Sierra Leone seeking to sell Sierratel

23 Jun 2011

The head of Sierra Leone’s National Commission for Privatization, Abu Bangura, says the country is in discussions with Management Development International Co. (MDIC), a Beirut-based company, over the management of Sierratel. The telco is Sierra Leone’s monopoly fixed line operator, and one of 24 state-owned companies that the commission is seeking to sell. A spokesperson for MDIC confirmed that they are ‘holding discussions’ regarding Sierratel, but provided no further details.

Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone Telecommunications Company (Sierratel)