Education and Health

Progressive taxation is key to delivering health justice in the Commonwealth – say civil society experts

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 June 2022: Public health specialists and advisors to the World Health Organisation, Asian Development Bank and World Bank came together at the Commonwealth People’s Forum in Kigali, Rwanda over a week ago, to discuss how the coalition of 54 Commonwealth member states can advance health justice. [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone government spending to rise from Le8.71 trillion in 2021 to Le13.2 trillion this year – says finance minister

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 June 2022: In November 2021, when Sierra Leone’s finance minister Dennis Vandi presented his government’s budget for the 2022 financial year to parliament for approval, he told MPs that total expenditure and net lending for the period January to September 2021 amounted to Le8.71 trillion (19.5 [Read More]