Sierra Leone

    Official development assistance to Sierra Leone increased to USD357 million in 2009, the nation’s president, Ernest Koroma, said Oct. 2.

    “This is a result of the strengthened partnership with our international partners including the European Community, the Kuwaiti Fund, the World Bank and the Islamic Development Bank and others,” Koroma told parliament, Agence France-Presse reports.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.