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Sierra Leone 6th Best Performing Economy in Africa

Sierra Leone 6th Best Performing Economy in Africa

Based on the World Bank report released earlier this year, Africa’s economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2 percent in 2018 and to a further 3.5 percent in 2019. South Africa, Nigeria and Angola, the region’s best economies will be slightly weaker than expected, as the region is still experiencing negative per capita income growth, weak...

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Presidency announces Teachers Awards initiative

Presidency announces Teachers Awards initiative

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has announced an initiative aimed at uplifting the standard of the teaching profession to boost his agenda on education.The Presidency said on Monday that the initiative, which also entails a national award for teachers would improve on the conditions of service for teachers across the country. It added that...

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Sierra Leone new president announces free education for kids

Sierra Leone new president announces free education for kids

Sierra Leone’s new President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday announced the introduction of free education for both primary and secondary school age children, in line with a major campaign pledge. “Free education will be introduced effective September 2018 for all primary and secondary schools to improve access to quality education,” President Bio told the state...

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New president calls on people to transform Sierra Leone

New president calls on people to transform Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s new President Julius Maada Bio on Saturday called on the public to help him transform the West African nation, which is struggling to recover from an economic downturn and a deadly Ebola epidemic. Tens of thousands of supporters packed into a municipal stadium in the capital Freetown alongside regional dignitaries participating in the...

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