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10/11/2010 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, approved on Tuesday, 9 November 2010 in Tunis, a USD 7.8-million (UA 5 million) grant to the West African Monetary Institute (WAMI), to cover the additional cost arising from the extension of the institute’s project to Liberia.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Economic & Financial Governance


15/12/2009 - The African Development Bank-backed Bumbuna hydropower plant meant to provide electricity to Sierra Leonians and thus boost the economy was inaugurated on November 6, 2009. For Samuel Onwona, Resident Representative of the African Development Bank in Freetown, Bumbuna will bring down the cost of business in the country with a much cheaper, sustainable and reliable source of energy.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Energy & Power, Fragility & Resilience


17/06/2009 - The Africa Development Fund’s (ADF) Board of Directors has approved a US$ 40.65 million (UA 26.26) million to finance the upgrading of the strategic Lungi-Port Loko road link in Sierra Leone.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Transport


15/05/2009 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and the government of Sierra Leone have signed a 10-million Units of Account (US$ 15.4 million) grant agreement to finance the country’s Economic Governance Reform Programme (EPRG).

Categories: Sierra Leone, Economic & Financial Governance


06/05/2009 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group held their regular sessions on Wednesday in Tunis, where they approved over US$ 235 million to finance operations in Sierra Leone, Kenya, DRC, and Rwanda.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Financial Crisis


22/01/2009 - Sierra Leone has qualified for Fragile States Facility resources, worth 72.47 million units of account (US$ 112 million), following the approval of the Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Tuesday, January 21, 2009, in Tunis.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Fragility & Resilience


08/10/2008 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, on Wednesday in Tunis approved a loan of 10.30 million Units of Account (UA*), approximately US$ 16 million, to finance the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Sierra Leone.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Energy & Power


05/08/2008 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and the West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) on Monday, in Tunis, signed a grant agreement of 14 million Units of Account (UA*), equivalent to US$ 23 million, to finance the West African Monetary Zone Payment System Development project, which aims at creating a single currency in the sub-region by standardizing the payment systems in The Gambia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Categories: Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Regional Integration


31/01/2008 - The Bank Group on Wednesday, January 30, 2008, in Freetown participated in the launch of the Strengthening District Health Services Project which aims at improving access to quality health care in five districts in the country, namely; Bonthe, Port Loko, Bo, Kenema and Tonkolili. The project will also enhance the institutional capacity of the country’s ministry of health and sanitation.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Health, Human Capital Development


08/08/2007 - The African Development Bank Group’s Resident Representative in Sierra Leone, Mrs. Margaret Kilo on Tuesday in Freetown, presented her Letters of Appointment to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Momodu Koroma.

Categories: Sierra Leone


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