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WWLP Springfield
Dolphin rescued from Assonet River diesA dolphin swims by Hathaway Park Saturday morning. (Freetown Police Department/
Dolphin rescued from Assonet River dies
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
A dolphin swims by Hathaway Park Saturday morning. (Freetown Police Department/video framgrab) FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A bottlenose dolphin that was rescued from a Massachusetts river over the weekend has died. Wildlife officials announced Monday... Read more
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Salon.com
Bottlenose dolphin rescued from Massachusetts river diesFREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A bottlenose dolphin that was rescued from a Massachuset
Bottlenose dolphin rescued from Massachusetts river dies
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A bottlenose dolphin that was rescued from a Massachusetts river over the weekend has died. Wildlife officials announced Monday that they were unable to stabilize the dolphin, which was swimming in circles in the Assonet River... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Dolphin rescued from Massachusetts river diesFREETOWN, Mass. (AP) - A bottlenose dolphin that was rescued from a Massachuset
Dolphin rescued from Massachusetts river dies
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) - A bottlenose dolphin that was rescued from a Massachusetts river over the weekend has died. Wildlife officials announced Monday that they were unable to stabilize the dolphin, which was swimming in circles in the Assonet River... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police investigating massive house party in FreetownFREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — Officials in Freetown are looking into a massive house p
Police investigating massive house party in Freetown
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — Officials in Freetown are looking into a massive house party earlier this month that drew roughly 1,000 rowdy partygoers to this small, largely rural Massachusetts town near the Rhode Island state line. The town’s Board of... Read more
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Wired News
Surprise! Dev Hynes Just Dropped Freetown Sound, a Stirring New Album, EarlyInstead he holes up in his New York apartment, recording “tons and tons of stuf
Surprise! Dev Hynes Just Dropped Freetown Sound, a Stirring New Album, Early
Wired News / Posted yesterday
Instead he holes up in his New York apartment, recording “tons and tons of stuff”—some of which became the 17 tracks on Freetown Sound, Blood Orange’s highly anticipated third album. While the album was originally scheduled for release on July... Read more
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The New Yorker
Blood Orange and the Sound of IdentityOne of the first voices you hear on “Freetown Sound,” the third album from Bloo
Blood Orange and the Sound of Identity
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
One of the first voices you hear on “Freetown Sound,” the third album from Blood Orange, is that of a young slam poet named Ashlee Haze. Last year, Haze performed a poem about the first time she heard the gleeful, futuristic hip-hop artist Missy... Read more
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Mashable
Blood Orange releases 'Freetown Sound' early, drops 'Augustine' vidWithout much fanfare, Devonté Hynes gave the people what they needed — his new
Blood Orange releases 'Freetown Sound' early, drops 'Augustine' vid
Mashable / Posted yesterday
Without much fanfare, Devonté Hynes gave the people what they needed — his new album as Blood Orange, Freetown Sound. The album was originally set to be released on July 1, but he dropped it early Tuesday morning instead. SURPRISE! My new album... Read more
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Billboard
Blood Orange Releases New Album 'Freetown Sound' Three Days EarlyIn the Sunrise at MOMA: Live Review Yesterday, Hynes also shared a music video
Blood Orange Releases New Album 'Freetown Sound' Three Days Early
Billboard / Posted yesterday
In the Sunrise at MOMA: Live Review Yesterday, Hynes also shared a music video for the album’s second track, “Augustine.” Freetown Sound -- named for the Sierra Leone capital where Hynes’ father was born -- features Carly Rae Jepsen, Zuri Marley,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Man tries to set Air France plane alightarmed with petrol, matches and a cigarette lighter on June 24 at Lungi Internat
Man tries to set Air France plane alight
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
armed with petrol, matches and a cigarette lighter on June 24 at Lungi International Airport, close to the capital of Freetown. The prosecution said Kanu had entered the restricted area reserved for staff and took a bus connecting to the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Rowdy house party prompts meeting and police investigationFREETOWN, Mass. (AP) - Officials in Freetown are looking into a massive house p
