Investing and Setting up a business in Sierra Leone

The Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA) is the country’s official agency to assist and inform investors and exporters. There has been significant improvements in the ease of doing business in Sierra Leone. New businesses are registered with the Office of the Registrator General while the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce is the […]

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Keeping in touch – Mobile and Internet

Firstly, internet speeds in Sierra Leone are nothing like in the developed world unless you happen to have access to private VSAT. Prepare yourself for painfully frustrating speeds. The main hope for Sierra Leone’s long suffering internet using public lies in the fibre optic network which is expected to come live in the latter part […]

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Using your mobile phone in Sierra Leone

Mobile telephone use is high which is no surprise seeing as landlines are notoriously unreliable. This makes it a “must bring along” item. However, there are cheap handset which can be purchased locally.  Tip: Providers like Airtel and Africell offer cheap handsets that you can purchase in country if you do not want to bring […]

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