Economy & Business

Landmark report highlights untapped potential of Africa’s film industry

Ayokanmi Oyeyemi: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 November 2021: Africa’s film and audiovisual industries could create over 20 million jobs and contribute $20 billion to the continent’s combined Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the UN cultural agency, UNESCO, said on Tuesday in a new report highlighting this untapped potential. The African Film Industry: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for [Read More]

Economy & Business

UNECA and AUDA–NEPAD renew partnership to enhance sustainable growth in Africa

UNECA: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 November 2021: The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their partnership and collaboration to accelerate the achievement of Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Sustainable Development [Read More]

Politics & Law

Sierra Leone’s top female Barrister resigns from Judicial Service Commission over Auditor General suspension row

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 November 2021: One of Sierra Leone’s most senior female lawyers – Basita Michael, who is also a former President of the country’s Bar Association, has tendered her resignation from the government’s Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC), in response to what she refers to as the [Read More]