Economy & Business

Rogues have squandered away our wealth from mining – says president Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 November 2018: Speaking at the African Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Conference in Dakar, Senegal, which ended yesterday, president Julius Maada Bio called for transparency and accountability in the extractives sector, especially mining and oil exploration. The president of Sierra Leone was addressing an audience including, president [Read More]

Economy & Business

Former head of Sierra Leone’s NRA entered out of court settlement with the ACC

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2018: The former Commissioner General of Sierra Leone’s National Revenue Authority (NRA) – Ms Haja Kallah Kamara, and her former Director of Finance – Abdulai Conteh, have made out of court agreement with the Anti-Corruption Commission to payback monies believed to have been unlawfully taken [Read More]

Politics

In four months Mayor of Freetown collected over 300% more taxes than the whole of 2017

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2018: “Collecting local tax more efficiently means having more resources with which to deliver better services to the residents of Freetown,” says Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Mayor of Freetown. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr said that the Freetown City Council (FCC) will continue to serve its residents by providing [Read More]