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Sierra Leone Delays 709ct. Rough Sale - Rapaport

Sierra Leone Headlines - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 05:13

Sierra Leone Delays 709ct. Rough Sale
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Potential buyers can view the diamond until May 10 at the Bank of Sierra Leone in Freetown, the government said last week. The opportunity to make an offer will start on May 11, and bids will be received and opened in front of all participants on the ...

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Sierra Leone Grapples with Mental Health Impact of Ebola - ReliefWeb

Sierra Leone Headlines - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 15:50

Sierra Leone Grapples with Mental Health Impact of Ebola
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FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE — With the recent Ebola crisis, officials in Sierra Leone have seen a rise in mental health concerns. Mustapha Kallon's problems are typical. He survived Ebola but lost many family members during the epidemic. "Whenever I ...

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Yumkella and Maada Bio must take the high road for the sake of SLPP – A point of view - Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sierra Leone Headlines - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 15:20

Sierra Leone Telegraph

Yumkella and Maada Bio must take the high road for the sake of SLPP – A point of view
Sierra Leone Telegraph
The injunction granted by the Appeal Court yesterday April 7, 2017, has given our party a great opportunity to settle our problems speedily and amicably. We have three weeks before the May 2nd date for oral arguments, and perhaps three to four ...

Rights group calls on local councils in Sierra Leone to respect human rights - Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sierra Leone Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 14:49

Sierra Leone Telegraph

Rights group calls on local councils in Sierra Leone to respect human rights
Sierra Leone Telegraph
Freedom of expression and freedom of assembly and accountability still continue to be challenges for human rights in Sierra Leone. There seems to be no end in violations and abuses. And today there is little prospect for improving human rights ...

Sierra Leone Grapples with Mental Health Impact of Ebola - Voice of America

Sierra Leone Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 14:15

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Sierra Leone Grapples with Mental Health Impact of Ebola
Voice of America
With the recent Ebola crisis, officials in Sierra Leone have seen a rise in mental health concerns. Mustapha Kallon's problems are typical. He survived Ebola but lost many family members during the epidemic. "Whenever I think of my parents, I feel ...

Sierra Leone News : MBHS Clocks 143 Years of Successful Existence - Awareness Times

Sierra Leone Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:00

Sierra Leone News : MBHS Clocks 143 Years of Successful Existence
Awareness Times
Methodist Boys High School, the third oldest school in Sierras Leone after Sierra Leone Grammar School, Annie Walsh Memorial School and St. Joseph Convent has on Thursday 6th April, 2017 celebrated one hundred and forty-three years of successful ...

Sierra Leone: Jenneh Amara Bangali's 'Fashion for Play' fundraiser is for our children - Swit Salone

Sierra Leone Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 07:34

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Sierra Leone: Jenneh Amara Bangali's 'Fashion for Play' fundraiser is for our children
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Jenneh Amara Bangali is on a mission to build a playground for children in Sierra Leone and at Fashion for Play at Radisson Blu she showcased fashion collections to raise funds for her Playground Foundation. He playground once completed will be the ...

Sierra Leone News: O'Neil Street renamed Aladura Drive « Awoko ... - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 05:26

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Sierra Leone News: O'Neil Street renamed Aladura Drive « Awoko ...
Awoko
When Sierra Leone was under the British colonial rule, almost all the streets and communities in Freetown were named after prominent colonialists. O'Neil Street ...

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Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone opens ICC/Africa Division one ... - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 05:14

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone opens ICC/Africa Division one ...
Awoko
Sierra Leone senior men's national team, known as the “Patriots”, will open their International Cricket Council Africa World Cricket League Division One ...

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In Sierra Leone, new hospital facilities help save mothers' lives ... - Reliefweb

Sierra Leone Headlines - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 22:41

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In Sierra Leone, new hospital facilities help save mothers' lives ...
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By Harriet Mason Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the world. Because of limited health facilities in the country, many women ...
Sierra Leone News: 240,000 Sierra Leoneans live with depression ...Awoko

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President Koroma praises Zainab Bangura and describes her as "a testimony of an excellent job"

State House Frontpage - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 07:47

By State House Communication Unit

President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has described the former Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Haja Dr Zainab Hawa Bangura as a testimony of an excellent job. He made this commendation during a courtesy call on him by the former UN envoy on Thursday 6th April 2017 at State House in Freetown.

President Koroma Hosts Princess Anne (The Princess Royal)

State House Frontpage - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 06:33

By State House Communication Unit

His Excellency President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma this morning (Thursday 6 April 2017) received in audience Her Royal Highness Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise of the United Kingdom (UK) and her delegation during a courtesy call on him at State House in Freetown.

Sierra Leone Parliament kicks out statutory instruments as legality of ... - Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 23:14

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Sierra Leone Parliament kicks out statutory instruments as legality of ...
Sierra Leone Telegraph
After several days of political wrangling and jostling, the parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday voted unanimously to throw out the constitutional / statutory ...
Sierra Leone News: Boom Or Doom: choose One! « Awoko ...Awoko

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Farmers Seek Independent Inquiry into Controversial Sierra Leone ... - Voice of America

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 18:12

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Farmers Seek Independent Inquiry into Controversial Sierra Leone ...
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Farmers say their land was simply taken; company maintains it respected all terms of an agreement with the government of Sierra Leone.

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Justice Patrick Hamilton sworn in as Chairman of PPRC

State House Frontpage - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:05

By State House Communication Unit

Justice Patrick Hamilton has been sworn into office today Wednesday, 5 April, 2017, as the new Chairman of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC). Justice Hamilton was administered the oath of office by President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown. He succeeded the late Justice Tholla Thompson.

President Koroma Receives Pope of ALADURA Church

State House Frontpage - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 05:21

By State House Communication Unit

His Excellency the President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma received the primate of the Church of the Lord (ALADURA) Worldwide, His Eminence Dr Rufus Okikiola Olubiyi Ositelu on Tuesday 4 April 2017, at State House in Freetown.

President Koroma calls on Diasporas to stay focused

State House Frontpage - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 08:56
By Sate House Communication Unit

President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has called on members of the All People’s Congress (APC) including the Diaspora to focus their attention on the party rather than personalities.

Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on President Koroma

State House Frontpage - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 05:48
State House Communication Unit

The Deputy Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Mr Zhang Ming on Friday 31 March 2017 paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown.

President Koroma Decorates New Major General

State House Frontpage - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:06

By State House Communication Unit

President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma, Commander-in-Chief of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) has paid glowing tribute to the military for excelling both at home and abroad, in his statement while presiding over the decoration of the newly promoted Brigadier General Brima Sesay to Major General.