Politics

Glad president Bio has joined Dr Yumkella in his call to open the political space to diasporans

NGC Media Team: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021: Upon entering the political space in Sierra Leone, Hon. Alhaji Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella promised to ensure that all Sierra Leoneans living in the Diaspora will have the opportunity to run for Parliamentary and Presidential offices in the country, vote and [Read More]

Politics

Opposition APC takes legal action against electoral body accused of bye-election vote rigging

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021: JFK & Partners – the law firm acting on behalf of Sierra Leone’s main opposition party – the All Peoples’ Congress Party (APC) has written a letter to the country’s Chief Electoral Commissioner of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Mr Mohammed K. Konneh to [Read More]

Economy & Business

COP26 – African Development Bank’s climate champions celebrated in Glasgow

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021: Ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, the iconic city landmark, will host an exhibition featuring ChangeMakers (https://bit.ly/3baRNnx), a campaign led by Climate Investment Funds. The African Development Bank is a partner of the campaign and implementing agency of Climate [Read More]

Economy & Business

Global leaders call: No success at COP26 without a fair deal for Africa

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 27 October 2021 Global leaders, hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta, spoke at the launch of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) “State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa Report 2021 – How Adaptation Can Make Africa Safer, Greener and More Prosperous in a Warming World” (STA21) to [Read More]

Politics

NGC rejects appointment of Zainab Moseray as NEC Commissioner for the Western Region

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 October 2021: In the fast-developing story concerning President Bio’s decision to appoint former Acting Registrar of the country’s Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) as the National Electoral Commission’s Commissioner for the Western Region, opposition parties say they will not accept her appointment, and are calling on [Read More]

In Focus

Sierra Leone High Court Judge sentences man to 5 years imprisonment for recording and circulating sexual video

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 October 2021: Sierra Leone’s Sexual Offences Model Court Judge Momoh-Jah Stevens, last Wednesday sentenced  Ahmed Issa Kamara (popularly known as Joshua) to five years imprisonment or pay eighty million Leones and a mandatory compensation of twenty million Leones, after he was found guilty of making and [Read More]

Politics

Many countries unable to manage diversity, says Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 October 2021: The UN Security Council chair for the month of October, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, has urged countries to embrace diversity and to respect and appreciate people from all backgrounds, regardless of their identity. He said that many differences in the world today emanate [Read More]

Politics

President Bio relinquishes universities chancellorship

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 October 2021: Sierra Leone’s President Juiius Maada Bio has become the first president of the country to relinquish his role as chancellor of the country’s universities, which successive presidents have used to impose and exert political will and control over the running and day to day [Read More]

Economy & Business

Capitol Foods Limited opens Sierra Leone’s first cocoa processing factory 

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 October 2021: Last Saturday in Kenema, President Dr Julius Maada Bio was guest of honour at the formal opening of a cocoa processing factory by Capitol Foods in Tissor Village – with an annual production capacity of 4,000 metric tons. Although Sierra Leone has been growing [Read More]