ADAMA JALLOH: THE SIERRA LEONEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY VISIONARY

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY The effects of global warming are now very glaring and cannot be ignored. We can see the increase in natural disasters, increased heat, drought and insect outbreaks, all linked to climate change, with increased wildfires, declining water supplies, reduced agricultural yields, health impacts in cities due to heat, and flooding and erosion…

April 7, 2021
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EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO SIERRA LEONE: CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR AGRO – TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

This call for proposals under the Agro-Technology development Initiative is launched by the European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone. It is a uniquely competitive opportunity being offered to Sierra Leonean organizations and SMEs seeking to develop and/or expand sustainable agro-processing and agribusiness innovation and technology. A variety of funding support aimed at enhancing sustainable agro-industry…

April 6, 2021
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HAJA ISATU BAH: UMAN 4 UMAN FOUNDER INTRODUCES A LIFE CHANGING PRODUCT

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it – Maya Angelou Haja Isatu Bah is a young and dynamic Sierra Leonean woman. She is an Environmental studies student and is planning a public health career in the future. Born and raised in Sierra Leone, she got a scholarship to…

January 15, 2021
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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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