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The Post-Standard
Cortland County man arrested after abducting his 18-month-old sonof a child (two counts) and criminal contempt (two counts). He was also arrest
Cortland County man arrested after abducting his 18-month-old son
The Post-Standard / Posted yesterday
of a child (two counts) and criminal contempt (two counts). He was also arrested yesterday on an outstanding warrant from Freetown Town Court related to an incident last Wednesday. Heller allegedly hit his 27-year-old girlfriend multiple times and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Launches Mega Road Projectsdemonstrating leadership of national character, and thanked the EU for partneri
President Launches Mega Road Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
demonstrating leadership of national character, and thanked the EU for partnering with government in doing an 86 kilometers Freetown - Conakry road, 24 kilometers Freetown - Rogbere road and 162 kilometers Freetown - Bo road and now Bandajuma -... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HRC-SL Educate Partners On Keeping Proper Records of Matters Referredagencies that are most suitable to address certain complaints brought to their
HRC-SL Educate Partners On Keeping Proper Records of Matters Referred
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
agencies that are most suitable to address certain complaints brought to their attention. The meeting at Santano House in Freetown brought together representatives from the Sierra Leone Police, Anti-Corruption Commission, National Commission for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brother Wanted to Sell Bother for Le3 MillionTrade Unionist Aaron Aiah Brima yesterday told a Freetown Magistrates' Court th
Brother Wanted to Sell Bother for Le3 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Trade Unionist Aaron Aiah Brima yesterday told a Freetown Magistrates' Court that accused Abdul Russel wanted to sale his brother Umaro Russel at Big Market for Le3 million. While testifying before Magistrate Dr. Abou Bhakarr Binneh-Kamara, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Flashback - 25 May, 1997Community of West African States Monitoring Group) troops, headed by the late G
Flashback - 25 May, 1997
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Community of West African States Monitoring Group) troops, headed by the late Gen. Maxwell Mitikishi Khobe, stormed Freetown and drove the RUF and AFRC to the country side. The coup, on African Liberation Day, was seen as an aberration by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudan/Sierra Leone: Ahead of Leone Stars Encounter - Sudan to Face Harambee Stars in Friendly Duelpreparation ahead of their 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) crucial qualifie
Sudan/Sierra Leone: Ahead of Leone Stars Encounter - Sudan to Face Harambee Stars in Friendly Duel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
preparation ahead of their 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) crucial qualifier against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Freetown on 4 June. The Harambee Stars will also use the encounter as a dress rehearsal for their Group E, 5 June clash with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Committed to High Court for Office Breaking & LarcenyEku Kumson Insurance Brokers Company and stole property worth Le25 million. Th
Four Committed to High Court for Office Breaking & Larceny
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Eku Kumson Insurance Brokers Company and stole property worth Le25 million. The accused persons were arraigned at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1 on two counts of conspiracy and office breaking and larceny contrary to law. According to... Read more
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Unicef
Making strides to improve maternal health in Sierra Leoneis working with trained health workers like Sister Josephine Pewa to reverse th
Making strides to improve maternal health in Sierra Leone
Unicef / Posted 4 days ago
is working with trained health workers like Sister Josephine Pewa to reverse these trends in child and maternal health. FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 26 May 2016 – It’s antenatal care day at the George Brook Community Health Centre in Sierra Leone’s... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Guinean sailors arrested after clash with Sierra Leone navyFREETOWN: Sierra Leone was holding 11 Guineans including military personnel in
Guinean sailors arrested after clash with Sierra Leone navy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
FREETOWN: Sierra Leone was holding 11 Guineans including military personnel in custody on Wednesday following a confrontation at sea involving the two West African neighbours' navies, Sierra Leonean officials said. The incident occurred early on... Read more
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The Star
Guinean sailors arrested after clash with Sierra Leone navyFREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone was holding 11 Guineans including military pe
Guinean sailors arrested after clash with Sierra Leone navy
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone was holding 11 Guineans including military personnel in custody on Wednesday following a confrontation at sea involving the two West African neighbours' navies, Sierra Leonean officials said. The incident occurred... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trailsinvestigating three reports it received over the weekend about wires on trails
State officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trails
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
investigating three reports it received over the weekend about wires on trails instate forests in Franklin, Wrentham and Freetown. Officials have also issued a warning for F. Gilbert Hills State Forest in Foxboro as a precaution because of its... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trailsinvestigating three reports it received over the weekend about wires on trails
Officials warn public of wire cables on state forest trails
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
investigating three reports it received over the weekend about wires on trails in state forests in Franklin, Wrentham and Freetown. Officials have also issued a warning for F. Gilbert Hills State Forest in Foxboro as a precaution because of its... Read more
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Boston Globe
Officials warn of wires 'maliciously strung' across forest trailshave been discovered at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest in Foxborough, Franklin S
Officials warn of wires 'maliciously strung' across forest trails
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
have been discovered at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest in Foxborough, Franklin State Forest, Wrentham State Forest, and Freetown State Forest. Officials have posted warning signs on the trails and on social media. Authorities are asking anyone... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abandoned Ship Owner and Crew Show Up in Monroviacontact via the fishing vessel that TAMAYA was found sinking in area 7 degree 0
Abandoned Ship Owner and Crew Show Up in Monrovia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
contact via the fishing vessel that TAMAYA was found sinking in area 7 degree 07 North and 13 degree 08 degree East off Freetown, Sierra Leone towards Conakry, Guinea and subsequently drifted to Liberia. The Joint Security, through the Ministry... Read more
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The Herald News
Cement truck crash on Rt. 24 closes travel laneFREETOWN -- A cement truck crash on Route 24 has led to a temporary lane closur
Cement truck crash on Rt. 24 closes travel lane
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
FREETOWN -- A cement truck crash on Route 24 has led to a temporary lane closure.State Police reported in a tweet that the crash occurred north of exit 9 on the southbound side of Route 24. The right lane was closed as of 12:20 p.m.... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Lukas Graham Performs "7 Years," Pays Tribute to Danish Hometown Christiana at Billboard Music AwardsStates earlier this month. During the performance, lead singer Lukas Graham Fo
Lukas Graham Performs "7 Years," Pays Tribute to Danish Hometown Christiana at Billboard Music Awards
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
States earlier this month. During the performance, lead singer Lukas Graham Forchhammer wore a short bearing the words "Freetown Christiania," the name of the hippie commune suburb, located outside of Copenhagen, Denmark, where he grew... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commercial Motorbikes Riders, Law Enforcement and the Politics of Sierra Leoneof the public use commercial motorbikes as their quickest means of transportati
Commercial Motorbikes Riders, Law Enforcement and the Politics of Sierra Leone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
of the public use commercial motorbikes as their quickest means of transportation to their respective destinations, in Freetown and rural communities. In the same vein, thousands of youths across the country regard commercial bike riding as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma Hosts UK Minister, CEO Save the ChildrenDevelopment, at the Department for International Development (DFID), Mr. Nichol
President Koroma Hosts UK Minister, CEO Save the Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Development, at the Department for International Development (DFID), Mr. Nicholas Richard Hurd at State House in Freetown. The call on the president by the CEO of Save the Children International was to continue to help government and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Police Constable Testifies, SLPP 'Rioters' Put On Le70 Million BailSheku Paul Fofanah, John Smart, Ibrahim Massaquio, Tejan Sheriff, Alie Sesay an
As Police Constable Testifies, SLPP 'Rioters' Put On Le70 Million Bail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Sheku Paul Fofanah, John Smart, Ibrahim Massaquio, Tejan Sheriff, Alie Sesay and Mohamed Bangura, were arraigned at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1 on 13 counts of unlawful procession, disorderly behaviour, malicious damage, throwing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Emergence of Traffic Lights in Sierra Leone - Perceptions Versus ActualityDecades after they suddenly disappeared in Sierra Leone's capital city, Freetow
Emergence of Traffic Lights in Sierra Leone - Perceptions Versus Actuality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Decades after they suddenly disappeared in Sierra Leone's capital city, Freetown, streetlights have reappeared, with two sets installed at Bus Halt in Brookfield and Congo Cross, both in the relatively affluent west end of the city. A good many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone Gets Feel of CAF Club Licensingthe various stakeholders of Sierra Leone football took part in the CAF Club Lic
