African leaders in Paris as another war rages

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 December 2013 Leaders of Africa are meeting in Paris, amid global outpouring of grief and sadness over the passing of Nelson Mandela. They are looking for solutions – including military, to ending the civil conflict that is now raging in the Central African Republic (CAR). [Read More]

News in Perspective

The world has lost its political moral compass – Mandela is no more

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 December 2013 Yesterday, 5th December 2013, Nelson Mandela the freedom fighter and custodian of global political consciousness, who stood up for human dignity, passed away peacefully in South Africa. He was aged 95. Nelson Mandela is more than a political icon for the people of [Read More]

News in Perspective

Former RUF Rebel Legal Advisor – Omrie Golley speaks

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 December 2013 The appointment into any democratically elected government, of anyone, directly involved in Sierra Leone’s ten year brutal civil war is bound to be controversial. And last week’s appointment of the former rebel leader – Foday Sankoh’s most senior adviser – Omrie Golley, has [Read More]


Sierra Leone’s musicians unite

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 December 2013 Top musicians in Sierra Leone have not only vowed to bury the hatchet after a series of gang-style violence in the capital Freetown, but are now getting into the recording studio to record an album that will reflect the true spirit of brotherly [Read More]


Six years prevalence of opposition mendacity

John Baimba Sesay The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 December 2013 I read with extreme curiosity, a recent press release released by the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party, about the performance of President Ernest Bai Koroma and his government in the last six years. The assessment looked at government’s performance [Read More]

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Opposition SLPP lambasts government’s six wasted years

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 November 2013 Sierra Leone’s main opposition party – the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has called into serious question, the government’s management of the economy and the poor delivery of it’s so called Agenda for Change. The government’s celebration of six years in office this [Read More]

Economy & Business

Celebrating six wasted years is not funny

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 November 2013 As government ministers and ruling party chiefs celebrate six years in power in Sierra Leone, there are millions of hungry stomachs and unemployed poor citizens roaming the streets in search of a livelihood. Sierra Leone is teetering on the edge and once again becoming [Read More]