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Sierra Leone News: President Koroma joins NASSIT to inspect Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

President Koroma and the management of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) have inspected the magnificent Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel at Aberdeen in Freetown. The President and his entourage were taken on a conducted tour of the hotel and its facilities,by the hotel manager Roger Crooks, who explained in detailabout the facilities[...]

Sierra Leone News: Energy Ministry Tours Charlotte, Bankasoka Hydro Projects

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Ministry of Energy yesterday  made a tour of the Charlotte Hydro Project in the morning and later drove all the way to Port Loko to familiarize themselves with the Bankasoka project. Speaking to the delegation, the Project Manager, Jianbo of Hunan Construction in charge of both Charlotte and Bankasoka, said the civil works are 80%[...]

Sierra Leone News: We believe 1 million people can lift themselves out of poverty every week for the next 16years

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has said in Washington at the 2014 Spring Meetings that he believes that they can reach their goal to end extreme poverty by 2030. In his statement at the opening press conference, Kim said “We live in a time of great contrasts, when fewer than 100 people control as[...]

Sierra Leone News: Revenue Management Bill demanded

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Development partners on Tuesday demanded for a speedy enactment of the Revenue Management Bill after being shocked by the findings of the “Losing out-Sierra Leone’s Massive Revenue Losses from Tax Incentives” and the “Taxation and Inequality in Africa” Reports. This was disclosed in a position paper presented by the Co-ordinator of National Advocacy Coalition on[...]

Sierra Leone News: Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko meeting the needs of Sierra Leone’s business boom

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

With a range of top class facilities directed at international business travellers and Freetown based business men and women, the newly opened Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko hotel is a valuable addition to Sierra Leone’s rapidly expanding business scene. “At the present time, Sierra Leone is not known for holiday tourism.  Consequently business clientele from sub-Saharan[...]

Sierra Leone News: JAPAN BOOST WFP US$500,000 TO SCALE UP NUTRITION IN SIERRA LEONE

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$500,000 contribution from the Government of Japan to support its efforts to fight malnutrition among children and nursing mothers in Sierra Leone. This donation follows the previous donation of $500,000 by Japan in August 2013 in support of scaling-up nutrition efforts. “I would like to[...]

Sierra Leone News: As LEOCEM clocks 20, Slag Cement to be introduced

Friday, April 11th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: As LEOCEM clocks 20, Slag Cement to be introduced

The sole cement manufacturing company in Sierra Leone, LEOCEM Portland Cement, a subsidiary of the Heidelberg Cement Group is expected to start the production of Slag Cement in June this year. This was revealed during the launch of the Company’s twentieth anniversary celebration on Thursday at the factory premises in Cline Town, Freetown. According to[...]

Sierra Leone News: MANTRAC set to provide power solution for Sierra Leone

Friday, April 11th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: MANTRAC set to provide power solution for Sierra Leone

MANTRAC a dealer and representative of CATERPILLER and one of the leading engineering and Power Solution providers, yesterday held a Power Solution Conference at the Bintumani Hotel in Freetown. In his address, MANTRAC Managing Director, Vincent O. Balogun, said MANTRAC had been in Sierra Leone for over 70 years providing quality equipment and services to[...]

Sierra Leone News: Nigeria overtakes South Africa as Africa’s biggest economy

Friday, April 11th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Nigeria overtakes South Africa as Africa’s biggest economy

Nigeria’s recalculated economy is worth $510 billion, by far the biggest in Africa, officials announced Sunday using long overdue revised data that gives the West African nation continental bragging rights but does little for the 70% of its citizens living in poverty. The new value of Nigeria’s GDP adds previously uncounted industries like telecommunications, information[...]

Sierra Leone News: Radisson Blu Chef happy to be in Salone

Friday, April 11th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Radisson Blu Chef happy to be in Salone

In an exclusive interview with the Chef of Radisson Blu, Mammy Yoko Hotel, Lorenzo Stride at his office in Aberdeen few days ago, the Italian Chef said Sierra Leone is the second African country that he has now worked. He said his first taste of Africa was Angola where he worked for one of the[...]