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FOX News
Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patientFREETOWN – Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient has been released from hospi
Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient
FOX News / Posted 18 hours ago
FREETOWN – Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient has been released from hospital, medical officials said on Monday, allowing authorities to begin a six-week countdown before declaring the West African country free of the virus once... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S.$750,000 Port Grant Agreement RatifiedParliament yesterday ratified a grant agreement that the Government of Sierra L
U.S.$750,000 Port Grant Agreement Ratified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Parliament yesterday ratified a grant agreement that the Government of Sierra Leone and African Development Bank, acting on behalf of the Korean-African Economic Cooperation Trust Fund, had signed for the development of Sierra Leone's port master... Read more
20h
AllAfrica.com
Training On Reporting Dangers of Ebola UnderwayAn organisation called Media in Cooperation and Transition (MICT), in partnersh
Training On Reporting Dangers of Ebola Underway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
An organisation called Media in Cooperation and Transition (MICT), in partnership with Culture Radio, through their 'Ebola Bye-Bye Project', Tuesday commenced a four-day training of journalists from the provinces on the dangers of reporting about the... Read more
21h
AllAfrica.com
Salone Duo to Run in Nigeria MarathonSierra Leonean duo, Osman Charlie and Mustapha Kamara, has left the country's s
Salone Duo to Run in Nigeria Marathon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Sierra Leonean duo, Osman Charlie and Mustapha Kamara, has left the country's shores to compete in this year's Nigeria Marathon in Lagos. The pair traveled together with Coach AbuBakarr Conteh yesterday ahead of the 6 February road race, which is... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Satellite Eye on Earth: January 2016In orbit around the Earth on board the International Space Station, Nasa astron
Satellite Eye on Earth: January 2016
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
In orbit around the Earth on board the International Space Station, Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly captured this blue water image and tweeted it out with this message: “ A splash of #EarthArt over the #Bahamas! #YearInSpace.” Part of Sierra Leone in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Wired WorldSierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient Thomson Reuters is the world'
Wired World
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent informatiom for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patientFREETOWN: Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient has been released from hospit
Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN: Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient has been released from hospital, medical officials said on Monday, allowing authorities to begin a six-week countdown before declaring the West African country free of the virus once... Read more
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The Star
Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patientFREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient has been released
Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient
The Star / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient has been released from hospital, medical officials said on Monday, allowing authorities to begin a six-week countdown before declaring the West African country free of the virus once... Read more
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Boston Herald
Expert: Conditions suggest blizzard on the South ShoreThe second major snowstorm in the last four days is currently blanketing southe
Expert: Conditions suggest blizzard on the South Shore
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
The second major snowstorm in the last four days is currently blanketing southern and eastern areas of the Bay State, and forecasters say up to a foot or more of snow in possible, with blizzard conditions likely in some spots. “We will be seeing... Read more
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BBC News
Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist?
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Letter from Africa: Mugabe the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts to get walloped with another storm MondayMassachusetts faces another snowstorm Monday, while still addressing lingering
Massachusetts to get walloped with another storm Monday
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Massachusetts faces another snowstorm Monday, while still addressing lingering power outages from the Friday snowstorm that claimed the lives of a 48-year-old man and 6-year-old girl in separate incidents of snow-laden branches falling in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts to get walloped with another storm MondayMassachusetts faces another snowstorm Monday, while still addressing lingering
Massachusetts to get walloped with another storm Monday
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Massachusetts faces another snowstorm Monday, while still addressing lingering power outages from the Friday snowstorm that claimed the lives of a 48-year-old man and 6-year-old girl in separate incidents of snow-laden branches falling in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Misappropriation of Public Fundstwo PPRC Staff Convicted, One DischargedJustice Alusine Sesay of the Freetown High Court yesterday convicted two staff
Misappropriation of Public Fundstwo PPRC Staff Convicted, One Discharged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Justice Alusine Sesay of the Freetown High Court yesterday convicted two staff of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) for misappropriation of public funds, while a third accused was discharged. Victor Hego Kamara - PPRC Mediation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma Signs Book of Condolence for Vincent KanuBy State House Communication Unit His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai
