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Rogbonko
The brainchild of Sheka Forna, brother of celebrated author Aminatta Forna, Rogbonko Village Retreat is unlike any other accommodation available in Sierra Leone, offering not just the chance to wind-down in a truly magical forest setting, but also to live and immerse yourself in all aspects of rural village life. Following a stop for lunch...
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Home Suites Hotel, one of the newer hotels which demonstrated the rising of standards of accommodation in the hospitality, has added brand new single and double rooms to the hotel’s offering. The rooms are beautiful and are well suited to the business visitor. Tourists with a need for luxury would be at home too. Hassyam...
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Yassin Kargbo
Following the demolition of illegal structures in tourist area of Aberdeen, we decided to talk exclusively to the General Manager of the National Tourist Board – Mr Yassin Kargbo – to get current status and future plans for the area. Visit Sierra Leone (VSL): How are you settling in to your new job? YASSIN KARGBO...
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We got a chance to look through the new Aspen Medical Private Medical Clinic and we were very impressed. Among a variety of plan options, there is a 30 day membership plan for which could be ideal for short term visitors to Sierra Leone. Located at the former site of the NACTIB New Life Hospital...
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“The Barray” is a group of innovative, emerging Sierra Leonean artists who will be putting on a maiden exhibition in Freetown in the first week of December. The event is titled: “A State of Emergence” – A Group Exhibition by Rising Contemporary Sierra Leonean Artists DATE: Thursday December 3, 2015 6:30 pm [Opening] & December...
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Tiwai Island is home to the extremely rare and elusive pygmy hippopotamus and a site of enormous tourism potential but on the 2nd October 2015, Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary and surrounding areas were hit by a massive Tornado/Storm destroying large parts of the Sanctuary. EFA’s Tommy Garnet: “It was the strongest and most destructive storm...
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The recently opened Shookoobly Business Centre offers short term office space ideal for business visitors to Sierra Leone and start-ups. The business centre based in Hill Station, is housed in two buildings has 16 desk pods for hourly, daily or monthly use. Office comes equipped with high Speed internet to accommodate video conferencing. If you...
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“I’ve got 99 problems but the sea ain’t one” reads one of the stickers on the new boat. There was definitely an air of optimism from the Managing Director of the Sea Coach Express as he looked back at the past few months and ahead into the immediate future. During the ebola outbreak the reduction...
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visa passport
As part of a review by the Immigration Department, the cost of landing visas have been increased and take effect from 7 September 2015. Price increases also apply to passports and residency permits. You can see our costs here.  
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Hannah Tawarally
Meet Hannah, a 21 year old entrepreneur. She is currently studying business and finance at LICSSAL Business College, but that’s not all she does. Hannah is a budding entrepreneur and runs “Coffee Couriers” – selling authentic Sierra Leone coffee. Like most entrepreneurs, she fell out of adversity and into business. After she completed her Senior...
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