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Bid to harness the Diaspora for National Development

In a bid to harness the Diaspora for National Development, the Minister of Political and Public Affairs, Hon. Nanette Thomas has on Thursday 11th August 2016 left the shores of Sierra Leone to engage members of the Sierra Leonean community in Holland. A delegation from the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) consisting of […]

Entrepreneurship Centers

CD4D PARTICIPANT TO SET UP CENTERS FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SIERRA LEONE As the Office of Diaspora Affairs (ODA) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) continue to roll out activities of the connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D) Programme (CD4D), Abubakarr Bangura who is one of the CD4D participants has on the 26th July 2017 presented […]

ODA Receives Experts

DIASPORA AFFAIRS RECEIVES SIERRA LEONEAN EXPERTS FROM HOLLAND By Alfred Fornah The Director and other staff of the Office of Diaspora Affairs (ODA), on Monday 13th February, 2017 hosted a delegation of three including two Sierra Leonean experts from Holland at their head office at 8 Wesley Street, Freetown. The delegation was led by Mr. Mange […]

Diaspora Investments Mapping

OFFICE OF DIASPORA AFFAIRS CONCLUDES FIRST DIASPORA INVESTMENTS MAPPING By Alfred Fornah The Private Sector Unit of the Office of Diaspora Affairs (ODA) has recently completed a two week diaspora investment mapping exercise. The exercise was conducted in the Western area and some part of the North including Makeni and Mile Ninety One. This is […]