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One of Sierra Leone’s philanthropists – Alpha Kalay has died in the UK

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 January 2021: The death is reported of Mr Alpha Kalay, who passed away today after a short illness in hospital in the UK, aged 74. Mr. Alpha Kalay is a philanthropist and successful businessman living in Yorkshire in the UK. He was born in Kissy, Freetown, [Read More]

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Alhaji Mohamed Sallieu Thomas of Aberdeen has died aged 100

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 07 January 2021: The sad death is reported today – Thursday 7th of January 2021, of Alhaji Mohamed Sallieu Thomas – fondly known to many as Pa Salu of Aberdeen, Freetown aged 100. Alhaji Sallieu celebrated his 100th birthday in Aberdeen last October 2020. He was the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone High Commission in Kenya mourns the death of high commissioner Francis

Sierra Leone High Commission in Kenya: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 January 2021: The staff of the Sierra Leone High Commission in Kenya and the Sierra Leonean Community in Kenya mourns the death of Mr. Peter Joseph Francis, the Sierra Leone High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya, who passed away [Read More]

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Jacob Majekodumni William Walker – Gone but not forgotten

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 November 2020: The death is reported of Mr. Jacob Majekodumni William Walker, who sadly passed away on the 27th of October 2020, at the Choithram Memorial Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He was 86 years old. Jacob Majekodumni William Walker was Managing Partner at King Walker [Read More]

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Sierra Leone has lost another bright star – Medical Doctor Jumoke Koso-Thomas

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 August 2020: In recent weeks, Sierra Leone has lost a few of its young and brilliant men and women, who died through non-COVID related illness, including the country’s Deputy High Commissioner to the UK – Mrs Agnes Dugba Macauley who was buried in Kono last week. [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s United Methodist Church Bishop Yambasu dies in a road crash

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 August 2020: The United Methodist Church Resident Bishop in Sierra Leone, Dr. John K. Yambasu, died yesterday morning in a road accident outside the capital Freetown. He is reported to have been on his way to Mile 91 to attend the funeral service of one of [Read More]

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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]