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The ILO has reiterated its commitment to carrying out the Women for Water and Peace initiative.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) with funding from the United Nations Peace building Fund has reaffirmed commitments to implement the Women for Water and Peace project. Through the United Nations Capital development Funds (UNCDF), the project aims to empower over…

Solar freezers distributed to Women’s Cooperative Groups in the Fisheries and Aquaculture.

The United Nations Development Programme in Sierra Leone together with the Ministry of Fisheries has distributed solar freezers to Women’s Cooperative Groups in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector in the Northern part of the country. The ceremony which was held…

Thirty-nine billion Leones recovered for various commercial Banks.

The Chairman Public Account Committee Hon. Ibrahim Tawa Conteh has expressed confidence to recover thirty-nine billion from eleven customers who were in credit with various commercial banks as to their tax liabilities to the National Revenue Authority. He was speaking…

Roll Out of the Rural Telephony Project launched

The Minister of Communication, Technology and Innovation Salima Bah has launched the first phase Roll Out of the Rural Telephony Project completed by Universal Access Development Fund at Yoyema Community, Moyamba District. The Project among other benefits will provide Mobile,…

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…

NRA holds engagement on Community Accountability and Service Delivery.

National Revenue Authority, NRA and Civil Society Consortium on Community Accountability and Service Delivery have met with business people and consumers. They met to discuss strategies and how to raise awareness on tax compliance among relevant players in the business…

Shop owners in Freetown were affected negatively by the June 19 rumors of protest.

Shop owners in Freetown have told the SLBC that the temporary shutdown of shops particularly in the Central business district on June 19 has affected their businesses negatively. They said they were however happy that normalcy has been restored.

Their contributions to the nation’s economy are sincerely appreciated, says the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry.

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry has told traders in Freetown that Government recognized their contributions to the country’s economy. Madam Fatmata Kargbo who was speaking during on the spot monitoring to major market places yesterday also commended traders…

President Bio and a U.S. Development Finance Corporation met to talk on intentions to develop private sector investment in Sierra Leone.

A U.S Development Finance Corporation met with President Bio. They committed to boosting private sector investment in Sierra Leone. US Ambassador Bryan Hunt noted they focus on economic development aligning with President Bio’s priorities.  Our State House Correspondent Hawa Morseray…