NEC Projects 98% Government Funding for FY 2021

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has projected that the Government of Sierra Leone will have to provide 98 percent of the commission’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. The Executive-Director of NEC William A. Davies made this disclosure during the ongoing budget process at the Ministry of Finance in Freetown. He said…

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Budget Director Cautions SLBC

The Director of National Budget in the Ministry of Finance Mr Tasima Jah has cautioned the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Cooperation (SLBC) to tailor their Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget to programs they’ve already started in FY 2020. Mr. Jah made this clarion call on Friday 9th October during the ongoing…

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Chief Justice justifies Le 22 Billion Financial Plan

The Chief Justice of the Judiciary of Sierra Leone Justice Babatunde Edwards has on Thursday 8th October 2020 during the ongoing budget process at the Ministry of Finance presented a budget estimate of Le 22,053,000,000.00 for the Fiscal Year 2021. “Supreme Court Le 2,612,100,000.00, The Court of appeal Le 541,000,000.00,…

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MoPED Requests Le 20Bn for FY 2021

The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development (MoPED) has proposed Le 20.074.8 Billion for expenditure and budget for the Fiscal Year 2021. This request was made on Tuesday 6th September 2020 during the ongoing FY 2021 budget process at the Ministry of Finance Main Conference Hall in Freetown. According to…

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Finance Minister Projects Major Policy Shifts in FY 2021 Budget

The Minister of Finance Honourable Jacob Jusu Saffa has stated that the government intends to make major policy shifts in the area of agriculture, teenage pregnancy, health system, recurrent spending among others. The Minister made this disclosure on Thursday 1st October 2020 during the formal commencement of the Fiscal Year…

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Government kicks-off the Rehabilitation of 41 Critical Roads

The Government of Sierra Leone represented by the Minister of Finance Hon. Jacob Jusu Saffa, Minister of Works and Public Assets and the Director-General of Sierra Leone Roads Authority has on Wednesday 9th September 2020 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with several road construction companies for the financing of forty-one…

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