Politics

Parliament approves Eke Halloway and seventeen others

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 December 2018: On Wednesday 12th December 2018, Parliament of Sierra Leone unanimously approved the appointment of the ruling SLPP party’s legal adviser – lawyer Eke Ahmed Halloway, by the president, as the country’s chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission Advisory Board. Speaking after Halloway’s approval, Speaker of [Read More]

Economy & Business

Equatorial Guinea primed for high economic growth

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 December 2018: 2019 is set to be a bumper  year for Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas sector, with Year of Energy  initiative providing impetus for intra-African cooperation. Eleven new oil and gas wells will be drilled in 2019, with $2.4 billion investment, and emphasis placed on [Read More]

Economy & Business

African Energy Chamber endorses the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit 2019

African Energy Chamber: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 December 2018: The African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) proudly endorses the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), to be held in Abuja’s International Conference Centre on January 27-30, 2019. Our members, which include the majority of the international oil companies (IOCs), services companies and many [Read More]

Politics

President  Bio calls for effective management of global cooperation on migration

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 December 2018: President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone has called on world leaders to adopt an effective management of global cooperation and coordination on migration issues. He made this clarion call during the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular [Read More]

Economy & Business

Europe’s future lies in the South and not the North – says Italian Finance Minister

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 December 2018: “Africa is a continent of great change and opportunities. However, Europe finds it difficult to understand that its future lies in the South and not in the North,” said Giovanni Tria, Italian Minister of Finance and Economy. He was a speaking at a conference [Read More]

Economy & Business

Dangote named as one of five ‘Most Responsible Businesses In Africa’

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 December 2018: In recognition of its 2017 Sustainability Report and significant progress in Sustainability Best Practices and Reporting in 2018, Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) has received two awards at the 12th edition of the annual Sustainability Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS), which took place in Lagos [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio speaks about intra-Africa trade

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 December 2018: Yesterday, Sunday 9 December 2018, president Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone spoke at the Intra-Africa Trade Fair – Business for Africa and the World 2018, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, where he expressed hope for a better future for Africa. This year’s conference [Read More]

Politics

Government meets key demands of Sierra Leone health workers

Ministry of Information: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 December 2018: The Government of President Julius Maada Bio has agreed to pay risk and on-call allowances to clinical health workers, as well as location allowance to workers outside Freetown to the tune of $12 Million. This followed intense negotiations between representatives of [Read More]