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Study in the Republic of Sierra Leona

  1. Sierra Leona (salona in Krio language) is a West African country
  2. The Sierra Leonean capital is Freetown
  3. The largest Sierra Leonean cities by population are:
    1. Freetown (West urban district, 1 million inhabitants)
    2. Bo (Bo district, 150,000 inhabitants)
    3. Kenema (Kenema district, 129,000 inhabitants)
    4. Makeni (Bo district, 83,000)
    5. Koidu Town (Kono district, 80,000)
    6. Lunsar (Port Loko district, 24,000 inhabitants)
    7. Port Loko (Port Loko district, 23,000 inhabitants)
    8. Pandebu-Tokpombu (Kenema district, 20,000 inhabitants)
    9. Kabala (Koinadugu district, 19,000 inhabitants)
  4. Sierra Leona share borders with Guinea (Guéckédou) and Liberia
  5. The main Sierra Leonean economic activities are gold and diamond mining
  6. Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in the world
  7. 66% of Sierra Leonean adult are illiterate

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Study a Master in Business in Sierra Leona Sierra Leonean Students: enrol, study online and receive your European diploma (Bachelor of Science, Master, Doctorate in International Business, eLearning) from Sierra Leona

  1. Bachelors of Science (BSc): Inter-African Business, International Trade
  2. Masters of Science: International Business, Business in Africa, International Marketing
  3. Doctorates: African Business, Foreign Trade and International Marketing

Sierra Leona (Masters and Doctorates, International Business)






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Provinces of the Republic of Sierra Leona

The four provinces of the Republic of Sierra Leona are:

  1. West Zone
    1. Urban district (Freetown)
    2. Rural district (Waterloo)
  2. East province (landlocked). The districts of the East province are:
    1. Kailahun (Kailahun)
    2. Kenema (Kenema)
    3. Kono (Koidu)
  3. Southern Province. The districts of Southern Province are:
    1. Bo (Bo)
    2. Bonthe (Bonthe)
    3. Moyamba (Moyamba)
    4. Pujehun (Pujehun)
  4. North province. The districts of the North province are:
    1. Bombali (Makeni)
    2. Kambia (Kambia)
    3. Koinadugu (Kabala)
    4. Port Loko
    5. Tonkolili (Magburaka)

Sierra Leona (Master, Doctorate)

  1. Total Sierra Leonean area: 71,740 square kilometres
  2. Total Sierra Leonean population: 7 million inhabitants
    1. 2000: 4 million inhabitants
    2. Average density: 76 inhabitants per square kilometer
    3. In 2008, 37% of Sierra Leonean married women were in polygamous union
  3. Climate: tropical
  4. Calling code of Sierra Leona: 232
  5. Country code top-level domain Sierra Leonean: .sl
  6. The currency of Sierra Leona is the Leone

International Trade and Business in Sierra Leona

Economic Integration Organisations (Sierra Leona)

  1. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  2. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  3. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  4. Mano River Union (MRU)

eLearning Course: West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)

Logistics in Sierra Leona:

Sierra Leona has the largest natural port of the African continent

  1. The main port cities are Bonthe, Freetown, Sherbro Island and Pepel.
  2. 800 kilometres of navigable waterways in Sierra Leona

Dakar-Lagos Corridor

  1. Roads: Conakry (Guinea) and Monrovia (Liberia)

International Airport of Lungi

Religion in Sierra Leona

  1. Islam (78% of Sierra Leonean population)
  2. African Traditional Religions
  3. Christianity (21%)
  4. Peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians

Main languages and ethnicities Sierra Leonean

The official language of Sierra Leona is English (only spoken by 15% of Sierra Leonean).

Sierra Leonean African languages (in million speakers):

  1. Krio (Creole, Niger-Congolese) is spoken by the 90% of Sierra Leonean
  2. Mendé (30% of the population)
  3. Temne (25% of the population)

More than sixteen ethnicities live in Sierra Leona.

  1. Temne (in the North of Sierra Leona and Freetown, represent 35% of the population, 85% are Muslims)
  2. Mende (in the south-east of Sierra Leona, 31% of the population, 70% are Muslims)

The Krio (the descendants of freed African-American and Antillean slaves) are an important minority.

History of Sierra Leona

  1. 15th Century: the occupation of Sierra Leone by the Mandinka, the Mendé, the Temne and the Soussou
  2. 1460: the arrival of the first Portuguese
  3. 16th Century: slave trade
  4. 1787: Freetown is bought by the English. Import of former slaves
  5. 1792: British colony
  6. 1961: Independence from the United Kingdom
  7. 1991 - 2002: Sierra Leonean civil war (child soldiers)
  8. 2014: Ebola hatching
  9. Sierra Leone is currently at peace

Higher Education in Sierra Leona

  1. Fourah Bay College (the oldest West African University, founded by the English in 1827)
  2. University of Makeni
  3. University of Njala (Bo district)

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