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There can be no quick fixes to Sierra Leone’s problems – says Dr Kandeh Yumkella

Anthony Abdul Karim Kamara, Jnr: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 June 2018: Under the New Direction, the National Grand Coalition party promises to tell truth to power and ensure the rule of law from the bedrock of good governance. Parliamentary Leader of the National Grand Coalition Party (NGC), Hon. Dr. Kandeh [Read More]

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Sierra Leone parliament ends debate on president Bio’s development plans

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 June 2018: The Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday, Friday 1st June 2018, concluded five consecutive days of debate on the “Motion of Thanks to President Bio” for his debut Statement to the House, delivered at the State Opening of the First Session of the Fifth Parliament [Read More]

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Clash of the Titans as Sierra Leone parliamentary debate reaches its climax

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 June 2018: Leaders of Sierra Leone’s political parties in parliament, will today go head to head as the parliamentary debate on president Bio’s plans for developing Sierra Leone draws to a close. After four days of parliamentary debate, which has tested the oratory skills of many [Read More]

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Sierra Leone parliament debates president Bio’s development plans – day three

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 May 2018: The Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday, Wednesday 30th May 2018, for the third successive day  debated the “Motion of Thanks to President Bio” for his delivery of his Five Year Development Plan in his State Opening of Parliament address. According to report from the [Read More]

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Yvonne Aki Sawyerr – a Mayor in a mare’s nest

Author: Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 May 2018: “We rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.” Romans 5:3-4 The wanton attack on the new Mayor of Freetown, Yvonne Aki Sawyerr who had barely settled down to work was indeed [Read More]

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Sierra Leone parliament debates Bio’s development plans – day two

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 May 2018: The debate on president Bio’s five year plans for developing Sierra Leone entered its second day in parliament yesterday, Tuesday 29th May 2018, with the Chief Whip of the Parliament – Alusine Kanneh of the SLPP commending President Bio and described him as “a [Read More]

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President Bio and Nigerian president Buhari strengthen bilateral ties

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 May 2018: President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone arrived today in Nigeria for two days of talks with the country’s President Muhammadu Buhari, aimed at strengthening bilateral ties between the two sister countries. According to State House report in Freetown, speaking at their meeting in [Read More]

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President Bio makes big changes to his government as he sacks his secretary

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 May 2018: President Julius Maada Bio having promised that he will take discipline and accountability very seriously in his government, last night made a tough decision to sack his secretary over a leaked memo which he wrongly said came from the president – ordering the finance [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Attorney General Charles Margai takes justice to the people

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 May 2018: Sierra Leone’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice – Charles Francis Margai is aiming to bring justice sector service delivery to the people of Sierra Leone in an open and transparent manner, and the Ministry of Justice has for the first time in the [Read More]