Sierra Leone Gets Feel of CAF Club Licensing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the various stakeholders of Sierra Leone football took part in the CAF Club Licensing seminar from 18-19 May 2016 in Freetown. The West African nation is the latest to host the national seminar as the continent's soccer governing body, CAF... Read more
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OJornal News
Summer Guideand classic car show, barn sale and entertainment. Location: Cathedral Camp on
Summer Guide
OJornal News / Posted 10 days ago
and classic car show, barn sale and entertainment. Location: Cathedral Camp on Long Pond, Route 18, Middleboro Road, E. Freetown, Mass. Time: Fri. 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 12 p.m. – 11 p.m., Mon. 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Admission:... Read more
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The Wanderer
Barbara Edna DeTerraof Life Services will be held at Rock Funeral Home on Monday at 10:00 a.m. foll
Barbara Edna DeTerra
The Wanderer / Posted 11 days ago
of Life Services will be held at Rock Funeral Home on Monday at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial in White Cemetery, Keene Rd., Freetown. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Tomorrow Fund located at R.I. Hospital 593 Eddy St, Providence,... Read more
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The Wanderer
Fire at Rochester Waste Processing Facilityfire.” Rochester Fire Department received assistance from the surrounding town
Fire at Rochester Waste Processing Facility
The Wanderer / Posted 12 days ago
fire.” Rochester Fire Department received assistance from the surrounding towns of Marion, Mattapoisett, Wareham, Carver, Freetown, Acushnet, and Lakeville. Getting water at the site, Weigel said, was the biggest challenge in extinguishing the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma Receives Update On Water Crisis and Report On Gavi FundsTuesday May 17 2016 summoned the appropriate authorities at State House to upda
President Koroma Receives Update On Water Crisis and Report On Gavi Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Tuesday May 17 2016 summoned the appropriate authorities at State House to update him on the current water situation in Freetown, and also later received an Administrative Inquiry Report on allegations of misconduct in the management of the GAVI... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Mystery Ship' Owner Surfacesvia the fishing vessel that TAMAYA 1 was found sinking in an area 7 degrees 07
'Mystery Ship' Owner Surfaces
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
via the fishing vessel that TAMAYA 1 was found sinking in an area 7 degrees 07 North and 13 degrees 08 degrees East of Freetown, Sierra Leone towards Conakry, Guinea and [it] subsequently drifted to Liberia." According to Omowho Bernard, chief... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Man faces 29 charges in 3 Anne Arundel County robberiescrack cocaine in his possession during his arrest, police said. A search-and-s
Man faces 29 charges in 3 Anne Arundel County robberies
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 14 days ago
crack cocaine in his possession during his arrest, police said. A search-and-seizure warrant was later served at Johnson's Freetown Road address, police said. During the Arby's robbery, Johnson forced an employee to drive him to an area on... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church History Museum hosts ‘Freetown’ filmmakers May 19“Freetown” director Garrett Batty and screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson will
LDS Church History Museum hosts ‘Freetown’ filmmakers May 19
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
“Freetown” director Garrett Batty and screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson will speak on “Inspirational Drama: Salvation in Microcosm” at the LDS Church History Museum on Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m. The 2015 movie is based on the true story of... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
State receiver eager to turn around Southbridge schoolsare successful.”Ms. Huizenga has been in education 19 years. Previously her hig
State receiver eager to turn around Southbridge schools
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
are successful.”Ms. Huizenga has been in education 19 years. Previously her highest position was interim superintendent of Freetown-Lakeville, where she said she helped pass an override and $900,000 debt exclusion, drew hundreds of thousands of... Read more
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The China Post
Alone and at risk: Sierra Leone's baby-faced mothers FREETOWN - Dizzy and sweating, 15-year-old Isatu Koroma sits with her eyes cl
Alone and at risk: Sierra Leone's baby-faced mothers
The China Post / Posted 17 days ago
FREETOWN - Dizzy and sweating, 15-year-old Isatu Koroma sits with her eyes closed in the maternity ward in Sierra Leone where she has spent the last 10 days, as her tiny little daughter begins to... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Man test driving car leads police on high-speed chase in Cortland Countyroad traveling at a high rate of speed. The officers followed the vehicle thro
