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[Interview] Sadia Sisay, founder of Africa-focused lingerie line, beingU
12-01-2017 | 10:27:00
47 year old Sadia Sisay is a Sierra Leonean-born British entrepreneur who moved to the UK from Sierra Leone at 16, trained as a cancer nurse and worked in the pharmaceutical industry until 2008 when she left and decided start her own business, becoming the proud founder of beingU.
Sierra Leone receives telecommunication and e- governance program from ECOWAS for implementation
11-01-2017 | 22:17:46
An ECOWAS supported telecommunication project has been handed over to Sierra Leone for further implementation as the country seeks to build its telecommunication network after the civil strife.
Sierra Leone invests $11 million in upgrading electricity network
05-01-2017 | 14:13:15
Sierra Leone is on course for an upgraded electricity network thanks to an $11 million project which concentrated on transmission, distribution and generation.
British-Sierra Leonean Entrepreneur, Sadia Sisay, Launches Lingerie StartUp, beingU
22-12-2016 | 08:30:00
47 year old Sadia Sisay is a Sierra Leonean born British woman who believes that who people are is more important than what they have done.
Liberia starts expansion of Roberts International Airport to sate growing demand
28-11-2016 | 11:24:42
Sierra Leone is set to have a new passenger terminal building and a rehabilitated runaway at the Roberts International Airport following a groundbreaking ceremony by the country’s president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
KLM to fly to Sierra Leone and Liberia from 2017
23-11-2016 | 16:07:35
Dutch airline Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij (KLM) has confirmed that it will start operating its flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Monrovia in Liberia at the start of the new 2017 summer schedule.
[Siera Leone] Government mulls removing fuel subsidies to increase revenue stream
31-10-2016 | 15:22:28
The government of Sierra Leone is contemplating removing subsidies on all petroleum products according to the National Petroleum Regulatory Agency.
AOG transfers ownership of pioneering bioethanol and green electricity operation in Sierra Leone
03-10-2016 | 10:56:00
AOG announces that it has transferred 75.1% ownership of Addax Bioenergy, its sugarcane bioethanol and renewable electricity operation in Makeni, Sierra Leone, to a group of investors led by Sunbird Bioenergy Africa Limited.
Three African Renewable Energy Projects Announced as Winners of the USD7m Access Co-Development Facility Prize
27-06-2016 | 09:59:00
Three projects from Nigeria, Madagascar, and Sierra Leone, fought off fierce competition from almost 100 entries to win a share of US$7million prize. The prize also includes a package of technical support designed to bring their renewable energy projects to life.
[Nigeria] Med-View Airline Plans West African Expansion to Freetown, others
19-04-2016 | 12:09:00
One of Nigerian major carriers, Med-View Airline, has unveiled plans to make its Accra, Ghana operations, which it launched in September 2014.
Solar Park Freetown Project: Sierra Leone has made a number of critical steps to commence the implementation of the Solar
24-03-2016 | 10:11:00
The Government of Sierra Leone represented by the Ministry of Energy/Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 09, 2016 is pleased to announce that Sierra Leone has made a number of critical steps to commence the implementation of the Solar Park Freetown Project.
Orange to acquire Airtel’s subsidiaries in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone
18-01-2016 | 12:04:00
Orange and Bharti Airtel International have signed an agreement leading to Orange’s acquisition of Airtel’s operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone.
Airtel Kenya offering flat rate for roaming across Africa
26-10-2015 | 11:53:00
Airtel customers can now enjoy flat and affordable rates for its customers travelling across Airtel’s Africa countries, after the introduction of “One Airtel.”
Kenya Airways cleared for direct Sierra Leone flights to its network
25-09-2015 | 16:04:41
Kenya Airways has been cleared by the Kenyan Government to resume direct flights to Sierra Leone and from the country to its network following a ban last year due to the breakout of the Ebola Virus Disease.
