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Fromer President Koroma and African leaders explore innovative ideas to address security challenges facing Africa

Sierra Leone Telegraph 05 Feb 2023
Sierra Leone Telegraph. 05 February 2023.. Sierra Leone’s former President Ernest Bai Koroma departed Freetown today Sunday, 5 February 2023 to join his peers on a five-nation visits to discuss security on the African continent ... President Koroma who is a member of the Brenthurst Foundation’s Governing Board, said.
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US Ambassador describes PR Case as "Fantastic," impressed with judiciary

The Patriotic Vanguard 04 Feb 2023
Contributed United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Ambassador David Reimer (photo), while welcoming the Chief Justice and his team commended the Judiciary for being so expeditious in concluding the Proportional Representation Case filed by Hon ... Judiciary Communications, Freetown, Sierra Leone .
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A sight to see

Morning Times 04 Feb 2023
... Clinic of Serabu in Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa ... Schanzer went on to share that after her first mission trip, her and her husband later bounced around different countries and started in Sierra Leone after their civil war in 2000, working in the capitol city of Freetown.
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‘Ambassadors of peace’: Amputee football association brings together Sierra Leone’s civil war survivors

CNN 03 Feb 2023
On a busy weekend in Freetown, Sierra Leone, dozens of people gather to watch an afternoon football match not unlike countless others you’d find anywhere else in the world ... “We want Sierra Leone to compete with another countries in terms of development,” Samai said.
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Freetown: Sierra Leone Government, TAF Africa Global, sign MOU

The Patriotic Vanguard 02 Feb 2023
I am delighted to announce that TAF Africa Global and the Government of Sierra Leone, represented by Hon ... While we anticipate the successful delivery of TAF Africa Global's affordable housing projects in Sierra Leone, I'd like to thank H.E.
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$311 million World Bank funding for solar energy in Sierra Leone, Chad, Liberia, and Togo

Sierra Leone Telegraph 01 Feb 2023
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Activities under the new Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) have officially kicked off in Freetown to increase electricity access to millions of existing and prospective consumers in Chad, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
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Accelerating Access to Renewable Energy in West Africa

Business Ghana 01 Feb 2023
Activities under the new Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) have officially kicked off in Freetown to increase electricity access to millions of existing and prospective consumers in Chad, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
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NGC situation: How Andrew Keilie sees it

The Patriotic Vanguard 31 Jan 2023
By Andrew Keilie, Freetown, Sierra Leone Let me set the records straight on a few issues surrounding NGC and KKY ... Here are my thoughts. 1. KKY (Kandeh Kolleh Yumkellah, National Grand Coaltion party of Sierra Leone leader) has understandably been under extreme pressure for a while ... 2 ... 3. NGC is not a one man show ... 4 ... 5 ... This was approved by NEC ... 6 ... 7 ... 8 ... 9 ... .
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Freetown City Council sends out property rate and business license payment demands

Sierra Leone Telegraph 25 Jan 2023
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Freetown City Council (FCC) has started sending out Property Rate and Business License payment demands to over a million households and businesses across the capital ... Let’s do better this year – let’s all play our part to continue our journey to #TransformFreetown,” Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr tells the people of Freetown.
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Ponder my thoughts: 20 issues that defined 2022

The Patriotic Vanguard 23 Jan 2023
20 issues that defined 2022 By Andrew Keili, Freetown, Sierra Leone The year 2022 is behind us ... This was a new standard set in philanthropy in Sierra Leone that is worthy of emulation ... Into the Mad World” which showed how the illegal drug was on the rise, negatively impacting youths across Sierra Leone.
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More questions about Freetown International Airport as Summa Airport Ltd takes control

Sierra Leone Telegraph 22 Jan 2023
Last week, Sierra Leone’s ministry of transport and aviation announced in a public notice that Summa Airport Sierra Leone Limited will take over operations and management of Freetown International Airport – also known as Lungi Airport, as of last Friday, 20th January 2023.
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Miners Leone Rock delivers cash handshake with Premier League

Football Sierra Leone 21 Jan 2023
The cheque for (NLE 100,000), was warmly received and appreciated by the Sierra Leone Football Association on Wednesday, the 19th of January, at their Secretariat in Freetown In the presence of LRMG’s Salim Sillah, SLFA’s president Thomas Daddy Brima, National Sports Authority’s Steven Kelfala and other dignitaries.
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President signs women’s rights bill into law

The Gleaner 21 Jan 2023
FREETOWN, (AP). A landmark bill mandating that women make up 30 per cent of Sierra Leone’s workforce and government positions went into effect on Friday, along with paid maternity leave benefits extended to 14 weeks. The legislation signed by... .
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FBC Lecturer in Court for Domestic Violence

All Africa 21 Jan 2023
57-year -old Augustine Ansumana Garmoh, lecturer at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, has made several appearances before Magistrate Mark Ngegba on the Pademba Road Court No.1 in Freetown on allegation of domestic violence ....
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Sierra Leone president signs women’s rights bill into law

Federal News Radio 20 Jan 2023
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A landmark bill mandating that women make up 30% of Sierra Leone’s workforce and government positions went into effect on Friday along with paid maternity leave benefits extended to 14 weeks ... FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A landmark bill ...

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