Women in the Western Area Rural District along the Freetown Peninsula are becoming too obvious and facing hell in stone mining for daily survival. By Isaac Kamara A survey undertaken by this medium reveals unlike in previous years when women… Read More ›
Based on the trajectory of economic activities in many large, migrant‐hosting countries, especially the United States, European countries, and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, remittance flows to Low- and Middle-Income Countries are expected to register a decline of 7.2 percent to $508 billion in 2020, followed by a further decline of 7.5 percent to $470 billion in 2021.
AfDB approves €8 million technical assistance grant to support preparation of Ruzizi IV Hydro Power Project in the Great Lakes region
The project will provide electricity to millions of households, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises and industries, thereby improving the living conditions of the regional population
Sierra Leone’s Minister of Agriculture, Joseph Ndanema, has acknowledged with optimism the role Solidaridad is playing through its contribution towards realizing the vision of President Julius Maada Bio to make agriculture the engine to drive the country’s socio-economic growth and development through commercialization and promotion of private investment in the sector.
Jobs and unemployment in emerging markets and developing countries two focal points of IMF messaging in Davos
IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said on Thursday said that the IMF is releasing two staff papers based on recent research, ‘one of which will focus on the issue of jobs and unemployment, especially in emerging markets and developing countries, and especially focused on the issue of youth unemployment actually. So that’s going to be launched — that staff paper is going to be launched on January 23’.
Unless countries can break this cycle, public belief in the recovery will be undermined and labour market inequality will widen, according to a new OECD report.
Named as a powerful woman on the continent by CNN, Media Entrepreneur and Head of Digital Media and Partnership for Forbes Africa, Peace Hyde, has opened another branch of her innovative entrepreneurship development and skills acquisition non-profit, Aim Higher Africa in Lagos.