Economy & Business

Record-breaking global migration: Unprecedented displacement spurs demand for people-focused solutions

Lansana Gberie: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 November 2023: On 14 June, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued his flagship annual report, Global Trends: Forced Displacement 2022. It states that by the end of 2022, the number of people displaced by war, persecution, violence and human rights abuse had dramatically [Read More]

Economy & Business

With leadership and determination, Africa can achieve the SDGs – says Antonio Pedro

Kingsley Ighobor: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 November 2023: Antonio Pedro, the acting executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, recently discussed Africa’s development with Africa Renewal’s Kingsley Ighobor. Mr. Pedro highlights the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for African economies, the promise of carbon credits [Read More]

Politics & Law

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr on the list of 100 most influential leaders driving business climate action

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 November 2023: TIME Magazine has named Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE to the inaugural TIME100 Climate list, recognizing the 100 most innovative leaders driving business climate action. To assemble the list, TIME’s editors and reporters fielded nominations and recommendations from industry leaders and partner organizations like Global [Read More]