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Sierra Leone: Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Repairing Freetown, One Drainage Ditch At A Time

Feb 21, 2019

After nearly a year in office, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the mayor of Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, is not tired ...

Feb 7, 2019

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday declared rape and sexual violence a national emergency with life i ...

Jan 31, 2019

Sierra Leone, after the civil war, has been looking for foreign investors to assist overcome the challenges leveraging o ...

Jan 30, 2019

Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio has tasked a special commission with investigating allegations of widespread c ...

Jan 14, 2019

Mary was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended. Three men fed her sedatives then raped her. Her mothe ...

Dec 15, 2018

Hundreds of people demonstrated in Freetown on Saturday against sexual violence against women, days after the Sierra Leo ...

Dec 4, 2018

They were promised a peace diamond dividend in the Sierra Leone village of Koryardu after the stone they handed over f ...

Oct 30, 2018

They have their hands full at the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, where record numbers of orphaned chimps are being deliv ...

Oct 21, 2018

A shaft of light penetrates the foul air through a fist-sized vent. It reveals naked, sweating bodies packed side-by- ...

Oct 10, 2018

Sierra Leone on Wednesday scrapped a $400-million (347-million-euro) scheme for a Chinese-built airport, saying the sche ...

Oct 5, 2018

The governing body of world football, FIFA, on Friday suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) because of ...

Sep 17, 2018

Some two million children in Sierra Leone went back to school on Monday in a key test of the country's landmark free edu ...

Aug 20, 2018

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Monday launched his programme of free education for 1.5 million primary and s ...

Aug 14, 2018

Sierra Leone's president Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday joined dozens of survivors of a mudslide that hit the capital of Fr ...

Jul 26, 2018

A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11,000 ...

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