Obituary

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]

Obituary

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]

Obituary

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]

Obituary

US National Basketball Association reacts to the death of Kobe Bryant

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 January 2020: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, issued a statement Sunday, regarding the world’s most successful and celebrated basketball player – Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash in California yesterday, along with his 13 year old daughter and six others. Forty-one years old Kobe Bryant [Read More]

Obituary

Sierra Leone’s former clerk of parliament – Ibrahim Sesay passed on

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2019: The Speaker of Sierra Leone’s Parliament – Dr. Abass Chernor Bundu, yesterday Friday, 20th September 2019, announced in Parliament the sudden death of the former Clerk of Parliament – Ibrahim Sesay, who passed away on Thursday, 19th September 2019, in Freetown. Members of Parliament [Read More]

Obituary

Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe’s father of independence dies

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 September 2019: Robert Mugabe, the former president and architect of Zimbabwe’s independence has died, aged 95. Mugabe has been receiving treatment in a hospital in Singapore since April. Cause of death is uncertain, but according to family sources, the former president has been suffering from failing [Read More]

Obituary

Tribute to Almamy Momoh Bangura – conservationist, entrepreneur and community developer

Yusuf Bangura: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 August 2019: Tuesday 27 August marked the 40th anniversary of the death of our father, Almamy Momoh Bangura. He died on 27 August 1979, two weeks before I took up a one year lectureship appointment at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. I had just [Read More]

Obituary

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]