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Sierra Leone Business: Salone Sojas display farming skills and call for partners

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Salone Sojas display farming skills and call for partners

The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) has embarked on extensive commercial farming in Moyamba District with the aim to increase food production to achieve food security. The Army’s agricultural wing is currently exhibiting their harvest at the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce International Trade fair at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown, amidst[…]

Sierra Leone Business: EU gives Kenema and Kailahun 7m Euro solar grids

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: EU gives Kenema and Kailahun 7m Euro solar grids

The European Union and partners have launched two solar mini grids for rural electrification of schools, hospitals, community health centers, agricultural processing centers, rural financial institutions, households and businesses in some villages in the Kailahun and Kenema Districts. The Promotion of Renewable Energy Services for Social Development in Sierra Leone PRESSD-SL is a project funded[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Milla Group unveils new Plastic Products at Exhibition One of the country’s leading plastic manufacturers – Milla Group has showcased small, medium, big and household wares all Made in Sierra Leone at the Chamber of Commerce International Trade Fair and Exhibition. The company manufactures water tanks, PVC Pipes, Plastic Chairs and other plastic household wares for the local market. According to the Sales Manager Alieu Sesay, the water tanks can resist heat and moisture and can withstand other environmental conditions. Milla Water Tanks are made of different sizes ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 liters. They are the leading manufacturer of various types of PVC pipes for plumbing and electrical services in homes and drainages. They also produce plastic buckets, cups, bowls and other household wares, along with water, sugar, shopping and nursery bags including 1 to 5 gallons of jerry cans for petroleum and palm oil use. Employing over 200 Sierra Leoneans at the factory with some in top positions of the company, Milla Group also caters for dozens on daily hire as contractors just to create jobs to enable youths eke out a living. Their products are available in all major shops across the country, and they sell wholesale and retail at rock bottom prices at their stall at the Siaka Stevens Stadium. There is need to promote Made in Sierra Leone products which is the theme for the Chamber of Commerce exhibition, ‘Make, Buy and Sell Sierra Leone.’ Monday April 24, 2017.

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Milla Group unveils new Plastic Products at Exhibition  One of the country’s leading plastic manufacturers – Milla Group has showcased small, medium, big and household wares all Made in Sierra Leone at the Chamber of Commerce International Trade Fair and Exhibition. The company manufactures water tanks, PVC Pipes, Plastic Chairs and other plastic household wares for the local market. According to the Sales Manager Alieu Sesay, the water tanks can resist heat and moisture and can withstand other environmental conditions. Milla Water Tanks are made of different sizes ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 liters. They are the leading manufacturer of various types of PVC pipes for plumbing and electrical services in homes and drainages. They also produce plastic buckets, cups, bowls and other household wares, along with water, sugar, shopping and nursery bags including 1 to 5 gallons of jerry cans for petroleum and palm oil use. Employing over 200 Sierra Leoneans at the factory with some in top positions of the company, Milla Group also caters for dozens on daily hire as contractors just to create jobs to enable youths eke out a living. Their products are available in all major shops across the country, and they sell wholesale and retail at rock bottom prices at their stall at the Siaka Stevens Stadium. There is need to promote Made in Sierra Leone products which is the theme for the Chamber of Commerce exhibition, ‘Make, Buy and Sell Sierra Leone.’   Monday April 24, 2017.

One of the country’s leading plastic manufacturers – Milla Group has showcased small, medium, big and household wares all Made in Sierra Leone at the Chamber of Commerce International Trade Fair and Exhibition. The company manufactures water tanks, PVC Pipes, Plastic Chairs and other plastic household wares for the local market. According to the Sales[…]

Sierra Leone Business: S. Leonean promotess ‘Gender Responsive Budgeting’ at IMF Confab

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: S. Leonean promotess ‘Gender Responsive Budgeting’ at IMF Confab

Dr. Fatmata Lovetta Sesay Kebbay was recently part of eighty researchers and experts from Sub-Saharan Africa Developing Countries who took part in a high-level research seminar at the IMF, discussing innovative empirical and theoretical research on gender and macroeconomics and policy implications, with specific application to the challenges of low-income and developing countries. Dr. Sesay-Kebbay[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS 7 AMAZING WAYS TO EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS 7 AMAZING WAYS TO EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS

Starting and running a business can be interesting and challenging especially at times like these when businesses are struggling to survive and grow. Succeeding in any business depends on attracting and retaining customers regularly. Every business owner must develop marketing strategies to attract customers to continue buying their products in the midst of competition. Most[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Vitafoam unveils locally manufactured products

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Vitafoam unveils locally manufactured products

The recently established foam company located in the Hastings Community has started manufacturing different sizes and shapes of mattresses for households, hotels, hospitals and hostels and they are currently exhibiting some of the locally manufactured products at the Chamber of Commerce exhibition at the Siaka Stevens Stadium. Vitafoam Sierra Leone Limited was incorporated in August[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Freetown Farmer’s Market unveiled

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Freetown Farmer’s Market unveiled

The Maiden Freetown Farmer’s Market showcasing fresh produce from vegetable and fruit growers across Sierra Leone was held past Friday at the Radisson Blu Hotel Garden at Aberdeen. The Freetown Farmer’s Market organized by Nianda Trading Company, SOBA and Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel Freetown is aimed at creating a platform for farmers to showcase[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Hotel Africana CEO talks about eco-friendly tourism

Monday, April 24th, 2017

To further compliment Government’s effort to develop the Tourist Industry, Hotel Africana at Kambia Town in Northern Sierra Leone, has over the years contributed to the industry with a unique eco-friendly hospitality unit. In an interview with the founder and Chief Executive, Ibrahim N’jai he was asked, why and when was the idea of Hotel[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Sierra Leone exports to China grows by 44% in 2016

Monday, April 24th, 2017

“The trade between China and Sierra Leone has witnessed a continuous growth since 2002. China is one of the major trading partners of Sierra Leone” the Chinese Economic Counsellor to Sierra Leone Mr Shen Xiaokai has said. He intimated that exports to China from Sierra Leone have grown by 44.8% from last year amounting to[…]

Sierra Leone Business: LEOCEM produces 50,000 bags of cement daily

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: LEOCEM produces 50,000 bags of cement daily

The Managing Director of LEOCEM Arne Johansen has said that his company produces 50,000 bags of cement a day, which is far less than the demand of the market. Speaking at their stall at the National Stadium where a month long Trade exhibition is underway, Johansen said LEOCEM produces cement according to international standards and[…]