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Humanitarian groups raise alarm on heat as summer nears

The Peninsula 28 Mar 2024
Washington ... "But one-third of the world's population doesn't have access to this life-saving information.". Other efforts include those in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, where nearly a million trees have been planted since 2020 ... .

From Adversity to Achievement: The Inspiring Story of Millicent Conteh-Brown

GetNews 27 Mar 2024
The book chronicles Millicent's early years in Sierra ... Born into challenging circumstances in war-torn Sierra Leone, Millicent's life is evident proof of the power of perseverance and determination.

“I had a great time delivering the Third Annual Distinguished Lecture in African Studies at ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 26 Mar 2024
Emerging from the shadows of colonialism and the ravages of a bloody civil war, Sierra Leone has embarked on a remarkable journey towards a vibrant democracy, breathing life into the freedoms that form the essence of our national identity.

Anxiety gripping Sierra Leone – a nation on knife edge

Sierra Leone Telegraph 24 Mar 2024
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... In Sierra Leone, the basic necessities of life have become luxuries, and the spectre of uncertainty haunts every corner ... As Sierra Leone grapples with this pervasive anxiety, the future remains uncertain.

Time has come for Sierra Leoneans to wake up from this slumber of despair and ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 17 Mar 2024
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Sierra Leone may appear to be on life support, but it’s pulse still beats within each of us ... The choice is ours – to let Sierra Leone perish in the annals of history, or to ...

Student journalists travel to Sierra Leone to film documentary

The News-Gazette 07 Mar 2024
CHAMPAIGN — This week, six University of Illinois students set out on a journey that will take them nearly 24 hours to cross the Atlantic to Freetown, Sierra Leone ... groups he can bring to Sierra Leone.

DODEA multicultural event teaches students in Japan about ‘everybody’s uniqueness’

Stars and Stripes 21 Feb 2024
During Multicultural Day on Feb. 15, the 300-plus students of John O. Arnn Elementary School delved into how life is lived in several countries, including Ecuador, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, Sierra Leone, Spain and the United States ... 15, 2024 ... .

‘We’re showing the next generation there’s a place to exist’: the documentary celebrating Black British fashion

The Observer 21 Feb 2024
View image in fullscreen ... Photograph. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images ... Photograph ... The Sierra Leone-born designer incorporates the dynamic prints of everyday life in the capital Freetown and imagery of west African masks with classic, bespoke tailoring ... Garms ... .

Alarming newborn and maternal death crisis in rural Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph 20 Feb 2024
In Sierra Leone, the challenges surrounding childbirth pose life-threatening risks for women and newborns ... The maternal and newborn death crisis in Sierra Leone is solvable, beginning with the ...


The Daily Mail 03 Feb 2024
Every time I look at my feet, I remember I’m scarred for life because I got upset about a kebab. In Sierra Leone, Big Zuu tucks in to his gran’s okra stew ... My dad is from Lebanon but he lives in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Justice is served when the good of the people is the greatest Law – Op ed

Sierra Leone Telegraph 25 Jan 2024
According to the United Nations’ projections, the current life expectancy for Sierra Leone in 2024 is 56.27 years, a 0.63 increase from 2023.

Nicole Hayden loves Louisville. Her mentoring program is helping Black youth to thrive

Courier Journal 25 Jan 2024
... the second group went to Sierra Leone. Last year, Hayden opened a women's training facility in Sierra Leone where women can learn about farming and other skills to help improve their quality of life.

Steven Caulker: ‘I had to hit rock bottom to be where I am today’

The Observer 21 Jan 2024
But when I joined Sierra Leone, I got involved ... Caulker scored on his debut for England, was so good at Alanyaspor that Fenerbahce came for him and there’s huge enthusiasm in how he talks about Sierra Leone ... And Sierra Leone was completely new.

Sierra Leone court allows ex-President Koroma to go abroad for medical care

Al Jazeera 17 Jan 2024
A Sierra Leone court has allowed former President Ernest Bai Koroma, who is charged with treason, to travel abroad on medical grounds ... According to Sierra Leone’s penal code, a person found guilty of treason could face life imprisonment.

APC parliamentary leader Abdul Kargbo speaks about his engagement with president Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph 16 Jan 2024
Kargbo said the engagement with President Bio emanated from concerns APC MPs raised in Parliament about the high and dangerous level of animosity between the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party ( SLPP ...