Man test driving car leads police on high-speed chase in Cortland County
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 18 days ago
road traveling at a high rate of speed. The officers followed the vehicle through the towns of Cortlandville, Solon, and Freetown. The vehicle was eventually found on Ferber Rd. The driver had fled the scene. Officers identified the person and... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Grand Prairie Reports First West Nile Positive Mosquito Sampleand Friday, May 13, 2016 starting at 9:00 p.m. The spray area is bound by Dick
Grand Prairie Reports First West Nile Positive Mosquito Sample
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
and Friday, May 13, 2016 starting at 9:00 p.m. The spray area is bound by Dickey Rd. on the north, SW 3rd St. on the east, Freetown Rd. on the south, and Robinson Rd. on the west. Residents in these area are advised to stay indoors, keep pets... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Concludes One-Day Working Visit to Guinea and Sierra Leone - Mur Countries Commit to Combating TerrorismCoast and Nigeria. A Joint Communique was signed by both President Sirleaf and
President Sirleaf Concludes One-Day Working Visit to Guinea and Sierra Leone - Mur Countries Commit to Combating Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Coast and Nigeria. A Joint Communique was signed by both President Sirleaf and President Koroma following discussions in Freetown while similar agreement was earlier reached during the visit to Conakry between Presidents Sirleaf and Conde. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma Launches National Employment Policy and Strategy and Implementation Plan for Sierra LeoneNational Employment Policy and Strategy and Implementation Plan for 2015-2018 a
President Koroma Launches National Employment Policy and Strategy and Implementation Plan for Sierra Leone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
National Employment Policy and Strategy and Implementation Plan for 2015-2018 at the Miatta Conference Hall, Brookfields in Freetown. The National Employment Policy is a policy response towards addressing and improving labor relations and conditions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VP Foh Presents Maiden Magazine to President KoromaBockarie Foh on Monday 9 May 2016 presented a copy of a maiden magazine to Pres
VP Foh Presents Maiden Magazine to President Koroma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Bockarie Foh on Monday 9 May 2016 presented a copy of a maiden magazine to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House, Freetown. According to VP Foh, the magazine covered activities of his stewardship in the Office of Vice President from 19th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Launches Energy Revolution in Sierra LeoneBai Koroma has stated at the launch of the Energy Revolution programme at Bintu
President Launches Energy Revolution in Sierra Leone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Bai Koroma has stated at the launch of the Energy Revolution programme at Bintumani International Conference Center in Freetown on Tuesday 10 May, 2016. Speaking on the occasion, the president encouraged local leaders at all levels to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Beer Co. is selling 52 acres of land to a medical marijuana facility developerBoston Beer Co. is selling its land in Freetown to a Denver-based medical marij
Boston Beer Co. is selling 52 acres of land to a medical marijuana facility developer
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Boston Beer Co. is selling its land in Freetown to a Denver-based medical marijuana facility developer. The maker of Sam Adams reportedly will sell its 52-acres to AmeriCann for $4.15 million plus $525,000 to extend the closing for the property,... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Kenneth William CharleboisElie of Escanaba, Mich., Joan (John) Clairmont of Bark River, Mich., Mary Bouch
Kenneth William Charlebois
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Elie of Escanaba, Mich., Joan (John) Clairmont of Bark River, Mich., Mary Bouchard of Denver, Colo., Lois (Richard) Wood of Freetown, Ind. Also surviving are Ken's grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Kenneth William... Read more
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iol.co.za
The fate of Sierra Leone’s young mothersFreetown - Dizzy and sweating, 15-year-old Isatu Koroma sits with her eyes clos
The fate of Sierra Leone’s young mothers
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Freetown - Dizzy and sweating, 15-year-old Isatu Koroma sits with her eyes closed in the maternity ward in Sierra Leone where she has spent the last 10 days, as her tiny little daughter begins to cry. Koroma badly needs blood after a complicated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MRU Commit to Combating TerrorismCoast and Nigeria. A Joint Communique was signed by both President Sirleaf and
MRU Commit to Combating Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Coast and Nigeria. A Joint Communique was signed by both President Sirleaf and President Koroma following discussions in Freetown while similar agreement was earlier reached during the visit to Conakry between Presidents Sirleaf and Conde. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Concludes One-Day Visit to Guinea, S/LeoneCoast and Nigeria. A Joint Communique was signed by both Presidents Sirleaf an
