The whole world is represented somehow in #SierraLeone to help, but the #ebola case numbers are still rising. In the midst of such a devastating crisis, people are still stealing, rampant bribery in order to bury normally or opt out of quarantine, assorted types corruption in the name of #ebola. In a crisis time like this people are only thinking of themselves? Is over 2000 dead(likely under-reported), Kingtom cemetry full not crisis enough?
Transparency International recently released some data which is very embarassing to Sierra Leone. Check here to see this depressing data http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23231318 and http://cpi.transparency.org/cpi2012/results/ My take is, we have to stand up and acknowledge that these things are happening so that we can do something about it. Isn’t that what is said in therapy, acknowledge the […]
Looking for a Sierra Leone investment opportunity? As a person living in Sierra Leone, I can say, I see opportunities everywhere in every sector: be it agriculture, mining, education, health, hospitality, you name it. Now whether these opportunities are viable rests with the individual looking to invest in Sierra Leone. For those – especially of […]
Got a business in Sierra Leone? If so you may have encountered this problem at one time or the other. I went to a women empowerment meeting sometime ago – organised by Afford SL, UNICEF and the Cheri Blair Foundation – and the aim of the meeting was to discover the main obstacles facing business […]
I’ve been wanting to post this but I’ve had problems with getting my camera connected with my laptop (lost the lead 😆 ) hence the delay. Nevertheless Business Bomba Phase II 2010/2011 was concluded in a Grand Finale on the 23rd of April amid much pomp and fanfare at the Miatta Conference Center at the […]
Just surfing the net and came across this raffle information. Event is set to take place in Maryland. Here’s the summary : In connection with Sierra Leone’s 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations , a raffle will be conducted by the Sierra Leone Future Leaders of the United States to help supports youths in Sierra Leone. According […]
After the success of the first Business Bomba Business Plan Competiion, the second edition is now underway with business plan application date closing yesterday 14th of January, 2011. A short list of 60 business plans will be made out of the total of more than 400 applications so far for intense training and finally the […]
I’ve got good news today…well actually it happened on Tuesday: I finally received my Business Registration Certificate!! BRAVO!. Feel like I’ve fought a real battle and WON but without any fanfare or trumpets! I’ll tell you why: in exchange for not succumbing to any shady tricks, I sacificed precious time. In continuation, to my previous […]