SIERRA LEONE | SIERRA LEONE

15-Jul-2019 to 14:31

The political economics of S/Leone’s $2b bridge

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — When President Julius Maada Bio launched an ambitious $2 billion project last month to build an 18 kilometer bridge linking the capital Freetown to the country’s only international airport in Lungi, critics had dismissed it as a dangerous dream that Sierra Leone simply cannot afford.

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15-Jul-2019 to 09:06

Sierra Leone Press zooms in on journalists election

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Monday's edition of Sierra Leonean dailies carries reports on a wide of issues but the weekend elections of a new executive of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) dominate the headlines.

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06-Jul-2019 to 14:32

S/Leone: Judge announces public hearing as Enquiry Commission edges to a close

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The ordinary Sierra Leonean will have the opportunity to participate in the ongoing Commission of Inquiry (COI) before the end of the hearing, the lead judge has said.

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05-Jul-2019 to 18:59

Sierra Leone, Belgium renew air transport deal

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone and Belgium have signed an agreement that seeks to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.

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05-Jul-2019 to 16:23

Sierra Leone currency stable- BSL

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Despite a reduction in the value of the Leone during the first quarter of the year, the exchange rate of the Sierra Leonean currency remains stable, the Central Bank has said, promising a brighter future ahead. in the rest of the year.

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02-Jul-2019 to 14:21

Sierra Leone: IFC signs $60m funding agreement with leading rutile miner

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a US$60million funding agreement with the Sierra Leone based rutile miner, Sierra Rutile Limited.

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01-Jul-2019 to 16:25

Sierra Leone raises pump prices amidst public concern

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — After weeks of speculation, prices of fuel have gone up in Sierra Leone.

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