Sierra Leone

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
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
In Article
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...
By benim
In African Union (AU)
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Stephen Lamony African states must take lead in prosecution of grave crimes rather than diluting the mandate of an over-stretched regional court. The three year old impasse between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is being further complicated by plans to expand the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Dec 6th, 2012
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Meet Kelvin Doe, an inspiring 15 year old from Sierra Leone who repurposes rubbish to create his own electronic gadgets. Known in his community as DJ Focus, because of his belief in focusing the mind to invent new things to better his own life and the lives of those in his community. Kelvin has attra...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Dec 3rd, 2012
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After many days of complaints and threats, the leader of Sierra Leone’s main opposition party, Julius Maada Bio (photo), has finally met with President Ernest Koroma at State House in Freetown today to accept that he (Koroma) was the winner in the November 17, 2012 election. Since that election after...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Nov 28th, 2012
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Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, made the following statement today: “Following the announcement by the National Election Commission (NEC) of the results of the presidential elections held on 17 November 2012, I wish to congrat...