BoG to develop Risk-Based Approach for designated non-financial businesses/professions

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is in the process of developing a robust framework for implementing a Risk-Based Approach (RBA) to Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) for designated non-financial businesses and professions. Dr....

Sierra Leone gets Africa’s First Blockchain National Digital Identity System

Radisson Blu, Freetown, Wednesday 21 August 2019 � His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has unveiled Sierra Leone's National Digital Identity Platform, making it the first such Blockchain national identification system in Africa.At the Seventy-...

South Africa Energy Minister, State Companies to Lead National Energy Investment Drive at Africa Oil Power

In a dedicated power program, AOP (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) 2019 puts spotlight on South Africa, focusing on the Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Northern Cape provinces, examining petroleum exploration, gas infrastructure and IPPs; Hon. Gwede Mantashe, Mi...

Morocco, Sierra Leone Discuss Ways To Promote Cooperation

RABAT, Morocco� Morocco and Sierra Leone discussed in Rabat, ways to foster cooperation between the two countries in agriculture, tourism, energy and new technologies.Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Bourita, said in a press briefing, after...

Members of the Entertainment Industry in Sierra Leone Meet President Julius Maada Bio

State House, Freetown� Members of the Sierra Leone Entertainment Industry have met at State House to update His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio on recent developments in the country's performing industry. Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affai...

Sierra Leone – Floods in Freetown (DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 August 2019)

In response to the floods in Freetown earlier this month, the European Union is providing Euros 80,000 in humanitarian funding to assist those most affected. This EU funding will support the Red Cross in delivering much needed relief assistance, includ...