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Sierra Leone’s ailing economy – overcoming the challenges – A rejoinder

Sierra Leone’s ailing economy – overcoming the challenges – A rejoinder

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. In his article on the urgent need to disassemble the SLPP government’s economic governance structure and reconstitute it with committees composed...
Budget vote controllers must submit 2019 Audit Report Implementation Plan in three weeks

Budget vote controllers must submit 2019 Audit Report Implementation Plan in three weeks

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. Vote controllers across Sierra Leone government departments and ministries – officials who are responsible for managing budgets, were told last week...
President Bio commissions $15 million fish processing plant

President Bio commissions $15 million fish processing plant

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. Last Friday, President Dr Julius Maada Bio commissioned the country’s first fish processing plant at the Sierra Fishing Company in the...
Ministry of agriculture signs service level agreement with NGOs

Ministry of agriculture signs service level agreement with NGOs

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) last week signed Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with local and international NGOs. The symbolic...
Does Sierra Leone need a foreign service academy costing millions of dollars?

Does Sierra Leone need a foreign service academy costing millions of dollars?

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. There is some consternation in Sierra Leone over news of the Chinese construction of a foreign service academy in Freetown to...
Rockefeller Foundation’s call to action to provide sustainable energy for a billion people

Rockefeller Foundation’s call to action to provide sustainable energy for a billion people

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the formation of a global coalition aimed at providing sustainable energy for one billion people by...
IMF approves $49 Million disbursement for Guinea

IMF approves $49 Million disbursement for Guinea

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday said it has completed the Fifth and Sixth reviews of Guinea’s...
Mo Ibrahim Foundation resets its Africa Europe partnership

Mo Ibrahim Foundation resets its Africa Europe partnership

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. Yesterday, Monday 7 December, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced the launch of the Africa Europe Foundation. This open platform will facilitate...
Sierra Leone discusses the creation of Smart Africa with other countries

Sierra Leone discusses the creation of Smart Africa with other countries

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. Vice President of Sierra Leone – Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh today committed Sierra Leone to the creation of a ‘Smart Africa’...
Sierra Leone Telegraph nominated for 2020 National Entertainment Award

Sierra Leone Telegraph nominated for 2020 National Entertainment Award

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. Sierra Leone’s most widely read online newspaper – the Sierra Leone Telegraph, has been nominated to receive the 2020 National Entertainment...