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Sierra Leone Business: ACC engages Commercial Bank staff on pay no bribe campaign

Monday, July 31st, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: ACC engages Commercial Bank staff on pay no bribe campaign

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on the request of the Management of the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB) commenced anti- bribery and anti-corruption training with staff of the Bank. The training which was held in the Bank’s Conference Room 9th Floor, Christian Smith Building 29/31 Siaka Stevens Street, Freetown attracted over twenty members of the Executive[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS STRATEGY MARKETING STRATEGIES : THE KEY TO BUSINESS GROWTH FOR SMES

Monday, July 31st, 2017

The process of communicating the value of a product or service to customers  for the purpose of selling the product or service is becoming challenging for most businesses. For small and medium scale enterprises to grow and expand they need to meet the needs of their customers and offer better quality and service than their[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Former AfDB President dies

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business:  Former AfDB President dies

Former President of the African Development Bank Babacar Ndiaye, passed away at a medical facility in the Senegalese capital, Dakar on Thursday 13th July after a short illness. The 82 year old Ndiaye was an economist and is recognized for the momentum he gave to the continent’s economy during his decade in charge at the[…]

Sierra Leone Business: MANAGING A PROFITABLE BUSINESS : 20 VITAL TIPS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE MANAGERS

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: MANAGING A PROFITABLE BUSINESS : 20 VITAL TIPS FOR SMALL AND  MEDIUM SCALE MANAGERS

The popular adage says if you fail to plan you will plan to fail. No business can succeed if the owner fails to plan. This is one of the primary cause of business failure. If you want to succeed as a business manager you must take attention to every detail and manage your time and[…]

Sierra Leone Business: World’s second-largest diamond ‘too big’ to sell

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: World’s second-largest diamond ‘too big’ to sell

The world’s second-largest diamond ever found, unearthed by Canada’s Lucara Diamond in Botswana two years ago, will have to be cut after it failed to sell at a Sotheby’s auction last summer. Bidding for the now historic 1,109-carat “Lesedi La Rona,” which means “our light” in the Tswana language spoken in Botswana, stalled at around[…]

Sierra Leone Business: 709 carats diamond to be sold in August

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: 709 carats diamond to be sold in August

The National Minerals Agency has announced that it expects the 709 carats diamond to be sold this August 2017. In a release issued last week, the NMA said “Government decided to arrange a similar bidding exercise in one of the renowned diamond markets in the world, such as Antwerp or Tel Aviv and encouraged all[…]

Sierra Leone Business: UK Commits to Free Trade with SaLone after Brexit

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: UK Commits to Free Trade with SaLone after Brexit

The British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone Guy Warrington has announced that Sierra Leone “will retain tariff-free access to UK markets after the UK leaves the EU.” “This gives certainty to businesses exporting from Sierra Leone to the UK that they will continue to benefit from tariff-free exports into the UK on all goods other[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Less Businessmen visit SaLone

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

The number of visitors to Sierra Leone who have indicated that they are coming into the country to do Business have dropped. According to statistics of visitors coming in through the Lungi Airport some 12,460 visitors came into the country during the first five months of 2016. This figure has however dropped from 12,460 to[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Rwanda will proceed with the ban on used clothes despite threats by the United States

Monday, July 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Rwanda will proceed with the ban on used clothes despite threats by the United States

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has insisted that Rwanda will proceed with its plan to phase-out importation of second-hand clothes despite threats from the U.S. that the move could lead to a review of his country’s eligibility for duty-free access to the American market. President Kagame recently made the remarks while addressing a news conference moments[…]

Sierra Leone Business: World Bank announce 28year loan

Monday, July 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: World Bank announce 28year loan

The World Bank has announced a $22million loan and an $8million grant in a $30 million package that is meant to service six key sectors of the economy. The $22million loan is expected to be paid back during a long term of 28 years although the Bank is sceptical on whether all of it will[…]