President Koroma Signs Book of Condolence for Vincent Kanu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By State House Communication Unit His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma accompanied by his wife Mrs. Sia Koroma on Wednesday and Thursday 3 and 4 February respectively, joined host of mourners including cabinet ministers, Members of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Low Income Groups Demand More Information On Health'A research by the BBC Media Action, in collaboration with Ministry of Health an
'Low Income Groups Demand More Information On Health'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A research by the BBC Media Action, in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Sanitation, has revealed that low income groups in rural areas in Sierra Leone demand more information on health activities. Speaking last Thursday, 28 January at the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
6 Sierra Leone activists convicted in land dispute caseFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A court in Sierra Leone has convicted six people
6 Sierra Leone activists convicted in land dispute case
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A court in Sierra Leone has convicted six people of destroying 40 palm trees that belonged to a French company accused of land grabbing in the West African nation. The defendants also were sentenced to six months in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sang Ndong - From Humble Beginnings to a National CoachHe came into both club and National Team as fifth choice goalkeeper, but Sang N
Sang Ndong - From Humble Beginnings to a National Coach
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
He came into both club and National Team as fifth choice goalkeeper, but Sang Ndong rose through the ranks to become first choice, captain and head coaches for both Hawks Football Club and the Gambia's men's national team. He is one of the few who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 15 Years of Sleeping Roughhomeless Disabled Accuse Government of NeglectDespite efforts by the government to improve the standard of living of persons
Over 15 Years of Sleeping Roughhomeless Disabled Accuse Government of Neglect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Despite efforts by the government to improve the standard of living of persons with disability following the establishment of the National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPD), courtesy of the Disability Act of 2011, many disabled persons... Read more
5d
AllAfrica.com
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Role in Search of an Actor (VIThere is little or no need to begin to market Coal as a possible economic resou
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Role in Search of an Actor (VI
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
There is little or no need to begin to market Coal as a possible economic resource of Nigeria. Before, Oil and Gas distorted our economic vision, coal used to be one of the major economic strengths of the country. In our present circumstances, with... Read more
5d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
From rocker to missionary: The life and times of Themi AdamopouloFrom rocker to missionary: The life and times of Reverend Themi Adamopoulo Rev
From rocker to missionary: The life and times of Themi Adamopoulo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
From rocker to missionary: The life and times of Reverend Themi Adamopoulo Reverend Themi Adamopoulo says his Damascene conversion from rocker to missionary in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone was partly inspired by Mother Teresa. Some musicians have... Read more
5d
The Herald News
Electricity bulk buy results in $12 million in savings according to company Area community projected winter savings from en... Area community projected
Electricity bulk buy results in $12 million in savings according to company
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Area community projected winter savings from en... Area community projected winter savings from energy aggregation While customers participating in a 23-community energy... Read more
5d
AllAfrica.com
Army Chief Laments Incapability to Conduct Air PatrolChief of Defence Staff of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) yes
Army Chief Laments Incapability to Conduct Air Patrol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Chief of Defence Staff of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) yesterday admitted that the force currently lacks the capability to conduct effective maritime air and sea patrols. Lieutenant General Samuel O. Williams was updating... Read more
5d
KMGH 7 Denver
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of people linked to the most recent cases
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra Leone
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of people linked to the most recent cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone are still missing, the World Health Organization warns, saying that among them 18 contacts are at high risk of having the virus. WHO... Read more
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FOX News
Sierra Leone Ebola victim exposed 27 others to disease, NGO report findsFREETOWN – A woman who died of Ebola this week in Sierra Leone potentially expo
Sierra Leone Ebola victim exposed 27 others to disease, NGO report finds
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
FREETOWN – A woman who died of Ebola this week in Sierra Leone potentially exposed at least 27 other people to the disease, raising the possibility of further transmission as a regional epidemic appeared nearly over, according to an aid agency... Read more
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Daily Herald
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- The World Health Organization is warning that dozens
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra Leone
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- The World Health Organization is warning that dozens of people linked to the most recent cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone are still missing and 18 are at high risk of having the virus. WHO representative Dr. Anders Nordstrom... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that doz
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra Leone
