Total external debt of low- and middle-income countries climbed 5.3 percent to $7.8 trillion last year, while net debt flows (gross disbursements minus principal payments) from external creditors tumbled 28 percent to $529 billion, the World Bank’s International Debt Statistics 2020 shows.
Chief Innovation Officer engages Cabinet on the Fourth Industrial Revolution to improve policy and governance
The Chief Innovation Officer in the Office of the President, Dr David Moinina Sengeh, has engaged His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and his entire cabinet on the fourth industrial revolution, also known as 4IR.
The government of Bangladesh has signed a $185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity, which will contribute to reliable, affordable electricity and cleaner air.
The Anti-Corruption Commission, ACC, has met at State House to present its 2018 Annual Report to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio in accordance with Section 19(1) of the ACC Act of 2008.
Solidaridad West Africa, the Government of Sierra Leone and UNFAO promote Responsible Agricultural Investment
Many African countries including Sierra Leone are seeking better ways of attracting responsible agri-based investments as a catalyst for achieving economic growth through industralization.
Kiva, a San Francisco-based tech charity, is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone allowing people who struggle to
On July 26, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) enables the disbursement of US$43.7 million, bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to US$304.5 million for Madagascar.