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    • European investor set to establish Rwanda football academy

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) and INEOS Europa AG on Wednesday sealed a partnership to establish a multi-million football academy in the East African country.

    • Botswana lifts hunting ban

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has lifted a contentious ban on trophy hunting, a senior official announced on Wednesday.

    • Senegal’s gold exports hit upward trajectory

      APA- Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — Senegal’s raw gold exports at the end of March 2019 increased by CFA15.149 billion (about $25.753 million) compared with the same period in 2018, according to data established by g...


    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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    24-Apr-2019 to 17:14

    Sierra Leone adoption scheme sparks controversy

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Parents of children controversially adopted an sent to the United States some 20 years ago have issued the Sierra Leone government a 90-day ultimatum to return them or face protest actions.

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    20-Apr-2019 to 10:14

    Sierra Leone to host West African Insurance confab

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is set to host the 41st West African Insurance Companies Association’s Annual General Meeting and Education Conference, APA learnt in Freetown on Friday.

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