Topic: Ernest Bai Koroma
Turning down mining offers, Sierra Leone has set aside the Gola Rainforest as a new national park in the hopes of collecting carbon credits from abroad.
12/09/2011 02:04 pm
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has brought his experience in governance to Africa, where he and a cohort of consultants advise leaders on such things as health care and private investment.
08/24/2011 05:01 pm
Africa Monitor West Africa Rising: Can big infrastructure projects help Sierra Leone lure investors?
At an investment conference in the capital city of Freetown last week, President Ernest Bai Koroma described his hopes to build a massive new bridge, new airport, and new city in the sleepy village of Lungi.
05/31/2011 03:36 pm
Africa Monitor West Africa Rising: Leaders tout Sierra Leone's first value-added factory since the war
Mango juice concentrate is now churning out of a factory’s gleaming steel machinery in Sierra Leone. It's the country's first significant value-added export since it fell into civil war in 1991.
05/10/2011 03:08 pm
Tonight in Freetown – Sierra Leone’s dusty, sprawling, and party-loving capital – the independence festivities will continue well past midnight.
04/27/2011 05:33 pm