President Sirleaf Concludes One-Day Visit to Guinea, S/Leone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Coast and Nigeria. A Joint Communique was signed by both Presidents Sirleaf and President Koroma following discussions in Freetown, while similar agreement was earlier reached during the visit to Conakry between Presidents Sirleaf and Conde. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia to Become Member of Africa Cricket Councilis expected to be held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast to discuss the goals, aims, obje
Liberia to Become Member of Africa Cricket Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
is expected to be held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast to discuss the goals, aims, objectives and strategic operations for cricket development in the region between now to 2020. The inaugural tournament will take place in 2017 in Freetown, Sier... Read more
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News.com.au
Inside Europe’s biggest hippie enclavepatrols Christiania in 2004. Picture: John McConnico. IT’S a rare find in the
Inside Europe’s biggest hippie enclave
News.com.au / Posted 22 days ago
patrols Christiania in 2004. Picture: John McConnico. IT’S a rare find in the heart of a modern-day city — an 34ha “freetown” thought to be one of the world’s largest and oldest surviving hippie settlements. The former military barracks is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Significance of Incorporating Gender Perspectives in Rslaf Work Cannot Be Over Emphasized, Brigadier General Kestoria Kabiaof Sierra Leone Armed Forces) officers drawn from all formations and units acro
The Significance of Incorporating Gender Perspectives in Rslaf Work Cannot Be Over Emphasized, Brigadier General Kestoria Kabia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
of Sierra Leone Armed Forces) officers drawn from all formations and units across the armed forces has commenced in Freetown on 4 May 2016. This training is meant to broaden the military personnel's knowledge on the duties of gender focal... Read more
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The Herald News
As number state's opioid deaths increase, one Greater Fall River town dropped to zerorate drop to zero. Swansea, which recorded five opioid related deaths in 2014,
As number state's opioid deaths increase, one Greater Fall River town dropped to zero
The Herald News / Posted 28 days ago
rate drop to zero. Swansea, which recorded five opioid related deaths in 2014, had no reported opioid deaths in 2015. Both Freetown and Westport recorded two deaths, while three deaths were reported in Somerset.Among the larger cities in the area,... Read more
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The Herald News
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along Route 140 in Taunton, Freetown The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled out real-time traff
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along Route 140 in Taunton, Freetown
The Herald News / Posted 28 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled out real-time traffic signs along state Route 140 in Taunton that they plan to expand statewide by the end of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Receives Global Fund Delegation, Administers Oath to Two MinistersBai Koroma Friday 29 April, 2016 received a high-powered delegation from the Gl
President Receives Global Fund Delegation, Administers Oath to Two Ministers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Bai Koroma Friday 29 April, 2016 received a high-powered delegation from the Global Fund International at State House in Freetown. According to the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr Abu Bakarr Fofanah, who led the delegation, Global Fund has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Child Prisoners - 'I Don't Want to Come Out a Monster'station. She was held there for four months - the legal limit for children is 1
Child Prisoners - 'I Don't Want to Come Out a Monster'
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
station. She was held there for four months - the legal limit for children is 10 days - before being transferred to the Freetown Remand Home, where she has lived for the past 10 months without a single visitor from her family or the court... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Forgotten Child Prisoners of Sierra LeoneFreetown, Sierra Leone - Sorie's* last day of freedom was a few weeks before hi
The Forgotten Child Prisoners of Sierra Leone
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
Freetown, Sierra Leone - Sorie's* last day of freedom was a few weeks before his 14th birthday, when the well-to-do father of a girl he liked got word that his daughter had been hanging around with a street boy. The girl's father had him arrested... Read more
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Aljazeera
The forgotten child prisoners of Sierra LeoneFreetown, Sierra Leone - Sorie's* last day of freedom was a few weeks before hi
The forgotten child prisoners of Sierra Leone
Aljazeera / Posted 1 months ago
Freetown, Sierra Leone - Sorie's* last day of freedom was a few weeks before his 14th birthday, when the well-to-do father of a girl he liked got word that his daughter had been hanging around with a street boy. The girl's father had him arrested... Read more
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