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World’s greatest footballer – Pele has died

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 December 2022: Pele, the Brazillian football legend passed away peacefully in his sleep in hospital in Brazil yesterday – 29th December 2022, after losing a long battle with cancer, aged 82. The hospital released a statement which read: “The Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein regretfully confirms the [Read More]

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Philip Neville was no Saint! But give him his due

Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 December 2022: When you die, the good is oft interred with the bones. So said Shakespeare in Julius Caesar. The comments over the death of Veteran Journalist Phillip Neville, have reached a new level of political diatribe and hate. Some misguided members of [Read More]

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Sierra Leone has lost one of its best journalists of all time – Philip Neville of Standard Times

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 December 2022: Sierra Leone’s veteran journalist and media mogul – Philip Neville, passed away early this morning –  Wednesday, 28th December, 2022 at the Choithram Memorial Hospital in Hill Station, Freetown, after sustaining severe head injuries in a hit-and-run motor bike accident. According to reports, Philip [Read More]

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Former President Koroma pays tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth ll

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2022: Sierra Leone’s former President Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday visited the residence of the British High Commissioner in Freetown, where he signed a book of condolence in memory of the late Queen Elizabeth II. The former president drove from his hometown of Makeni to pay [Read More]

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Queen Elizabeth II dies – Commonwealth mourns

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 09 September 2022: Britain’s longest-serving monarch and head of the Commonwealth – Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 96. She passed away peacefully at Balmoral yesterday, Thursday afternoon, two days after appointing the country’s 15th Prime Minister of her 70-year reign, Lizz Truss. Prince Charles who is [Read More]

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Wife of Sierra Leone’s opposition politician Dr Kandeh Yumkella has passed on

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2022: The Sierra Leone Telegraph regrets to announce the death of Mrs Philomena Yumkella, who passed away this morning in Austria after a short illness. The news came this afternoon when a senior member of the National Grand Coalition (NGC) Party – Oushey, who serves [Read More]

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Sierra Leone has lost an intellectual and great son of the soil – Herbert M’cleod

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 May 2022: It is with deep sadness that the Sierra Leone Telegraph reports the death of one of its editorial contributors – the unassuming, highly intellectual, and patriotic Herbert M’cleod, who passed away in hospital in America last week. Announcing his death, this is what the [Read More]

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Mrs. Agnes Diminga Adina Banjoko Labor laid to rest today

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 January 2022: The funeral service for the Late Mrs. Agnes Diminga Adina Banjoko Labor (Member of the order of the Rokel, Sierra Leone), aged 96, who passed on in Wakefield England on the 14th December 2021 will take place today, Thursday 13th January 2022 at the [Read More]