Freetown's community of entrepreneurs joined Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the new Mayor of Freetown and the Pitch Night Team, at the Mayor's Freetown Pitch Night special, on Wednesday 1st August to hear five Freetown-based companies pitch new and innovative ways of tackling the challenge of waste management in Freetown.
On July 28 at TEDxYouth@KingTom, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Dr Modupe Taylor-Pearce delivered a blueprint for success in life. His talk - Success is Three Choices - is based on a lifetime of research into leadership and success. Here is the transcript of his talk.
Salton Massally, Co-Founder and CTO at iDT Labs, talks about his team’s journey in making an effective and user friendly Android Case Management System for the low tech and low capacity public sector environment in Sierra Leone
TEDxYouth@KingTom took place in Freetown, Sierra Leone on 28th July 2018. It was the first TEDx event specifically dedicated to youths in Sierra Leone. The event was a platform for inspiring curiosity, fostering critical thinking, showcasing talents, and reflecting ideas that will empower young people in Sierra Leone and spur them to action.
Sierra Leone’s Digital Financial Service (DFS) ecosystem, though still under-developed, can no longer be appropriately characterized as nascent given that it has existed in the form of Mobile Money Services for a decade.