Politics

Sierra Leone’s Presidential Adviser admonishes British MP – Neil Coyle

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 September 2018: Presidential Adviser and Head of Strategic Communications in the Bio led government of Sierra Leone – Dr. PK Muana, has broken silence over the rantings made last week by the British Labour Party MP Neil Coyle on social media, about recent political developments in [Read More]

Education and Health

People across Africa travel far to get to a hospital – We worked out how far

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 September 2018: Only 16 out of 48 African countries and islands have access to hospital services within the WHO’s two-hour time threshold. Writing in theconversation.com, Paul Ouma and Emelda Okiro explain: Nearly half of all deaths and about a third of disabilities in low and middle-income [Read More]

Education and Health

Sierra Leone’s first permanent cardiac pacemaker operation

Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 September 2018: Since February 2018 several permanent cardiac pacemaker operations have been successfully performed at the Choithram Memorial Hospital, Hill Station, Freetown, led by Sierra Leonean Cardiologist Dr. James Russell and his team. This approach of implanting transvenous cardiac pacemakers has [Read More]

Sports

Sierra Leone national football coach apologizes to the public

Mousa E. Massaquoi: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2018: Following last weekend’s defeat of Sierra Leone’s national football team – Leone Stars by Ethiopia in the 2019 Africa Nations’ Cup qualifier, the Leone Stars team coach, John Keister has apologized to the nation. He made his apology on Thursday, at [Read More]

Economy & Business

African Development Bank boosts Cameroon livestock and fish farming with €84 million loan

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2018: The African Development Bank Group has extended a loan of €84 million to Cameroon to support livestock and fish production in the central African country, in line with the Bank’s strategies to create jobs and raise household incomes. The loan, approved by the Bank’s [Read More]

Economy & Business

Orange reinforces its cable connectivity on the West African Coast

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2018: The partnership between Orange and MainOne Company will provide for the construction and installation of two new branches and stations Orange and MainOne Cable Company are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement allowing for a major investment by Orange in the [Read More]

Politics

It is well for the heart to be naïve and the mind not to be

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2018: A video clip making the rounds on social media and especially Facebook has shown Neil Coyle, the British Labour Party MP for Southwark in London, speaking about recent political developments in Sierra Leone. In the video, he is seen wearing a T-shirt [Read More]

Economy & Business

Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella departs Freetown for New York, USA and Kigali, Rwanda

Anthony Kamara: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 September 2018: Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, Member of Sierra Leone’s Parliament for Constituency 062 – Samu Chiefdom, and Chair of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, left the shores of Freetown yesterday, Thursday, for New York to participate as a [Read More]