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News Sierra Leone » People: Five issues that will dominate Sierra Leone's election

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-5431907/Five-issues-dominate-Sierra-Leones-election.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

and opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP). A new party, the National Grand Coalition (NGC), was formed by its presidential candidate Kandeh Yumkella when he broke away from the SLPP. Although Yumkella is unlikely to win, his charisma and ...

News Sierra Leone » People: The day the mountain fell: Sierra Leone's mudslide

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/blogs/africa/2018/02/day-mountain-fell-sierra-leone-mudslide-180221122154473.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

As May became June, Sierra Leone's government began to ration drinking water from the Guma Dam, the primary water source for the capital. By July, Guma had fallen to its lowest level since records began. I watched in disbelief as people on the streets of ...

News Sierra Leone » People: Blue Fairy, Forgotten Martyr And Weeping Family

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/25022018-blue-fairy-forgotten-martyr-and-weeping-family/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

She was buried in Sierra Leone with her Kenyan colleague ... I believe she is in heaven now and the church needs to take the initiative to make her known to people and to start the process so that she can be a saint one day,” the nun’s brother said.

News Sierra Leone » People: Survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide still homeless

News channel or source: http://en.rfi.fr/20180220-Survivors%20of%20Sierra%20Leone%20mudslide%20still%20homeless
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In Sierra Leone, six months after the deadly floods and mudslides, which killed more than 1,000 people, nothing has changed for the survivors. Those who had no family to welcome them, are still waiting to be sheltered by authorities. And some may not even ...

News Sierra Leone » People: Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

News channel or source: https://issafrica.org/iss-today/liberia-and-sierra-leone-can-achieve-real-womens-empowerment
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

New laws and removing barriers to participation haven't empowered women in Liberia and Sierra Leone In Liberia, where Johnson Sirleaf was president for over 10 years, less than 10% of people participating in politics are women. In Sierra Leone, which has a ...

News Sierra Leone » People: Sierra Leone should be the ultimate winner!

News channel or source: http://sierraexpressmedia.com/?p=83474
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

“Our message is simply vote Sierra Leone,” said Wahid, spokesperson for the Artist for Peace Sierra Leone. “We make people understand why their support and votes should not be based on tribe, region, political affiliation or any other selfish ...

News Sierra Leone » People: UK Mining firm accused of rights abuses in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/mining/uk-mining-firm-accused-of-rights-abuses-in-sierra-leone/502533
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

cover incidents in 2010 and 2012 in the northern region of Tonkolili in Sierra Leone. Mr Kelly Conteh, one of the witnesses, knows he is lucky to be alive. He was one of the people shot in a police crackdown in 2012 on the outskirts of Bumbuna where AML ...

News Sierra Leone » People: Months after mudslide, Sierra Leone children struggle to stay in school

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-leone-mudslide-education/months-after-mudslide-sierra-leone-children-struggle-to-stay-in-school-idUSKCN1FZ2CW
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Survivors of last year’s devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone are struggling to keep their children in school as aid efforts wind down and many are left jobless, several charities said. More than 500 people were ...

News Sierra Leone » People: Destination: Freetown in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: http://chronicle.gi/2018/02/destination-freetown-in-sierra-leone/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The final third will be Senegal, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the further south you go and hit the savanna and the tropical forests there are more people and cattle so it just slows you down,” he added. Lt Col is not concerned about any particular risks on ...

News Sierra Leone » People: ISS Today: Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women’s empowerment

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/iss-today-liberia-and-sierra-leone-can-achieve-real-womens-empowerment/ar-BBJo20w
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In Liberia, where Johnson Sirleaf was president for over 10 years, less than 10% of people participating in politics are women. In Sierra Leone, which has a male president, the figure is just over 12%. The problem does not only lie only with political ...