News in Perspective

The Russians are coming!

7 March 2012 Recent new oil and gas discoveries all over Africa are attracting investors and developers from around the world. Russia is the latest country to show an active interest in the continent’s oil and gas industry. The country will be sending a trade delegation to attend Oil & [Read More]


President Koroma’s missing Billions

6 March 2012 Every household struggling to manage its finances, understands that desperate times very often call for desperate measures. And for governments – this may well mean increasing taxation, cutting down on  spending, increase borrowing, or sell reasonable  amounts of treasury bills and bonds. Yet, few governments in democratically [Read More]

News in Perspective

New ECOWAS President takes office

2 March 2012 African Press Organization (APO) The new President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Kadre Desire Ouedraogo assumed office on Thursday, 1st March 2012 with a pledge to contribute toward the attainment of the dreams of the Organization’s founding fathers by making West Africa a leading power for [Read More]

Education and Health

“The Future Of Healthcare in Africa”: A report by The Economist Intelligence Unit gives high level picture of the continent’s healthcare challenges

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 1 March 2012 In preparation of the conference “Healthcare In Africa”, taking place in Cape Town on March 6 & 7, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), has published its report: “The Future Of Healthcare In Africa”, commissioned by Janssen Pharmaceutica NV. The report focuses on five possible [Read More]