News Sierra Leone » Northern: Five issues that will dominate Sierra Leone's election
Regional divisions - Sierra Leone is sharply divided along regional lines that overlap with ethnicity, with the APC broadly reliant on the Temne and Limba people in its northern strongholds and the SLPP more popular in the south with the Mende ethnic group.
News Sierra Leone » Northern: UK Mining Firm Accused of Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone
The allegations against the company, formerly a subsidiary of African Minerals Limited (AML), cover incidents in 2010 and 2012 in the northern region of Tonkolili in Sierra Leone. Kelly Conteh, one of the witnesses, knows he is lucky to be alive.
News Sierra Leone » Northern: Destination: Freetown in Sierra Leone
“Northern Morocco will be fine, but then I start to go into Western Sahara and Mauritania which will really slow down. The final third will be Senegal, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the further south you go and hit the savanna and the tropical forests there ...
News Sierra Leone » Northern: Sierra Leone pens China airport deal despite opposition
The Sierra Leone government has signed a controversial loan agreement ... An alternative route involves a long distance drive through the northern part. The proposed Mamamah International Airport, which will be located on the mainland, is also a few ...
News Sierra Leone » Northern: In Wake of Ebola, Cash Transfers Rebuild Livelihoods in Sierra Leone
You have really tried for us; we pray that God blesses you.” February 2018—Wanday Bangura’s stall in a bustling market in the Bombali district of northern Sierra Leone is full of shoes, jewelry, scarves and other products displayed for sale.
News Sierra Leone » Northern: Sierra Leone News: Underage girls FGM/C still a norm in Kukuna
Although there are no laws in place that prohibit Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) for women and girls in Sierra Leone, the act is still being practiced in Kukuna, Braimaia Chiefdom, northern Kambia district. In July 2016, the Ministry of Social ...
News Sierra Leone » Northern: "Always Know Who’s In The Room Before You Go In" Words Of Wisdom With Mark Steines Of Home & Family
Attending the University of Northern Iowa on a full football scholarship ... For example, I traveled to Sierra Leone with the doctors and nurses of the Lighthouse Medical Mission to document the needs of the people there. Selected images from nearly ...
News Sierra Leone » Northern: A Smithsonian Horticulturist Goes on a Quest for an Historic Seedling
The site is a microclimate where live oaks might thrive in a colder northern climate because at that location ... “Gee-zee”), who populate the area of modern-day Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The word Saltwater refers, of course, to island ...
News Sierra Leone » Northern: Obituary: Rowland Cowley
He was at one time chairman of the Northern Region Consultant’s Committee ... without the high-tech equipment available in British hospitals. He travelled to Sierra Leone, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Papua New Guinea.
News Sierra Leone » Northern: Chinese trawlers travel farthest and fish the most - study
Last year, Chinese trawlers were seized off Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Guinea-Bissau over illegal fishing ... The waters off China’s coast, and those of Northern and Southern Europe, are the most heavily fished, the study found.