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 6 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that dozens of people linked to the most recent cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone are still missing and 18 are at high risk of having the virus. WHO representative Dr. Anders... Read more
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KIVI Boise
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that doz
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra Leone
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that dozens of people linked to the most recent cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone are still missing and 18 are at high risk of having the virus. WHO representative Dr. Anders... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that doz
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra Leone
KGTV San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that dozens of people linked to the most recent cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone are still missing and 18 are at high risk of having the virus. WHO representative Dr. Anders... Read more
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Salon.com
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra LeoneFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that doz
WHO: More than 48 Ebola contacts missing in Sierra Leone
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning that dozens of people linked to the most recent cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone are still missing and 18 are at high risk of having the virus. WHO representative Dr. Anders... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Johansen, Hayatou to Discuss Salone Football Wrangling?President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Madam Isha Johansen
Johansen, Hayatou to Discuss Salone Football Wrangling?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Madam Isha Johansen and the current acting FIFA president, Issa Hayatou, are expected to discuss the ongoing wrangling in Sierra Leone football amongst other deliberations. Johansen traveled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Premier League ReturnsBo Rangers and East End Lions FC started their campaign in the controversial fo
National Premier League Returns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Bo Rangers and East End Lions FC started their campaign in the controversial football stakeholders' 'National Premier League' with victories over Old Edwardians and FC Kallon respectively. Goals from Emmanuel Lamin and Patrick Binda gave Bo Rangers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Isil-Type Elite' in 'Water-Genocide' in Salone?is tapped. Sierra Leone will certainly lose its sheen as a 'Land of Freetown',
'Isil-Type Elite' in 'Water-Genocide' in Salone?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
is tapped. Sierra Leone will certainly lose its sheen as a 'Land of Freetown', with the evocative name of its capital city, "Freetown", if the returned Africans, the former slaves, are wantonly shoved off their traditional lands in the mountains of... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
More than 100 people quarantined after Sierra Leone Ebola death More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in co
More than 100 people quarantined after Sierra Leone Ebola death
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 6 days ago
More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in contact with a woman who died of Ebola last week, highlighting the potential for the disease to spread, just... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Introduce Sex Education in School Curriculum'Executive Director of Patriotic Advocacy Network (PAN) has recommended that the
'Introduce Sex Education in School Curriculum'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Executive Director of Patriotic Advocacy Network (PAN) has recommended that the Government of Sierra Leone, through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, include sex education in the secondary school curriculum. Ansumana Keita was... Read more
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The Wanderer
Discarded Boat Dumped a Second TimeA boat that was found dumped on the side of Chapel Road in Mattapoisett on Wedn
Discarded Boat Dumped a Second Time
The Wanderer / Posted 7 days ago
A boat that was found dumped on the side of Chapel Road in Mattapoisett on Wednesday, January 20, has again turned up – dumped on the side of the road in Freetown near the Freetown State Forest on Sunday, January 24. The Wareham Harbormaster... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Surge in Ties - the China/Sierra Leone RelationsA — Imagine these figures. Trade between Africa and China is reported to have r
Surge in Ties - the China/Sierra Leone Relations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A — Imagine these figures. Trade between Africa and China is reported to have risen to $220 billion in 2014, which is believed to be about three times that of trade between Africa and the United States. This is indicative of China's growing influence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Sierra Leoneans Arrested With Narcotics At Bo WatersideTwo Sierra Leoneans have been arrested with 27 kilograms of marijuana worth L$3
Two Sierra Leoneans Arrested With Narcotics At Bo Waterside
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Two Sierra Leoneans have been arrested with 27 kilograms of marijuana worth L$300,000 at Bo Waterside in Tewor District, Grand Cape Mount County. Alieu Kargbo, 23, and a minor whose name is being withheld, were arrested at the weekend by the joint... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone Chinese Chamber of Commerce LaunchedMembers of the Chinese Society in Sierra Leone have launched the Sierra Leone C
Sierra Leone Chinese Chamber of Commerce Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Members of the Chinese Society in Sierra Leone have launched the Sierra Leone Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SLCCC) in Freetown. The auspicious event was held at the Bintumani Hotel conference hall, and was attended by over 200 Chinese entrepreneurs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Manslaughter Accused Pleads With Relatives for ForgivenessAn accused person standing trial for manslaughter last Friday pleaded for forgi
Manslaughter Accused Pleads With Relatives for Forgiveness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
