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23-Jan-2019 to 14:43

Sierra Leone: Renewed call for review of new NGO policy

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Non-Governmental Organizations and civil society in Sierra Leone have renewed their call for the government to review a new policy aimed at tightening regulation of their operations.

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12-Jan-2019 to 16:33

Sierra Leone: Parliament summons police chief over ex-VP’s security

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The vexing issue of the removal of state security from former Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana has reached Sierra Leone’s parliament which has demanded an explanation from the country’s police chief.

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12-Jan-2019 to 16:32

Sierra Leone: New Ecowas project seeks to empower female entrepreneurs

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s First Lady Fatima Bio has called on Sierra Leonean women to take full advantage of a new opportunity provided by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to empowerment themselves through the businesses.

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12-Jan-2019 to 01:39

Sierra Leone toughens up anti-grant rhetorics

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his determination to root out corruption in his government, stressing that there will be no impunity for anyone involved in malpractice.

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09-Jan-2019 to 17:18

S/Leone: Ex-junta leader gravely ill

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has ordered the immediate airlifting to Ghana for medical treatment of former junta leader Captain Valentine Strasser who is gravely ill and admitted at a hospital in Freetown.

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08-Jan-2019 to 13:09

Sierra Leone: Pressure group calls for urgent judicial reform

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone needs to embark on an urgent judicial reform to enhance justice delivery, a leading human rights and accountability campaign group has said.

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08-Jan-2019 to 11:43

Sierra Leone: 14 jailed opposition supporters get bail

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A Freetown High Court has granted bail to 14 opposition supporters detained for their involvement in a New Year’s eve riot.

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