Daily Archives: November 18, 2015

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces leadership change in largest subsidiary (African Press Organization)

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) today announced a leadership change in its largest subsidiary, Ecobank Nigeria Limited. By the Bank's internal policy, Mr. Jibril Aku, the current Managing Director of the subsidiary, having concluded his five-year tenure as managing director, will

Sierra Leone launches first mobile financial services guidelines. (African Press Organization)

The Central Bank, Bank of Sierra Leone, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) launches the country's first mobile money regulations to accelerate the delivery of financial services to the

Bar Association Proposes Limit to Executive Orders (allAfrica.com)

The Sierra Leone Bar Association (SLBA) has proposed a limit on the use of "Executive Orders" and "Supreme Executive Authority" by future presidents in the revised constitution. The SLBA presented a position paper to the Constitutional Review Committee, chaired by

WB Official Outlines Solutions for Transformation in Liberia (allAfrica.com)

The World Bank New Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Dr. Henry G. R. Kerali has outlined several solutions that Liberia can use to achieve sustainable development growth. Mr. Kerali said Liberia and other countries in the region

U.S., Sierra Leone Sign U.S.$44.4 Million Agreement (allAfrica.com)

The United States government on Tuesday 17 November 2015 through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) signed a $44.4 Million partnership grant agreement with the government of Sierra Leone at State House, Freetown, to support the country's threshold programmes. Sierra Leone's

As He Resigns From UDM (allAfrica.com)

As the mercurial former Chairman and Leader of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) finally tenders his letter of resignation from the party he formed less than five years ago, he has been lambasted by the Young Generation chairman of the

World Bank Provides U.S.126 Million for Post-Ebola Recovery (allAfrica.com)

The new World Bank Manager for Sierra Leone last Friday, 14 November, said the sum of US$126 million has been provided to strengthen the health sector in Sierra Leone as part of its post-Ebola recovery. Speaking at the bank's country

Our Salvation Begins With Believing in Sierra Leone. [opinion] (allAfrica.com)

Regardless of our political stripes or lack thereof, I still believe we need to ask ourselves some hard questions. One of which is: how many of us truly love Sierra Leone? How many of us are really desirous of its