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Sierra Leone Telegraph Celebrates Ten Successful Golden Years

December 28, 2019 By Abdul Rashid Thomas (SLT)   As the Sierra Leone Telegraph celebrates ten golden years of publication, we bring you excerpts of an interview, featuring Mr Abdul Rashid Thomas, who is the Proprietor and Editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph, conducted by the editor of the ReConnect Africa Magazine. Q. Abdul Rashid Thomas, you are the proprietor and editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph, which is one of the most read Sierra Leone online newspapers in the diaspora. Where were you educated? I was educated at the St. Edwards Secondary School at Kingtom in Freetown, and the …continue reading

International Day of The Girl Child: Girls Right Must Be Protectedd

By Mariama Janet Deen Since 2012, 11th October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl Child, after the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 66/170 declaring it – a day of commemoration. The International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges faced by girls all over the world; and promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights Nearly 25 years ago, some 30,000 women and men from nearly 200 countries arrived in Beijing, China for the fourth world conference on women, determined to recognize the rights of women and …continue reading

Debate Night: Biden, Warren, Sanders And The Fight For Front Runner

September 12, 2019 By Ursula Perano Axios The top 10 Democratic presidential candidates sparred on health care, criminal justice, gun control, immigration, trade and the military in the third debate. But 3 contestants have clearly become the top contenders: Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden.The big picture: The 3 are firmly divided, with Warren and Sanders residing far left of Biden on issues including Medicare for All, college tuition and views of the overall “system.” Warren and Biden will debate for the first time in Houston, with previous debates’ 2-night splits having kept them apart. . Warren has …continue reading

I have To Tell it All As It Is. What Do I Have To Gain. The Truth Will Set Us Free

  VOICE OF PEACE HOLY PAGE OF SACRED COWS.  By Umaru Jalloh Friday, June 7, 2019 The Strength of the APC USA is vital to the sustenance of the APC party at home; therefore, this Branch deserves a Chairman with some political experience to lead and not to be led by someone from afar. The next APC USA National Chairman in the USA will have to face the real test of time in revamping the APC USA Branch, he must be bold enough to make some necessary political changes in the reduction of the present APC USA Diaspora Executive membership. …continue reading

DUBAI Dispatches Humanitarian Aid to Freetown.

By M.B. Jalloh, Press Secretary, Saudi Arabia: Following the deadly mudslide and floods that caused hundreds of casualties in Sierra Leone and displaced over 1000 households in August this year, the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered an aid airlift to Sierra Leone to deliver core relief items to communities affected by the disaster. Speaking on the telephone line from the United Arab Emirates, Charge’ d’ affaires at the Sierra Leone Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Alieu Badar Mansaray says, an Airbus A330 aircraft carrying around 50 metric tons of humanitarian …continue reading

SALWACO Goss Samuel Bangura Takes Water Supply to Rural Communities Across Sierra Leone

By Abdul Malik Bangura Director General of Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO), Mr. Samuel Bangura has yesterday Tuesday 9th May 2017, during an exclusive interview with this writer confirmed that his company is rolling massive water supply projects for rural communities across Sierra Leone. Mr. Bangura, whilst giving his details said that the project on the installment of water supply facilities across the country is a very wonderful gesture for the rural communities. He confirmed that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for US $ 5 million grant for Rural Water Supply Project has been signed on Monday 8th May 2017, …continue reading

President Dr. Ernest B. Koroma Delivers as he Promised

Alimamy I. Kamara A grand slam, it really was by the APC government; and that grand slam is being translated to real economic growth… Sierra Leoneans can feel it and see its effect across the four corners of Sierra Leone. Well meaning Sierra Leoneans love that this Government keeps delivering the goodies they promised to the nation. The President and his government are holding themselves accountable on behalf of the general citizenry, even with their day-to-day activities and being as transparent as possible. They have the feelings that they are working for Sierra Leoneans, rather than ruling them. It’s not …continue reading

U.S.A. President Barak Obama Tell’s the World of Sierra Leone’s Fast Development Through President Ernest. B. Koroma

By Daniel N’bompa Turay August 13, 2015 A couple of years ago, all you could hear or read about Sierra Leone in the global media are horrible and terrifying news. From perpetually occupying the last position is successive UNDP Human Development Index to a helpless and battered economy which rendered us vulnerable to World Bank and IMF conditionality’s; from squalid poverty to one of the highest infant and maternal mortality nation; from the darkest city in the world to terrible roads and potholes capable of wrecking the strongest Japanese Toyota ; from one of the most corrupt nations in the …continue reading

“Throw SLPP, PMDC Matter Out” -Lawyer Berthan Macaulay, Ordered

By Arrthur Ben Tucker A total of nine lawyers on Friday July 17th 2015, urged the three Supreme Court judges to ‘struck out of court’ the joint petition instituted against the Attorney General and Minister of Justice and seven others by two of the leading opposition political parties, the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) and Peoples Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC). Lawyer Berthan Macaulay Jr. aided by LahaiMomoh Farmer and Madam Joan Macaulay represented the 1st and 2nd defendants, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Franklyn BaiKargbo and the Deputy Minister of Justice, Arrow John Bockarie. Lawyer Macaulay in his …continue reading

N.U.S.S. Executives Meets Hon. Logus Koroma, Minister of Transportation on Student’s Transportation Plights

By Michael Mitchell Conteh The president of the National Union of Sierra Leone Students (NUSS) on Thursday 16th July, 2015 led a delegation of his executive to the offices of the Minister of Transport and Aviation to pay a courtesy call following the arrival of the buses allocated to Fourah Bay College, and the promise of H.E. the President to restore the school Bus service system. In his statement, Mr. Mohamed Sheridan Kamara recognized the fact that the move to ease the transportation challenges faced by majority of the students in the country is a step in the right direction. …continue reading