled in parliament last Friday, by finance minister – Jacob Jusu Saffa. Presenting his [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s President Bio calls for urgent action on Guinea Bissau

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 November 2019: President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to take urgent action to stop the deteriorating political situation in Guinea Bissau and prevent instability in the region. Speaking last Friday at the Extraordinary Session [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio’s cabinet reshuffle puts unnecessary strain on exhausted wage bill

Campaign for Good Governance: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 November 2019: Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) is seriously concerned about the unnecessary strain the cabinet reshuffle will cause on the country’s already bloated public service wage bill and the economy; especially at a time when ordinary Sierra Leoneans are grappling to [Read More]

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Sierra Leone government cabinet reshuffle defies economic realities – Op ed

Chernor Maju Bah (MP): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 November 2019: On Thursday, November 7th, 2019, President Bio shocked the nation with a cabinet reshuffle that comes across to many as insensitive and needless. One of his cardinal campaign messages was that, within one year, his government will turn around the [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone government budget 2020 – winners and losers

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 November 2019 Yesterday, 8 November 2019, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Finance – Jacob Jusu Saffa  laid out his budget plans and spending forecasts to parliamentarians, which the government says is designed to tackle poverty and relieve the economic suffering of people in the country. He called [Read More]

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President Bio attends extraordinary session of ECOWAS Heads of State

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 November 2019: President Julius Maada Bio is today attending an extraordinary session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, taking place in Niamey, Niger. The Summit which is being chaired by the President of Niger and Chairman of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State [Read More]

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Commonwealth law ministers resolve to take action on access to justice

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 November 2019: Commonwealth law ministers have unanimously resolved to remove barriers to access to justice in their respective countries, and to deliver Sustainable Development Goal 16 on peace, justice and strong institutions by 2030. The biennial Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting concluded today with a set of [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Parliament passes the NACSA Act 2019 into Law

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 November 2019: The Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday, Thursday 7th November 2019, passed  into law with some amendments – the Bill entitled: ‘The National Commission for Social Action Act, 2019’, following a debate on a Report presented by a joint-committee. The parliamentary joint-committee chaired by Hindolo [Read More]

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Sierra Leone president Bio reshuffles cabinet ministers ahead of budget statement

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 November 2019: As parliamentarians prepare to receive the SLPP government’s 2020 Budget and Financial Statement tomorrow Friday, 8 November, to be delivered by finance minister Jacob Jusu Saffa, president Bio has today announced a snap cabinet reshuffle. Although a cabinet reshuffle was expected after calls from [Read More]

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APC may face legal challenge ahead of January 2020 national convention

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 November 2019: ​Sierra Leone’s main opposition All Peoples Congress(APC) party has informed its members that the party will be holding its National Delegates Conference (convention) in Port Loko, on the 10th to 12th January 2020. This announcement was made in a Public Notice dated Sunday, November [Read More]

Economy & Business

Three public officials convicted of corruption in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 November 2019: The High Court of Sierra Leone, presided by Justice Bintu Alhadi, today convicted three public officials on corruption charges. Adele Faya, former – an account clerk of the judiciary of Sierra Leone, Isatu Ulaikatu Kiamp Kamara and Abubakarr Bangura – both former revenue officers [Read More]

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