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President Koroma last night appointed three women who previously served in his Government to fill prolonged vacant positions at the Sierra Leone High Commission in Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal. Former Energy Minister who was arrested for alleged corruption but who won on appeal Haja Hafsatu Kabbah was appointed Sierra Leone High Commissioner to Nigeria. Former[…]

After months of rigmarole between the Sierra Leone government and the World Bank concerning the construction of the new airport at Mamamah, the construction work of the $315 million airport is now a reality. China Civil Construction Company that is building the airport are already on the ground and they have started work to get[…]

Country Manager of Air France in Sierra Leone, Goran Baojovic has said that Air France is back in the Sierra Leone sky to help businesses develop as the country approaches the post ebola period. Country Manager who was in town on Tuesday with the first flight back in Freetown after 10 months of suspended operations[…]

The Chairman of the HFC Mortgage & Savings (SL) Plc. John Okaro-Smart has disclosed that the company recorded a profit before tax of Le3.5billion, which was an increase of Le0.8billion from 2013 position. That was an increase of 30% he stressed and thus warranting a bonus on shares of Le20.40 cent per shareholders. Speaking yesterday[…]

Chargé d’ Affairés, Sierra Leone Embassy in the People’s Republic of China has said, her country has a great deal of investment opportunities in a range of sectors and therefore called on a leading Chinese Engine Manufacturing Group, worth billions of dollars, to explore the possibility of operating in Sierra Leone. Madam Kumba Alice Momoh[…]

The Reliance Insurance Trust Corporation (SL) has posted a handsome profit of Le7.4billion for the year 2014. This is Le1.3billion more than was made in 2013 (Le6,106,136) which is not bad considering the Ebola period which caused a lot of depression in earnings for most of the private sector. Revenue from insurance premiums grew by[…]

School of Natural Recourses management department of Aquaculture and Fisheries management Njala University in collaboration with the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) recently held a two-day workshop for the training of farmers, students and stakeholders in Monitoring & Evaluation and Gender Mainstreaming of Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) project.[…]

The Centre for the Coordination of Youth Activities (CCYA) has provided financial support to over one hundred youths in the Western Rural District to start small scale business of their choice. CCYA’s Executive Director, Ngolo Katta said the Funds to implement the project which is titled: “Giving voice to the youth of Sierra Leone” was[…]

The Managing Director of one of the leading Bakery and Resturant along Wilkinson Road in Freetown Ahmed Basha has ventured into the power generator and crane business to boost trade and investment in the country. In an interview with AWOKO the Managing Director said after operating the Basha Bakery and Restaurant for the past twenty[…]

On behalf of President Ernest Koroma, Vice President Victor Foh yesterday official launched the Food and Nutrition Security Implementation Plan (FNSIP), at Radisson Blu, Aberdeen. The launch was funded by UNICEF. It was organized by Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Secretariat, Office of the Vice President in collaboration with development partners. In his launching address, Vice[…]