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13-Dec-2019 to 20:47

Ecowas court rules against S/Leone ban on pregnant schoolgirls

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Ecowas Community Court has ordered the Sierra Leone government to scrap a controversial policy banning girls who are pregnant from attending mainstream schools.

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13-Dec-2019 to 19:25

Sierra Leone: New Deputy Health minister gets parliamentary nod

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio’s nominee as Deputy Minister for Health 2 has been approved by parliament, nearly a month after his latest cabinet reshuffle.

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13-Dec-2019 to 14:51

Sierra Leone: Parliament expunges controversial non-accountable imprest

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s parliament on Friday heeded public call by voting to remove a controversial section in the 2020 Finance Act which gave carte blanche spending rights to the president, Vice President and the Speaker of Parliament.

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09-Dec-2019 to 21:06

S/Leone Finance ministry to promote academic research

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Finance has called for academic articles and research proposals for the 2019 edition of its in-house Economic Bulletin.

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09-Dec-2019 to 14:17

Sierra Leone’s ex-president invited to 2020 Horasis confab

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Former Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma has been invited to attend the Horasis Global Meeting for the second year in a row, APA learnt on Monday.

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09-Dec-2019 to 08:04

Sierra Leone papers zoom in on diplomacy, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Monday’s edition of Sierra Leone dailies focuses on a wide range of issues. But notable areas of interest include the international diplomatic front.

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03-Dec-2019 to 08:44

Sierra Leone: Papers zoom in on gender-based violence, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Tuesday’s edition of Sierra Leonean papers carries stories on a wide range of issues, but stories on gender based violence appear to dominate.

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