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Sierra Leone News: 4 companies relinquish Oil blocks in Sierra Leone

Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: 4 companies relinquish Oil blocks in Sierra Leone

The Sierra Leone Petroleum Director has said that four oil companies have relinquished their oil exploration blocks in Sierra Leone due to none commercial viability of the blocks. The Director General of the Petroleum Directorate disclosed that the four companies decided to relinquish their blocks because the exploration results indicated non-commercial viability of the blocks.[…]

Sierra Leone News: Insons sets up Sierra Leone first Internet Market

Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Insons sets up Sierra Leone first Internet Market

One of the leading importers and distributors of quality household and consumer electronics (Ishwarnarwani and sons) – INSONS, yesterday did a press launch of its online store (www.insons.net) at Radisson Blu, Aberdeen. Speaking at the ceremony, INSONS Chief Executive Officer (CEO) DilipNarwaw said “we are taking one step forward to upgrade the present trade scenario[…]

Sierra Leone News: US Embassy assures Petroleum Directorate of support

Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: US Embassy assures Petroleum Directorate of support

The Ambassador of the United States of America in Sierra Leone John Hoover has assured the Petroleum Directorate of his Government commitment and determination to upgrade the data management of the institution for effective performance. He was speaking during a meeting held with the management and staff of the petroleum directorate at Hill Station in[…]

Sierra Leone News: AML’s Frank Timis Faces Investor Anger as Miner Implodes

Friday, June 19th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: AML’s Frank Timis Faces Investor Anger as Miner Implodes

There have been two sides to Frank Timis’s career since he fled Nicolae Ceausescu’s brutal dictatorship in Romania as a teenager over 30 years ago. There’s the story of a swashbuckling natural resources investor with blue-chip backers like BlackRock Inc. and Capital Group who amassed a fortune developing projects including a $2.5 billion iron ore[…]

Sierra Leone News: Waste to Wealth Entrepreneurship becomes a thriving business in Bo

Friday, June 19th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Waste to Wealth Entrepreneurship becomes a thriving business in Bo

Waste materials from households have become a thriving business for some entrepreneurs in Bo Town by making use of every waste material and turning them into useful items. The waste to wealth entrepreneurs are making different kinds of products for the market ranging from handbags made out of plastic sachets, bio charcoal briquetting, pots made[…]

Sierra Leone News: ADB approves Le230m for Mountain Rural Women Gardeners

Friday, June 19th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: ADB approves Le230m for Mountain Rural Women Gardeners

The African Development Bank (ADB) has approved Le 230m funding for Mountain Rural women gardeners to increase their production for maximum income generation. The project was recently approved by the Bank through the African Women in Business initiative which is aimed at empowering African women to undertake business ventures. Another project was also approved for[…]

Sierra Leone News: Farmers urged to grow Organic food for increased production

Friday, June 19th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Farmers urged to grow Organic food for increased production

Agriculturist Charles E Boyle in Bo, has urged farmers to grow organic food to increase production and achieve food self-sufficiency warning that the rampant usage of chemical fertilizers will destroy the soil. He believes, compact nutrients for fertilizers from waste materials from the kitchen and households should be buried in the ground for three months.[…]

Sierra Leone News: PRESSD launches Renewable Energy Project to benefit 85,000 Sierra Leoneans

Friday, June 19th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: PRESSD launches Renewable Energy Project to benefit 85,000 Sierra Leoneans

The Promotion of Renewable Energy Services for Social Development in Sierra Leone PRESSD-SL a project funded by the European Union was official launched yesterday in Segbwema Kailahun District through increased access to renewable, affordable and sustainable energy services for the rural population in Sierra Leone. In partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone through the[…]

Sierra Leone News: MRC Commences Refurbishment of Salone Museum

Friday, June 19th, 2015

The Monuments and Relics Commission (MRC) commenced the refurbishment of the Sierra Leone National Museum at the Cotton Tree, Freetown. This is part of the MRC mandate which is by an Act of Parliament to administer and maintain Sierra Leone’s National Museums (the Sierra Leone National Museum and the National Railway Museum) The refurbishment which[…]

Sierra Leone News: FBNBANK NOW OFFERS MONEYGRAM SERVICES

Friday, June 19th, 2015

consumers of money transfer services in freetown can now enjoy easy, accessible and safe money transfer services from fbnbank (sl) ltd. fbnbank which started operations in sierra leone in april, 2015 and followed it up at the heels of its opening with the launch of a high profile and revolutionary savings account product, first savings[…]