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Sea Coach Express - Spirit of Freetown
Less than two years after we featured the new 72 seater Sea Coach Express boat, the company have pushed the boundaries yet again with the launching of their new “Spirit of Freetown” boat. The new Sea Coach express boat has a capacity of about 90 passengers with comfortable airplane like seats, air conditioning controls. This...
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Nina's Coffee
When it comes to Nina’s Coffee “homemade with love” is not just a marketing tagline; the stuff is literally brewed in the kitchen of proprietor Sylthea Redwood-Sawyerr. She plays music as she roasts the beans in small batches. Each batch receives the attention a mother pays to her family’s morning pot of coffee. Small roasting...
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Built to blend into the environment and deliciously quiet, Estuary Resort is a haven for those looking to disappear for a couple of peaceful days. Take a drive around the Freetown Peninsula to John Obey Village, ignore the main road to the beach and keep an eye out for a colourful sign reading “John Obey...
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Done by Pangea
Pangea was the supercontinent incorporating almost all of Earth’s landmasses 200 million years ago. Today it is an intimate showroom and factory along Wilkinson Road where Mahmoud and Margaret Kadi design, create and sell hand-crafted woodwork, clothing and fashion accessories, and artwork. Set up only in August 2015, they have already made quite an impact;...
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Freetown Business School
February 2017 saw the inception of Freetown Business School, a project which could ultimately see Freetown being the go-to place in Africa for post-graduate business education. Freetown Business School (FBS) was founded by Christine Sesay, Alfred Akibo-Betts and Violet Asgill. It caters to just about everyone interested in advancing their business education and skills: Post-graduates,...
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Fly-Mid-Africa
Another casualty of the Ebola scourge was Gambia Bird, the airline which used to service Freetown to Banjul (and Senegal) route. Consequently, getting to The Gambia from Sierra Leone meant taking a ‘not so slight’ detour via Morocco. Or if you’re that way inclined, a 2 day trip by road. Fly Mid Africa is the...
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Today we shine the spotlight on a Sierra Leonean owned company based in the States. They have been on our radar for a while now and have continued to strengthen their brand. We hear from their operations guru, Ralph Diesel about the starting up the business, challenges, and plans for the future. Of course we...
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Tasso
Baobab Trust launches accommodation at Tasso Island As we headed up the beach I could hear the loud sound of a trending local song with pulsating drum rhythms and deep bass vocals. A short incline from the beach opened into a forest edge clearing. My jaw dropped. Hundreds of villagers were dancing to the music...
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CEO-of-Turkish-Air-hands-over-gift-to-Amb.Timbo
By Alhaji M.B. Jalloh, Information Attaché Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States The Deputy Chairman and CEO of Turkish Airlines has said that the company is evaluating commencement of flights between Istanbul Ataturk and Lungi International Airports. CEO Bilal Eksi made the disclosure during a courtesy call on the Management of Turkish Airlines by Ambassador...
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What is it like? With its luminous green paint, 232 Complex is easily the most noticeable spot on the Lumley Beach Front that doesn’t have flashing lights. I mean, who could miss those giant Heineken banners? It has a trendy yet understated look that is quick to catch the eye. It houses a restaurant, lounge,...
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