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03-Jan-2020 to 17:12

Sierra Leone is being run on “storm of misinformation” – opposition leader

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A leading opposition figure in Sierra Leone has accused the government of President Julius Maada Bio of running the country on the “storm of misinformation and inexactness”.

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02-Jan-2020 to 10:47

Sierra Leone: Fate of electoral commission boss in doubt

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The fate of the head of Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has been thrown into doubt with the appointment of a Commissioner in acting capacity after he [substantive commissioner] went on terminal leave.

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01-Jan-2020 to 14:13

Sierra Leone’s Residual Special Court gets two new judges

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Residual Special Court (RSCSL) for Sierra Leone has announced the appointment of two Sierra Leonean judges.

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01-Jan-2020 to 14:07

Sierra Leone’s President calls for change in New Year’s message

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio used his New Year message to call for renewed commitment from his compatriots towards national development.

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01-Jan-2020 to 11:03

Sierra Leone: Prison beauty queen gets New Year presidential pardon

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The winner of Sierra Leone’s first ever prison beauty contest has been granted a presidential pardon.

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20-Dec-2019 to 23:04

British Hollywood star granted Sierra Leone citizenship

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — British Hollywood star Idris Elba has been granted Sierra Leonean citizenship during his first ever visit to his fatherland.

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16-Dec-2019 to 11:21

Sierra Leone papers dominated by presidential media cocktail

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Monday’s edition of Sierra Leonean papers is dominated by Friday’s meet between President Julius Maada Bio and the local media, dubbed Presidential Media Cocktail. The second edition of the event was hosted at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel. It serves as a forum for the president to interaction in a casual environment with senior members of the media.

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