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Sierra Leonean singer Diamond Cherry passes away in The Gambia

Lans Omar (40 Acres Media Canada): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 August 2021: Sierra Leonean singer, Mariam Sankoh Lamin aka “Diamond Cherry” (Photo) passed away last Wednesday July 21, 2021 in The Gambia, after a long battle with illness, family sources have confirmed with 40 Acres media in Canada. Diamond Cherry [Read More]

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Sierra Leone opposition APC UK and Ireland Branch has lost its Vice Chairman Abes Kamara

Salma Neneh Bah, APC UK/Ireland Branch: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 July 2021: Good evening my esteemed and honourable comrades of the mighty APC UK/I Branch, Friends of Abes, FOZSB, Friends of APC, Executive Women United and Sympathisers. As the Substantive post holder as APC Welfare Officer and in liaison with [Read More]

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The late Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden is laid to rest today

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 July 2021: Yesterday, the late Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden received a memorable civic laying out of her mortal remains with a full civic honours by the government of Sierra Leone, through the Western Area Rural District Council, in Gloucester, Freetown. The band of the Methodist [Read More]

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Revised funeral and obituary announcements for late Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 July 2021: The Western Area Rural District Council, Edward Babatunde Blyden and S.A.J. Pratt Families regret to announce the death of Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden, a most distinguished, illustrious daughter of the soil from Gloucester, Mountain Rural Area, Republic of Sierra Leone, which took place [Read More]

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Two retired senior civil servants to receive civic funerals in Sierra Leone in line with Covid protocols

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 July 2021: Two of Sierra Leone’s iconic pensioners who sadly passed away in the last week and are among the country’s most respected former civil servants, having served their country diligently will be honoured with civic funerals. Mr. Henry Aiah Richardson Ngongou, who rose to the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s former attorney General and minister of justice Eke Halloway has died in Freetown

Sierra Leone Bar Association: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 June 2021: Greetings Colleagues. The President and Directors of the Sierra Leone Bar Association regret to announce the death of a senior colleague, Eke Ahmed Halloway Esq. This sad event took place on Sunday June 27th, 2021. Eke Ahmed Halloway Esq. was [Read More]

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Late Mrs Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden will be laid to rest on Wednesday 7th July in Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2021: The Edward Babatunde Blyden and Solomon Pratt Family regret to announce the sudden passing of the Beloved Matriarch of our two families – Mrs Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden, which sad event took place at the Choithram’ s Hospital on the 22nd Day of June [Read More]

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Mrs Sylvia Jolliminah Blyden has sadly passed away in Freetown – Sierra Leone loses an icon

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 June 2021: The Edward Babatunde Blyden and S.A.J. Pratt Families regret to announce the sudden passing to eternity of MRS. SYLVIA EDITHA JOLLIMINAH BLYDEN, aged 76 years, yestrerday Tuesday 22nd June 2021, at the Choithrams Hospital in Freetown. Mrs. Sylvia Jolliminah Blyden is survived by her [Read More]

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Sierra Leone has lost one of its finest legal minds – says Chief Justice Edwards

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2021: Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice, Desmond Babatunde Edwards yesterday said that the death of Justice Dr. Rosolu Bankole John Thompson is an irreparable loss and described him as one of the finest legal minds in society. Justice Bankole Thompson, as he is fondly known, is [Read More]