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Sierra Palms Resort
The brand-new Sierra Palms Resort is the ultimate destination for both business travelers and tourists who are looking for comfort, productivity and entertainment.
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Using your phone in Sierra Leone
Most foreign sim cards are useless in Sierra Leone. In order to stay in touch it is recommended to get a local sim card. Handy for reaching the home front, but also to facilitate your stay in Sierra Leone. A lot of social and business interaction goes by phone and it is customary to confirm...
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Poda Poda
Getting around Freetown can be challenging and frustrating. Endless traffic jams at Lumley roundabout, trucks crashing in the narrow streets downtown, taxi drivers overcharging you because you’re a foreigner, police officers hungry for bribes at checkpoints; sometimes it pays to hire an SUV plus driver and leave the wahala behind. Still, taking local transport can...
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Getting your leones - a guide
It can be a bit complicated to get your Leones and payment options are limited. Not many enterprises accept credit card payments and debit cards are almost useless. The best way to go around is to have Leones in cash that you either get through exchanging on the black market or withdraw from ATM’s. Black...
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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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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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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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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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