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Sierra Leone Business: PRA certifies ten petroleum operators

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: PRA certifies ten petroleum operators

Ten Petroleum Operators have been certified by the Petroleum Regulatory Agency after fulfilling their registration process according to the new regulations. The Executive Chairman of the Petroleum Regulatory Agency (PRA) Dan Mason said they have struggled through the transition from a unit to an agency rolling out of registration and issuance of license. He said[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Keystone Bank Limited sold for $81.5million

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Keystone Bank Limited sold for $81.5million

The Asset Management Company of Nigeria, (AMCON), has in a statement released in Nigeria, announced the sale of Keystone Bank to a consortium of investors. The statement, which was signed by AMCON’s Head of Corporate Communications Jude Nwauzor said that “it is pleased to announce Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited and Riverbank Investment Resources Limited (the[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Adonis Abboud, Isha Johansen, Charlie Haffner honored in London

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Adonis Abboud, Isha Johansen, Charlie Haffner  honored in London

Popular Sierra Leonean philanthropist, Dr. Adonis Abboud, has been honored by the Commonwealth in London.Dr. Abboud was honored  alongside renowned playwright and theatre artist, Charlie Haffner and Isha Johansen , President of Sierra Leone Football Association and the only female FA President in the African Continent and one on two in the world. Mrs. Johansen[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS NEWS THE TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION :Discovering and Raising African Entrepreneurs

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS  NEWS THE TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION :Discovering and Raising African Entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is a non-profit organization committed to the development of entrepreneurship  through Training, mentoring, networking and funding of start-ups on the African continent. It was established in 2010 in Lagos Nigeria to encourage and empower entrepreneurs, promote thought leadership and create an integrated entrepreneurial ecosystem that drives African entrepreneurship. Since it[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Action aid & Labour Congress on Tax justice for women

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Action aid & Labour Congress on Tax justice for women

Women in Sierra Leone are calling for fair taxation to improve progress in the national tax system by shifting from indirect taxes such as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that affects water and electricity and other essential goods. They called for reviewing of tax treaties Sierra Leone has with other nations that undermines it[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Petrol Leone imports 75% of all petroleum products

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Petrol Leone imports 75% of all petroleum products

Petrol Leone one of the new oil companies in the country currently imports 75% of all petroleum products and supplies all major oil marketers in Sierra Leone. According to the Operations Manager of Petrojetty Abdulai Suma, Petrol Leone is a subsidiary of Petro Jetty, which manages the Kissy oil refinery. The Government of Sierra Leone[…]

Sierra Leone Business: 709.48 carat Diamond to be sold by International Tender

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: 709.48 carat Diamond to be sold by International Tender

Pastor Emmanuel Momoh who discovered the 709.48 carats diamond says he intends to use proceeds from its sale for the development of his business, family and Kono District. Pst. Momoh said his workers found the diamond in his mining pit in Koryandu village. Realizing the diamond was a huge discovery he informed Paramount Chief Paul[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Sierra Leone Microsite Investor’s Guide launched

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Sierra Leone Microsite Investor’s Guide launched

The second edition of Sierra Leone’s Investor’s Guide has been launched to improve investor confidence in Sierra Leone following the Ebola crisis by presenting an independent, private sector perspective on the country’s investment landscape‎. The launching was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Tuesday March 14, 2017 The microsite investor’s guide was created by[…]

Sierra Leone Business: UMC church to Open University

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: UMC church to Open University

The Resident Bishop of the United Methodist Church, Bishop Dr. John K. Yambasu has in his episcopal address to more than 300 members of the UMC Family at the 137th Annual Session of the Conference held at the First United Methodist Church in Makeni disclosed plans for the formal opening of a United Methodist University.[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS CLINIC 10 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS TO PREVENTBUSINESS FAILURE FOR START-UPS

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS CLINIC 10 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS TO PREVENTBUSINESS FAILURE FOR START-UPS

Everyday thousands of Sierra Leoneans make the decision to start their own small or medium scale enterprises (SMEs). This could be a very interesting and daunting venture especially for those who may not have experience in either starting or managing a business. According to a recent report from the World Bank the majority of small[…]