In Focus

Invest Sierra Leone 2017 returns on 9th October

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 September 2017 Invest Sierra Leone, the only annual forum dedicated to encouraging investment into Sierra Leone, returns to London on 9 October 2017.   This year’s theme is “Investment in Sierra Leone – a tradition of innovation.” The annual forum is a collaboration between leading global law [Read More]

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Ombudsman releases investigation report on complaint against Sierra Leone Law School

Abdulai Sanesie Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6th September 2017 Sierra Leone’s Ombudsman, Mr. Melron Nicol-Wilson, on Monday 4th September, 2017, released a report on a complaint he had investigated against the Sierra Leone Law School. The complaint was first lodged with the Ombudsman in September 2015, against the Sierra Leone Law [Read More]

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Transportation and its relationship to disaster management in Sierra Leone – Part 1

Victor Megot Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 September 2017 The increasing urbanization of the Western Region in Sierra Leone has equally led to the demand for land to build affordable housing. Unplanned development and encroachment on forest land, water tributaries and catchment areas is rendering the Peninsular forest reserve a disaster-prone [Read More]

Education and Health

Sierra Leone Children’s Forum Network delivers psycho-social therapy to child victims of the Freetown mudslides

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 September 2017 Members of the Children’s Forum Network (CFN) known as the Children’s Parliament for all Children in Sierra Leone were at the Don Bosco orphanage foundation in Freetown yesterday, Saturday 2nd September, 2017, where they carried out work to help children worst affected by the [Read More]

In Focus

Freetown’s mudslides and the slippery slope of urban risk in Africa

Emmanuel Osuteye and Hayley Leck Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 September 2017 On Monday 14 August, the world awoke to reports of devastation caused by large-scale mudslides and localised flooding in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s rapidly urbanising capital. The death toll rose within a few days to approximately 500, with several hundred [Read More]

In Focus

Krio Descendants Union in New Jersey celebrates its 9th anniversary

Dennis Kabatto Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30th August 2017 After an emotional homecoming to Freetown, Sierra Leone in December 2016, the Krio Descendants Union Northeast Chapter will assemble in New Brunswick, New Jersey for its 9th Family Reunion. Organizers announced on Sunday, August 27th that tickets are no longer available for sale [Read More]

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I am deeply saddened and troubled by what happened to my party office in Freetown – Kamaraimba tells Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 August 2017 Mohammed Kamaraimba Mansaray – the leader and presidential candidate for Sierra Leone’s opposition Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) spoke this evening to the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph, after his party office in the central business district of Freetown was gutted by fire. It [Read More]

In Focus

Sierra Leone Children Forum Network holds national convention

Emmanuel I. Kamara Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 August 2017 The umbrella body representing all children of Sierra Leone, the Children’s Parliament better known as the Children’s Forum Network (CFN) has today, Monday 28th August 2017 commenced a four-day Annual General Meeting in the newly established Karene district. The event is [Read More]