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    23-May-2019 to 17:55

    MPs refer controversial audit report to S/Leone anti-graft body

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Parliament of Sierra Leone says it has referred a controversial audit report to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for expert opinion.

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    23-May-2019 to 12:40

    Sierra Leone: Three-day National Peace Conference commences

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A much anticipated conference designed to foster peace and cohesion has commenced in Freetown on Thursday.

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    16-May-2019 to 09:52

    Sierra Leone gets new WHO country representative

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the appointment of a new Country Representative for Sierra Leone. Mr Evans Majani Liyosi, a Kenyan, on Wednesday presented his credentials to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nimatulai Bah Chang in Freetown.

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    14-May-2019 to 17:59

    Sierra Leone Krios threaten protest over land

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leoneans of Krio extraction have threatened to embark on a protest against the country’s Minister of Lands who they accuse of intimidating them in a bid to forcefully take their lands.

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    14-May-2019 to 17:43

    Sierra Leone to introduce Rubbela vaccine

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has unveiled plans to introduce the Rubella vaccine into its routine inoculation program in response to what health officials say is an increase in reported cases of Rubella-like infections in the country.

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    14-May-2019 to 16:25

    Sierra Leone gov’t dismisses ex-president’s safety fears

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has dismissed complaints by former President Ernest Bai Koroma that the replacement of his security details left him vulnerable and in fear of his safety.

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    07-May-2019 to 15:34

    IMF concludes mission in Sierra Leone

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone and an IMF mission to the country have concluded talks on economic policies that would pave the way for continued actions to mobilize revenue and manage public finances, a statement from the Fund on Tuesday said.

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