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Sierra Leone Business: FBC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF THE UK LAUNCHED

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: FBC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF THE UK LAUNCHED

The Fourah Bay College Alumni Association of the United Kingdom has been officially launched at an impressive ceremony held at the House of Commons in London. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Sierra Leone, Professor Ekundayo Thompson congratulated the pioneers of the new association, in particular, Mr. Magnus Cole for[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Capitol foods unveils new Juice product

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Capitol foods unveils new Juice product

Capitol Foods an indigenous beverage manufacturing companies in Kenema eastern Sierra Leone established three years ago has unveiled new set of beverages for the market ahead of the Christmas holiday. According to Mohamed Hashim the proprietor of the company they manufacture pineapple, orange, mango and apple juice at their factory in Kenema dubbed the King[…]

Sierra Leone Business: UK’s Pharmaceutical manufacturer ‘Blackburn Distribution’ adds Sierra Leone to export list

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: UK’s Pharmaceutical manufacturer ‘Blackburn Distribution’ adds Sierra Leone to export list

Nelson based health supplement manufacturer, Blackburn Distribution, has confirmed that it has added the West African nation of Sierra Leone to its ever-growing list of export countries. The country is the latest in a catalogue of 66 countries that the firm exports products to. Founded in 2004, Blackburn Distribution is a leading supplier and partner[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Air passengers drop by 48,000

Friday, December 8th, 2017

First half data of 2017 show that the volume of air passengers who came in through the Lungi International airport dropped by 48 thousand. In 2016 over the same period, there were 215 thousand (215,355) people who came into the country. With 2017 data revealing a figure of 165 thousand (165,536) this gives us a[…]

Sierra Leone Business: NPAA, partners discuss revenue sharing policy

Friday, December 8th, 2017

There are over 40 protected areas in Sierra Leone. 15 of these have been designated to be under the National Protected Area Authority (NPAA). These Protected Areas (PAs) have so many benefits among which are the monies derived, the social relationship and the traditional understanding of the laws protecting the areas says Nana Pratt, Chairperson[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Peace Diamond (709-carat) Goes on Auction today in New York

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Pastor Momoh’s 709 carat “Peace Diamond” will at 10am this morning be auctioned in New York at the Rapaport office. This sale comes in 267 days since the diamond was found on 13th March 2017 in Koryadu village, which is in Tankoro Chiefdom, in the Eastern Provincial District of Kono. The diamond has been displayed[…]

Sierra Leone Business: NMA to revoke Gerald Metals Sierra Leone Mining Company license

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The Government of Sierra Leone through the National Minerals Agency has threatened to revoke the mining license of Gerald Metals through SL Mining Company who took over operations of the Marampa Mines in Lunsar. The license had been previously operated by London Mining Company and Timis Mining Corporation with the government of Sierra Leone. Monday[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Bongo with Orange this Christmas

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Orange on Wednesday launched its end of year promotion. This year, 6 winners will have a chance to say ‘Kushe’ to the world (New York, London, Paris, Washington DC, Morocco) in this ‘Christmas bongo’ promotion. Also, customers will have a chance to win many other cash prizes, top-up and more. However, what’s unique about this[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN LIVESTOCK BUSINESS

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Livestock farming is the rearing of animals for food and for other human uses. The word ‘Livestock’ applies primarily to cattle or dairy cows, chickens, goats, pigs, horses and sheep. Today, even animals like donkeys, mules, rabbits and insects such as bees are being raised as part of livestock farming. The usefulness of livestock organs[…]

Sierra Leone Business: FBC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF THE UK LAUNCHED

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The Fourah Bay College Alumni Association of the United Kingdom has been officially launched at an impressive ceremony held at the House of Commons in London. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Sierra Leone, Professor Ekundayo Thompson congratulated the pioneers of the new association, in particular, Mr. Magnus Cole for[…]