WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa. These competitively selected centers will receive funding for advanced specialized studies in sci ...
One of the best kept secrets over the past 50 years is that, proportionately, Republicans in Congress supported passage of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act by a much wider margin than Democrats. ...
Mr. Ismeal Koroma, Deputy Chief of Mission of Sierra Leone’s Embassy to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on Monday 14th April 2014 attended the 4th Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) and African Union Commission (AUC) Retreat in Ethiopia’s second City, Awassa. ...
When the deadly Ebola virus outbreak was announced in West Africa last month, the Government of His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma made frantic efforts to ensure that Sierra Leone is Protected from the spread of the deadly virus which continues to affect some sisterly West African c ...
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (physician, writer, lecturer and father of the U.S. Supreme Court jurist by the same name) wrote: "The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions." The sooner African leaders come to appreciate this, the better off we will all be. Many of ...
WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014–Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) continues to rise from 4.7 percent in 2013 to a forecasted 5.2 percent in 2014. This performance is boosted by rising investment in natural resources and infrastructure, and strong household spending, according to the World Bank’s ...
The Sierra Leone Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency, Bockarie K. Stevens on Saturday, April 6, 2014 witnessed another historic event when Mr. Sheik Daboh, President-elect of the APC Dallas chapter, United States (APC-USA) branch, Texas was inaugurated as the 4th chapter president of th ...
Last week I attended a very nice reception hosted by two of my friends, Rosa Whitaker and Bernadette Paolo. Rosa is CEO and President of the Whitaker Group, a Washington, D.C. - based consultancy specializing in trade and investment in Africa. She previously served as the first Assistant U.S. Trad ...
Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Alhaji Mohamed Sillah Kargbo has on Monday, 7th April, 2014 presented copies of letters of credence to Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Foreign Minister. ...
If Sierra Leone is known for one thing in the West, it’s the brutal depictions of the diamond industry in the film”Blood Diamond.” We watched workers face death and amputation while surviving in unlivable conditions. The film caused major uproar in the diamond industry. But what if you found out sim ...
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