From Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown

Local News
In Sierra Leone, Mercury Rescues Ballanta with Le 20m
Aug 24, 2010, 17:14

Ballanta Academy of Music, situated at 27 Liverpool Street, Freetown has been presented with a cheque for Le20 million from Mercury International. The amount is an annual donation and it is to support the academyís activities for the year. The Mercury International CEO, Samir Hassanyeh basking in the aftermath of the donation says they are proud to be part of Ballanta describing it as the only Music Academy in the country.

In appreciation, Ballanta Academy which has been in existence for over a decade now, thanked Mercury for its support and were grateful that they will now be able to undertake lined up events for the year.

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