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IMF welcomes Liberia’s pro‑poor agenda – but macroeconomic stability is essential

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 June 2018: On June 8, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met with the Liberian government of president George Weah, to review and discuss the country’s economic performance under its Article IV consultation agreement. Following the conclusion of the discussions, Staff of the [Read More]

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IMF welcomes Liberia’s pro‑poor agenda – but macroeconomic stability is essential

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 June 2018: On June 8, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met with the Liberian government of president George Weah, to review and discuss the country’s economic performance under its Article IV consultation agreement. Following the conclusion of the discussions, Staff of the [Read More]

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The sacking of Sierra Leone’s Attorney General – another one bites the dust

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 June 2018: Two months and two high profile sackings! Both were unexpected but had generated considerable and diverse comments in the press and social media. The erstwhile Secretary to the President was a close confidante of the President. The short-lived Attorney General, Charles Margai [Read More]

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Sierra Leone politics – No return to our abominable filth please

Raymond Dele Awoonor-Gordon: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 June 2018: Some might regard most of what you read all over cyberspace as senseless verbal gymnastics. But our leaders tend to fuel the hunger of baying dogs, especially those deeply steeped in tribal drum-beating, through their unwitting actions or inactions. And if [Read More]

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Budget to reveal how Kenya plans to deliver on ambitious priorities

Timothy Njagi Njeru: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 June 2018: Kenya’s 2018-19 budget is set to be tabled before Parliament on June 14 in an unusually calm political climate. Economist Timothy Njagi Njeru explains what Kenyans can expect and how the budget will likely serve as a showcase for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “Big [Read More]

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Global Business Leaders to Address 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 June 2018: GAA Exhibitions & Conferences (www.GAAexhibitions.com)and ATIGS Group (www.ATIGSgroup.com) today announced the lineup of global executives and business leaders that will address participants at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018, June 24-26, at the World Trade Center – Ronald Reagan Building. Speakers include executives from U.S., UAE, [Read More]

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Blue is the New Green – debut Africa blue economy forum hits the mark

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 June 2018: The African continent needs to work together on a country and regional level to put in place and, more crucially, implement a sustainable maritime governance system that will benefit the whole continent, concluded delegates at the first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF). The launch [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Telecommunications Sector Report – an insight by outgoing chairman Momoh Konte

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 June 2018: Momoh Konte, the outgoing chairman of Sierra Leone’s regulatory body for the telecommunications sector – NATCOM, has presented a detailed report on the state of the country’s telecommunications sector before leaving office. His handing over document, which he presented this week to his newly [Read More]

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$400,000 UNDP skills training on waste recycling for slum dwellers in Freetown

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 June 2018: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is running a $400,000 project in Sierra Leone to help train 150 youths (120 women and 30 men) in eight slum communities around the capital Freetown, on waste recycling. UNDP says that the project is aimed at empowering [Read More]

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Blue is the New Green – debut Africa blue economy forum hits the mark

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 June 2018: The African continent needs to work together on a country and regional level to put in place and, more crucially, implement a sustainable maritime governance system that will benefit the whole continent, concluded delegates at the first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF). The launch [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Telecommunications Sector Report – an insight by outgoing chairman Momoh Konte

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 14 June 2018: Momoh Konte, the outgoing chairman of Sierra Leone’s regulatory body for the telecommunications sector – NATCOM, has presented a detailed report on the state of the country’s telecommunications sector before leaving office. His handing over document, which he presented this week to his newly [Read More]

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