Economy & Business

Sierra  Leone’s Civil Registration Authority to sanitise government’s pension payroll

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 April 2021: Sierra Leone’s National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA)) has announced that it will be conducting a biometric verification of all those who are on the government’s pension scheme, whose details have been provided by NASSIT and the Accountant General’s Department. The NCRA made this known [Read More]

Economy & Business

European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone: Call for Proposals for Agro-Technology Development

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 March 2021: This call for proposals under the Agro-Technology development Initiative is launched by the European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone. It is a uniquely competitive opportunity being offered to Sierra Leonean organizations and SMEs seeking to develop and/or expand sustainable agro-processing and agribusiness innovation and [Read More]

Economy & Business

NGC conducts another market survey after three years of SLPP rule

Dr. Dennis Bright: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 March 2021: The news in Sierra Leone today is dominated by allegations and counter-allegations of big time corruption in high places. Meanwhile the ordinary man or woman in this country continues to suffer big time from the rising cost of living and an [Read More]

Economy & Business

World leaders call for additional measures to reduce debt burden and increase liquidity in low and middle-income countries

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 March 2021: With many countries continuing to struggle to overcome the human and economic devastation from COVID-19, UN Secretary-General António Guterres convened a meeting of world leaders yesterday, Monday, 29 March 2021, urging the international community to take additional and urgent action to ensure a robust [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio calls for sustainable partnership to end energy poverty

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 March 2021: President Dr Julius Maada Bio today called for the formation of a sustainable partnership to address the country’s perennial energy shortage, which he said is costing the government over Le140 Billion in subsidy to provide electricity. Addressed a roundtable of energy sector stakeholders, he [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s mining sector in focus: 2018 – 2021

National Minerals Agency (SL): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 March 2021: In April 2018, His Excellency, Retired Brigadier Dr Julius Maada Bio became President of Sierra Leone, and, among other things, he promised to transform the minerals sector. The Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources (MMMR) and the National Minerals Agency [Read More]

Economy & Business

Kingho’s vision is to build an internationally respected iron ore industry in Sierra Leone – says CEO

Abdul Malik Bangura: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 March 2021: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kingho Investment Company Limited, Gilbert Zhao last Saturday disclosed that the vision of his company is to build an internationally respected iron ore industry in Sierra Leone. Mr Zhao made this disclosure during the official opening [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s minister of mines reopens Tonkolili iron ore mines

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 March 2021: Sierra Leone’s Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Musa Timothy Kabbah, yesterday officially reopened the Tonkolili Iron Ore Mines, at a well-attended ceremony at Ferengbeya Village in Tonkolili District. The ceremony, which attracted senior Government officials, the local community, Chinese Government representatives in Sierra [Read More]

Economy & Business

President Bio appoints musician – Kao Dennero as Special Envoy For entertainment and investment

Lamin Costo Daramy: 18 March 2021: President Julius Maada Bio has made history as the first President in the Republic of Sierra Leone to appoint someone from the entertainment industry to a top diplomatic position. Amara Dennis Turay Jalloh, whose stage name is Kao Dennero has been appointed by HE [Read More]