News update Telecoms and ICT in Africa – Issue No 107 on 26 April 2002

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SIERRE LEONE: NEW ISP SHOWS ICT SECTOR COMING BACK TO LIFE

26 April 2002

Sierre Leone is beginning to emerge from the nightmare of its recent civil war. It has considerable mineral wealth and much agricultural potential. The optimists are saying that the incumbent President will win the forthcoming elections and that with political stability the economy will begin to grow again. There is a steady trickle of interested investors and Sierre Leonians returning from overseas. One interesting sign has been the launch of a new ISP called Datatel Connections that has gone from being the new contender to the only kid on the block in no time at all. News Update spoke to…