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Sierra Leone News: Nigerian Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina wins AfDB Presidency

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Nigerian Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina wins AfDB Presidency

Nigerian Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina was yesterday elected president of the African Development Bank, beating other candidates from the continent’s west. Adesina secured 58 percent of the votes in the final round at a meeting in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Thursday, and will succeed Donald Kaberuka as head of the bank on Sept. 1, the[…]

Sierra Leone News: UNIMAK Celebrates Global MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: UNIMAK Celebrates Global MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship

To mark the celebration of the reopening of the Global MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship, the Catholic University of Milan (Italy) and University of Makeni is organising a Business Forum (Makeni Business Forum 2015) on Saturday 30th May 2015 at the University of Makeni Great Auditorium in Makeni City. According to organisers the theme for this[…]

Sierra Leone News: F/Town peninsula gets new hotel

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: F/Town peninsula gets new hotel

The half a million dollar worth Ocean View Hotel is now open to the public at 81 Pensisular Road, Levuma Beach, Goderich, Freetown. The hotel not only provides quality and affordable services to the public, but it also serves as one of the centres of attraction in the country’s tourism sector. With a beautiful front[…]

Sierra Leone News: IFC trains 12 trainers on Business Edge

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: IFC trains 12 trainers on Business Edge

In trying to improve the capacity of consultants who will in turn provide appropriate intervention for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises in the country, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) which is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, yesterday completed a four day workshop for 12 Trainers on Business Edge at the Brook[…]

Sierra Leone News: Supporters cheer Samsumana…As Supreme Court adjourns again

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Supporters cheer Samsumana…As Supreme Court adjourns again

Plaintiff Applicant, Alhaji Sam Sumana in his Supreme Court case between appointed Vice President (VP) and Attorney- General was given a standing ovation, as he entered the courtroom by his supporters and till his time of leaving the court building, they were singing and running behind his AJS-079 vehicle celebrating him. Pedestrians along the Law[…]

Sierra Leone News: Pupils appeal for fair play in transportation

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Pupils appeal for fair play in transportation

Ahead of the arrival and distribution of government procured buses in the wake of transportation challenges facing Sierra Leoneans in the metropolis, school pupils equally affected as other members of the public are appealing for fair play in the process. The Ministry of Transportation and Aviation has for almost two years now been negotiating with[…]

Sierra Leone News: As he fails ADB bid…Dr Samura Kamara lauds compatriots

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: As he fails ADB bid…Dr Samura Kamara lauds compatriots

The hopes and aspiration of Dr. Samura M. Kamara to become the next president of the African Development Bank (ADB) was yesterday grounded, as he was ousted from the race in the first round, but lauded his compatriots for their moral support. According to reports monitored from Cote D’Ivoire, Dr Samura was the first of[…]

Sierra Leone News: After Security Conference…Challenge remains, huge gains made

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: After Security Conference…Challenge remains, huge gains made

The National Security Co-ordinator in the Office of National Security (ONS), Ismail Tarashid-Tarawalli disclosed that there will be no better development without adequate security. He made this disclosure in a media briefing to update news men on post security sector conference which was held last week at Bintumani Conference Centre, last week. Among other things,[…]

Sierra Leone News: PLAN launches Rapid Assessment Report

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: PLAN launches Rapid Assessment Report

PLAN Sierra Leone has yesterday launched the Rapid Assessment Report (RAP) on the situation of girls and women affected by the ebola crisis. The launching took place at the conference room of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs (MSWGCA). Launching the report, the Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Alhaji[…]

Sierra Leone News: FairMatch Support added value programmes to the Sierra Leone cocoa farmer

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: FairMatch Support added value programmes to the Sierra Leone cocoa farmer

The Executive Director of FairMatch Support, Herman Uit de Bosch has said that despite the ebola outbreak farmers were still able to produce good quality cocoa in the country. He made this statement while addressing staff of Jula Consultancy Limited at their No. 15 Swaray Street regional office in Kenema. He revealed that three of[…]