An accused person standing trial for manslaughter last Friday pleaded for forgiveness and apologised to relatives of the deceased. Abdul Raka Tholley is standing trial for manslaughter at the Freetown High Court presided over by Justice Miatta... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One in Custody for Electricity House InfernoOne Moses Alieu Lansana, an employee of the Electricity Distribution and Supply
One in Custody for Electricity House Inferno
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
One Moses Alieu Lansana, an employee of the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA), was last Friday remanded at the Male Correctional Centre on Pademba Road for allegedly setting ablaze an EDSA store, property of the government of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vox Pop - Citizens Express Their Views On Safe Abortion BillFreetown residents have had their say over the controversial Safe Abortion Bill
Vox Pop - Citizens Express Their Views On Safe Abortion Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Freetown residents have had their say over the controversial Safe Abortion Bill that was hurriedly passed in Parliament last year, but which President Ernest Bai Koroma declined to assent to. The bill is back in Parliament for 'consultation', a... Read more
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International Business Times
World Wetlands Day 2016: Satellite images offer fascinating look at Earth's most precious resource – water World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February, the date in 1971 tha
World Wetlands Day 2016: Satellite images offer fascinating look at Earth's most precious resource – water
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February, the date in 1971 that the Convention on Wetlands was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar. Wetlands are areas of land that are permanently or seasonally saturated with water. They are vital... Read more
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walesonline
This plumber risked his life to fight Ebola - and has been honouredThe 54-year-old feared he’d contracted the deadly virus when his temperature ro
This plumber risked his life to fight Ebola - and has been honoured
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
The 54-year-old feared he’d contracted the deadly virus when his temperature rocketed, his throat become sore and his eyes became bloodshot. The virus killed thousands Twelve months on from the scare, the Pontypridd resident has been awarded the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freetown Linked With Hull CityLeader of a 16-man delegation from the Hull City Council in the United Kingdom,
Freetown Linked With Hull City
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Leader of a 16-man delegation from the Hull City Council in the United Kingdom, Councilor Daren Hale, has disclosed that Freetown has been linked with Hull. Councilor Hale was speaking to newsmen at the weekly presser hosted by Ministry of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Detective Testifies in Aberdeen Murder TrialDetective Police Constable (DPC) 960 Sahid Koroma yesterday testified against o
Detective Testifies in Aberdeen Murder Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Detective Police Constable (DPC) 960 Sahid Koroma yesterday testified against one Cornelius Decker, who is charged with allegedly conspiring to murder Bankole Turay. Testifying before Magistrate Abu Bakarr Binneh-Kamara at the Freetown Magistrates'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma Calls for Unity On All Aspects of the UN Security Council Reform ProcessBy State House Communication Unit President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has called on
President Koroma Calls for Unity On All Aspects of the UN Security Council Reform Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By State House Communication Unit President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has called on African leaders to stay the course, continue to speak with one voice and remain united on all aspects of the UN Security Council reform process. He made these remarks in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women and Children Scavenge in Dumpsites to Eke a LivingDespite efforts to empower women and children in Sierra Leone by the government
Women and Children Scavenge in Dumpsites to Eke a Living
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Despite efforts to empower women and children in Sierra Leone by the government and non-governmental organisations, many are still struggling to eke out a living in especially the capital, Freetown. Most of these women are single parents, while... Read more
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Everett Herald
Oxfam: $1.9 billion in Ebola aid not delivered by donorsAurelie Marrier d�Unienville / Associated Press A woman has her temperature ta
Oxfam: $1.9 billion in Ebola aid not delivered by donors
Everett Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Aurelie Marrier d�Unienville / Associated Press A woman has her temperature taken as part of Ebola prevention prior to entering the Macauley government hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday. A second case of Ebola emerged in Sierra Leone... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Chief initiates development projectsRegional News of Friday, 29 January 2016 Nii Emmanuel Tetteh Oglie II, the Div
Chief initiates development projects
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 11 days ago
Regional News of Friday, 29 January 2016 Nii Emmanuel Tetteh Oglie II, the Divisional Chief of Sakie Ngmitsakpo, a suburb of Tema in the Kpone Traditional Area, has expressed worry about the lack of developmental projects in the area. In view of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DJ Clef Alleged Murder TrialExhibit Clerk, Detective Constable 9389 Samuel Mansaray attached to the Crime W
DJ Clef Alleged Murder Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Exhibit Clerk, Detective Constable 9389 Samuel Mansaray attached to the Crime Writers Office at the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters in Freetown yesterday tendered a black and white carpet that was allegedly used to bury murdered disc... Read more
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