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The Government of Sierra Leone and Sherbro Alliance Partners forge alliance to deliver economic prosperity to Sherbro Island

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) and Sherbro Alliance Partners are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on a strategic partnership for the development of a new charter city, Sherbro Island City, located on Sherbro Island on the southern coast of Sierra Leone. Sherbro Island […]

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How infrastructure and energy are key to a new economic journey in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) (By Koketso Lediga, Managing Director, Infra-Afrika Advisory)

By Koketso Lediga, Managing Director, Infra-Afrika Advisory The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country, is known for being a tough place to do business but also one of unexploited economic potential. Although the co…

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Tanzania Urged Not to Deport Refugees to Burundi

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency is urging Tanzania’s government not to forcibly deport tens of thousands of Burundian political refugees to their home country, where it says their lives would be at risk. The countries signed a bilateral agreement in …

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Secretary-General Appoints Zia Choudhury of Bangladesh United Nations Resident Coordinator in Botswana

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Zia Choudhury of Bangladesh as the UN Resident Coordinator in Botswana, with the host Government’s approval.With 25 years of experience in development and humanitarian work, Mr. Choudhury …