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Sierra Leone Business: Total Nomination fees for 2018 elections

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

All 14 registered political parties wanting to contest the 2018 elections will have to come up with one billion, nine hundred and seventy six million Leones (Le1,976,000,000) to field candidates in all positions. This is according to the 2012 statutory instruments which had put the nomination fees for presidential candidates at Le100 million; Le10 million[…]

Sierra Leone Business: “King of Diamonds” buys “Peace” diamond

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

The 709 carat “Peace” diamond was on Monday 4th December bought by a British Billionaire for $6.5 million during an auction in New York. According to Martin Rappaport who handled the sale, seven bids were submitted and the one by Laurence Graff a British billionaire jeweller was successful. The Israeli diamond magnate Martin Rappaport says[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Ecobank reaches for clean, safe drinking water

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Universal access to safe drinking water is a fundamental need and human right. Securing access for all would go a long way in reducing illness and death, especially among children. “Since 2000, 1.4 billion people have gained access to basic drinking water services, such as piped water into the home or a protected dug well.[…]

Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS WASTE TO WEALTH: AMAZING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN THE WASTE MANAGEMENT BUSINESS (Part 1)

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Chucks lives in Lagos Nigeria one of the fastest growing cities in the world today with a population of about 20 million. The city produces tons of garbage daily making it a lucrative opportunity for those in the waste clearing business. He always wanted to run his own business, but didn’t develop a passion for[…]

Sierra Leone Business: Air passengers drop by 48,000

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Air passengers drop by 48,000

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

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: NPAA, partners discuss revenue sharing policy

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

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Peace Diamond (709-carat) Goes on Auction today in New York

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

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: NMA to revoke Gerald Metals Sierra Leone Mining Company license

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

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: Bongo with Orange this Christmas

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

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Business: START-UP BUSINESS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN LIVESTOCK BUSINESS

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[…]