Sierra Leone

By IndepthAfrica
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May 26th, 2013
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I don’t have to say dears because you are not our dears; neither do I need to say leaders precisely because you are not our leaders.  If I must address you by a phrase, I would rather say the hated- monstrous rulers. Are you really here to celebrate the anniversary of African Unity, the uncalled-for ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2013
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, guardian.co.uk Delegations from African countries listen to Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa in 1963 at the conference that set up the African Union. Photograph: AFP The African Union (AU) is now 50 years old. Amid the celebrations this week, the AU – which was established as t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Travis Lupick   On Liberian road trips, things will go their own way, which is not always the direction you’re headed. Travis Lupick There were 11 of us stumbling through the dark when we heard a woman cry for help. Everybody looked back at once. It was more a shout of panic as opposed [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cape Verde
Mar 28th, 2013
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Today President Obama welcomed President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde to the White House. The United States has strong partnerships with these countries based on shared de...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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what does it hold? A lot of issues have been raised on the rise of the middle class in Africa and the change that these classes of people can actually cause towards the economic growth and transformation in Africa. Many analysts have raised concerns as to which class of people falls within the so cal...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burkina Faso
Mar 24th, 2013
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Rebels seize Central African Republic capital, president flees [View the story "Rebels in Central African Republic ‘seize’ presidential palace" on Storify]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burkina Faso
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Congo v Gabon (1430, Pointe Noire) Cameroon v Togo (1430, Yaounde) Nigeria v Kenya (1500, Calabar) Namibia v Malawi ( 1600, Windhoek) Senegal v Angola (1700, Conakry) Ivory Coast v The Gambia (1700, Abidjan) Burkina Faso v Niger (1800, Ouagadougou) Tunisia v Sierra Leone (1810, Rades) South Africa v ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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By Aruna Turay Former President of Nigeria and well-respected International Statesman, General Olusegun Mathew OkikiÍla Obasanjo of Nigeria will on Saturday 23rd March 2013 receive an honorary doctorate degree from the Fourah Bay College (FBC), University of Sierra Leone, at the college campus in Fre...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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Sankara Kamara At first glance, the West African state of Sierra Leone looks like an impressive exercise in democracy. Eleven years after extinguishing the flames of its civil war, Sierra Leone has conducted periodic elections, followed by the transfer of power from one political party to another. A ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Dec 18th, 2012
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The alarming rate of teenage pregnancy, especially among school girls, has become a cause for serious concern among well-meaning citizens of Sierra Leone including His Excellency the president, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. President Koroma in his recent address to his second parliament described teenage pr...