Economy & Business

2023 Mo Ibrahim Report highlights strong correlation between data quality and governance effectiveness

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 January 2024: The Mo Ibrahim Foundation today presented its Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2023 report, titled The Power of Data for Governance: Closing data gaps to accelerate Africa’s transformation. data gaps to accelerate Africa’s transformation). The availability of reliable data is a pillar of [Read More]

Economy & Business

From a shipping container to a sprawling complex – A young entrepreneur’s big dreams become a reality

Kingsley Ighobor: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 January 2024: Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are the backbone of any economy. In Angola, people are determined to shift away from oil dependency, which currently constitutes nearly 94 per cent of foreign earnings. Although the Angolan economy grew an impressive 3.1 per [Read More]

Politics & Law

Sierra Leone military dismisses war hero – Musa Bangura after 33 years of distinguished service

John Elliot: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 January 2024: For alleged ‘misconduct’ without stating the specific nature of the offence, a Sierra Leonean war hero, Colonel Musa Bangura, has been summarily dismissed from the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces. Reliable military sources say Colonel Bangura was last Friday morning, January [Read More]