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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]

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Sierra Leone’s first female MP representing Western Area – Mrs Agnes Labor passed away aged 96

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 08 January 2022: The funeral service of the late Mrs. Agnes Diminga Adina Bamjoko Labor, who sadly passed away on 14th December 2021 in Wakefield, UK, will take place on Thursday 13th January 2022, at the Parkside Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Wakefield WF 1 2PN at 12.30pm. [Read More]

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South Africa’s anti-apartheid and human rights campaigner – Desmond Tutu has died aged 90

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 December 2021: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa’s struggle against apartheid died yesterday Sunday, aged 90 after a long battle with prostate cancer. Tutu won the Nobel prize in 1984 in recognition of his non-violent opposition to white minority [Read More]

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The late Dalphon Arthur Lusack will be laid to rest in Manchester on 15th October 2021

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 October 2021: The funeral service of the late Mr. Dalphon (Dal) Arthur Lusack Esq, who sadly passed away in Manchester, UK on the 27th of  August 2021, will take place in Manchester, UK on Friday 15th October 2021. Dalphon (Dal) Arthur Lusack is survived by his [Read More]