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Month: June 2024

The Corporate Governance Guidelines have been released by the Bank of Sierra Leone.

The Bank of Sierra Leone has developed Corporate Governance Guidelines for Commercial Banks and Financial Holding Companies. The document has been presented to stakeholders in the banking sector during a seminar in order to make their contributions before implementation by…

ILO signed contract to support Thirty Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).

The International Labor Organisation has signed contract with three private incubators to support thirty Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in four districts across the country. The move was to help the country’s main ‘feed Salone project’ and also boost   entrepreneurship through…

NeeV Salone promised to introduce Electric Cars in Sierra Leone.

Chief Operating Officer, NeeV Salone, Emmanuella sandy has revealed her company’s plan to introduce Electric Cars in Sierra Leone and this she says will cut down overall fuel expenditure by 50%. She was speaking at a workshop organised to train…

Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign launched.

The Ministry of Health under the Expanded Programme on Immunization has launched the Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign targeting about 1.5 million children across the country. The launching at the Family Kingdom, Aberdeen marks the beginning of a week-long measles administration…

Trained and certified seed inspectors to be deployed in every district in the country.

The Sierra Leone Seed Certification Agency has trained and certified seed inspectors that are to be deployed in every district in the country. The aim is to have Seed Producers evaluate seeds in ensuring proper and quality seeds are produced…

One Megawatts Solar Energy Power Plant for Moyamba District.

The Regional Director for Africa at the United Nations Office for Project Services Dalila Goncalves and the Director for the UNOPS Ghana Multi- Country Office Ifeoma Charles-Monwuba have concluded a day visit in Moyamba District to inspect the ongoing construction…

An intricate problem exists while using charcoal, which is essential to Sierra Leonean cooking.

Charcoal, a cornerstone of Sierra Leonean cooking, presents a complex challenge. Its popularity stems from its efficiency and ease of use, but its production is intertwined with the nation’s alarming deforestation crisis. However, the loss of trees used to produce…

NSA workshop for consultation with an emphasis on creating an Anti-Doping Authority.

The National Sports Authority (NSA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports, has hosted a consultative workshop focusing on establishing an Anti-Doping Authority and promoting positions of trust within sporting associations. The one-day Consultative Workshop was aimed at fostering a…

St. Joseph Senior Secondary School teachers protest.

Teachers of St. Joseph Senior Secondary School protest against the re-instatement of the SSS Principal, Miss Alberta Demby, on allegations of Corruption, molestation, embarrassment and disrespect for staff among others.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and Chinese Embassy signed a MOU.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding on the implementation of the black Johnson fishing harbor with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China at the Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone.