Sierra Leone

By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Jul 12th, 2013
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Poor women have been exploited at their most vulnerable time by a hospital that charged them $5 every time they screamed during child birth. The shocking discovery was made by a U.S. group that campaigns against corruption, as it released its annual Global Corruption Barometer. At the hospital in Zim...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 8th, 2013
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By Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya — More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in Africa, according to a new report released Tuesday.Somalia, Congo, Mali, Sierra Leone and Central African Republic are the f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 12th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — The United Nations Development Program has released its 2013 Human Development Index. Despite recent economic growth, Ethiopia is still near the bottom of the index. Ethiopia ranks 173 out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index 2013, unveiled by the United Nations Development P...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
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 Eritrea
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
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 North Africa
Mar 21st, 2013
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Tunisia meet Sierra Leone for a third time in the space of six months conscious of how close they came to an embarrassing exit at the hands of their west African opponents in the Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers. Tunisia edged past Sierra Leone on the away goals rule to qualify for the recent [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 18th, 2013
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By Bashir Goth In its issue, 2nd -8th March 2013, The Economist magazine drew a rosy picture of Africa in a 14-page special report of what it described as “the world’s fastest growing continent,” with a cover page title “Aspiring Africa”,  featuring the picture of a giraffe with an exaggeratedly long...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 15th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — The United Nations Development Program has released its 2013 Human Development Index. Despite recent economic growth, Ethiopia is still near the bottom of the index. Ethiopia ranks 173 out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index 2013, unveiled by the United Nations Development P...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 12th, 2013
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By Odimegwu Onwumere Political debates are hitting up Nigeria for the 2015 presidential elections. The debates are divided among regions, political divides and individuals in the country. Ndigbo are the most affected in these un-organised debates. Bystanders are watching some Ndigbo make a mess of th...