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Sierra Leone News: Freetown’s newest hotel opens for business

Monday, July 25th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Freetown’s newest hotel opens for business

Medrie International Hotel at Lumley Beach has opened for business with enviable and affordable rate for guests.  This is the newest hotel in Freetown. The hotel’s interior designs are breathtaking with natural lights from the wide window bars overlooking the pristine Lumley beach and the mountains of Freetown with a bird nest view of Aberdeen[…]

Sierra Leone News: UBA and Mastercard announce partnership

Monday, July 25th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: UBA and Mastercard announce partnership

United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership in which UBA will act as an issuer for MasterCard in 18 new African markets. UBA will issue Mastercard credit, debit and prepaid cards in a five year deal focused on driving financial inclusion across Africa. The partnership will also focus on increased payments infrastructure[…]

Sierra Leone News: ACET team visits Salone to strenghen TMP

Monday, July 25th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: ACET team visits Salone to strenghen TMP

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) team that is implementing the Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) in West Africa visited Freetown to evaluate progress of the programme and to seek the political support for the document to be signed into law. The three man delegation from Ghana  Bright Senam Gowonu who is the coordinator of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Agriculture Ministry to take over 52 out of 394 ABC’s in Sierra Leone

Monday, July 25th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Agriculture Ministry to take over 52 out of 394 ABC’s in Sierra Leone

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Professor Patrick Monty Jones revealed to the press that the ministry will support 52 out of the 394 Agric Business Centres (ABC’s) built across the country. The reduction of support for the country ABC’s from the 394 to  52 or 13.2 percent is to make them more efficient[…]

Sierra Leone News:I will defend every single penny in Skye Bank – CEO Peter

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:I will defend every single penny in Skye Bank – CEO Peter

The Chief Executive Officer of Skye Bank Sierra Leone Limited, Falohun Remi Peter, has assured his numerous customers that despite the recent shake-up with his Nigerian counterpart, they in Sierra Leone are stable and firm in their operations. Speaking to Journalists past Friday, the CEO described the social media report as malicious and that the[…]

Sierra Leone News:Sorghum Farmers call on NRA to Implement the 2016 Finance Act

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:Sorghum Farmers call on NRA to Implement the 2016 Finance Act

Sorghum farmers are asking the National Revenue Authority (NRA) to implement the 2016 Finance Act as the Sierra Leone Brewery Limited (SLBL) has reduced its demand for the product, Chairman of the Sierra Leone Sorghum farmers Denis Jusu said. Sorghum farmers produce about 1,250 metric tons or 25,000 bags a year, and this year Brewery[…]

Sierra Leone News:SLIEPA on Post Ebola Economic Recovery

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:SLIEPA on Post Ebola Economic Recovery

The Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA) has updated the media on strides it is taking to promote investment for economic growth as part of their post ebola economic recovery plans. The Chief Executive Officer of SLIEPA Raymond Gbekie said since the end of Ebola the institution has been working with development partners[…]

Sierra Leone News:Ned Oil Exports Over 20 Containers of Palm Oil to Europe

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:Ned Oil Exports  Over 20 Containers of Palm Oil to Europe

Ned Oil a Dutch company engaged in palm oil investment in Yele has exported over 20 containers of palm oil and the company will export more by the end of the year, Abubakarr Daramy, head of public relations in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security said in an interview. The company hopes to reach[…]

Sierra Leone News:2015 was challenging for Brewery with almost Le50.billion loss

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone News:2015 was challenging for Brewery with almost Le50.billion loss

The Sierra Leone Brewery has held their 53rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) with shareholders of the company at their Wellington Industrial Estate in Freetown reporting the net profit declined to a loss of Le50.billion compared to a loss of Le 33.9 million in 2014. The company has not recorded profit for the past ten years[…]

Sierra Leone News: 4 Containers of Honey to be shipped to the US

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: 4 Containers of Honey to be shipped to the US

Melo Africa targets to export 10 containers of pure Bee honey to the United States this year from 3  in 2015,Amara Mewa, General Manager of Melo Africa said in an interview. The company is shipping 4 twenty feet containers of pure Bee honey to the United States of America in the next couple of days.[…]