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Sierra Leone Delays 709ct. Rough Sale - Rapaport

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Sierra Leone Delays 709ct. Rough Sale
Rapaport
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

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 15:50

Sierra Leone Grapples with Mental Health Impact of Ebola
ReliefWeb
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

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

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

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 14:15

Voice of America

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

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

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 07:34

Swit Salone

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

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 05:26

Awoko

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

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

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 22:41

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In Sierra Leone, new hospital facilities help save mothers' lives ...
Reliefweb
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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Sierra Leone Parliament kicks out statutory instruments as legality of ... - Sierra Leone Telegraph

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 23:14

Sierra Leone Telegraph

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

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 18:12

Voice of America

Farmers Seek Independent Inquiry into Controversial Sierra Leone ...
Voice of America
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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Sierra Leone: Airtel to Invest US$33 Million This Year - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:33

Sierra Leone: Airtel to Invest US$33 Million This Year
AllAfrica.com
One of Sierra Leone's leading mobile companies, Airtel Sierra Leone has disclosed plans to invest a whopping $33million this year to aid the expansion of its operation across the country. In July 2016, Orange together with its Senegal-based partner ...

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Sierra Leone News: Borbor Kabba, Dr. Nimata and 3 others go ... - Awoko

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:13

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Borbor Kabba, Dr. Nimata and 3 others go ...
Awoko
Members of Parliament (MP's) yesterday, unanimously approved five Presidential nominees that they believe have the qualifications and technical know-how to ...
Dr. Alusine Jalloh and 4 others clinched 2016 community media ...The Salone Monitor

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Sierra Leone News: Western area to benefit – Energy Access - Awoko

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:13

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Western area to benefit – Energy Access
Awoko
Sierra Leone News: Western area to benefit – Energy Access Project. New transformers inspected by Ministry officials at Queen Elizabeth 2 Quay. To further boost electricity production in the Western Area, four new high-power transformers have been ...

Sierra Leone News: Strike action at Ports…Workers and - Awoko

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:13

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Strike action at Ports…Workers and
Awoko
On Tuesday morning, the Executive of the Indigenous Transport Owners Association together with the Executive of the Clearing and Forwarding Association, yesterday, staged a peaceful strike calling for improved conditions at the port. The strike slowed ...

Sierra Leone News: TRANSCO commence meetings with engineers and - Awoko

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:04

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: TRANSCO commence meetings with engineers and
Awoko
TRANSCO-CLSG is an electricity interconnection company mandated by the Heads of State of Cote d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia to implement the CLSG process, which is an electricity interconnection project, within the four countries.

Sierra Leone News: Salone spends 25% on food importation - Awoko

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:55

Sierra Leone News: Salone spends 25% on food importation
Awoko
Sierra Leone News: Salone spends 25% on food importation. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development Momodu Kargbo has recently disclosed that the country spends 25% on the importation of food, out of $350 million annual importation of ...

Refugees for a second time: How the Gambian crisis reawakened the trauma of a Sierra Leonean family - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 02:18

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Refugees for a second time: How the Gambian crisis reawakened the trauma of a Sierra Leonean family
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Almost all the 95 refugees that were hosted in the premises of the Olympic swimming pool are originally from Sierra Leone. They share a common, if tragic, past. Their children are Gambians and most of the adults acquired Gambian citizenship after more ...