First Lady: Mrs Sia Nyama Koroma (centre) at the occasion
By Elkass I.L Sannoh
Stakeholders in the Mano River Union and International partners have concluded a three-day Mano River Union Conference to address the importance of women’s economic empowerment through energy access.
The three day Mano River Union (MRU) conference on Energy and Gender [...]
It seems the government of the West African state of Guinea may be prepared to give a big stake of its Iron Ore reserves to Chinalco after reports of falling out with Rio Tinto. Senior politicians in the country are with the view that Rio Tinto have been in Simandou for many years and have done [...]
“This document reflects Africa’s vision for itself – a vision of transformation that is achievable,” said Donald Kaberuka.
TUNIS, Tunisia, April 30, 2013/ – The economic transformation of the African continent is the cornerstone of the African Development Bank Group’s new Ten-Year (2013-2022) Strategy (http://www.afdb.org). The Strategy, which has been approved by the Executive [...]
By Ishmael Kallon in Guinea
Guinea’s political divide shows no sign of abating as Thursday, 25th April, 2013, witnessed yet another so-called peaceful march organized by the coalition of opposition political parties which claimed the life of a 16 year-old mechanic, and instilled injuries on 12 gendarmes and eight police officers, government sources say. [...]
1. This is a perception study
• This survey focuses on the perceived quality of customer service delivery by the banks from the retail
banking customers’ perspective across 14 countries in Africa.
• This survey does not represent the opinion of KPMG on the skills, capabilities or performance of any of
the banks covered [...]
41 African countries have joined the Initiative
During the first Advisory Board Meeting of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Initiative, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), announced that the AfDB will host the SE4ALL Africa Hub in cooperation with its African partner institutions: the African Union Commission and the [...]
The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) regional wrap-up workshop officially opened today by His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma at the Bintumani Conference Centre at Aberdeen, Freetown.
The meeting is being hosted by Sierra Leone for the first time. 13 member countries in the sub region are currently implementing the WAAPP programme.
By Elkass I.L. Sannoh
The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, is expected to host the Youth Delegate Conference slated for 15-22 April 2013 in Freetown.
About 45 youth delegates from 13 African countries including West Africa, Central Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa, as well as partners from [...]