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The Mudslide
We have put up this page to facilitate the donation of items to survivors of the Sierra Leone Mudslide and Flood which occurred on Monday 14th August. Over 300 people have lost their lives with hundreds more missing and homeless. This is an alternative to sending cash and will enable you to decide the best...
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Mauritania Airlines
PRESS RELEASE  Dakar 27th July 2017. Mauritania Airlines commences flight from Dakar to Freetown The Sierra Leone Embassy in Dakar Senegal which is also accredited to Mauritania is pleased to inform the public and Sierra Leoneans that Mauritania Airlines will resume flights from Dakar to Freetown starting Wednesday August 2nd. Here are the flight details:...
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Sierra Leone Basketball players
The Archibald Red Flames were losing by 22 points with only a quarter of the game to play. The basketball court at the National Stadium was packed and hissing with noise from the crowd and the sound of pounding rubber soles and colliding bodies on the concrete. Due to foul trouble, most of the first...
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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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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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