Rowdy house party prompts meeting and police investigation
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) - Officials in Freetown are looking into a massive house party earlier this month that drew roughly 1,000 rowdy revelers to this small, largely rural Massachusetts town near the Rhode Island state line. The town's Board of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sierra Leone man tried to set Air France plane on fireFREETOWN: A man tried to set fire to an Air France plane at Sierra Leone's bigg
Sierra Leone man tried to set Air France plane on fire
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN: A man tried to set fire to an Air France plane at Sierra Leone's biggest airport after gaining access to the aircraft without a passport or boarding card, a court heard on Tuesday (Jun 28). Airport officials promised security would be... Read more
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The Star
Sierra Leone man tried to set Air France plane on fireFREETOWN: A man tried to set fire to an Air France plane at Sierra Leone’s bigg
Sierra Leone man tried to set Air France plane on fire
The Star / Posted yesterday
FREETOWN: A man tried to set fire to an Air France plane at Sierra Leone’s biggest airport after gaining access to the aircraft without a passport or boarding card, a court heard Tuesday. Airport officials promised security would be stepped up after... Read more
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Faster Louder
Blood Orange's new album 'Freetown Sound' just dropped ahead of scheduleThe new album from Dev Hynes, aka Blood Orange, is available three days ahead o
Blood Orange's new album 'Freetown Sound' just dropped ahead of schedule
Faster Louder / Posted yesterday
The new album from Dev Hynes, aka Blood Orange, is available three days ahead of schedule. It’s called Freetown Sound, which he describes in a press release as “an album about my life, my upbringing, being black in England, being black in America…my... Read more
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The Herald News
Freetown party host has pending OUI case from December TAUNTON — The Assonet woman who hosted a house party this month that drew abo
Freetown party host has pending OUI case from December
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
TAUNTON — The Assonet woman who hosted a house party this month that drew about 1,000 guests and paralyzed her neighborhood with traffic was arrested six months ago and charged with drunken... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Farrell takes Tinman title on home courseMigonis Multisport topped a field of more than 800 competitors while setting th
Farrell takes Tinman title on home course
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
Migonis Multisport topped a field of more than 800 competitors while setting the course record at the Patriot Half in East Freetown, Massachusetts. On Saturday, he turned in the third-fastest swim time and then pulled away by putting down the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Dolphin safely removed from Massachusetts riverA dolphin swims by Hathaway Park Saturday morning. (Freetown Police Department/
Dolphin safely removed from Massachusetts river
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
A dolphin swims by Hathaway Park Saturday morning. (Freetown Police Department/video framgrab) FREETOWN, Mass. (WPRI) — A dolphin spotted in southeastern Massachusetts is now being cared for after animal control officers were able to safely catch... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts riverFREETOWN, Mass. - Officials say a dolphin has been rescued from a Massachusetts
Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts river
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
FREETOWN, Mass. - Officials say a dolphin has been rescued from a Massachusetts river after getting stuck in the mud in a cove. Freetown animal control officer Linda Podielsky says staff from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife helped the dolphin out of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts riverFREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — Officials say a dolphin has been rescued from a Massachu
Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts river
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) — Officials say a dolphin has been rescued from a Massachusetts river after getting stuck in the mud in a cove. Freetown animal control officer Linda Podielsky says staff from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife helped the dolphin out... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Twenty Five More ExitsTreaty of Lagos, which it said General Gowon signed without holding a referendu
Twenty Five More Exits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Treaty of Lagos, which it said General Gowon signed without holding a referendum, should be renamed after Accra, Niamey, Freetown or any other city that wants it. The Presidency's only fear is that President Idris Deby will beat us to it by doing... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts riverFREETOWN, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a dolphin was rescued from the Assonet Riv
