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The Herald News
South Coast Rail permits sought for Fall River tracksbe notified, MassDOT said. By early next spring, the agency plans to file NOIs
The Herald News / Posted 8 hours ago
be notified, MassDOT said. By early next spring, the agency plans to file NOIs in eight communities, the other five being Freetown, Taunton, Raynham, Middleborough and Lakeville. They are part of the Phase I route by diesel train from Fall River... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How White Cane Day Makes A Differencepeopledon't understand what my cane means," says Emma Parker, director ofthe Si
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 hours ago
peopledon't understand what my cane means," says Emma Parker, director ofthe Sierra Leone Association of the Blind in Freetown, the country's capital."And those who do realize I am blind will try to help by pulling the cane or pulling on my... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Journalist Stabbed By Political Party Supportersa journalist working with The Exclusive Newspaper, went to the Headquarters of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
a journalist working with The Exclusive Newspaper, went to the Headquarters of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) in Freetown to cover a procession in support of former military leader, Julius Maada Bio who had declared his intention to enter... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How White Cane Day Makes A Differencepeopledon't understand what my cane means," says Emma Parker, director ofthe Si
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 hours ago
peopledon't understand what my cane means," says Emma Parker, director ofthe Sierra Leone Association of the Blind in Freetown, the country's capital."And those who do realize I am blind will try to help by pulling the cane or pulling on my... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Diplomat Presents Lettersand firmly committed to peacebuilding and inclusive socio-economic development,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
and firmly committed to peacebuilding and inclusive socio-economic development," she added. According to a dispatch from Freetown, Ambassador Ruhle made the statement recently when she presented her Letters of Credence to President Ernest Bai... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone First Lady and Beingmate Launch Donation Project for Africa ChildrenFreetown, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone's First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma and C
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Freetown, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone's First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma and Chinese Company-BEINGMATE together launched a milk powder donation project to promote the development of women's and children's health in Africa. Meantime, a ceremony was... Read more
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Perth Now
Mudslide death toll tipped to hit 500RESCUE workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from a mudslide on the o
Perth Now / Posted 22 hours ago
RESCUE workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, its chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya told Reuters on Tuesday. He said that he expected at least 500 bodies to be uncovered as the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Map: New England cities, towns that you can expect to bid for Amazon’s 2nd HQcenter. Additional space would be available about a half-mile away in the River
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
center. Additional space would be available about a half-mile away in the Riverfront Business Park in neighboring Freetown. ■ Fall River, a former mill city, has struggled economically in recent years. But Fiola told the newspaper that... Read more
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Boston Globe
Map: New England cities, towns that you can expect to bid for Amazon’s 2nd HQcenter. Additional space would be available about a half-mile away in the River
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
center. Additional space would be available about a half-mile away in the Riverfront Business Park in neighboring Freetown. ■ Fall River, a former mill city, has struggled economically in recent years. But Fiola told the newspaper that... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Royston Runners member follows up Guinness World Record dressed as a plant with sub-three Chicago Marathonof Education. Robin was not in Sierra Leone at the time of the mudslide in Aug
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 5 days ago
of Education. Robin was not in Sierra Leone at the time of the mudslide in August this year, but had been working in Freetown – five minutes away from where the disaster struck. His involvement with the Red Cross and the families affected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
St. Edward's School Wins Wild Life Quiz Competition2017. Hosted on the theme: "Listen to young voices, let's protect Sierra Leone
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
2017. Hosted on the theme: "Listen to young voices, let's protect Sierra Leone wildlife" at Collegiate Secondary School in Freetown in partnership with Bird life International, Royal Society for protecting Birds and the government, the competition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bio to Launch His 2018 Presidential Bid TodayRetired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, will today declare his intension to become
