Because COVID-19 has overstretched the resources needed to fund essential services like education and health in Africa, the increased continental debt burden and limited inflows of aid and foreign development investment, there is pressure, more than ever to raise revenue locally.
Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio has called for diamonds to be cut and polished in Sierra Leone during a visit to the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) in Belgium.
As Shandong restarts the Tonkolili Iron Ore Project…President Koroma Assures Of Government’s continued Support
By State House Communications Unit FREETOWN, Wednesday 6 May, 2015 – President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has todayofficially signalled the recommencement of Tonkolili Iron Ore operations by Shandong Iron and Steel Group which now has 100% ownership of the mines…. Read More ›
By Patricia Koroma As Sierra Leone continues to suffer from the deadly Ebola plague, the mining industry has recorded enormous negative consequences from the outbreak. Timis Mining Corporation, being one of the biggest private sector investors in the country, has… Read More ›