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The new Sierra Leone High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland - H.E Tamba James Sylvanus Lamina, has presented his diplomatic credentials to the Queen. Read more

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Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio has unveiled textbooks, teaching and learning materials worth Le 221 billion ($26.2 million) as a joint-support from UKAid and the Government of Sierra Leone to the free quality education programme in public Read more

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“I felt like it was me they had killed that day,” says Asatu*, reaching for a piece of multi-coloured cloth to wipe away her tears. Exactly two years ago today, her 16-year-old son was shot by the police as he came home from school. Read more

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- Escaping child marriage in Sierra Leone. - Tropical Sun hosts African and Caribbean media and promoters. Read more

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“This time, my parents told me they would disown me if I continued to decline the marriage. I was left with no choice,” she said. “I married him.” Read more

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The Mayor of Sierra Leone's capital city of Freetown - Sam Gibson has told media that rescue workers are currently preparing 270 corpses for burial - following their recovery from a mudslide in the outskirts of the city. Read more

A system to monitor the economic impact of Ebola in Sierra Leone has been activated by the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in light of the significant effect the crisis will have on the country. Read more

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On May 2nd, Sierra Leone made a great move forward by deciding to eliminate the death penalty. Read more

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Leading Sierra-Leonean telecommunications company, Africell Lintel Limited, has awarded cash prizes of 595 Million Leones Read more

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A 38-year-old woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation (FGM). Read more

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For any family to lose a loved one is a great personal tragedy; but to lose a man whose dedication and commitment to the service of his nation has become the emblem of our country’s transition from war to peace, such loss is a national tragedy. Read more

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Tributes have been paid to the former President of Sierra Leone - Ahmad Tejan Kabbah who died the age of 82 after a period of illness. Read more

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The Special Court has formally handed over the its landmark courthouse and the surrounding court complex to the Government of Sierra Leone, as it takes the final steps towards closure of the institution. Read more

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The Special Court for Sierra Leone - Appeals Chamber has unanimously upheld the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and affirmed the 50-year sentence imposed by the Trial Read more

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  • Sierra Leone High Commissioner presents credentials to the Queen

  • Seeking justice for Families of Sierra Leone Police killing victims