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Sierra Leone’s former minister of education Minkailu Bah has died

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 May 2020: Dr. Minkailu Bah, who served as minister of education, science and technology in the APC government led by Ernest Bai Koroma,  passed away at his home in Magburaka, Tonkolili district in the early hours of this morning. Dr Bah also served as National Advisory [Read More]

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United Nations calls for political dialogue to end rising tension in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 04 May 2020: The United Nations through its representative in Sierra Leone is calling for political dialogue between the government and opposition parties, following the killing of several prisoners at the country’s main prison in Freetown, as well as the arrest of opposition politicians. This call from [Read More]

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Breaking News – Sierra Leone’s Deputy High Commissioner to UK – Agnes Dugba Macauley passed away

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 May 2020: Sierra Leone’s Deputy High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Mrs Agnes Dugba Macauley has sadly passsed away in London this afternoon, after a short illness, senior officials at the High Commission confirmed to the Sierra Leone Telegraph this evening. Mrs Agnes Dugba [Read More]

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Life of a young Sierra Leonean tragically cut short in London knife attack

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 03 May 2020: Residents of Canning Town in East London, UK,  are shocked, scared and angered at the unfairness and senselessness of a knife crime which took the life of one of their own –  David Gomoh ,  a thriving young 24 year old man –  the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone has lost a great patriot – Professor Eldred Jones

Prof. Dr. Eustace Palmer: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 March 2020: Professor Jones was a Sierra Leonean academic and literary critic known for his book Othello’s Countrymen: A Study of Africa in the Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama. He was a former principal of Fourah Bay College. He died at 1am today, [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s former Vice President Solomon Berewa has died

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 March 2020: Mr Solomon Berewa – the former Vice President and Attorney General of Sierra Leone, serving the SLPP Tejan Kabbah government after the 2002 elections, passed away today at the Choithram Hospital in the country’s capital Freetown, aged 81. Solomon Berewa contested presidential election in [Read More]

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Sierra Leone has lost a veteran journalist and diplomat – Gone too soon

Pa Baimba Sesay: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 February 2020: Chernor Ojuku Sesay was among five of us who returned home from overseas duty, having been sacked in 2018 as diplomats by the newly elected government of Sierra Leone. He was based at the Sierra Leone Embassy in Brussels, also covering [Read More]