Dolphin stuck in mud rescued from Massachusetts river
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
FREETOWN, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a dolphin was rescued from the Assonet River in Massachusetts after it got stuck in the mud in a nearby cove. Freetown animal control officer Linda Podielsky says staff from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife helped... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dolphin rescued from Assonet RiverA dolphin was rescued from the Assonet River in Freetown on Saturday, one day a
Dolphin rescued from Assonet River
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
A dolphin was rescued from the Assonet River in Freetown on Saturday, one day after it got stuck in the mud in a nearby cove, a town official said. “For whatever reason it came back,” said Linda Podielsky, the Freetown animal control officer. The... Read more
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The Herald News
Dolphin stuck in Freetown waters rescuedFREETOWN — Residents near the Main and Elm Street bridges witnessed something v
Dolphin stuck in Freetown waters rescued
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
FREETOWN — Residents near the Main and Elm Street bridges witnessed something very unusual in the Assonet River on Saturday afternoon: a dolphin swimming in circles.According to the Freetown Animal Control Facebook page, the animal had been spotted... Read more
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The Herald News
Freetown woman captures gold, memories at “inspirational” Transplant Games FREETOWN — Admittedly, Pamela Gauvin-Fernandes didn’t have too high of expect
Freetown woman captures gold, memories at “inspirational” Transplant Games
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
FREETOWN — Admittedly, Pamela Gauvin-Fernandes didn’t have too high of expectations ahead of the 2016 Transplant Games. Five gold medals and an “inspirational” trip to... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
South Coast Railway Project plan could include using resources already in placethe more than $2 billion route. The so-called Middleboro route Lang advocates f
South Coast Railway Project plan could include using resources already in place
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
the more than $2 billion route. The so-called Middleboro route Lang advocates for, would connect Fall River, New Bedford, Freetown and Taunton to the Middleboro route which would then turn north on the existing Red Line through Bridgewater to... Read more
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The Wanderer
Marlene A. (Sylvia) Hirstand Jessica Brecken; two step sons, Michael Hirst and his wife Judy of Hudson a
Marlene A. (Sylvia) Hirst
The Wanderer / Posted 6 days ago
and Jessica Brecken; two step sons, Michael Hirst and his wife Judy of Hudson and Matthew Hirst and his wife Tracy of Freetown; a step daughter, Suzanne Bancroft and her husband David of Fairhaven; an aunt, Ruth Sylvia of Marion; several great... Read more
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Bury Times
SAVED! Charity threatened with closure given 11th-hour cash boostof a lack of funds after Bury Council decided not to renew a contract. Based a
SAVED! Charity threatened with closure given 11th-hour cash boost
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
of a lack of funds after Bury Council decided not to renew a contract. Based at Bury Business Centre in Kay Street, Freetown, the charity supports 70 families with young children, helping them cope with bereavement, divorce, mental-health... Read more
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Bury Times
SAVED! Charity threatened with closure is given 11th-hour cash boostof a lack of funds after Bury Council decided not to renew a contract. Based a
SAVED! Charity threatened with closure is given 11th-hour cash boost
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
of a lack of funds after Bury Council decided not to renew a contract. Based at Bury Business Centre in Kay Street, Freetown, the charity supports 70 families with young children, helping them cope with bereavement, divorce, mental-health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mass Graves Beckon for Homeless and Destitute DeadFreetown — Volunteers calling themselves the Death and Destitute Organisation b
Mass Graves Beckon for Homeless and Destitute Dead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Freetown — Volunteers calling themselves the Death and Destitute Organisation bury Freetown's unidentified bodies, frustrated by lack of action by the authorities It's first light at King Tom cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and rain is falling... Read more
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The Herald News
Could South Coast Rail stop in Middleboro?up in a number of conversations in the last couple of weeks,” Fox said. Asked i
Could South Coast Rail stop in Middleboro?