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, will today declare his intension to become flag-bearer at the party's headquarters in Freetown, with thousands of members and supporters across the country expected to converge in the capital city Freetown ahead... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bollore Eases Water Crisis At Seaside CommunityThe issue of water and sanitation is something residents of the Seaside Communi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The issue of water and sanitation is something residents of the Seaside Community in the east of Freetown have been grappling with for years, with little or nothing done by the government, non-governmental organizations and individuals to salvage the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dahlia Ladies Brings Hope to Blind Schoolover the weekend presented food and non-food items to the Milton Margai School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
over the weekend presented food and non-food items to the Milton Margai School for the Blind at Wilkinson Road in Freetown. The donation comes as a result of a plea made by the school's Headmaster, Salieu Turay, for support from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia/Sierra Leone: Women's Football - Gambia Off for Sierra Leone Qualifier GameGambia's U-17 Scorpions have left the country's shores for destination Freetown
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Gambia's U-17 Scorpions have left the country's shores for destination Freetown ahead of their Uruguay World Cup preliminary qualifier tie with Sierra Leone. The Scorpions rendered the Leone Stars desolate when the sides first met five years ago on... Read more
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Business Wire
Rapaport to Auction Historic Sierra Leone 709 Carat “Peace Diamond”Leone. An international online press conference for the Peace Diamond will be
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Leone. An international online press conference for the Peace Diamond will be held on Tuesday, October 17th at 2:00pm Freetown time (GMT), 10:00 am New York time (EST). Additional information will be provided including the viewing schedule,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women's Football - Gambia Mulling S/Leone Upsetthe road to Azerbaijan. Revenging the defeat in 2012 will be on the apex of Si
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
the road to Azerbaijan. Revenging the defeat in 2012 will be on the apex of Sierra Leone's agenda as Gambia jets down in Freetown for the first leg this Saturday. Gambia is ardent on making a second appearance in the Women's U-17 World Cup after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Remanded for Posing As Flood Victimcontrary to Section 32 (1) of Larceny Act of 1916. The accused, on Friday 18th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
contrary to Section 32 (1) of Larceny Act of 1916. The accused, on Friday 18th August 2017 at Kamayama, Lumley in Freetown, with intent to defraud, obtained 2 pieces of blankets,2 4×6 foam mattresses,3 eating spoons,2 drinking cups,3... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nacsa Holds Last Technical Review Meeting for the GPC II ProjectForms (DAFS). The Technical Review Meeting which was held at the Board Room of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Forms (DAFS). The Technical Review Meeting which was held at the Board Room of NaCSA Headquarters at Charlotte Street, Freetown on Friday, September 29, 2017 provided a platform for both the Commission and its partners, especially the Councils... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Trafficking - Victim Explains OrdealA human trafficking victim has been explaining her ordeal this week as she give
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A human trafficking victim has been explaining her ordeal this week as she gives evidence in the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1. Kadiatu Kargbo, a nurse from Port Loko, yesterday explained to Magistrate Albert Moody how she was ill-treated while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Investigator Testifies in Burglary Matteractual bodily harm country to section 47 of the same act. The prosecution alle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
actual bodily harm country to section 47 of the same act. The prosecution alleges that on 27th August, 2017, in Freetown, with intent to steal, the accused broke into and entered the Dwelling house of Fatima Kamara. In his testimony,... Read more
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Gulf News
Mohammad orders aid lift for Sierra Leonewere killed and 3,000 left homeless by a deadly mudslide, which swept away home
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
were killed and 3,000 left homeless by a deadly mudslide, which swept away homes in and around Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, in August. Three days of heavy rains had led to devastating floods and a massive landslide.The aid supplies were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Changing Climate Is Already Changing Us - Are We Prepared?Such torrential rains are a clear sign of the changing climate. In August 2017,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Such torrential rains are a clear sign of the changing climate. In August 2017, at the height of the rainy season, Freetown received an unprecedented average of 539,9mm of rainfall. With its land size of 356,9km2, Freetown had an average of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Chronixx makes T&T stop on Chronology tourmedia personality, Chinee. In addition to Chronixx & Zincfence Redemption Live
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
media personality, Chinee. In addition to Chronixx & Zincfence Redemption Live, there will also be performances from Freetown Collective, Marlon Asher, Prophet Benjamin and Walshy Fire. One Heart Caribbean tickets for the General ($320),... Read more
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International Business Times
Danish priest 'is a serial paedophile who filmed sex sessions with teenage boy' court hears to his clergy house attached to the church. He also gave the teenager money to
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
to his clergy house attached to the church. He also gave the teenager money to buy drugs in Copenhagen's Christiania 'freetown' district, the judge was told. The relationship between the pair continued until the youth was in his early... Read more
