News in Perspective

West African Development Bank (BOAD) re-appoints Chistian Adovelande

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 July 2014 The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) Council of Ministers has re-appointed Mr. Chistian Adovelande as President of the Bank for another term of six years, at their meeting held on 28 June 2014 in Dakar. The West African Development Bank (BOAD) [Read More]

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Fighting Ebola – Sierra Leone’s ministers and diplomats take a pay cut

The Sierra Leone Telegraph:  4 July 2014 A statement received from the information attaché at Sierra Leone’s embassy in Beijing, says that diplomats and senior officials at the embassy have joined the fight to help tackle the deadly Ebola virus, that has so far killed 65 people in Sierra Leone. [Read More]

Economy & Business

Rwanda – rising from the ashes

Wadzanai Mhute The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 July 2014 Twenty years after the genocide, Rwanda is making huge development strides. For the survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, it feels like only yesterday that machete-wielding Hutu militias embarked on a mission to annihilate the entire Tutsi tribe. Marie-Claude Mukambano, [Read More]

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Sierra Leone signs $18 million loan agreement for Freetown Solar Park

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 July 2014   Hailed as a landmark renewable energy project in West Africa, which is expected to add valuable and much needed clean electricity to Sierra Leone’s national grid, work on the development of the Freetown Solar Park will soon commence. Sierra Leone’s ministry of [Read More]