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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]