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Sierra Leone Business: 220 exhibitors participates in 2017 Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: 220 exhibitors participates in 2017 Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair

The Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture on Wednesday 5th April , 2017, opened its annual Local and International Trade Fair and Exhibition at the Presidential lounge, Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. The event brought together a host of exhibitors, some of whom travelled from other West African countries to participate in this[…]

Sierra Leone Business: UTB gets $6m from Islamic Corporation for Development

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: UTB gets $6m from Islamic Corporation for Development

Following extensive discussions and due diligence activities over the last six months, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector subsidiary of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved a Line of Credit in an amount of US$6,000,000 (six million USDollars) for the lending operations of Union Trust Bank[…]

Sierra Leone Business: UBA Grows Profit Before Tax By 32%

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: UBA Grows Profit Before Tax By 32%

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, the pan-African financial services group, operating in 19 African countries, has released its audited 2016 full year results, showing significant growth in gross earnings and profits, an attestation to its resilience, enhanced productivity and geographic diversification, evident in the impressive contribution from its African subsidiaries. The Group recorded an[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Nigeria Controls 40 Percent of Trade in Ecowas

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Economic Commission of West African States, ECOWAS, yesterday, said that Nigeria was a major beneficiary of ECOWAS Trade Liberisation Scheme, ETLS, stressing that it controllied more than 40 percent of trade in the region. The Customs Director, ECOWAS Commission, Aissata Koffi, made this known at a workshop on the ETLS organized by Deloitte in[…]

Sierra Leone Business: KLM returns to Sierra Leone and Liberia

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: KLM returns to Sierra Leone and Liberia

The Royal Dutch airline, KLM, has resumed flights to Freetown (SL) and Monrovia (Liberia) after 21 years. On Sunday 26th March 2017 the flag carrier of the Netherlands, arrived at the Freetown International Airport, with 110 passengers on board. The last KLM flight left Lungi Airport on 25th December 1996. The new KLM arrangement provides[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Stranded Sierra Leonean ARIK staff abandoned

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Stranded Sierra Leonean ARIK staff abandoned

The emotional distress being meted out to four Sierra Leoneans who were attached to ARIK Airlines seems never ending, as the staff claim they are now being roundly abused and threatened. The four staff members though allegedly on a training course have been with ARIK Airlines for over two years. Agreements to pay them an[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS NEWS HOW TO START AND MANAGE A SUPERMARKET

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS  NEWS HOW TO START AND MANAGE A SUPERMARKET

Supermarkets enjoy some of the most stable revenue streams of all business types because, while various consumer tastes and trends fluctuate, the demand for groceries and basic household items is fairly constant. For this reason, starting a supermarket chain can prove to become a strong and lucrative investment for some time to come. A Supermarket,[…]

Sierra Leone Business: NaCSA/ WORLD BANK INCREASE BENEFIT LEVEL OF CASH TRANSFER BENEFICIARIES IN NINE OPERATING DISTRICTS

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: NaCSA/ WORLD BANK INCREASE BENEFIT LEVEL OF CASH TRANSFER BENEFICIARIES IN NINE OPERATING DISTRICTS

The Project Officer, IEC, NaCSA, Sentho Kargbo, has announced during a sensitization campaign in beneficiary communities that NaCSA with support from the World Bank has increased the benefit level of unconditional cash transfers from Le. 195, 000 to Le 250, 00 per household per quarter. Beneficiary households she said are expected to use the monies[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Radisson Blu trains bartenders

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Radisson Blu trains bartenders

The brand Ambassador of Fabbri 1905 has completed training of ten bartenders at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel in Freetown for effective customer satisfaction. In mid-March with a bag full of pastes, syrups, lots of ideas and experience, Ross Snowden The Brand Ambassador of Fabbri 1905 came to train the excited bar team of[…]

Sierra Leone Business: 709.48 Carats diamond to be auctioned after 5th April

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

The 709.48-carat diamond discovered by pastor Emmanuel Momoh in Kono Eastern Sierra Leone will go up for sale by international tender after 5th April, 2017 authorities have announced. The diamond believed to be the 13th-largest rough diamond ever found, is currently available for viewing at the Bank of Sierra Leone for a week starting last[…]