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Economist Predicts Financial Sector Problems Won’t End Soon

The struggles in Ghana rsquo;s financial sector will persist for a while longer, and may even worsen, according to Dr. Sam Mensah, a Finance Economist. In the past 12 months, the financial sector has been characterised by bank collapses, job losses and an erosion of customer confidence. The collapse of...

Minnesota: Couple Leaves 5-Year-Old Boy Alone In The Woods

A Minnesota couple has been accused of abandoning a 5-year-old child in the woods as punishment for wetting his pants. The couple did reportedly come back for the boy after driving away a short distance, but couldn rsquo;t find him. Lynda Michel and Gregory Wilson can kiss away their chances...

Presidents Bio, Macron and prime minister Solberg join Bill and Melinda Gates at Goalkeepers 2018

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 September 2018: Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, co-hosted the second annual Goalkeepers events on September 25 and 26 to highlight the remarkable progress toward the reduction of extreme poverty, and the need to accelerate efforts to achieve the United...

African Development Bank seeks partnerships to lift one billion people out of hunger

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 September 2018: The African Development Bank called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger and said it was leading the way by investing US$24 billion in African agriculture over the next 10 years in the largest such effort...

International Justice Mission Ghana Rallies Churches Towards Social Justice

International Justice Mission (IJM) Ghana, Freedom Sunday, on September 23, was an affirmation of the church in Ghana rsquo;s growing desire for social justice. IJM rsquo;s primary focus in Ghana is on combating child slavery on the Volta Lake, and the church in Ghana and its leaders are proving to...

Dr Samura Kamara – the defeated 2018 APC presidential candidate breaks his silence

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 September 2018: Dr. Samura Kamara, the defeated 2018 presidential candidate of the All People’s Congress Party, yesterday spoke out against what he regards as the injustice being served on public officials previously appointed by the former APC government. Since his election victory six months ago, president...

President Bio joins world leaders at the opening of the UN general assembly in New York

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25th September  2018: President Julius Maada Bio has joined over a hundred Heads of State and Government at the opening ceremony of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Delivering his opening address, the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres told World...

African Development Bank launches first Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 September 2018: Opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles, according to a report by leading African companies covered in the African Development Bank’s new Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report, the first ever report on inter-African trade published by the Bank. The report unearths the realities African...

Sierra Leone currency under attack – Lebanese businessman caught smuggling cash

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 September 2018: A senior source at the Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission has confirmed to the Sierra Leone Telegraph that the Financial and Intelligence Unit of the Sierra Leone Police are investigating the seizure of a large quantity of foreign currency at the Lungi International Airport. A man...

$60 million poultry farming investment for Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 September 2018: The new government of Sierra Leone led by president Julius Maada Bio has chosen Agrotop – a leading global player in livestock turnkey projects, and Integrated Solutions Africa (ISA) Group – specialising in financial solutions and implementation of complex projects in Africa, to construct...