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Sierra Leone at 60 – Time to sober up

Sierra Leone Telegraph 28 Apr 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... In addition to rice and other domestically consumed crops, Sierra Leone produced various export crops such as palm kernels, coffee, cocoa, piassava, ginger and cola-all of them were marketed by the Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (SLPMB) and its totally owned London affiliate, the Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Company.
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Orange SL Launches 200M School Brass Band Competition

Sierra Express Media 19 Apr 2021
Speaking at the occasion, Head of Marketing Orange Sierra Leone, Martha Sumaila, expressed joy in seeing the number of school brass bands gather at the Victoria Park in central Freetown and process to the National Stadium for the big launching ceremony ... In this competition, Forty (40) schools are competing for two hundred million Leones.
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Rare species of COFFEE that is resilient to global warming 'tastes better than Arabica' and ...

The Daily Mail 19 Apr 2021
Stenophylla - also known as highland coffee of Sierra Leone - in the wild in Sierra Leone ... 'We hope that stenophylla coffee will become a flagship export crop for our beloved Sierra Leone, providing wealth creation for our country’s coffee farmers,' said Daniel Sarmu, development specialist from Sierra Leone.
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‘Africell makes biggest expansion in over 10 years despite Covid-19’

The Point 15 Apr 2021
He added they are currently in four markets in Africa (The Gambia, Sierra Leone, DR Congo, and Uganda) with expansion into a fifth, Angola, scheduled for later this year ... “Africell has been the market leader in The Gambia since 2006 in terms of the number of subscribers, and it boasts 93% territorial coverage.
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Dangote Cement says Nigeria price in line with other African countries

Business Day Online 12 Apr 2021
... price of cement when it gets to the market ... He described the allegation as false and misleading while also urging the media to conduct independent investigations and compare the price of cement from Nigeria and other African countries (Cameroun, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zambia).
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Comment on More shocking revelations of alleged grand corruption at State House in Freetown by STARGAZER

Sierra Leone Telegraph 04 Apr 2021
The same thing applies to ordinary people striving to make ends meet in a harsh, unforgiving terrain like Sierra Leone – I have many family members, neighbours and friends that are very productive market women, tailors, carpenters, barbers and food vendors and I care about their wellbeing very deeply.
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Capitol Foods receives $1 million debt facility to boost expansion

Algeria Times 31 Mar 2021
The debt facility will also enable the company to provide greater market access for thousands of fruit farmers in Sierra Leone ... As Sierra Leone is considered a high-risk market, many financial institutions shy away from investing here, which impedes the further development of many sectors, especially agriculture and agri-processing.
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Southern charm with historical relevance and coastal appeal

The Tennessee Tribune 27 Mar 2021
The Charleston City Market is at the heart of downtown. Established in 1804, the market offers three blocks of vibrant shopping, which will appeal to even the most apathetic shopper ... The ancient craft of basket weaving, which originated from Sierra Leone in West Africa, is demonstrated live throughout the market.
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Investing in Sierra Leone’s private sector during the COVID-19 crisis

Reliefweb 24 Mar 2021
The debt facility will also enable the company to provide greater market access for thousands of fruit farmers in Sierra Leone ... As Sierra Leone is considered a high-risk market, many financial institutions shy away from investing here, which impedes the further development of many sectors, especially agriculture and agri-processing.
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Sierra Leone’s mining sector in focus: 2018 – 2021

Sierra Leone Telegraph 23 Mar 2021
... competitiveness; support mineral beneficiation and marketing; guide investors towards sustainable exploitation of mineral resources of Sierra Leone in a win-win-win manner; and ensure all Sierra Leoneans obtain maximum benefits from the country’s mineral resource endowments.
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Sierra Leone: Emergency Support for Agro-Processing SMEs in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Reliefweb 17 Mar 2021
Agriculture, including agribusiness, is a key sector of the Sierra Leone economy, contributing more than half of gross domestic product (GDP) — and accounting for the largest share of labor markets ... solutions to key market failures that firms and SMEs face in Sierra Leone.
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AFD to Expose 332 million Africans to Formal Economy

Algeria Times 15 Mar 2021
The project will cover all members of ECOWAS Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Cabo Verde, Ghana, Guinea, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. It aims at raising women’s participation by 35% in digital financial market ...
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Statement of Dr Steven Velabo Shongwe, WHO Representative on first COVID-19 COVAX vaccine in Sierra Leone

Reliefweb 12 Mar 2021
Statement delivered by Dr Steven Velabo Shongwe, WHO Country Representative in Sierra Leone on the arrival of ... The COVAX Facility through a very strong collaboration is supporting 92 low and middle-income countries including Sierra Leone, under its Advance Market Commitment (AMC).
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Is Sierra Leone richly poor or poorly rich?

Sierra Leone Telegraph 06 Mar 2021
We had the Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (SLPMB) to ensure good value for our produce and made farming a worthwhile occupation ... In the mining sector, we had Sierra Leone Selection Trust (SLST), which later became National Diamond Mining Company (NDMC), Sierra Rutile Company ...
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Toward Gender Equality in a Post-Covid-19 World

Diamonds Net 04 Mar 2021
In 2018, De Beers launched the GemFair pilot program, creating a secure and transparent route to market for ethically sourced ASM diamonds from Sierra Leone. “The GemFair model has huge long-term potential to transform the ASM sector by formalizing access to international markets ...
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