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Sierra Leone Business: Elumelu at Chatham House

Monday, September 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Elumelu at Chatham House

The Pervasive Negative Narrative Around Africa is our Continent’s Greatest Challenge” Calls for urgent “reset of mindset” to attract global capital to drive job creation and reduce poverty. At a gathering of senior policymakers and development experts hosted by UK’s leading foreign policy institute, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, spoke on a panel[…]

Sierra Leone Business: WISDOM FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Monday, September 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: WISDOM FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Are you considering going into business? Or are you in one already? Here are a few tips that have helped me. They are ashes from the crucibles of my experience, they will assist your journey. Some of them may sound a bit rigid and some a bit loose, they are nonetheless what I have learnt[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Sierra Leone ranks 117 out of 130 countries – Global Human Capital Report

Monday, September 18th, 2017

The Global Human Capital Report released on Wednesday 13th September 2017 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Sierra Leone 117 out of 130 countries in the world. The term Human Capital refers to the skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to[…]

Sierra Leone Business: We will try to relocate vulnerable communities – President Koroma

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: We will try to relocate vulnerable communities – President Koroma

President Ernest Koroma on Friday told Ecobank officials who visited him for the 14th August flood at his State House Office told them that the government and its partners are working very hard to relocate vulnerable communities to avert more disasters in the future. The Ecobank group chairman who led the team Emmanuel Ikazobah told[…]

Sierra Leone Business: $30m lost in landslide… World Bank puts $82M for recovery

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: $30m lost in landslide… World Bank puts $82M for recovery

At the end of its assessment of the damage done during the 14th August disaster, The World Bank says physical damage done during the landslide and flooding is around $30million. The World Bank says it has set aside $82million to finance the recovery. The Report titled ‘Direct Disaster and Loss Assessment’ was done by a[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Ethiopian Airline bids to take over Nigeria’s Arik Air

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Ethiopian Airline bids to take over Nigeria’s Arik Air

Ethiopian Airlines has submitted a formal offer to take charge of troubled carrier Arik Air, which accounts for more than half of Nigerian air passenger traffic. “We have outlined our terms and conditions to the Nigerian government and we are waiting to see if they agree,” Esayas Wolde Mariam, Ethiopian’s managing director of international services,[…]

Sierra Leone Business: From dumping site to business centre

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: From dumping site to business centre

Bummeh is the main dumping site in the Western part of Freetown situated between Accession town and King Tom. This site has a rich history of accommodating massive rubbish that is coming from households and offices. A place which is not advisable for human movement neither dwelling purpose but now is being used as a[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS TEN REASONS WHY SMALL BUSINESSES FAIL IN AFRICA?

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS TEN REASONS WHY SMALL BUSINESSES FAIL IN AFRICA?

When you’re starting a new business, the last thing you want to focus on is failure. But if you address the common reasons for failure up front, you’ll be much less likely to fall victim to them yourself. Here are the top 10 reasons why businesses fail and tips for avoiding them. The old adage,[…]

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[…]