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Sierra Leone lawmakers vote to abolish death penalty

Beijing News 24 Jul 2021
Sierra Leone have voted in favour of an amendment abolishing the death penalty.Capital punishment will be replaced with life imprisonment or a minimum 30-year jail term.President Julius Maada Bio must still sign off on the abolition voted by parliament before it becomes law ... Sierra Leone doctors treating Covid-19 patients launch strike.
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TENN and SELCO Foundation partner to drive sustainable energy innovation in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph 22 Jul 2021
The program has begun with focusing on building SDG7 models in livelihood and health within Kambia District through the BREAD for Life program (Building Resilient Ecosystems Around Decentralized Renewable Energy in Sierra Leone) and is supported by global partners like Good Energies Foundation and DOEN Foundation.
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Government ministers are not entitled to be called Honourable – Sierra Leone parliament rules

Sierra Leone Telegraph 21 Jul 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph. 21 July 2021.. The obsession of many prominent Sierra Leoneans in public life taking on the title of “Honourable” has been dealt a big blow today after the country’s parliament decided that only elected members of parliament and Judges can be called Honourable. The Speaker of Parliament, ‘Honourable’ Dr ... .
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Call for technical experts for an anticipated opportunity in Sierra Leone

Reliefweb 16 Jul 2021
Plan International is currently prepositioning for an anticipated donor-funded opportunity in Sierra Leone which aims to for over 800,000 adolescent girls and children with disability over the life of the programme ... programmes, experience of working in Sierra Leone or the region).
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Football for unity festival gives racism the red card

RTE 16 Jul 2021
As the final whistle is about to be blown on a festival promoting social inclusion through football, young migrants have told of the everyday racism they have endured in Ireland ... In 2015 at the age of just 15, she fled Sierra Leone leaving her family behind to start a new life in Ireland ... She said. '’All I did was cry all day long ... She said.
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Controversy surrounding death of Korean businessman Kim Sung Nyeon in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph 08 Jul 2021
Questions are being asked as to why a Korean businessman will choose to commit suicide in Sierra Leone after losing millions of dollars he had invested in the country, rather than simply fly back to his loved ones in Korea and take his life there.
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Strengthening epidemic preparedness and response in West and Central Africa

Reliefweb 08 Jul 2021
The outbreak overwhelmed the public health systems in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, allowing for rapid escalation and geographic spread of Ebola, as well as the disruption of essential and life-saving health services.
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Sierra Leone’s poor healthcare system – Doctor wale should not have died

Sierra Leone Telegraph 01 Jul 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... This post is just a long rant about why I am so frustrated with the absence of systems in the Sierra Leone health sector ... Wahid Awonuga said in his Facebook post yesterday, living in Sierra Leone immediately cuts that life span into two ... We knew his pass was a win for Anesthesia but also for Sierra Leone.
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Comment on West African elections observers arrive in Freetown by Brima Sesay

Sierra Leone Telegraph 28 Jun 2021
APC won’t smell power in Sierra Leone, as long as EBK is the life chairman period ... .
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Adopted biracial woman's royal roots turning into a real-life fairy tale

CNN 27 Jun 2021
Nearly two decades after Sarah Culberson discovered that her father was the chief of a village in Sierra Leone, the West Virginia native's life story could finally come to the big screen ... Her biological father, Joseph Konia Kposowa, is from Sierra Leone and is chief of the royal ...
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Sarah Ferguson's joy at becoming a grandmother

The Chanute Tribune 24 Jun 2021
She said ... Henson. Sarah Shahi Talks the Female Point of View of Netflix’s Steamy ‘Sex/Life’. "That’s why I set up a foundation called Children in Crisis which went on to build schools in Liberia, Sierra Leone and other countries ... "Eugenie started her education at a Montessori nursery in Windsor in 1992 and it gave her the very best start in life ... .
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The Reason I Jump review — poetic exploration of non-verbal autism

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Jun 2021
Leaping around the planet, from Sierra Leone to Virginia to India to Kent, the film explores the life of the non-verbally autistic person from a sensory ...
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How Mohamed Sidibay went from child soldier to Covington associate

Reuters 17 Jun 2021
(Reuters) - Sometimes Mohamed Sidibay wonders if the last 15 years have been a dream, if he might wake up on someone’s porch in the slums of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, where as a homeless former child soldier he would surreptitiously sleep at night ... in eastern Sierra Leone.
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Sierra Leone: Toward criminal justice reform

The Patriotic Vanguard 10 Jun 2021
As a practitioner and scholar in the area of Criminal Justice in the United States, someone who has lived the great portion of his life in Sierra Leone all through the war years, I have had the benefit of watching our criminal justice system crumble and followed efforts by succeeding administrations to build it back almost from scratch.
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Comment on President Bio receives  new High Commissioner of Canada to Ghana and Sierra Leone ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 06 Jun 2021
As the new High commissioner,Kati Csaba, who doubles in her role representing two countries,Ghana and Sierra Leone alluded to, our history goes back many centuries ... The fact that you will be conducting your work by Zooming in to Sierra Leone, and paying lightning visits doesn’t cut the mustard with some of us Sierra Leoneans.
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