Politics & Law

Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre and USAID confab on future outlook of  women, peace and security agenda in West Africa

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 June 2021 Women, Peace and Security (WPS) stakeholders from across West Africa, will meet both physically and virtually, at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) on July 7th. The conference aims to facilitate fruitful exchanges on the past implementation of the WPS Agenda, its [Read More]

Economy & Business

A call for action to drive investment  in African innovation

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 June 2021: Viva Technology, the Conseil Présidentiel pour L’Afrique (CPA) and Seedstars Africa Ventures have announced new public-private partnerships and private investments to support and promote African and diaspora entrepreneurship. These announcements are yet another illustration of the vibrant African entrepreneurship scene, and the rising attractiveness [Read More]

Economy & Business

$50 Million World Bank grant for Sierra Leone’s urban development and disaster management

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 June 2021: The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a $50 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) for Sierra Leone’s Resilient Urban Project. The project will improve integrated urban management, service delivery, and disaster risk management in the Western Area and selected [Read More]