Despite efforts being made to control and stop corruption in the public sector Sierra Leone continues to lose billions of Leones every year through nefarious channels that drain monies meant for public sector investment.
Better transport, logistics and foreign investment are essential to smooth the way for the African continent to reduce trade hurdles, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Boileau Loko in Libreville, Gabon, said economic activity is recovering, with growth estimated at about 1.2 percent in 2018 up from 0.5 percent in 2017, despite lower-than-expected oil production.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has revealed that as some 700,000 people are dying each year from antimicrobial resistant infections, an untold number of sick animals are also suffering from diseases that do not respond to treatment.
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) and USAID’s Power Africa initiative have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will finance power projects in 22 African countries.
World leaders pledge US$1 billion to transform health and nutrition of world’s poorest women, children and adolescents
The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Support of Every Woman Every Child on Tuesday announced US$1.005 billion in contributions from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Burkina Faso, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire the European Commission, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Laerdal Global Health, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar and the United Kingdom.
European Commission Pledges 73 Million Euros to Support Sustainable Growth and Strengthen Democratic Governance in Sierra Leone
President Julius Maada Bio has received a huge boost from the European Commission with a 73 million Euros pledge to support inclusive and sustainable socio-economic growth and strengthen democratic governance in Sierra Leone.