Politics

Days of the SLPP are numbered – the people will send them packing in 2023

Wilfred Kabs Kanu: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 March 2021: Never in the history of our nation have we had a government as corrupt, tribalistic, inefficient, uncivilized and unprogressive as the present SLPP government led by President Maada Bio. Everyday that dawns, Sierra Leoneans are frustrated and disappointed for voting for [Read More]

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Rioting in Freetown – is president Bio losing grip on law and order?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 March 2021: There are reports and plenty of video clips of rioting in the central business district of Freetown this afternoon, involving armed youths believed to be SLPP supporters from their Freetown party office and traders in an area of the business district of the city [Read More]

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Justice Miatta Samba is now Supreme Court Judge

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 3 March 2021 Yesterday, Tuesday, one of Sierra Leone’s most popular and sometimes politically controversial former High Court Judges – Justice Miatta Maria Samba, was sworn-in as Justice of the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone, following her appointment by President Dr Julius Maada Bio and approval in [Read More]

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Yumkella says non-partisan Local Councils will lead to a One-Party State in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 February 2021: Yesterday, at a meeting of representatives of 13 political parties held with the Parliamentary Committee on Local Government, the leader of the opposition NGC party in parliament, Hon Kandeh Yumkella, admonished the committee to treat the issues presented by the political party leaders with [Read More]

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ACC secures conviction of Bockarie Sheku Mattia for bribery

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 February 2021: The High Court in Bo, Southern Sierra Leone, presided by Justice A.T. Ganda, on Thursday, 25th February 2021, convicted Bockarie Sheku Mattia – a Supervisor on contract with Statistics Sierra Leone’s Bo office on one count of soliciting an advantage, contrary to Section 28(2) [Read More]

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Dr. Blyden raises alarm once again as police issues false Interpol notice for her arrest

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 February 2021: Sierra Leone’s main opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) party politician – Dr Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has raised fresh alarm concerning her safety and well-being under the SLPP-led Government of President Julius Maada Bio. Dr. Sylvia Blyden expressed her fears last weekend, after the Sierra [Read More]

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I will not be distracted – Chief Minister Francis told the Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 February 2021: Sierra Leone’s Chief Minister – Professor David John Francis has today told the Sierra Leone Telegraph, that he will not be distracted by fake propaganda, stressing that his “focus is on His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio’s New Direction agenda of accelerated delivery”. Speaking [Read More]

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Did the APC score an own goal with the Commission of Inquiry?

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 February 2021: When President Bio took over from his predecessor Ernest Bai Koroma, he stated in a televised speech that “Corruption is at a level that can destroy this nation “and that “I consider the level of corruption that we have met as a [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s Francis Ben Kaifala receives US government Anti-Corruption Champion Award

U.S. Embassy Freetown: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 February 2021: Chargé d’Affairs at U.S. Embassy Freetown, Elaine M French, has presented Francis Ben Kaifala with the Department of State International Anti-Corruption Champions Award. Mr. Kaifala was honored for his leadership as the Commissioner of Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission, which has enhanced [Read More]