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Bring your own water, bring your own blood – the perils of giving birth in ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 25 Feb 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... With only 150 doctors working in the public sector, it is not surprising that the health statistics for Sierra Leone are within the bottom quartile for least developed countries, with life expectancy of 51.3 years and under 5 mortality between 120 and 156 per 1000 live births.

President Bio declares Sulima a potential tourism centre of attraction

Sierra Leone Telegraph 24 Feb 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Last Saturday, President Dr Julius Maada Bio visited Sulima in Pujehun District, Southern Province of Sierra Leone, to thank local people for supporting his bid for the presidency ... We are here because you chose me as your preferred candidate and voted me to become the president of Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone: Drugs + HIV or Aids + Covid = deadly mix

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Feb 2021
He is now an agent for change in his community in Freetown, Sierra Leone ... Sierra Leone is currently experiencing the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic ... In Sierra Leone, there is a severe level of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV ... In 2019, UNAids estimated that 1.6% of adults aged 15 to 49 live with HIV in Sierra Leone.

Freetown: Williams family launches scholarship fund

The Patriotic Vanguard 20 Feb 2021
... life and her accomplishments ... Like every responsibility she took on in life, she took this job very seriously and was able to get many former Trinity church members living outside Sierra Leone re-engaged with other faithful servants in Sierra Leone to support their beloved church.

Ambassador Maria Brewer says goodbye to President Bio

The Patriotic Vanguard 19 Feb 2021
This lady loves Sierra Leone and Sierra Leoneans to such an extent that she went out of her way to learn to speak Krio, the country's lingua franca ... She has done everything possible to bring Sierra Leone and the United States of America together in all spheres of life and Sierra Leoneans will always remember her for this.

Black History Month: US publication features Frederica Williams of Sierra Leone

The Patriotic Vanguard 17 Feb 2021
Leonard did a good job of looking at Frederica's childhood in Freetown, Sierra Leone and the role played by her parents and school teachers in shaping her life and destiny, ...

Lady P and the sex work sisterhood in Makeni – abused, trafficked or killed?

Sierra Leone Telegraph 10 Feb 2021
BBC Africa Eye documentary follows the life of a group of sex workers in Sierra Leone, where sex workers are often seen as immoral outcasts to be shunned and avoided, even though their profession is legal ... The editor of the Sierra Leone TelegraphAbdul Rashid Thomas, spoke to ...

The Start-Up

The Independent 10 Feb 2021
T ... It was cheap, but definitely not cheerful ... Now 28, Karama had a dramatic, you might say traumatic start in life. Born in London, he was packed off to Sierra Leone to spend a few years getting to know his grandparents – but then had to be evacuated out when first the UN and then finally British troops were called in to quell the civil war ... SIGN UP ... .

"I have joined the university"-Sengeh

The Patriotic Vanguard 04 Feb 2021
David Sengeh, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, Sierra Leone. Today was my first day as a proud faculty member of the Engineering Faculty of the University of Sierra Leone (Fourah Bay College) ... This is only possible because I have a boss, the President of Sierra ...

Actress Puts Career on Pause After Learning She’s a Princess in Sierra Leone

The Source 31 Jan 2021
�After years of battling with questions about her identity and her biracial roots,� she made the decision to search for her birth parents at the age of 28.� In her journey, she found out that her father lived in a village in Sierra Leone, and her birth mother passed away when she was 11.

Stranded Sierra Leone national heading back home

Jamaica Star 28 Jan 2021
After revealing the dire circumstances of her life in THE WEEKEND STAR publication on January 22, Sierra Leone national Etta Isatu Findlay will be going home ... She abandoned her studies and came to Jamaica to marry him ... I am pleased that my life has been given a fresh start, thank God I am once more alive," Findlay said while hugging her well-wishers.

Pastor Mambu solar energy lights the way for rural families

Sierra Express Media 24 Jan 2021
A pastor has illuminated four villages with quality solar lights in Bombali District, North of Sierra Leone, as a gift for Christmas ... According to the Man of God, the installments of the solar lights worth over thirty-five million Leones will not mark the end of his zest to making life better for people living in that part of Sierra Leone.

One of Sierra Leone’s philanthropists – Alpha Kalay has died in the UK

Sierra Leone Telegraph 20 Jan 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... He was born in Kissy, Freetown, Sierra Leone, but his father and extended family were born and bred in Bumban, Northern Sierra Leone ... Alpha was determined to make a difference in improving the life chances of the people of Bumban and surrounding towns in Bombali, including Kamakwe, northern Sierra Leone.