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Finance Minister leads Salone dele to Addis Ababa confab

July 14, 2015  Sierra Leone’s Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Kaifala Marah, is currently in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, leading the country’s delegation…

From Nairobi with love

From Nairobi with love

July 13, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin As the Kenyan Airways taxied to takeoff on the runway of Lungi International Airport, Freetown, I breathed a heavy sigh of…

Health Minister appointed Co-Chair of World Medicine Summit

July 9, 2015 Macau, China –  SLENA Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah, was one of only two Ministers of Health to be invited to…

Dutch Trade Mission ends visit with smiles

Julu 9, 2015 By Samuel Ben Turay Over 30 different companies from the Netherlands yesterday completed a three-day trade mission to Sierra Leone (from July 6 to…

Huge opportunities for agricultural growth

- FAO forecasts July 7, 2015 By Alusine Sesay A new report published by the  African Development Bank (AfDB), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United…

 New World Bank country chief for Salone, others

July 7, 2015 Henry Godfrey Rupiny Kerali is the new World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, effective July 1, 2015. In this position,…

Freetown’s dens of commercial sex workers

Freetown’s dens of commercial sex workers

July 6, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin Looking innocent but not at all shy, the girl – about 17 years old – emerges from nowhere, and whispers into…

African journalists, CSOs pledge to stop illicit financial flow

African journalists, CSOs pledge to stop illicit financial flow

June 30, 2015 By Gabriel Benjamin in Nairobi Africa loses about $50 billion each year through illicit activities of multinational companies and rich individuals, participants at a…

Utilising Local Governance in Post-Ebola Recovery Drive

June 30, 2015 By John Baimba Sesay in China With the country apparently bringing an end to its Ebola chapter, a Post-Ebola Recovery Strategy document could not…

FIFA & CAF mission to resolve Salone football impasse

By Sahr Morris Jr. June 30, 2015 The Members Association department of the world football governing body, FIFA has confirmed that a planned FIFA & CAF mission…