Mohamed Foh, Founder Kalibondo

It’s a new year and what better way to start off 2018 than to get some insight and inspiration from an entrepreneur that does business in Sierra Leone.

SL Biz interviewed Mohamed Foh, founder of Kalibondo about his business ventures and what he has learned engaging in business in Sierra Leone. Read below for what he has to say!

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NASSIT wins three International Awards

As reported by Awoko, NASSIT (National Social Security Insurance Trust) one of Sierra Leone’s largest financial institution won three international awards granted by the International Social Security Association (ISSA). Continue reading “NASSIT wins three International Awards”

Opinion: Can Sierra Leone’s unemployed/underemployed youth population join the “Gig Economy”? Short answer: not right now.

If you have ever gotten transportation service from an uber driver or created a logo on fiverr, you have  participated in the “Gig Economy”. Gig, is a slang word for work that is usually only on a short term / project by project basis.

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Opinion: Traveling to Salone. Do you need a “travel agent” or should you book your own flight?

Soon it will be that time of the year. December. When Sierra Leoneans near and far leave the hustle and bustle of the overseas life and venture to Sierra Leone for some much needed fun and sun. This means many have or had to at one point prior to their trip book their flight. For many this perhaps involved a middleman, a travel agent. But is this travel agent really necessary?

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Businesses: Kalibondo

Kalibondo offers freight and shipment services of goods and cars to Sierra Leone. Kalibondo offers it’s service to customers in the East Coast region of the United States (New York to North Carolina) and for a small fee will deliver your shipment to it’s final destination in Sierra Leone. Check out their website here for shipment dates, online booking and other information.

Opinion: To website or not to website? That is the question

When it comes to business there are many ways in which you can operate. For example you can choose to go all out and do a lot of branding, get business cards and a website or you can choose to operate mostly based on word of mouth and direct contact via phone/email for those interested in your product/service. In this article, we would like to discuss websites and why getting a website for your small/still developing business may not be a bad idea.

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Businesses: Ar-Rahman Trade & Construction

Building & Construction Block Factory, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Ar-Rahman Trade & Construction is a block factory specializing in various blocks for construction and building project. Continue reading “Businesses: Ar-Rahman Trade & Construction”