Sierra Leone

Sun, 11 Feb 2024 14:44:19 GMT
Red Hand Day - Sierra Leone's Child Soldiers Remember
[DW] Former child soldiers, forced to commit unimaginable acts of violence, have to navigate the scars of war and rebuild their lives. On Red Hand Day, stories from Sierra Leone offer a glimpse into their pain -- and hope.

Fri, 09 Feb 2024 07:39:28 GMT
'No Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, It's a Rumor' - Expert
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Liberian globally acclaimed biomedical scientist and infectious disease specialist, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan has said that, "people should not panic as there is so far no valid information about an Ebola outbreak in Gu...

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 15:27:39 GMT
FGM in Sierra Leone - What Can Be Done to End It?
[DW] Female genital mutilation is prevalent in Sierra Leone, with rights advocates concerned about its impact on women and girls.

Tue, 06 Feb 2024 09:29:50 GMT
Sierra Leone Struggles to End Female Genital Mutilation
[DW] Female genital mutilation is prevalent in Sierra Leone, with rights advocates concerned about its impact on women and girls. The country has no law that outrightly criminalizes the practice, making it daunting to tame.

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 16:55:38 GMT
US, Sierra Leone Envoys Champion 'Incredibly Productive' Bilateral Ties
[Premium Times] Sierra Leone's Ambassador and the U.S Ambassador to the United Nations spotlight meaningful meetings and an enduring partnership following during diplomatic visit.

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 12:59:01 GMT
U.S. Supports African Leadership at UN to Address Global Problems: Amb Thomas-Greenfield
[allAfrica] Following a three-nation, five-day visit to west Africa, U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield spoke with AllAfrica's Tami Hultman. From her office at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York, Thomas-Greenfield talked about th...

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 17:40:01 GMT
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield on the Power of Democracy and the Future of Peacekeeping in Africa After AU Financing Resolution
[U.S. Mission to the UN] New York -- Briefing with USUN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on the Power of Democracy and the Future of Peacekeeping in Africa After the AU Financing Security Council Resolution

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 04:50:28 GMT
Sierra Leone - Deforestation 'Threatens' Water Supply
[DW] A national park that provides clean water to Sierra Leone's capital Freetown is under threat due to human activities, a UN report has said.

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 20:00:51 GMT
Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Women and Leadership in Freetown
[U.S. Mission to the UN] Freetown -- AMBASSADOR LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD: I can't say how delighted I am to be here with you. In my heart of hearts, I'm an academic, and more deeply, I'm an Africanist. And so for many, many years, I studied Africa, li...

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 20:46:54 GMT
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Pays Courtesy Call on Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio, Discusses Country's Role on UN Security Council
[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -- His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has received Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield in her capacity as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations as well as the representative i...

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