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President Bio receives NEC Annual Report

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2019: Last Thursday, 20 June 2019, Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC), presented its Annual Report to President Julius Maada Bio, which included updates on ongoing preparations for all forthcoming elections to be conducted in the country. Chief Electoral Commissioner, Nfa Alie Conteh, said that [Read More]

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Anti-Corruption Commission uncovers more stolen public assets

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2019: When president Julius Maada Bio took office over a year ago, he promised to take the fight against corruption, where ever the evidence leads. Twelve months on, the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recovered Billions of Leones from former government officials. Corruption in high [Read More]

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No more election boycott – says Sierra Leone’s opposition NGC

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 June 2019: Supporters and well-wishers of the National Grand Coalition Party (NGC)  have questioned the rationale behind the decision of the party to boycott elections held in Sierra Leone, after failing to make significant impression at the March 2018 general and presidential elections, which saw the [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commissioner in road accident but alive and well

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 June 2019: ACC Commissioner, Francis Ben Kaifala’s vehicle convoy was involved in a road accident yesterday, Saturday, 22nd June 2019 along the mile 91 Highway, travelling to Bo. According to report from the Public Relations Unit of the ACC, the vehicle leading Kaifala’s convoy was involved [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s parliament revokes state of emergency on rape

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 June 2019: Yesterday, Sierra Leone’s parliamentarians decided to revoke a controversial State of Emergency Decree that was promulgated  by President Bio on 19th February 2019, which was subsequently ratified by Parliament on Friday 22nd February 2019. Since the passing of the State of Emergency Law in [Read More]