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Sierra Leone News: ACC to investigate past Rokel and SL Commercial Bank administrations

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: ACC to investigate past Rokel and SL Commercial Bank administrations

On Tuesday, 20th January 2015, the Anti-Corruption Commission at its Gloucester Street office, played host to three leading institutions that strive to uphold integrity among financial intermediaries. Sequel to alleged corrupt transactions at Rokel Commercial Bank (RCB), heads of the Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and the National Commission for[…]

Sierra Leone News: Fuel sellers cry as …Petrol Price drops by Le750

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Fuel sellers cry as …Petrol Price drops by Le750

The pump price of fuel is expected to be lowered today by Le750 from Le4,500 to Le3,750. This is about the third time in the history of the ‘Petroleum Pricing Formula’ that the price of fuel has been officially reduced in Sierra Leone. This comes as the world market price for fuel dropped by about[…]

Sierra Leone News: Ebola: Most African Countries Avoid Major Economic Loss but Impact on Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone Remains Crippling

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The Ebola epidemic will continue to cripple the economies of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone even as transmission rates in the three countries show significant signs of slowing, according to a World Bank Group analysis on the economic impact of Ebola in Africa. The Bank Group estimates that these three countries will lose at least[…]

Sierra Leone News: Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko wins 2014 Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group “Adversity Award”

Friday, January 16th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko wins 2014 Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group “Adversity Award”

Barely seven months into operation, Five Star Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko hotel has been awarded the 2014 Carlson Rezidor Adversity Award at a Gala dinner organized by the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The award took place before Christmas in Belgium and General Manager Nuno Neves was invited to represent Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko. “I was[…]

Sierra Leone News: Europeans top visitors list

Friday, January 16th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Europeans top visitors list

Europeans have topped the least of visitors to Sierra Leone beating Africans to second place. This is evident from the figures collected by the national Tourist Board for air passengers for the first 11 months of 2014. According to the figures for arrivals through the lungi International Airport, 14,978 visitors came from Europe as against[…]

Sierra Leone News: Airtel boost Njala students with food items

Friday, January 16th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Airtel boost Njala students with food items

Airtel has made a second donation of food items to Njala University students at Mokonde campus for students who are unable to go home due to the Ebola outbreak in their Towns and Villages. These students have been staying on campus since the outbreak of the Ebola, since most of the districts where they came[…]

Sierra Leone News: For end of service benefits Workers decry Timis Mining

Friday, January 16th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: For end of service benefits Workers decry Timis Mining

Employees of the former London Mining Company (LMC) which went into administration late last year have written a letter to the Minister of labour appealing for his intervention in securing their end of service benefits from their new employers Timis Mining Company (TMC). In the letter, the aggrieved workers claim that after LMC had gone[…]

Sierra Leone News: Sula Iron & Gold expects updated valuation of Sierra Leone project by the middle of next month

Friday, January 16th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Sula Iron & Gold expects updated valuation of Sierra Leone project by the middle of next month

Sula Iron & Gold expects updated valuation of Sierra Leone project by the middle of next month The maiden resource estimate, published in December, was the culmination of two years’ hard work and was delivered on time and on budget. Sierra Leone-focused Sula Iron & Gold (LON:SULA) said it expects to receive a revised valuation[…]

Sierra Leone News: Rokel sails stormy waters

Saturday, January 10th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Rokel sails stormy waters

On the 31st December 2014 the Governor of the Central Bank Momodu L. Kargbo issued a press release quoting sec 36 of the Bank of Sierra Leone Act of 2011 which provides that “the Bank shall be responsible for the regulation, licensing, registration and supervision, including the imposition of remedial measures and administrative sanctions, of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Tourism drops nearly 13%

Saturday, January 10th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Tourism drops nearly 13%

The number of visitors who came in through the Lungi airport during the first 11 months of 2014 dropped by about 13%. These travellers who had to fill in forms indicating the purpose of their visit to the country said they were coming for holidays. In January 2014 some 1,532 visitors came in by air[…]