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The Herald News
Freetown man ordered held without bail after New Bedford fireCurt Brown The Standard-Times NEW BEDFORD — An East Freetown man was found to
The Herald News / Posted 13 days ago
Curt Brown The Standard-Times NEW BEDFORD — An East Freetown man was found to be dangerous Monday and ordered held without bail for last week’s fire in New Bedford and a co-defendant was arraigned in her hospital room. Brad D. Westgate, 39, of 75... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Celebrates 100th BirthdayJoseph's Convent School. According to her, lessons were taught in Wolof and En
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Joseph's Convent School. According to her, lessons were taught in Wolof and English by missionary teachers from Ireland, Freetown and some local teachers. Ma Alice has performed pilgrimages in Jerusalem and Rome and many places of worship. Her... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sierra Leone's 709 carat diamond lands in Antwerp for saleFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Media in Sierra Leone report that a 709-carat dia
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Media in Sierra Leone report that a 709-carat diamond found in the country's eastern Kono District has been taken by a sales team from the National Minerals Agency to Antwerp, Belgium. The diamond's discovery in March... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Sierra Leone's 709 carat diamond lands in Antwerp for saleMonday and will meet sales agents, auction houses and potential buyers. The hi
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 13 days ago
Monday and will meet sales agents, auction houses and potential buyers. The highest bid of $7.7 million was turned down in Freetown in May. No other bidders met the government's undisclosed reserve price, so the diamond will now be sold by... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Sierra Leone's 709 carat diamond lands in Antwerp for saleFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Media in Sierra Leone report that a 709-carat dia
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Media in Sierra Leone report that a 709-carat diamond found in the country's eastern Kono District has been taken by a sales team from the National Minerals Agency to Antwerp, Belgium. The diamond's discovery in March... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
West Nile risk level raised in southeastern Massachusetts26 through Sept. 27: Abington (3), Bridgewater, Brookline, Brookline, Dartmouth
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
26 through Sept. 27: Abington (3), Bridgewater, Brookline, Brookline, Dartmouth, Dedham (3), Dighton, Fairhaven, Franklin, Freetown, Halifax, Holbrook, Kingston, Lakeville, Marion (2), Middleboro (2), Millis, Needham, Norton (2), Plymouth (2),... Read more
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The Herald News
West Nile risk level raised in southeastern Massachusetts26 through Sept. 27: Abington (3), Bridgewater, Brookline, Brookline, Dartmouth
The Herald News / Posted 13 days ago
26 through Sept. 27: Abington (3), Bridgewater, Brookline, Brookline, Dartmouth, Dedham (3), Dighton, Fairhaven, Franklin, Freetown, Halifax, Holbrook, Kingston, Lakeville, Marion (2), Middleboro (2), Millis, Needham, Norton (2), Plymouth (2),... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
West Nile risk level raised in southeastern Massachusetts26 through Sept. 27: Abington (3), Bridgewater, Brookline, Brookline, Dartmouth
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
26 through Sept. 27: Abington (3), Bridgewater, Brookline, Brookline, Dartmouth, Dedham (3), Dighton, Fairhaven, Franklin, Freetown, Halifax, Holbrook, Kingston, Lakeville, Marion (2), Middleboro (2), Millis, Needham, Norton (2), Plymouth (2),... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford United send football shirts to disaster-hit African countryby pictures of youngsters wearing them along with a thank you message. The mud
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
by pictures of youngsters wearing them along with a thank you message. The mudslide and flood hit the country's capital Freetown, killing more than 1,000, according to local leaders. The number of confirmed deaths reached 500 but officials... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford United send football shirts to disaster-hit African countryby pictures of youngsters wearing them along with a thank you message. The mud
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
by pictures of youngsters wearing them along with a thank you message. The mudslide and flood hit the country's capital Freetown, killing more than 1,000, according to local leaders. The number of confirmed deaths reached 500 but officials... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
2 charged with arson in New Bedford apartment fireBrad Westgate, 39, of Freetown, and Rose Bowman, 33, of New Bedford, were taken
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
Brad Westgate, 39, of Freetown, and Rose Bowman, 33, of New Bedford, were taken into custody late Thursday night, according to police. The fire broke out at about 7:20 p.m. Thursday at a building at the corner of North Front and Tallman Streets.... Read more
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WA Today
How Cory Bernardi's attempt to smear Wear A Dress Day ended in a windfallbeen able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
been able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and Uganda. One of those girls is Fatmata from Freetown, Sierra Leone, who joined our program and was offered a scholarship to go back to school after being orphaned when... Read more
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Canberra Times
How Cory Bernardi's attempt to smear Wear A Dress Day ended in a windfallbeen able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
