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Sierra Leone parliament ratifies Lungi airport expansion and seaport lease agreements

Sierra Leone parliament ratifies Lungi airport expansion and seaport lease agreements

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. Just twenty-four hours after announcing its out of court settlement of its ill-advised, long-drawn battle with iron ore mining Group –...
Government of Sierra Leone accused of selling precious coastal land to chinese fish meal producers

Government of Sierra Leone accused of selling precious coastal land to chinese fish meal...

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. The government of Sierra Leone has sold off 250 acres of protected rainforest and beach land located in Black Johnson Beach...
Gerald group wins back its iron ore mining rights in Sierra Leone

Gerald group wins back its iron ore mining rights in Sierra Leone

Africa-Press - Sierra-Leone. After two years of costly court action between the government of Sierra Leone and the owners of SL Mining, Gerald Group,...
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...