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Sierra Leone , Monday 23 April 2018

News Sierra Leone: Coverage of Sierra Leone’s election reflected stereotypes, not reality

News channel or source: https://mg.co.za/article/2018-04-23-coverage-of-sierra-leones-election-reflected-stereotypes-not-reality
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Sierra Leone recently held peaceful presidential elections. But you would not know it from the media, which suggested that the country was frequently overwhelmed by violence during this period. The first round results were announced in mid-March, which ...

News Sierra Leone: DeBeers rolls out app to clean up Sierra Leone diamond supply chain

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-debeers-anglo-american-diamonds/debeers-rolls-out-app-to-clean-up-sierra-leone-diamond-supply-chain-idUSKBN1HQ1ZO
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Global diamond giant De Beers is rolling out an app to help small-scale, artisanal diamond miners in Sierra Leone certify that gems they pry from the soil are legal, the Anglo American unit said on Thursday. The initiative is the ...

News Sierra Leone: FC Cincinnati inks veteran midfielder, Sierra Leone int'l Michael Lahoud

News channel or source: https://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/soccer/fc-cincinnati/2018/04/18/fc-cincinnati-inks-veteran-midfielder-sierra-leone-intl-michael-mahoud/528578002/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

FC Cincinnati inks veteran midfielder, Sierra Leone int'l Michael Lahoud Lahoud also started against FC Cincinnati in the Aug. 2 U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match. FC Cincinnati won the match, 1-0. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: https://cin.ci/2HaHu6F

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone: Govt in Debt Crisis External U.S.$2 Billion, Domestic Le4.9 Trillion

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804230263.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The newly elected President of Sierra Leone, Brigadier (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio, last Friday (13th April) called on the International Monitory Fund (IMF) Chief Brain Aitken and team to help rejuvenate the country's economy as his new government has ...

News Sierra Leone: Post-election attacks create over 2,000 refugees in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: http://cocorioko.net/post-election-attacks-create-over-2000-refugees-in-sierra-leone/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

The political situation preceding the Sierra Leone March 31 st Presidential runoff is becoming nerve-wracking by the day as post-election violence continues in an unprecedented modus. The Sierra Leone election, which saw the country’s main opposition ...

News Sierra Leone: Chinese President Congratulates Sierra Leone President

News channel or source: http://sierraexpressmedia.com/?p=83822
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

On April 10, 2018, Chinese President XI Jinping (in photo) sent a congratulatory message to Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio, congratulating him on his election as President of Sierra Leone. In the congratulatory message President XI said ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone News: DTD Commissioner talks on enforcement measures for 2018

News channel or source: https://awoko.org/2018/04/20/sierra-leone-news-dtd-commissioner-talks-on-enforcement-measures-for-2018/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The Commissioner of Domestic Tax Department (DTD) at the National Revenue Authority (NRA) Ibrahim Sorie Kamara, talks to Zainab Iyamide Joaque, on the new Finance Act 2018. He discusses the Authority’s drive to formalise the economy and broaden the tax base.

News Sierra Leone: More Global Guitars, Tanzania Union Day & Sierra Leone Independence Day

News channel or source: http://kmuw.org/post/more-global-guitars-tanzania-union-day-sierra-leone-independence-day
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

More global guitars this time in the Global Village for the April Guitar Month feature, including Indian electric guitarist Prasanna, Indian slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya, Jamaican guitar legend Ernest Ranglin, the guitar duo of Larry Coryell and ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone swears in opposition leader as new president

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/sierra-leone-declares-opposition-leader-president-54242589
Publication date: Wednesday 04 April 2018

Sierra Leone's election commission declared main opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio as the West African nation's new president Wednesday, giving the opposition party its first presidency in 10 years. Chief Justice Abdulai Charm swore in the new leader ...