Gaps in the proposed Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission Amendments 2019

Winstanley R Bankole Johnson: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 March 2019: Parliamentarians are wont to shift blame for their enacting shoddy laws or for approving mediocre Presidential appointees to us the electorates. Their argument is that public input which is germane to their decision-making processes is non-existent, even though opportunities for [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to UK promotes Sierra Leone to British investors and parliamentarians

Abdulai Braima: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 March 2019: Not a single minute to spare; no time to stop and rest; no room for personal pleasure or laid-back leisure. Those three phrases could somehow neatly fit in as an appropriate description of the tightly packed schedule of a tireless diplomatic mission [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone agriculture minister launches agribusiness support service for farmers

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 March 2019: Sierra Leone’s minister of agriculture and forestry, Mr. Joseph Jonathan Ndanema, yesterday launched an induction programme for beneficiaries of the Agribusiness Services  Matching Grant (ASMG). The grant support is coordinated by the Small Holder Commercialization and Agribusiness Development Project (SCADeP) and supervised by the [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission cracks down on judiciary

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 March 2019: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Czar – Francis Ben Kaifala has vowed to go wherever evidence of corruption and bribery leads, in an effort to win the fight against corruption which has been declared by president Julius Maada Bio. Yesterday, the ACC conducted an unannounced investigation [Read More]

Economy & Business

World Bank approves $40 Million to support policy reforms and inclusive growth in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 March 2019: The World Bank today approved a $40 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to support key policy reforms to promote sustainable and inclusive growth and build economic resilience in Sierra Leone. According to a statement published today by the Bank, the Second Productivity and [Read More]