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14-Sep-2019 to 12:11

Sierra Leone: Innovation official calls for reform of university curriculum for...

— Sierra Leone’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr David Moinina Sengeh, has said the country will have to review its university curriculum to ensure it benefits from the opportunities offered by the Furth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

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13-Sep-2019 to 22:19

Sierra Leone anti-graft body indicts ex top officials

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s anti-graft agency has indicted three former top government officials, among them a former head of the Road Safety Authority.

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12-Sep-2019 to 23:05

S/Leone: President, predecessor meet to end feud

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday hosted his predecessor Ernest Bai Koroma at the presidency in a bid to end a long-running feud between the two men and maintain peace and stability in the country.

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10-Sep-2019 to 14:47

Sierra Leone: Uproar as anti-graft agency publicly shamed suspects

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) took the fight against graft to a new level on Monday when it paraded suspects facing charges of involvement in exams malpractice. The agency said the move is part of a new strategy of naming and shaping corrupt officials as a deterrent against graft.

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10-Sep-2019 to 11:18

Sierra Leone: Union calls for justice for assault on journalists by presidential...

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The umbrella Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has condemned the alleged assault on two of its members by members of the presidential guard and called for justice.

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10-Sep-2019 to 11:12

Sierra Leone warns of possible extinction of Chimps

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The management of Sierra Leone’s only Chimpanzee sanctuary has raised concern over the safety of the animals in the face of rapid deforestation in and around the Freetown peninsula.

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10-Sep-2019 to 08:27

Sierra Leone: US firm to invest $850,000 in clean energy project

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The United States government has announced a grant of nearly US$1million for Sierra Leone to fund a study for the establishment of solar mini grids to generate clean energy for the West African country.

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