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
up in a number of conversations in the last couple of weeks,” Fox said. Asked if the state is considering it, Fox, a former Freetown selectwoman, said, “I’m not really in a position to respond to this.” Speaking generally, Fox said Baker and Pollack... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China to Construct Disease Control Center & Office for Mohstropical diseases in Sierra Leone as well as a new office for the Ministry of H
China to Construct Disease Control Center & Office for Mohs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
tropical diseases in Sierra Leone as well as a new office for the Ministry of Health and Sanitation at New England Ville in Freetown. This disclosure was made by the head of delegation and Deputy Director General, China CDC, Dr George Gao Fu,... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Anglesey doc talks of 'hope' and 'warmth' he saw while fighting after-effects of ebola in Sierra LeoneLeone. Justin Healy, 28, recently returned home to Wales after a six month sti
Anglesey doc talks of 'hope' and 'warmth' he saw while fighting after-effects of ebola in Sierra Leone
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Leone. Justin Healy, 28, recently returned home to Wales after a six month stint working in an Ebola Survivors Clinic in Freetown. Sierra Leone was declared Ebola-free on November 7 last year, but many survivors are still suffering from the... Read more
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The Herald News
House party draws 1,000 guests, paralyzes Freetown neighborhood FREETOWN — A weekend house party at 18 Leonard Ave. drew an estimated 1,000 g
House party draws 1,000 guests, paralyzes Freetown neighborhood
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
FREETOWN — A weekend house party at 18 Leonard Ave. drew an estimated 1,000 guests, including busloads of people, and "completely inundated" an Assonet neighborhood with cars, traffic... Read more
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International Business Times
Sierra Leone: Ebola crisis sparks teen pregnancy surge as girls face sexual exploitation live with extended networks of relatives, which also increased the threat of se
Sierra Leone: Ebola crisis sparks teen pregnancy surge as girls face sexual exploitation
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
live with extended networks of relatives, which also increased the threat of sexual violence. Yaebu, 17, told IBTimesUK in Freetown that she became pregnant by a family member: "My mother and father started to feel sick and they got the fever. I... Read more
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Bury Times
In the dock: 16 people who have appeared in court in Burypay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service. Man is fined over attack A 'O
In the dock: 16 people who have appeared in court in Bury
Bury Times / Posted 9 days ago
pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service. Man is fined over attack A 'ONE blow' assault on Valentine’s Day led to a Freetown man appearing in court. John Cawte, aged 28, of Greenbrook Close, assaulted Robert Crowley in Bury on February 14... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. economic development bill, first under Baker, gets finishing toucheswhich was viewed as a benefit for Amazon, the online retailer that plans to ope
Mass. economic development bill, first under Baker, gets finishing touches
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
which was viewed as a benefit for Amazon, the online retailer that plans to open a massive new distribution center on the Freetown-Fall River border. ■ Eataly: The food emporium could face a little indigestion as it prepares to expand to Boston... Read more
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The Herald News
Can you pass the two tests needed to be hired by Amazon? New details emerge on processfoot distribution center on a 77-acre parcel in the biopark. The building, whic
Can you pass the two tests needed to be hired by Amazon? New details emerge on process
The Herald News / Posted 12 days ago
foot distribution center on a 77-acre parcel in the biopark. The building, which covers 23 acres, straddles the Fall River, Freetown line. Amazon will lease the facility and use it to distribute large items to customers. Large items are described by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The High Cost of Education By Hon Thandi Modisethe Second World War (WWII). Among the few higher education institutions establ
The High Cost of Education By Hon Thandi Modise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the Second World War (WWII). Among the few higher education institutions established before WWI were Fourah Bay College in Freetown, Sierra Leone that was established in 1827 by the Church Missionary Society (CMS) of London as an institution for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Police Declares One Wantedbike Riders Demand Justice for Death of Memberskilled by unknown security agents. The commercial motor bike riders last Thurs
As Police Declares One Wantedbike Riders Demand Justice for Death of Members
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
killed by unknown security agents. The commercial motor bike riders last Thursday spearheaded violence in the capital, Freetown, burning tires on the newly constructed hillside bypass road and the road leading to Fourah Bay College, attacking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Volleyball - Young Stars Enjoy Double JoyChampionship as they registered another win last Saturday over Super Six at the
