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2017-03-29 More Investments in Energy, Health and Water Resources
[Sierra Leone Government] On Tuesday 28th March 2017, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma received potential investors from Turkey on energy, health, waste and water resource management at State House in Freetown.

2017-03-26 Divine Diamond' Offered for Sale
[East African] One of the world's largest diamond discovered in Sierra Leone has been put up for sale, the government announced.

2017-03-25 President Koroma Launches National Land Policy
[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit

2017-03-23 Lumley-Tokeh Road Agreement Signed
[Sierra Leone Government] On Wednesday March 22nd 2017, the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development signed a loan agreement with the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) in Freetown to provide a loan of USD$17 million for the construction of the Lumley-Tokeh road.

2017-03-23 'I Have No Doubt in the Voter Registration Process'
[Concord] Leader, Chairman and standard bearer of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) has stated that his party was not bordered about sending party agents to observe the ongoing voter registration exercise, because they have total trust in the process.

2017-03-23 'I Was Neither Sacked Nor Resigned'
[Concord] Former Ombudsman, Justice Edmond Cowan, has told Concord Times that he was neither sacked nor resigned from his job, but was replaced because his tenure as Ombudsman has ended.

2017-03-23 Soccer - Duo On Target in Europe
[Concord] Sierra Leonean duo, Abdulai Bell-Baggie and Alhassan 'Crespo' Kamara, both registered their names on the score-sheet over the weekend for Poole Town and in England and Sweden's BK H├Ącken.

2017-03-23 Football Association Executive Inaugurated
[Concord] Western Area Football Association (WAFA) will today inaugurate its newly elected executive committee members and also introduce members of the newly constituted committee of the Association in a planned ceremony at the Siaka Steven stadium in Freetown.

2017-03-23 Johansen Wants GFA Boss to Lead Change in African Football
[Concord] Sierra Leonean FA boss, Isha Johansen, has challenged Ghana Football Association's GFA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi , to take charge and spearhead the act of change in African football after the latter's recent re-election into the FIFA Council.

2017-03-23 NEC Says False Information Will Attract Jail Term, Fines
[Concord] A Pratt -One of the Registration Officer of the National Electoral Commission, Madam Joyce Morrison, has told Concord Times that it is an offence for an individual to provide false information during registration process.

2017-03-23 Tengbeh Town Murder
[Concord] The hearing of late Patrick Bangura, who was found dead in a local pit toilet at Tengbeh town, west of Freetown, has kicked off in the High Court before Justice John Bosco Alieu.

2017-03-20 President Koroma Opens Limkokwing University
[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit

2017-03-21 President Koroma Hosts Commonwealth Special Envoy
[Sierra Leone Government] On Monday March 20, 2017, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma met with the Head of West Africa Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rob Dixon.

2017-03-18 President Koroma Receives Representatives of Limkokwing University
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday March 15, 2017, received representatives and staff of Limkokwing University led by the Vice Chancellor Professor, Cedric Bell and Founder and President of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Tan Sri Dato' Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing.

2017-03-16 706-Carat Diamond Found in Kono
[Sierra Leone Government] A 706-carat diamond was presented to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday evening (Wednesday March 15th, 2017) by Paramount Chief Paul N. Saquee The 5 of Tankoro Chiefdom in Kono district led by the Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Honourable Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray at State House.

2017-03-16 Justice for Women Who Kill
[AdvocAid] Aminata* was only 17 years old when she was arrested for killing her former boyfriend eight years ago. She was sentenced to death for murder in November 2010 and feared each day she would be executed before her sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by the government on Sierra Leone's 50th Independence Day on 27 April 2011. A local NGO, AdvocAid, filed an appeal for her in 2010 but Aminata is still waiting for her appeal judgment almost 7 years later. She, like many women behind bars, are often f

2017-03-10 'I Don't Want Any Postponement of the 2018 Elections Date' - President Koroma Tells Development Partners
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday March 9, 2017, appealed to development partners to work with a high sense of urgency to address the funding gap needed for the smooth conduct of the 2018 general elections.

2017-03-09 Scop Scoops Female Leadership Award
[Sierra Leone Government] The State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) in the Office of the President, Ambassador Mrs. Rasie Binta Kargbo (Nee Timbo) has received the Badenya Foundation Award in recognition of her accomplishments and contributions towards national development as well as advancing women's rights as a female leader in Sierra Leone.

2017-03-09 'Our Quest for Gender Equality Is Unstoppable' - President Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma accompanied by his amiable wife, First Lady Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma, the Vice President Dr Victor Bockarie Foh and wife, Mrs. Junta Foh, joined the women and girls of Sierra Leone in celebrating International Women's Day at the Dr Ernest Bai Koroma 2011 Mini Stadium at Newton, Western Rural District on Wednesday March 8, 2017.

2017-03-07 'EU Is a Truly Dependable Partner' - President Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has described the European Union as a truly dependable partner - steadfast and strategically aligned to Sierra Leone's development agenda.

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