GTBank Sierra Leone wins International Award - Recognized for Excellence & Leadership
30-07-2015 | 12:10:00
Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with the recognition of its subsidiary Bank in Sierra Leone for the 2015 Excellence & Leadership Awards organized by the Global Trade Leaders´ Club in Madrid, Spain
IFC looks to expand telecommunications;invests in Africell
28-07-2015 | 13:34:50
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced that it will invest $35 million in telecom operator, Africell, to support the expansion and upgrade of mobile networks in Gambia, the DRC, Sierra Leone and Uganda.
Franklyn Jumu: African Banks; Ensuring Africa’s resources work for Africa – its natural resources, its capital markets and its domestic revenues
08-06-2015 | 09:31:00
Africa competes for capital with other parts of the world. A stable continent is the absolute prerequisite for this. The Banking industries mandate requires them to minimize the risks of doing business for Africans and foreign investors alike.
Kenya Airways resumes Freetown flights
03-06-2015 | 13:10:00
Kenya Airways is to resume its routine flights to Freetown on Tuesday, Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Transport and Aviation has said.
Airtel Sierre Leone supports education at N’Jala University
22-05-2015 | 12:09:00
Airtel has supported N’jala University the 2nd largest University in the country to commemorate its 10th Convocation ceremony. Last year, due to the Ebola outbreak the institution could not hold this event.
[Sierra Leone] Air France resumes services to Freetown
13-05-2015 | 14:38:38
As from 30 June 2015, Air France is resuming services to Freetown with three weekly frequencies from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
Inigmah launches in Sierra Leone - makes key Appointment of Country Head
12-05-2015 | 10:38:00
Video On Demand, IPTV & e-commerce experts - Inigmah, have successfully launched in Sierra Leone as part of their aggressive African expansion.
First Bank Expands African Footprint: Unveils FBNBank Sierra Leone
15-04-2015 | 12:32:00
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc unviels FBNBank Sierra Leone, formerly registered as International Commercial Bank (ICB).
UNICEF and Bharti Airtel expand collaboration across 17 Africa countries
19-02-2015 | 11:35:00
UNICEF and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, have entered a partnership agreement to expand their collaboration across 17 countries in Africa. The partnership aims at improving Africa’s population access to health and education-related information whilst pushing forward various innovative projects supported by UNICEF.
CDC and Standard Chartered Bank commit to support increased lending to businesses in Sierra Leone
10-02-2015 | 13:22:00
CDC Group plc, the UK’s development finance institution, and Standard Chartered Bank have announced a risk participation agreement that will support new working capital lending of up to US$50 million to businesses in Sierra Leone.
UBA Commits $1million to the Ebola Fight; Elumelu urges corporate Africa to take up the challenge
12-11-2014 | 12:12:03
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Board Chairman, Tony O Elumelu, has announced the donation of $1million, to assist the fight against Ebola, currently present in three West African countries, where UBA does business: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
GTBank’s SME MarketHub wins the 2014 Product Leadership Frost & Sullivan Award
04-11-2014 | 12:38:00
Foremost African Banking Group; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been announced as the winner of the “2014 Product Leadership Award” at the 2014 Frost and Sullivan Excellence In Best Practices Awards Banquet that held on Thursday, 30th October, 2014 at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, Monaco, France.
IBM Launches Humanitarian Initiatives to Help Contain Ebola Outbreak in Africa
27-10-2014 | 13:49:00
IBM has launched several initiatives to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa. They include a citizen engagement and analytics system in Sierra ...
Carlos Lopes to visit Ebola-affected countries
23-10-2014 | 10:58:00
Amidst the ongoing global efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes ...
GSK update on current development status of the GSK/NIH Ebola vaccine candidate
20-10-2014 | 10:42:00
With the Ebola crisis in west Africa continuing, GSK is working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO), regulators and other partners to respond ...
African Development Bank to launch further Ebola crisis response projects, this time with the AU and ECOWAS
17-10-2014 | 11:22:00
The African Development Bank launched a mission to Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Ethiopia on Thursday, October 16 to set up further projects in its support ...