Africa’s Development: Fallacy of Self-Sufficiency (PART 2)

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 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS OPINION By: Dr. Olu Fosan* BUT caring about the poor also requires caring about the middle class, because a key feature of a truly aspirational and upwardly mobile society is the expansion of the middle class. Yet by criticising trade liberalisation on the ground it makes Africa a market for imported goods that satisfy More...

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By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa’s Development: Fallacy of Self-Sufficiency (PART 1)

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS OPINION By: Dr.Olu Fasan* DR. KINGSLEY Chiedu Moghalu, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), recently delivered a public lecture on Africa’s development at the More...

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By On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Bank Of Sierra Leone:-1-YEAR TREASURY BONDS ANNOUNCEMENT

  THE BANK OF SIERRA LEONE INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE SALE OF TREASURY BONDS THROUGH AN AUCTION SYSTEM ON WEDNESDAY 30th JULY, 2014. 1-YEAR TREASURY BONDS OFFER AMOUNT: LE5, 797,300,000 (FIVE BILLION, SEVEN More...

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By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

AFRICAN CURRENCY UNIT: AN URGENT QUESTION IN THE MIDST OF THE CAPITALIST CRISIS

 “There is enough research to show massive capital drain from Africa and that Africa is a net creditor to Europe and North America. Without an African central bank functioning under democratic control More...

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By On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Sierra Leone:- Build a new economy

 By: Francis Ken Josiah, (ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt CEO, Leones and Sense )  Countless independent observers, economists and financial analysts describe Sierra Leone as a resources rich country. Sadly, More...

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By On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

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

 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 More...

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...

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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...

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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...