Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's new comms minister lays out country’s tech vision

Salina Bah has met with leaders from the country’s telcos and other players from the tech sector to solicit support to drive digital transformation in the country.
Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2023

Sierra Leone names 32-year-old Bah technology minister

She will now drive the president’s digital transformation agenda and deliver solutions that would improve the lives of Sierra Leoneans.
May 12, 2023

UK introduces digital visa payments in Sierra Leone

UK Visas and Immigration is moving fee payments for visa applications to online platforms discontinuing cash payments.
Feb 10, 2023

Orange inaugurates digital centre in Sierra Leone

Centre will provide four programs, aimed at youth employability, job creation and innovation.
Oct 20, 2021

MFS Africa announces expansion into Nigeria

Agreement to acquire leading super-agent network Baxi
Jul 19, 2021

MFS Africa, AfriMoney in partnership to serve Sierra Leone

Companies claim that remittances from abroad amount to more than half of annual household consumption in the country.
Nov 4, 2020

Nigeria edges closer to e-SIM service rollout

MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile granted approval to trial technology.
Sep 15, 2020

Controversy hovers over Sierra Leone Cable Limited unbundling

Conflicting messages between Presidency and Ministry over the company’s state of affairs.
Mar 13, 2020

Sierra Leone implements controversial new floor plan for phone calls

Industry regulator NATCOM issues directive to several telecommunications operators.
Oct 3, 2019

Africell launches e-SIM service in Sierra Leone

A nice to have say experts, but valuable to local market's telecommunications, connectivity and IOT ambitions.
Sep 2, 2019

Sierra Leone secures US$30-million to advance fibre optic project

Huawei has been contracted to complete the second phase of the national network development initiative.
Jul 12, 2019

Ethereum-based platform eyes increased connectivity in West Africa

Cajutel looks to combine high-speed broadband service with crypto exchange offering.
Apr 10, 2019

Sierra Leone's telco regulator under fire for alleged mismanagement

Audit report implicates several operators and alleges regulator instilled unfair competition.