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Inflation bites into Sierra Leone’s ‘cookeries’

Taipei Times 16 Jan 2023
As of November last year, the latest month on record, inflation had risen 35 percent year-on-year in Sierra Leone ... Sierra Leone in July last year slashed three zeros off its currency hoping to restore confidence in the inflation-hit leone ... “We have slow sales,” Sierra Leone Market Women Association head Haja Marie Bob-Kandeh said.
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Nigeria’s Okowa wins Confederation of African Athletics II presidency

Joy Online 14 Jan 2023
Nigeria’s Tonobok Okowa has been voted president of the Confederation of African Athletics Region II (ECOWAS) ... Benin’s DeGon polled six votes in the elections ... For Marketing and Sponsorship, Sierra Leone’s Martin Bangura had the mandate of delegates to lead the association while Ousmane Camara will be in charge of auditing ... .
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Rising inflation of over 35% in just five months will hit the poor hardest – ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 09 Jan 2023
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Sierra Leone met on 29th December 2022 under the Chairmanship of the Governor, Professor Kelfala Kallon to review recent developments in the global, regional, and domestic economies and financial markets, and their implications for Sierra Leone’s domestic economic growth and inflation outlook.
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Rising inflation to over 43% in just five months will hit the poor hardest – ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 09 Jan 2023
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Sierra Leone met on 29th December 2022 under the Chairmanship of the Governor, Professor Kelfala Kallon to review recent developments in the global, regional, and domestic economies and financial markets, and their implications for Sierra Leone’s domestic economic growth and inflation outlook.
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Inflation bites into Sierra Leone's all-important 'cookeries'

Urdu Point 16 Jan 2023
As of November, the latest month on record, inflation had risen 35 percent year-over-year in Sierra Leone ... Sierra Leone in July slashed three zeros off its currency hoping to restore confidence in the inflation-hit leone ... "We have slow sales", said Haja Marie Bob-Kandeh, head of the Sierra Leone Market Women Association.
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China-aided academy handed over to Sierra Leone

China.dot.org 06 Jan 2023
Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone Wang Qing voiced hope that the academy will become Sierra Leone's cradle of diplomats. "While Sierra Leone is making progress under the New Direction Agenda, China's new journey will create more opportunities for our bilateral cooperation including market access and investment.
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Adeduntan: Banks, Customers Must Approach 2023 with Partnership Mindset

This Day 05 Jan 2023
with the anticipated pressures on earnings, opportunities exist for big and liquid players to gain additional scale and market share through outright acquisition of fringe players with the right strategic fit ... Ghana, Senegal, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Guinea.
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President Bio is so bad, the international community loves him

Sierra Leone Telegraph 19 Dec 2022
These international donations and support have also led to headlines like “Sierra Leone’s small and medium sized enterprises set to improve productivity and competitiveness” ((thesierraleonetelegraph.com-December 15), Sierra Leone’s fashion and textiles sector focuses on global market” (thesierraleonetelegraph.com-December 15).
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STMG recognised as a top 25 SME in Sierra Leone

The Patriotic Vanguard 19 Dec 2022
We were among the Top 25 SMEs recognised in the Sierra Leone Annual Corporate Awards Banquet for outstanding performance in the Private sector and for commitment to Business Excellence, Best ...
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World Bank approves additional financing to strengthen resilience of food systems in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph 17 Dec 2022
The world Bank says that agriculture is the engine of economic growth and poverty alleviation in Sierra Leone, but it is characterized by low and stagnating productivity in key crops, limited market-oriented diversification, major aggregation and coordination bottlenecks, a weak private sector, and a low-capacity public sector.
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World Bank approves additional financing to strengthen the resilience of food systems in Sierra Leone

The Patriotic Vanguard 17 Dec 2022
Agriculture is the engine of economic growth and poverty alleviation in Sierra Leone, but it is characterized by low and stagnating productivity in key crops, limited market-oriented diversification, major aggregation and coordination bottlenecks, a weak private sector, and a low-capacity public sector.
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Sierra Leone’s fashion and textiles sector focuses on global market

Sierra Leone Telegraph 15 Dec 2022
Last week, 14 companies from Sierra Leone’s fashion and textiles industry took part in an introductory workshop on international marketing ... “But we must recognise that there is work to do and Sierra Leone’s textiles and fashion entrepreneurs can take the first step by building and ...
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Ministry launches plan to address skills mismatch, labour imbalances

Business Ghana 29 Nov 2022
“It is an established fact that countries that have succeeded in linking skills to productivity employment and enhanced development have targeted gains, developed policies towards matching supply to demand for skills,” he stated on behalf of the Country Director of the ILO Office for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Vanessa Phala.
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Rounding up South Africa study tour

The Patriotic Vanguard 22 Nov 2022
... National Tourism Marketing and Branding strategy which is currently ongoing and is part of the Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project.
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Duplicity and destitution: Sierra Leone’s artisanal diamonds fail to benefit local communities

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Nov 2022
Every day, 46-year-old Dia walks into the jungle to seek exhausting, dangerous and precarious work in the diamond pits that pockmark the landscape of Kono District in eastern Sierra Leone ... Some estimates suggest that artisanal diamond mining could directly , of Sierra Leone’s diamonds.

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