Someone once said tis better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Don’t know who said it but is’s true today as it is in developing countries and indeed the pre-revolution. Still people are left without long-term solutions to conduct personal and professional affairs at night. Oh sure I’ve seen the random generators chugging out at night (requiring fuel pilfered from who knows where) but then we’re talking about micro-businesses who still need their small pharma, personal electronics and indeed food. To be sure there are alternatives emerging such as chem-lights as well as solar powered equipment and indeed the old fashioned tandoors (intended for cooking… but anymore port in a storm… it at least re-ignites new light sources.
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
In the Financial Sector, Government through the efforts of the National Commission for Privatization and the Bank of Sierra Leone has recapitalized the Rokel Commercial Bank, and, NASSIT had invested Le19bn in the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank ’s equity to bring them in conformity with prescribed regulatory framework.
The Bank of Sierra Leone continues to promote financial sector development by providing the appropriate regulatory framework to enable the use of a new generation of financial instruments and types of transaction such as mobile financial services.