Economy & Business

Sierra Leone among other African countries launching or concluding oil and gas licensing rounds in 2024

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 June 2024: With a strong slate of exploration and production activities and competitive licensing rounds in 2024, Africa is well-positioned to realize its potential as the global energy frontier. These bid rounds are poised to cement Africa as a global hub for hydrocarbon development. Licensing rounds [Read More]

Education and Health

Gavi announces launch of preventive Ebola, routine multivalent  meningitis human rabies, and hepatitis B birth dose vaccination programmes

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 June 2024: Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance today announced that the lower-income countries it supports can now apply to introduce four additional vaccines: preventive Ebola, human rabies vaccine for post-exposure prophylaxis, multivalent meningococcal conjugate and hepatitis B birth dose. These four vaccine programmes were previously approved by [Read More]

Economy & Business

African Development Bank and Intel to train millions of Africans in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 June 2024: The African Development Bank and technology giant Intel have formalized their cooperation to transform the African digital ecosystem. The partnership aims to equip 3 million Africans and 30,000 government officials with AI skills. Sealed at the recent African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Nairobi, [Read More]

Politics & Law

World Bank reviews delivery of its $40 Million Accountable Governance Project in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 June 2024: The World Bank on Monday, June 3rd, commenced a two-week mid-term review of its funded Accountable Governance for Basic Service Delivery Project (AGBSDP) in Sierra Leone. According to a World Bank statement, this two-week evaluation is engaging approximately ten government ministries, departments, and agencies, [Read More]