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Sierra Leone

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:47:59 GMT
Liberia, Sierra Leone Sign Gola Transboundary Forest MOU
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Governments of Liberia and Sierra Leone have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will commit the two countries to protecting the Gola Transboundary Forest Landscape. Foreign Minister Gbezhongar Findley sign...

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:35:13 GMT
Wafu Women's Tourney - Host Nation Gets Tough Draw
[Concord] Host, Sierra Leone, has been pitted in a tough group following Saturday's group phase draws of the West African Football Union (WAFU Zone A) at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Freetown.

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:03:59 GMT
President Bio Urges South Africa to Lead in Africa's Integrated Trade and Investments Front
[Concord] President Julius Maada Bio has urged a meeting of leading mining investors, the chairperson of the parliamentary committee on minerals and energy, investment bankers, some finance and stock exchange experts to lead on the intra-African trad...

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:26:27 GMT
Sierra Leone Dragged Before Ecowas Court Over Missing Ebola Virus Funds
[This Day] The Sierra Leonian government has been dragged before the ECOWAS Community Court in Abuja over allegation it mismanaged millions of United States Dollars donated to fight the deadly Ebola virus, which killed about 4,000 people the country.

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:06:58 GMT
President of the Republic of Sierra Leone to Attend Mining Indaba 2020
[Global Africa Network] The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Brig. Rtd. Julius Maada Wonie Bio, is confirmed to attend the 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba, taking place in Cape Town from 3 - 6 February 2020.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Poetry: Living is a fire
Living is a fire By Ben Okri, Nigeria Living is a Fire Living is a cross That any one of the rock-faces Comprehends. We are drawn To many seas. We drown wholesomely In the failures of confrontation. The rain Drenching Our doorsteps Has ...


European Union (EU) boosts assistance to drought-affected people in Lesotho
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes the European Union (EU) contribution of €1.5 million (equivalent to about M24 million) in humanitarian support, enabling WFP to expand ongoing emergency drought assistance to an additional 22,...


Maada and Fatima Bio's wedding: The facts and misconceptions
By Yusuf Keketoma Sandi First published: 11/07/2013 If you are a Christian, you may have come across Proverbs 18:22 which says “He who finds a wife, finds a good thing and obtains favour of the Lord.”. If you are a Muslim, you may have come a...


Reinforcing the anti-corruption war in the education sector
Reinforcing the anti-corruption war in the education sector: The role of tertiary institutions (students and administration) in the fight against corruption. A public lecture delivered by Francis Ben Kaifala, the Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption...


President Julius Maada Bio addresses ‘Budapest to Bamako Rally'
His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has heartily welcomed the nearly 700 excursionists from over 80 countries, in 210 cars, 52 motorbikes, and 20 trucks and buses at the conclusion of the ‘Budapest to Bamako Rally' that ended in the Sierr...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:13:32 +0000
Environment Protection Agency and Partners hosts Workshop on the Abdijan Convention and its Protocols
The Environment Protection Agency in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment, the West African Biodiversity and Climate Change Program and the Abidjan Convention had ended a three-day National Stakeholders Workshop from the 10th on to the ...

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:42:51 +0000
Chinese philanthropist donates to school pupils
By Abu Bakarr Kargbo Francis Guo is a goodhearted Chinese working in Sierra Leone who recently saw the need to extend humanitarian support to school pupils of the Makorbeh Village Primary School in the Port Loko District. School pupils in classes 1 a...

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:51:49 +0000
BEIJING, THE NEW CITY FOR MEDIA
By Philip Neville Junior Holding its 1st ever Belt and Road network, china has facilitated in upgrading their media, communication and technology department, in equipping them with newly state of the art tools to broadcast information via different m...

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 10:40:20 +0000
African Journalists explore China’s Development
By Philip Neville Junior Being part of the president’s bilateral expansion to strengthen it ties worldwide, The People’s Republic of china under the Lead by his Excellency, Xi Xiang Ping, Felt the need of making a well-designed connected groups o...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:39:29 +0000
Idriss Iscandri donates computers to Salone embassy in Liberia
By Mohamed Konneh Idriss Iscandri, Founder of Al-Razaq Computing Services has donated laptops, giant printers and photocopier to the Sierra Leone Embassy in Liberia through the Deputy Ambassador of the Mission, Ambassador Joseph M. Hazeley. The compu...

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