Volleyball - Young Stars Enjoy Double Joy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Championship as they registered another win last Saturday over Super Six at the National Stadium volleyball court in Freetown. Dubbed as the tournament's favourites, Young Stars continued to show their strength in the court. Their female... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Fake State House Microcredit Facilitator' Gets High Court DateJames S. Samia, attached to the Economic and Financial Fraud Unit at the Crimin
'Fake State House Microcredit Facilitator' Gets High Court Date
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
James S. Samia, attached to the Economic and Financial Fraud Unit at the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters in Freetown, said he knew both the complainants and the accused. He recalled that on March 25th, 2016 Detective Police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kabala Correctional Centre Lacks Basic Facilities, Says Human Rights CommissionProcedures Act 1965 and the Constitution of Sierra Leone, could not be accessed
Kabala Correctional Centre Lacks Basic Facilities, Says Human Rights Commission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Procedures Act 1965 and the Constitution of Sierra Leone, could not be accessed by them even at the Government Bookshop in Freetown. The station was also faced with mobility problem as there are just three vehicles - one functional, one partly and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revealed - 'Sierra Leone Is Still a Major Transit Zone for Cocaine'in the country. He added that traffickers also utilise speedboats, which depos
Revealed - 'Sierra Leone Is Still a Major Transit Zone for Cocaine'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
in the country. He added that traffickers also utilise speedboats, which deposit the consignment at various points in Freetown before subsequently trans-shipping them by ocean- going vessels or trafficked by air through the airport. In July... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Torino Eyeing Move for Sierra Leonean Born Chalobahanother loan move, but he still has two years left on his contract with the wes
Torino Eyeing Move for Sierra Leonean Born Chalobah
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
another loan move, but he still has two years left on his contract with the west London outfit. Chalobah was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone; he went through the Chelsea academy, having been there since his pre-teens. During the 2010-11... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freetown Water Crisis - We May Have Survived It This YearThe recent water crisis in Freetown was beyond everyone's expectation. From Mar
Freetown Water Crisis - We May Have Survived It This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The recent water crisis in Freetown was beyond everyone's expectation. From March to nearly the end of May this year, access to safe drinking water in Freetown was very problematic. The same was the case in many other cities and towns in the country.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MRU Transport Ministers Call On President Koromaof Guinea Oye Guilavogui on Thursday 19 May 2016 paid a courtesy call on Presid
MRU Transport Ministers Call On President Koroma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
of Guinea Oye Guilavogui on Thursday 19 May 2016 paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown. Explaining the purpose of the visit, Sierra Leone's Minister of Transport and Aviation Leonard Balogu Koroma, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma & First Lady Mourn With Family of Late StaffMay 27 paid their last respects to the late Mr Borbor Jalloh former Head Cleane
President Koroma & First Lady Mourn With Family of Late Staff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
May 27 paid their last respects to the late Mr Borbor Jalloh former Head Cleaner at Presidential Lodge, Hill Station, Freetown. President Koroma and wife Mrs. Koroma joined mourners for the funeral prayers hosted by Fullah Mosque for the late... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Assures Sierra Leone of More Supportto support Sierra Leone in its recovery efforts. Mr Lowcook gave the assurance
UK Assures Sierra Leone of More Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
to support Sierra Leone in its recovery efforts. Mr Lowcook gave the assurance during a courtesy call at State House in Freetown, where he informed that he was in the country to see how the 10-24 months recovery efforts were going. Mr Lowcook... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Peacebuilding Commission's Visit to Sierra Leonetransfer of power will be an important milestone in Sierra Leone's continued ef
Peacebuilding Commission's Visit to Sierra Leone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
transfer of power will be an important milestone in Sierra Leone's continued efforts in consolidating peace and democracy. The PBC delegation is leaving Freetown today, heading to Guinea and Senegal before returning to New York on 19 J... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Time Next Yearby this task. Then also, many of the refugees in Maiduguri and beyond will not
This Time Next Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
by this task. Then also, many of the refugees in Maiduguri and beyond will not go back home. Some years ago when I was in Freetown, I was shocked to see so many young men and women in the streets and I was told that they were refugees from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jikpamu Saves APM Terminatorsafter his timely substitution paid off. The skillful Jikpamu, once trained wit
Jikpamu Saves APM Terminators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
after his timely substitution paid off. The skillful Jikpamu, once trained with Jubilee FC, and had a friendly stint in Freetown, Sierra Leone, had the game wrapped up when he made use of two chances that came his way. They were similar to the... Read more
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