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BUSINESS WORLD

FIRST Giant STEP For Sierra Leone! For ‘Ernest Koroma’?
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Oswald Hanciles on May 15, 2011, 04:54
CEO of Africa Felix Juice, Claudio Scotto with President Ernest Koroma(Photo Credit Umaru Fofana)
Sierra Leone
is one of the wealthiest countries in the world!!  Fact, that is.  The wealth of Sierra Leone is obvious: the best jewelry diamonds in the world; the best grade of rutile in the world; the billions of dollars of investments pumped into Sierra Leone over the past year by mineral mining giants like African Mineral, London Mining




The Need for Operating an Independent Monetary Policy for Bank of Sierra Leone
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Dr. Foday M. Kallon 076 788 967, 033 241 775 on Dec 15, 2010, 07:50
Bank of Sierra Leone presumably has an established and operating monetary policy.  However, the difficulty of forecasting money demand remains and fiscal pressure to expand the monetary base is increasing from day-to-day.  In addition, information for decision-making may not be all that accurate, complete, current or available at all.  Some of these problems occur most often



Commercial Banks In Sierra Leone Reject US Dollar Bills
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Nov 24, 2010, 12:14
The legal tender in Sierra Leone is the LEONE. Constitutionally, it is the currency that should be used for transaction within the borders of the country. It is the medium for all local transactions and payment of salaries to workers



Sierra Leone At The World Travel Market In London
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Nov 15, 2010, 04:19
Bonthe Travel On Display at The exhibition
Sierra Leone
was represented at the World Travel Market, which was held in London from 6th to 11th November.  It is the premier world travel event at which some 5000 countries




Njala University Students Welcome Union Trust Bank in Mokonde
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on Nov 14, 2010, 14:15
James Sanpha Koroma is a model for all Sierra Leoneans in the country
The Chairman of the occasion who is also part of the sons of the soil of that area, Wilfred Sam Kind after given a historic sketch of banking in Sierra Leone said some of the foreign banks are here but will not champion the total risk involved in operating a bank in the country. He said Union Trust Bank 




Banking Regulations: What Can be Done About Money Laundrering In Sierra Leone
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Nov 3, 2010, 22:51

In this case the authorities concern especially with efforts from bank of Sierra Leone and national security division should play a big role examine thoroughly every individual who profess to be a businessman or investor. Our country is regarded as a soft touch for this entire activities couple high unemployment rate.





Doing business 2011: The Role of The Sierra Leone Stock Exchange Market
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Abu Bakarr Kargbo on Sep 21, 2010, 11:23
The government and people of Sierra Leone have made lot of strides to improve a more robust trade system that serves as engine for economic growth. This time round, with the support of international partners like the IMF, World Bank, European Union



Wealth Builders Network and the Fall of the Banking System In Sierra Leone
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Iashmail Kindama Dumbuya on Aug 28, 2010, 01:46
Central Bank Of Sierra Leone.....Must Regulate Banks and Banking Activities
I have been following and investigating the activities of Wealth Builders Network and how it is contributing to the fall of the banking system in Sierra Leone. But before delving further, I will first like to highlight the activities of Wealth Builders Network




Money Matters….The Cost of Mobile Phone Calls In Sierra Leone
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Simitie Lavaly, Lawyer & Economist on Aug 10, 2010, 20:03
Competition can be a beautiful thing. In Sierra Leone, with the liberalisation of the Telecommunications sector we now have several mobile phone operators competing for our custom.In order to assist my fellow citizens in knowing what it actually costs to make a call from each of the networks



Understanding Money Markets In Sierra Leone and The Role Of Guaranty Trust Bank
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Jun 15, 2010, 16:24
Investors are the generally the first group of people to realize that the stock market is a risky place for savings. It's a fact we tend to forget while enjoying the returns of a booming market.  Unfortunately, this is part of the risk-return trade-off. To get higher returns, you have to take on a higher level of risk



World Class Hilton Chain To Manage Mammy Yoko Hotel In Sierra Leone
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Mar 16, 2010, 14:35
Mammy Yoko Hilton Would be one of Sierra Leone’s Best Five- Star Hotels
In China the name Hilton is not strange, In Germany, Britain and other parts of the globe the name is making impact in the hotel and tourism industry. This name will soon be a household name in Sierra Leone in a couple of months, when it would be incorporated with the historical name of Mammy Yoko




“There are Lots of Business Potentials in Sierra Leone"...Says Denis Fraser
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Mar 9, 2010, 12:01
The chief business man whose company, Fraser Turner was responsible for negotiating, enhancing and clinching the deals that led to the London Mining Plc, taking over the TECSBACO lease at Marampa, Mr. Denis Fraser, has said in Freetown that Sierra Leone is a serious country and place to do business, and added that there are lots of business potentials in the country.  Speaking at his putsch suite at his hotel, Mr. Fraser said London Mining Plc 



Enforcing the Minimum Capital Base Requirement for Commercial Banks: Challenges of the Sierra Leone Central Bank
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Feb 3, 2010, 16:48
Towards the end of 2009, the Central Bank  of Sierra Leone raised (at least on paper) the minimum capital base requirement of commercial banks from around Le 5 Billion to Le 15 Billion for a start in 2010 and Le 30 Billion in five years time. Many of us that heard the news gave two thumbs up to the Central Bank, the Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL) for a job well down



Evolution of Development Planning in Sierra Leone
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by on Jan 18, 2010, 10:41
Sierra Leone is a small country with a population of about 5 million in an area of 72,000 Sq Km. The country is endowed with a broad range of natural resources, including fertile lands for agriculture and forestry; sizable deposits of gold, diamonds, bauxite, rutile, iron ore and high – valued fish deposits. Coffee, cocoa and fish are the major agricultural exports of the country.



IS SIERRA LEONE 2010 BUDGET FISCALLY PRUDENT?
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Mohamed C. Bah Guest Writer on Jan 3, 2010, 14:29

The government Budget statements and Financial policies for the financial year 2010 delivered by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Samura Kamara on December 4, 2009 in the chamber of parliament offers some fresh hope of our nation’s troubling economy. I was particularly encouraged by the budget theme






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