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By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 16th, 2012
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Freetown – Police used live bullets and tear gas to quell rioting between followers of Sierra Leone’s ruling party and opposition where several people suffered stab wounds, police and witnesses said on Monday. A witness said members of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) and main...
By benim
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Nov 25th, 2011
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Sierra Leone – A city in Sierra Leone is offering a five-year scholarship to girls who keep their virginity until they complete university. The aim is to cut teenage pregnancies by ensuring “that at least 80% of school going girls keep their virginity until they finish their educational l...
By benim
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Jun 28th, 2011
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Freetown – A three-member human rights commission on Tuesday ordered the Sierra Leone government to pay all financial benefits due to 235 ex-soldiers who had been wrongly classified as mentally ill. The tribunal set up on June 1 to probe complaints about the soldiers’ disability packages,...
By benim
In Guinea
May 9th, 2011
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Guinean President Alpha Conde and his Sierra Leonean counterpart Ernst Koroma on Saturday commissioned a bridge linking the capital cities of both West African countries. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the bridge, the European Union commissioner of development, Adris Peidbalgs, said the bridge i...