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Sierra Leone Business: John Sisay fights back as … Iluka says it went into acquisition with “Eyes Open”

Monday, August 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: John Sisay fights back as … Iluka says it went into acquisition with “Eyes Open”

APC presidential candidate hopeful John Bonoh Sisay has issued a straight denial against bribery allegations which surfaced last week in the International media saying “I categorically deny the allegation that I oversaw the payments of bribes, whether in the form of payment of travel costs or otherwise, in order to secure mining licences.” The allegations[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Oversight head for SL appointed to Standard Chartered’s Board

Monday, August 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Oversight head for SL appointed to Standard Chartered’s Board

The Head of Retail Banking at Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited with oversight responsibilities for West Africa (Sierra Leone, Nigeria, The Gambia, Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroun) Mr Henry Baye has been appointed a Director in the Board of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana. According to the Daily Graphic of Ghana, Mr Baye started his banking career[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS Small Scale Manufacturing STARTING A TOOTHPASTE PRODUCTION BUSINESS

Monday, August 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS Small Scale Manufacturing STARTING A TOOTHPASTE PRODUCTION BUSINESS

Do you want to become an industrialist? Do you need ideas on how to start a small scale manufacturing business? One good thing about venturing into the manufacturing sector is that you can gain higher profits than in the retail sector of the economy. Secondly, you add value to the society with respect to employment[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Qatar donates 45tons of relief items

Monday, August 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Qatar donates 45tons of relief items

The government of Qatar has donated 45 tons of assorted relief items of medical, food and clothing supplies for survivors of the August 14th mudslide and flooding at Regent and Lumley in which over 300 perished and hundreds displaced. Receiving the items, the Minister of Transport and Aviation, Lenoard Balogun Koroma said the donation is[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Foreign Travel just got more expensive as Ticket tax becomes Law

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Air Travel to foreign countries has just become more expensive with the coming into law of new taxes on tickets. According to the Finance Act 2017, which was signed in to law by President Koroma on 1st June 2017 “every person departing from Sierra Leone by ship aircraft or any other means of transport shall[…]

Sierra Leone Business: UBA’s MD/CEO celebrates 6 years in Salone

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: UBA’s MD/CEO celebrates 6 years in Salone

Mr. Ndubuisi Ejiofor, popularly known as the Commander-in-Chief of the allied UBA SIERRA LEONE army, is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of UBA SIERRA LEONE since 2011 and counting. The soft-spoken, brilliant, brutally honest and handsome gentleman hailed from the Delta State, the Southern part, of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Brexit offers Sierra Leone chance to reassess the aid relationship

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Brexit offers Sierra Leone chance to reassess the aid relationship

Brexit will undoubtedly affect the UK’s donor relationship with Sierra Leone, but this debate takes away from the crucial issue: improving trade. In the wake of its decision to leave the European Union, it is reassuring that the UK last month committed to strengthen its trade relationship with Sierra Leone and reaffirmed its £240 million[…]

Sierra Leone Business: SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES LESSONS TO LEARN FROM THE GRASS TO GRACE STORY OF NIGERIAN BILLIONAIRE SAMUAEL ADEDOYIN

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES LESSONS TO LEARN FROM THE GRASS TO GRACE STORY OF NIGERIAN BILLIONAIRE SAMUAEL ADEDOYIN

Prince Samuel Adedoyin , Chairman, Doyin Group of Companies, is everything you would wish to be in life. Providence, no doubt, has literally lavished its favour on him. Even as he just gracefully turned 80, it is evident that he still has a lot contribute to humanity. But success, greatness and fame were never thrust[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Ghana targets 5 million passengers yearly with AfDB-funded international airport expansion project

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Ghana targets 5 million passengers yearly with AfDB-funded international airport expansion project

The construction of a new terminal at Ghana’s flagship airport – Kotoka International Airport – is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of 5 million passengers. The project, funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) with a $120-million facility, will improve air transport in the country. It is[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Standard Chartered posts Le17.1b Profit Before Tax

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Standard Chartered posts Le17.1b Profit Before Tax

One of the oldest commercial banks still operating in the country – Standard Chartered Bank has posted an impressive Profit Before Tax of Le 17.1 billion for 2016. However the Bank made only a small improvement of 0.2% from its 2015 operations clocking an increase of Le44.4 million from Le17 billion in 2015 to Le17.1[…]