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Sierra Leone Business: Alleged over pricing of text books contract MBSSSE explains

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

There have been several media reports about the ongoing award of contracts for text books in the Ministry of Basic Senior Secondary School Education. The present issue has to do with alleged breaches of rules and procedures involving procurement No. GOSL/MBSSE/TXT-B/ICB/L1-6/2018, for the tender of Lot 3 (Sierra Leone Primary English Pupils Books 1,2,3,4,5 &[…]

Sierra Leone Business: 18-year-old innovator scores big

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: 18-year-old innovator scores big

18-year-old Alhaji Siraj Bah won 2nd place in the The Young Creative Innovation Entrepreneur in Africa competition The Anzisha Prize winner Alhaji Siraj Bah says he is the first Sierra Leonean and youngest to have participated in the award. He was fortunate to win the 2nd Prize among 20 finalists from 632 contestants in 39[…]

Sierra Leone Business: CCECC signs MOU with Works Ministry for Regent – Limkokwing Rd.

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: CCECC signs MOU with Works Ministry for Regent – Limkokwing Rd.

China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Works to construct the 3.2 KM road from Regent to Linkokwing University to complete the ring road. During the signing ceremony, the Minister of Works Raymond D’souza George said he was happy that the Chinese government has given[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Activa Insurance celebrates 3 years in Salone

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: Activa Insurance celebrates 3 years in Salone

Pan African Insurance Company Activa Insurance Sierra Leone celebrated its third year of doing successful business in the country at the Golden Tulip Kimbima hotel, Aberdeen. In his address, Managing Director Festus Awuah said they started doing business in Sierra Leone some two years ago and they have been very successful in winning customers and[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Cassava peeling mechanised

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: Cassava peeling mechanised

Each year, Fomel Industries and National Industrialization Centre (FINIC) raise the bar in the development of technologies in Agro Processing. They have added to their design the mechanization of cassava peeling. Cassava peeling is often a daunting task, especially for those who are engaged in large processing of it into a secondary product. It constitutes[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Pottery Production Techniques Transfer from China to Sierra Leone

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: Pottery Production Techniques Transfer from China to Sierra Leone

On November 2nd, 2018, the opening ceremony of the “Training Course on Pottery Production Techniques for Sierra Leone, 2018” was held at Matainkay village in Waterloo. This event marked the attendance of over 100 people, including Mr. ZHANG Xueqian, Economic and Commercial Counselor of Chinese Embassy, Mr. Sun Lingxiang, Hunan Provincial Department of Commerce, Mr.[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Entrepreneurship is the Key to Unlocking Economic Development on Our Continent,” says Tony Elumelu

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: Entrepreneurship is the Key to Unlocking Economic Development on Our Continent,” says Tony Elumelu

5,000 African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem recently convened in Lagos for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event which is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs in the world, is a unique opportunity for bringing together young business talent, creating dynamic networks and transmitting the[…]

Sierra Leone News: West African states discuss cooperation and targeting fisheries crime

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: West African states discuss cooperation and targeting fisheries crime

Representatives from West African states came together in Lomé, Togo for a regional meeting targeting fisheries crime in the containerised trade supply chain. The event was organised by the UNODC-WCO Container Control Program in cooperation with the UNODC Regional Office for West and Central Africa, and brought together 11 participants (including one woman).  A variety of[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Adesina shares vision to transform Africa through investment not aid

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: Adesina shares vision to transform Africa through investment not aid

President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the inaugural edition of the Africa Investment Forum on Thursday saying Africa was not only on the rise but Africa is on the move, referring to the continent as a destination for investments. The Africa Investment Forum is an unprecedented gathering of pension funds, Sovereign wealth funds, capital markets, project sponsors,[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Africa Investment Forum 2018: Unveiling the boardroom deals, key highlights Investment interest secured for 45 deals worth US$32 billion

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Business: Africa Investment Forum 2018: Unveiling the boardroom deals, key highlights Investment interest secured for 45 deals worth US$32 billion

The first of its kind transaction-based investment Forum in Africa, on Friday unveiled the conclusions of the boardroom sessions at the heart of the Forum, which brought together over 1,000 participants from government, the private sector, development finance institutions, commercial banks, and institutional investors such as sovereign wealth funds and pension funds. The Forum focused on[…]