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2017-05-25 President Akufo-Addo Wraps Up One-Day Visit to Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has wrapped up a one-day friendly and working visit to Sierra Leone during which the two leaders held bilateral talks aimed at strengthening relations between Ghana and Sierra Leone.

2017-05-23 Sierra Leon President Ernest Bai Koroma Stops Over At Khartoum Airport
[SNA] Khartoum -The Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma stopped over at Khartoum airport coming from Saudi Arabia en route to his country.

2017-05-22 Feature-Bridge in Sierra Leone Sparks Row Over Diamond Mining
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] KOIDU -A dispute over a bridge in eastern Sierra Leone thought to span diamond deposits has divided a local community with a foreign mining company accused of illegally mining the area after volunteering to rebuild the overpass.

2017-05-22 Sierra Leone National Sports Conference Commences Today
[Concord] Minister Khanou ready to reposition sports for sustainable development

2017-05-22 Kamara Slashes Rio Olympic Time
[Concord] Sierra Leone's Olympian, Ismail Dudu Kamara on Tuesday clocked 10.75 sec in the 100m dash at the Islamic Solidarity Games to slash his 10.79 sec speed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by four second.

2017-05-22 Soccer - John Keister Unveils As New Leone Stars Coach
[Concord] Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) and the Ministry of Sports have on Thursday, May 18, 2017, named and unveiled John Kesiter as the new coach of the country's senior national team, Leone Stars.

2017-05-22 Sierra Leone Trio Fail to Reach 200m Finals
[Concord] Sierra Leone's sprint trio, Ismail Dudu Kamara, Bockarie Sesay and Dolly Mustapha on Wednesday were unable to make it to the 200m finals at the ongoing Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

2017-05-22 President Koroma Opens National Sports Development Conference
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma last Friday, 19 April 2017, officially opened the National Sports Development Conference on the theme, "Repositioning Sports for Sustainable Development".

2017-05-19 Police Recruit May Go to Jail for False Declaration
[Concord] The Principal Magistrate at the Siaka Steven Street Magistrates' Court No.1, Dr. Abou Bhakarr Binneh Kamara, yesterday remanded one Fomba Bunduka, a recruit of the Sierra Leone Police at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre, pending sentencing for the offence of false declaration contrary to the Perjury Act.

2017-05-05 President Koroma Signs Book of Condolence for Former Secretary to President
[Sierra Leone Government] State House Communication Unit

2017-05-04 Liberian Ambassador Bids Farewell
[Sierra Leone Government] The outgoing Liberian Ambassador to Sierra Leone His Excellency Mr Jarjar Kamara Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, bid farewell to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma and the people of Sierra Leone at the end of his 1 year 8 months tenure.

2017-05-02 Government Is Committed to Protecting Employment Rights - President Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government] My administration is committed to creating a friendly and conducive environment for workers and employers with an attractive environment for investment, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma told a mammoth crowd of workers during International Workers Day celebrations on Monday, 1st May 2017, at the forecourt of the Miatta Conference Center, Brookfields in Freetown.

2017-04-30 Navigating Helene Cooper's Fine Art of Madame President
[Concord] Helene Cooper's fascinating new book, Madame President, made me think of my friend, the global girl rights advocate Chernor Bah (Ceebah). Chernor recently waged a vigorous campaign calling on the government of Sierra Leone to overturn what he called "an unfair and unsound" ban against pregnant girls from attending school. Thousands of girls had become pregnant during the Ebola crisis that recently devastated Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea and as schools were reopening, the government of Sierra Leone anno

2017-04-30 Project 1808 Certifies 35 Ebola Survivors
[Concord] Project 1808, a non-profit making non-governmental organization has on Wednesday, 26th April, 2017, certified 35 Ebola survivors at Rokel community in the Western Area Rural District.

2017-04-30 Sierra Leone Youngster Fires Chelsea to Youth Cup Title
[Concord] Sierra Leonean born teenager, Trevoh Chalobah helped fired Chelsea Youth U-18 side secured their fourth consecutive F.A Youth Cup thanks to 6-2 aggregate victory over Manchester City on Wednesday night.

2017-04-30 ACC Signs Integrity Pledge With Ministry of Agriculture
[Concord] The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS), has strengthened partnership in the fight against corruption by signing an Integrity Pledge on Thursday 26th April 2017. This event took place at the Ministry's Conference Hall, Youyi Building, Brookfields Freetown. The Commissioner ACC, Ady Macauley Esq., accompanied by his Deputy Shollay Davies, signed the Pledge on behalf of the ACC, whilst Professor Monty Jones, Minister of Agriculture signed on be

2017-04-30 Auditor General Decorated With Goor Award
[Concord] The Auditor General of Sierra Leone, Mrs Lara Taylor-Pearce has been decorated with the award of "Grand Officer of the Order of the Rokel" by His Excellency the President, Dr Ernest Bai Koroma. The prestigious award was presented to the Auditor General during the nation's 56th Independence anniversary on the 27th April, 2017 at a colourful ceremony at State House, Freetown.

2017-04-30 Cricket - Team Thorpe Wins Female League
[Concord] Team Augustine Thorpe defeated Albert Kpundeh on Wednesday as they maintained their 100% unbeaten record to lift this year's Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) female T20 tournament.

2017-04-30 Over 150 Women Benefit From Amr Gold Agricultural Support
[Concord] As part of its drive to support women's empowerment through increased agricultural productivity AMR Gold a leading Exploration Company in Sierra Leone, has provided agricultural support to over one hundred and fifty women in six villages in Bombali District.

2017-04-30 Villagers Decry Salwaco's 'White Elephant Project'
[Concord] Residents of Rosinor village, Samu Chiefdom, Kambia district, northern Sierra Leone, have expressed frustration over the pipe borne water facility provided by the Sierra Leone Water Company, claiming that they only fetch water from the facility twice since it was installed in the village.

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