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SLPP female veteran Hadja Daramy dies in Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 August 2019: The death is reported of Hadja Hawa Khadar Daramy, the wife of the late Honourable Dr Sheikh Batu Daramy, who was the first Financial Secretary of Sierra Leone and a Member of Parliament representing the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP). She passed away in [Read More]

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Dr. Kandeh Yumkella’s mother has passed away

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 July 2019: The death is announced of the mother of Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella MP, Madam Haja Binta Yumkella. She passed away this morning at her residence at Juba Hill in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr Kandeh Yumkella is the 2018 Presidential candidate and Parliamentary Leader of [Read More]

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Freetown’s 1970s socialite and icon – Michael Alphonso Kalley dies

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 June 2019: It is with deep sadness that the family of Freetown’s 1970s socialite and icon – Mr. Michael (Mike) Alphonso Kalley, announces his death, which took place on the 27th of June 2019, at the Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra  Leone. He was aged 66. [Read More]

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Ibrahim B. Barrie laid to rest – gone too soon but not forgotten

Mohamed Gandoh Jalloh: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 June 2019: Youth Against Corruption Sierra Leone (YAC) mourns and regrets to announce the death of  Mr Ibrahim B. Barrie, commonly known as Dino. Mr Barrie was one of the lead drivers of the  ACC Commissioner’s motorcade that was involved in the unfortunate [Read More]

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Gipu Felix-George laid to rest – gone too soon

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 May 2019: Sierra Leone’s veteran radio and TV broadcaster – Mr Gipu Leroy Felix-George was laid to rest yesterday, Friday 24 May 2019, in his adopted home city of Manchester UK, at a well-attended funeral, which was witnessed by a large cross section of Sierra Leone’s [Read More]

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Gipu Felix-George – the tower of strength behind the glorious days of SLBS

Violetta Luke-Decker: Sierra leone Telegraph: 30 April 2019: Truer words cannot express how special Gipu was. He was an asset to Broadcasting – a gifted and natural talent. He was composed, astute, efficient, and an effective administrator and Director of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service (SLBS), with whom I worked [Read More]

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Aberdeen has lost a son of the soil – Alhaji Abassie Thomas

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 April 2019: The Aberdeen community in Freetown is today in mourning, following the announcement of the death of Alhaji Abassie Elias Thomas. He passed away in Kuwait yesterday Wednesday 24th April 2019. He was 80 years old. Alhaji Abassie Elias Thomas is survived by his wife [Read More]

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Jonathan Fitzjohn remembered – gone too soon

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 March 2019: Mr Jonathan Musselman Henry Fitzjohn passed away peacefully in London – a year ago, on his birthday, March 19, 2018. He was only 54 years old. This week he is remembered by his family, friends and business associates across the world. Jonathan Musselman Henry Fitzjohn, was [Read More]

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Farewell Reverend Muriel Alice Ayodele Fitzjohn

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 January 2019: The families at home and abroad regret to announce the death of Reverend Muriel Alice Ayodele Fitzjohn, nee Cole, fondly known as ‘mummy Alice’, aged 93. Reverend Muriel Alice Ayodele Fitzjohn is a retired educator, minister of the United Methodist Conference and widow of [Read More]