Business Registration In Sierra Leone – Part II

OK today, I’ve calmed down following my fury at the Business Registration Bureau in town. Now as I write this entry, I’ve been to this place a total of 10 times since my initial post about regisitering a business in Sierra Leone (click here to read Part I) and till today I’ve not completed eveything! […]

Registering A Business In Salone – A 1-Day Wonder?

Errrrhhh…..well no! It takes more than a day and infact I’ll recount here my experience of registering a new business here in Sierra Leone – For those of you in the UK, it’s similar to setting up your company at companies house and getting a certificate for it. As write, I’m still in the process […]

Business Bomba Finale…And The Winner Is…

The Business Bomba Finale took place at last! at Family Kingdom on Friday 15th Jan(it was postponed from the 18th December) and His Excellency The President, Earnest Bai Koroma graced the occasion with his presence in order to encourage entrepreneurship in Sierra Leone. 😆 Other government officials present included the Prime Minister, Alhaji Sam Sumana […]

Shops Closed Because Of New GST System…

Yesterday all the shops were closed as business owners are protesting against the new GST tax the government has introduced. This was supposed to come effect last year September but was delayed until Jan 01, 2010. Now you’ll be wondering what exactly GST is…. The acronym stands for Goods and Services Tax and it’s levied […]

TANCon Business Conference This Weekend at the Taia Resort.

Although, the investment conference that took place in London is over, but there’s still a lot of interest in Sierra Leone as an investment destination. I went to a conference on private investment yesterday (continuing today) and it was interesting to see that there are international investors that have plenty of money to invest. The […]