Nowadays, it seems everything Frank Timis touches turns to gold. This amazing business tycoon with Romanian origin, has single-handedly changed the mining landscape of the small West African State of Sierra Leone. For those who may have spent a lifetime career in journalism attempting to tarnish this dominant figure in world business, shame and embarrassment is all they may have to contend with for the rest of their lives as Timis moves from success to success with his business empire taking on the massive untapped mineral wealth that the continent of Africa has to offer. Not only has Frank Timis defied his blatant critics, he has made some of them eat their words as they engage in ruthless pursuit to bring him down.
Steadfastness is all that Timis has employed in breaking every barrier that has been thrown as an obstacle to prevent him achieving his ambitions. From London to Romania, and from New York to Paris, the world has witnessed a barrage of media assault on this fine Romanian success story. His attributes of strong character and solid personality has often come handy as Timis deals with the personal rancour that has been the trademark the media has used to deliver its biased verdict on a man whose only crime seems to be his relentless determination to succeed. Some in the media wrote as if they don’t have a past, and with brutal fashion attempted to disrupt his business entities by seeking to destroy his reputation. One sometimes wonder what the press gains from tarnishing peoples reputation. But as the media thrives in its controversy, it seems Timis has become more determined to change people’s lives.
Frank Timis has stepped into the world of Africa. A place where he finds solace from the damning atmosphere of the brutal anguish of the west’s media apparatus, and success has apparently come early as his mining project has just discovered what has been referred to as the largest deposits of iron ore the world has ever seen. Tonkolili, in the northern part of Sierra Leone, is now a different place from what it used to be a few years back. In fact the whole of the northern part of Sierra Leone is witnessing a dramatic overhaul of its infrastructure. New schools are being built to cater for the area’s under-serviced constituencies, health centers are being constructed in line with the government’s drive to ensure free health care for pregnant and lactating women along with children under five. Local business are receiving grants and financial support to empower them to contribute to national development. This has all been the initiative of a man called Frank Timis with a vibrant African Minerals team on the ground. In Sierra Leone, Timis has hand-picked an excellent management team that comprise respectable and outstanding Sierra Leoneans with an impeccable business record who have helped steer the business into a comfortable position as it embarks on the biggest mining venture the country has ever seen.
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