Economy & Business

All change at Sierra Leone’s sea port as Bio terminates TPMS contract to end corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 February 2019: The government of Sierra Leone has been losing millions of dollars in revenue  every year from the country’s sea port at Water Quay in Freetown, because of corrupt government officials and crooked company executives. This too has robbed thousands of well-meaning citizens that are [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone iron ore mining is boosted by Sierra Leone Mining Company

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 February 2019: Sierra Leone Mining Company Ltd., is taking the lead in a new phase of mining explosion in Sierra Leone at the Marampa iron ore mines, where the country’s speaker of parliament – Dr Abass Bundu, paid a visit to gain first-hand experience of the [Read More]

Economy & Business

Vice president Jalloh boosts Sierra Leone’s tourism – cost of flights to Freetown to come down

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 February 2019: Last Tuesday, Sierra Leone’s vice president – Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh launched the country’s new tourism promotion brochure – a highly colourful and glossy publication, called the ‘Tourism In-Flight Traveltainment Magazine’. Tuesday’s launch of the Tourism In-Flight Traveltainment Magazine also marked the opening of [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone’s Accountants support president Bio’s fight against corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 February 2019: There is a saying: ‘If you want to tackle corruption successfully, then get the accountants on board’. President Bio is doing just that. Last week, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Sierra Leone (ICASL), met with president Julius Maada Bio at State House, where they [Read More]

Economy & Business

Sierra Leone Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) establishes partnership with American EPA

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 January 2019: The Executive Chairman of the Environment Protection Agency, Sierra Leone, Prof. Foday Moriba Jaward, last week met with officials of the United States Environmental Protection Agency in a move to establish a strong partnership between the two institutions. The meeting took place in the [Read More]

Economy & Business

2019 – Year of return for Africans in the Diaspora

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 January 2019: Ghana rolls out the red carpet to encourage resettlement in the motherland. In Washington, D.C., in September 2018, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo declared and formally launched the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” for Africans in the Diaspora, giving fresh impetus to the quest to [Read More]

Economy & Business

Freetown City Council steps up to combat problem of waste disposal in Freetown

Amin Kef: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 January 2019: Freetown City Council has installed street rubbish collection bins across the capital Freetown, to help combat the problem of waste collection and disposal. Speaking on Radio Democracy FM 98, Mayor Aki-Sawyer said garbage collectors will be collecting garbage from houses and take [Read More]

Economy & Business

SLIEPA briefs Whitaker Group and Invest Africa about sierra Leone investment potential

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 January 2019: Last Tuesday, senior officials of the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA), met with representatives of the Whitaker Group from Washington DC and Invest Africa from London, to discuss the many investment opportunities that Sierra Leone offers. Both Whitaker Group and Invest [Read More]