DEAR SIERRA LEONE, LET’S HAVE A HEART TO HEART SESSION

Dear Sierra Leone, I write this letter in a complete state of dilemma. On one hand, I am optimistic about the future I perceive through the amazing young female leaders I have had the opportunity to meet and network with. And on the other hand, I am afraid that our lack of structure in all…

October 13, 2020
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SIX (6) BUSINESS IDEAS THAT CAN MAKE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT IN SIERRA LEONE

As more and more people venture into entrepreneurship, the race to develop and launch businesses to create impact, employment, and profit becomes more bold and brutal. The underlying problems for many would-be-entrepreneurs lies in entering saturated markets with a not-so-unique product or with businesses that are similar to the competition and without any clear competitive…

September 1, 2020
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WORLD ENTREPRENEURS’ DAY : SIDI SACCOH SHARES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE FUTURE

By now, you must have heard or read about entrepreneurship and how it is changing the world. But what is entrepreneurship? I will leave you to think about that, while drawing from the many pieces of information you may have gathered about it. About 50 years ago, the buzz around entrepreneurship was not as it…

August 21, 2020
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A CONVERSATION WITH MICHELLE JONES: CO-OWNER OF RED LION BAKERY, A LEGACY BRAND

It’s 2020, through changing times and in the middle of a pandemic, and true to form, RED LION BAKERY has blazed the trail with the launch of a new website featuring an e-commerce store to serve families with an assortment of bread and branded items, ticking the convenience and innovation boxes so well. We couldn’t let this…

August 14, 2020
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PARKERS MOBILE CLINIC IS LEADING THROUGH CHANGING TIMES

Dr. Charles Umeh is a medical doctor and Telemedicine professional . He graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria in 2015 and has worked in several hospitals and NGOs since then. As a telemedicine professional, he co-authored “Fundamentals of telemedicine and telehealth” published by Elsevier in 2019. He is a member of the International Medical Informatics…

July 6, 2020
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WANI MANLY AKA ‘WHERE INSPIRATION MEETS LAW’ TALKS ABOUT THE POWER OF LEGAL MATTERS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Wani Iris Manly, Esq. is a corporate, security and trademark law attorney, an inspirational keynote speaker, consultant, and two-time bestselling author. She is the founder of the law firm W. Manly, P.A. a boutique, corporate and securities law firm. She started in 2008 in Miami, Florida, with offices in Paris, while serving some of the most…

July 3, 2020
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HEN NYANDEI: PROMOTING HOPE AND RESILIENCE THROUGH FASHION

Hen Nyandei is a clothing and accessories brand launched some six (6) years ago in Freetown, Sierra Leone to meet the growing demand of African inspired fashion. It all began with accessories which included slippers and bags, today it is a full on fashion house and a sought-after brand. Due to the pandemic a lot…

June 12, 2020
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HOW ENTREPRENEURS IN SIERRA LEONE ARE SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES THROUGH COVID-19

The last few weeks have been horrific for most countries in the world, somewhat likened to a scene from a scientific thriller. The only difference is that the director is no longer in charge of the plot and no one knows what the future may bring. Sierra Leone has not been left behind, we are…

April 23, 2020
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WHY GIVING BACK IS THE BEST STRATEGY FOR 2020

Companies can do more than just make money, they can serve others. Marc Benioff , Chairman & CEO, Salesforce What do companies small, medium and large have in common? The urge to be involved in building and supporting their communities. Business owners and entrepreneurs are expected to GIVE much more than goods, products and services….

January 26, 2020
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TRYING TO LEAD A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA? LEARN FROM FRANCIS STEVENS GEORGE

Meet the man whose dreams led him into relocating home and engineering the change that he so desired. Francis Stevens George is on a mission to help build startups and scale up companies in Sierra Leone that will go global. He perceives that in doing so, he will be creating thousands of jobs, support in…

January 13, 2020
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