Sierra Leone:-The 2014 Budget Is A Long Road To Economic Recovery

M .C. Bah

 By: M C Bah, Atlanta, GA, USA The 2014 Budget of Sierra Leone read in the Chamber of Parliament on Friday 29thNovember, 2013  by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Kaifala Marah is a piece of document that outlined the economic infrastructure of a long road to economic recovery. M .C. Bah It is a budget that is too donor driven, More...

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Sierra Leone Budget 2014
By On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Government of Sierra Leone Budget and Statement of Economic and Financial Policies for the Financial Year 2014 (FULL)

    MR. SPEAKER, HONOURABLE MEMBERS I. INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker, Honourable Members, I rise to move that the Bill entitled, “An Act to provide for the services for Sierra Leone for the Financial Year More...

Sierra leone and IMF1
By On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Sierra Leone:- Flagging IMF errors on Sierra Leone

 By: Francis Ken Josiah, (ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt CEO, Leones and Sense ) In a Press Release dated October 21, 2013, the Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, Min Zhu, commended strong macro-economic More...

IMF Staff Mission to Sierra Leone
By On Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Sierra Leone: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2013 Article Iv Consultation With Sierra Leone

 PRESS RELEASE On October 21, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Sierra Leone,1 and approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended More...

property tax in sierra leone1
By On Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Reforming property taxes: What can we learn from Sierra Leone?

 By: Yolanda Vamusse* Despite their known benefits for local governments, property taxes have been relatively unsuccessful and under-utilised in many low-income countries. As a result, these benefits have not More...

Revenue plays a significant part in Sierra Leone government efforts to improve quality of life for its people
By On Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Tax Collection in Sierra Leone

 By: Crown Agents Through tax simplification, institutional capacity building and taxpayer outreach programmes, Crown Agents has worked with the National Revenue Authority to help improve its tax collection. Revenue More...

IMF HQ
By On Monday, December 17th, 2012

Sierra Leone is no longer categorize as a ‘fragile state’ but a ‘Low Income State’ : IMF Rep.

 Sierra Leone is no longer categorized as a ‘fragile state’ but a ‘Low Income State’ according to the Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Sierra Leone Dr Francis Y. Kumah.  IMF More...

World-Bank letter
By On Saturday, December 15th, 2012

World Bank Owes People of African Heritage Formal Apology- An Open Letter

  World Bank Owes People of African Heritage Formal Apology An Open Letter Dr. Jim Yong Kim President The World Bank   Dear Mr. President We, the undersigned, are executive committee members of Justice for More...

Remittances by migrant workers can be a significant source of finance for least-
By On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Remittances ‘aid poor countries’ more vulnerable to external shocks- (United Nations)

 By: Linda Ensor, 27th November 2012 Remittances sent home by economic migrants are a “significant” source of external financing for least-developed countries (LDCs), but makes them more vulnerable More...

Dr Ismail Ahmed is founder of WorldRemit, a money transfer company which seeks to introduce graeter competetivity into the market.
By On Monday, November 26th, 2012

Africa:-The Remittance Industry Is Failing Those Who Need It Most

 By: Dr Ismail Ahmed The remittance market in Africa has for too long been monopolised by companies imposing very high fees that are on average three times those charged on remittances to Asia. They combine More...