2018 Doing Business Rankings: Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone was ranked 160 out of 190 in the 2018 Doing Business rankings by the World Bank. 190 Economies are ranked on the ease of doing business in that country and a high ease of doing business means that the regulatory environment is more conducive to starting a business. The five easiest countries in the world to do business (countries with the lowest score) where New Zealand, Singapore, Denmark, South Korea and Hong Kong. The five hardest countries to do business starting from the most difficult are Somalia, Eritrea, Venezuela, South Sudan and Yemen.  In Sub-Saharan Africa the highest ranked countries are Mauritius, Rwanda, Kenya, Botswana and South Africa (ranked worldwide 25, 41 and 81-82 respectively).

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AYV Media Empire Broadcasts First Televised Presidential Debate

On Thursday February 15, 2018, AYV TV part of the AYV Media Empire hosted the first televised Presidential Debate in Sierra Leone. With the elections less than a month away and this Presidential race having many candidates, it is no surprise that everyone was keen on watching this televised debate, the first of it’s kind. And AYV TV together with it’s partners did not disappoint. We wanted to highlight a couple of factors that made this televised event a success.

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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”

Orange Enters Sierra Leone Market

You may have recently come across the what we would like to refer to as “kushe” talk which have been going around in the Sierra Leonean community. You may have seen it on your whatsapp, on facebook, instagram, etc. Continue reading “Orange Enters Sierra Leone Market”