been able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and Uganda. One of those girls is Fatmata from Freetown, Sierra Leone, who joined our program and was offered a scholarship to go back to school after being orphaned when... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How Cory Bernardi's attempt to smear Wear A Dress Day ended in a windfallbeen able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
been able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and Uganda. One of those girls is Fatmata from Freetown, Sierra Leone, who joined our program and was offered a scholarship to go back to school after being orphaned when... Read more
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The Age
How Cory Bernardi's attempt to smear Wear A Dress Day ended in a windfallbeen able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
been able to support more than 29,000 women and girls across Sierra Leone and Uganda. One of those girls is Fatmata from Freetown, Sierra Leone, who joined our program and was offered a scholarship to go back to school after being orphaned when... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ernest Brewa Remanded for Murdercomedian, Ernest Brewa aka Vamboi; Ernest Brewa Jr. was yesterday sent to the M
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
comedian, Ernest Brewa aka Vamboi; Ernest Brewa Jr. was yesterday sent to the Male Correctional Centre by Albert Moody of Freetown Court No.1 on one count of murder contrary to the laws of Sierra Leone. The police alleged that the accused person... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Olympia Keen to Defend National Championship Titlerejuvenated Sierra Leone Athletics Association tournament gets underway today,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
rejuvenated Sierra Leone Athletics Association tournament gets underway today, September 28 at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. The two-day championship will attract over 150 athletes from the four regional areas in the country and Kamara is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Brussels Airlines GM Promises Reliable Partnershipcocktail organised by Brussels Airlines for outgoing General Manager Paul Delaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
cocktail organised by Brussels Airlines for outgoing General Manager Paul Delafaille at the Atlantic Lumley Hotel in Freetown, said over the last month they have met with several officials, including President Ernest Bai Koroma. "We have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fbnbank CEO Pays Condolence Visit to President KoromaLeone and the Ministry of Finance Buildings respectively. Speaking to the pres
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Leone and the Ministry of Finance Buildings respectively. Speaking to the press at FBNBank office on Rawdon Street in Freetown, after his visitation at the above mentioned offices, Dr. Adeduntan said the primary reason for his visit was to pay... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Local filmmakers sweep people’s choice awards at T&T Film Festfor Caribbean film” the 12th annual Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival was brought
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
for Caribbean film” the 12th annual Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival was brought to a close with a lively performance from Freetown Collective that had members of the audience dancing in the aisles. The full list of awards and awardees is as... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Women to help African girlswith the We Yone Child Foundation (WYCF), which has built and runs three primar
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 19 days ago
with the We Yone Child Foundation (WYCF), which has built and runs three primary schools for families living in the Freetown slums. The foundation's aim is to educate and empower youngsters. Liz, a physiotherapist, said: "There is a big... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Indiana man sought in child pornography case claimed he was in Texas helping hurricane victimsFREETOWN, Ind. – A child pornography investigation in Jackson and Owen counties
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
FREETOWN, Ind. – A child pornography investigation in Jackson and Owen counties led to the arrest of a Freetown man this week who told police he was in Texas helping rebuild after Hurricane Harvey. According to Indiana State Police, Cory D. Jones,... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Bridgewater-Raynham letterman jacket found in French thrift storeFrance. “I got a text on (Facebook) Messenger from a name I didn’t recognize–
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
France. “I got a text on (Facebook) Messenger from a name I didn’t recognize– so I ignored it at first,” Kinder, an East Freetown resident, said. When she went to delete the message, the letters ‘BR’ caught her eye. As she scrolled down she saw... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Bedford, Ind. man facing child porn charges; accused of molesting 4-old in 2011child pornography. According to a probable cause affidavit, investigators found
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
child pornography. According to a probable cause affidavit, investigators found Jones as he was working on a farm near Freetown, Indiana. Police say they told Jones they wanted to examine two phones that he used -- one to make calls, and the... Read more
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New Kerala
The Republic of Sierra Leone Transitioning As Africa's First Ever - newkerala news #275082as Africa’s very first “Smart Country.” In collaboration with the government o
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
as Africa’s very first “Smart Country.” In collaboration with the government of Sierra Leone and Data Edge Revenue, a Freetown systems integration company, RippleNami developed the application software that connects people, organizations and... Read more
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