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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio signs landmark gender equality law, urges more women political ...

The Point 24 Jan 2023
The future of Sierra Leone is female; we must do all it takes to facilitate the timely, full, and unconditional inclusion of women in our national life, governance, and development,” he said ... “This story is why, now that we have a stable and peaceful Sierra Leone, we cannot afford ...
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President Bio signs landmark gender equality law – opening doors for more women in parliament

Sierra Leone Telegraph 22 Jan 2023
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... The future of Sierra Leone is female; we must do all it takes to facilitate the timely, full, and unconditional inclusion of women in our national life, governance, and development,” he said ... Manager and Head of Office at UN Women in Sierra Leone, Setcheme ...
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Comment on President Bio signs landmark gender equality law – opening doors for more women ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 22 Jan 2023
... vote for someone who represents things that matters in your life .I hope the 30% percent women’s representation in the Wells of the Sierra Leone Parliamentary chamber is just the beginning .We should have a fifty /fifty percentage representation of both sexes in Parliament.
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Some Africans Can’t Get Asylum in Israel Because Persecution Is Normal There

Scheerpost 15 Jan 2023
Israeli Member of Knesset Ofer Cassif commented on the ruling, saying, “Shaked’s decision to deport a woman, an asylum seeker from Sierra Leone, to a place where she will not be able to resist or say no to the mutilation of her body amid a risk to her life and a loss of control ...
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Comment on Ghost of Sierra Leone’s journalist Olu Gordon will continue to haunt the country’s ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 31 Dec 2022
And when we think our country can’t sink any further to the abyss ,and is dead and buried under the heap of corruption , Bio and his acolytes have given it the kiss of life and new meaning of what is to be corrupt .And now the state of Sierra Leone have reincarnated as a ...
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Comment on Sierra Leone has lost one of its best journalists of all time – ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 29 Dec 2022
... .The whole of Sierra Leones gives his family and friends , a hug of sowrrows in this difficult time ..We should also celebrate his life because that’s what he was all about .A man of the people .The journalistic landscape of Sierra Leone have lost a towering figure .
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Kandeh Yumkella is his own man and will not be defined by the rotten politics ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 19 Dec 2022
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Sierra Leone is a fragile, poor country at the low end of all development indicators ... For all the criticisms of detractors about Dr Yumkella’s failure to mention the SLPP in his speech, Dr Yumkella highlighted that the current inflation rate in Sierra Leone is 29% and that food price inflation was at 35%.
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Sierra Leone: No diamond is worth the life of a community

Amnesty 15 Dec 2022
On 19 July 2019, the Government of Sierra Leone granted Meya Mining, a diamond mining firm, 35% owned by Sierra Leone-incorporated Germinate (SL) Limited and 65% by Namibian-incorporated Trustco Group Holdings, a license company covering a period of 25 years to extract an estimated around USD 850 million worth of diamonds ... The post Sierra Leone.
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Root out corruption in the green energy supply chain

The Hill 09 Dec 2022
Consider Sierra Leone’s Auditor General Lara Taylor-Pearce, who was suspended by President Julius Maada Bio last year, just weeks before she was to publicly present an audit report on the government’s financial stewardship.
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Factbox: Viktor Bout, the arms dealer Russia has swapped for Brittney Griner

Reuters 08 Dec 2022
Dec 8 (Reuters) - U.S ... and Russian officials. Here are some key facts about Bout. ... He became notorious for his willingness to arm almost anyone, from militias in Sierra Leone, to Charles Taylor's brutal Liberian regime, to the Taliban. His life helped inspire the 2005 Hollywood film "Lord of War" starring Nicholas Cage ... Our Standards ... ....
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Viktor Bout, the arms dealer Russia has swapped for Brittney Griner

FX Empire 08 Dec 2022
(Reuters) -U.S ... and Russian officials. Here are some key facts about Bout. ... He became notorious for his willingness to arm almost anyone, from militias in Sierra Leone, to Charles Taylor’s brutal Liberian regime, to the Taliban. His life helped inspire the 2005 Hollywood filmLord of War” starring Nicholas Cage ... Advertisement ... Sign Up ... Latest Articles.
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Lucinda Bihari breaks barriers with appointment to Tuscarawas DD board

The Alliance Review 01 Dec 2022
NEW PHILADELPHIA ‒ Lucinda Bihari has gone from an orphanage in west Africa to being a trailblazer in Tuscarawas County ... Commissioners made the appointment earlier this month ... Bihari, 25, was born in Sierra Leone and spent eight years of her life in an orphanage in the capital, Freetown ... But I never really wanted to be in the kitchen." ... .
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Shaked denies asylum to woman fleeing female genital mutilation

The Jerusalem Post 29 Nov 2022
The woman seeking asylum also had children while she was in Israel and while she argued that the children would have difficulties adjusting to life in Sierra Leone, she did not claim that they would be subjected to genital mutilation.
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Bayi calls African nations to prepare early for Paris 2024 Olympics

Inside The Games 29 Nov 2022
ANOCA President Mustapha Berraf met Bayi at the ANOCA general meeting for general secretaries in Sierra Leone, where he received a copy of the runner's new book Catch Me If You Can, detailing his life from living in his local village to winning world gold. .
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Yainkain, from Sierra Leone, among shortlist of African entrepreneurs

The Patriotic Vanguard 23 Nov 2022
The 2023 shortlist represents ten African countries, including for the first time Angola and Sierra Leone, and demonstrates the importance of engineering as an enabler of improved quality of life and economic development.

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