EcoBank one of the leading financial institutions in the country has launched its Emerald Business Club which is geared towards bringing together Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and their customers to enhance financial services in the country.
Giving the rationale for the establishment of the Emerald Business Club, Head of Commercial Banking at EcoBank, Victor Williams explained that Emerald Business Club is geared towards providing dynamic support for networking of small and medium Enterprises and local corporate customers for promotion of their products locally and across their network of thirty-three Africa markets. Mr. William stated that since its establishment in 2006, EcoBank currently has eight branches, with twenty-four ATM locations and eighty-two points of sale country-wide.
The U.N. World Health Organization convened an Emergency Committee meeting on Friday to consider the international risks of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said on Thursday.
The expert committee decided on whether to declare a "public health emergency of international concern", which would trigger more international involvement, mobilizing research and resources, Lindmeier said.
Cross section of SWASAL Executive poses with Min of Sports, Ibrahim Nyelenkeh & his Director, Ibrahim Bangura
The new Minister of Sports, Mr. Ibrahim Nyelenkeh, has assured the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) of his government and ministry continued support and partnership towards the development of sports in the country.
“SWASAL is not new to me.I want to assure you and make a commitment that our government through my ministry will continue our relationship with you and the good marriage between us will continue stronger," Nyelenkeh said during a courtesy call by SWASAL on Wednesday, 16th May 2018, at his office at Bishop House in Freetown.
The government of Sierra Leone has been dragged to a regional court over a 2015 ban on pregnant school girls returning to the classroom after delivery.
United States-based Equality Now (EN), Gambia based Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and others filed the case before the Economic Community for West Africa States (ECOWAS) court in the Nigerian capital Abuja.