Economy & Business

Sierra Leone economy – president Koroma must beware of his legacy

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 October 2016 Austerity. This was one word I always prayed, will be banished from the political vocabulary of our country; because I saw, felt, and tasted what AUSTERITY was. This is no attempt to digest the inner bowels of the economic gymnastics that is [Read More]

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Editorial

Sierra Leone agriculture – An engine for economic growth

John Baimba Sesay – China Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 October 2016 The world over, especially in Asian nations like China and Vietnam, the agriculture sector remains an important economic activity. Vietnam for instance has made huge achievements in her agriculture sector, contributing to food security and economic development, being one [Read More]

Editorial

Sierra Leone government austerity announcement does not tell the whole story

Dr Julius Spencer Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 October 2016 Today, I was going to continue my discourse on changing our political system, but I have decided to suspend this and come back to it next week because of the austerity measures that the government announced recently. (Photo: Dr. Julius Spencer). [Read More]

Editorial

Sierra Leone government austerity against the poor – Alie Kabba speaks out

Alie Kabba – Presidential aspirant 2018 Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 October 2015 On Monday, 3rd October, 2016, following a hasty cabinet meeting, the APC government issued  a State House Press Release unveiling a series of measures that they plan to implement in the hope of managing an increasingly hopeless situation. [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone – Institutionalized leakages and a bankrupt economy

Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 October 2016 The month of October 2016 marks 20 years since peace was restored to Sierra Leone. By 1996, half of our population was displaced and farming came to a standstill. As a nation, we recorded negative growth throughout the war years [Read More]

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Tackling Sierra Leone’s economic meltdown with resilience

John Baimba Sesay – China Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 October 2016   Sierra Leone has had a fair share of commendation for the framework of government’s performance. By 2008 downwards, it had leaned towards promoting socio-economic rights, and simultaneously maintaining macroeconomic stability, with huge investment stepped up in public services, [Read More]