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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. more

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Juliana Kemokai from Kenema, Sierra Leone, is an Ebola survivor. Since the beginning of the outbreak, she lost her son, husband, mother, father and sister to the deadly disease but she and her other son managed to survive. more

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International charity - Melqosh Mission has launched its global #PurpledToStopEbola campaign. more

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Sierra Leone has started a three-day nationwide lockdown in an effort to halt the Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the country. more

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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. more

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

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

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Sixteen jurists have been sworn in as Judges of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, the institution which will succeed the Special Court which closes this month. more

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The 5th Sierra Leone Excellence Awards (SLEA) holds on Saturday 30 November 2013 between 8pm and 2am at V360 Banqueting Suite, Lancaster House, 70 Newington Causeway Elephant and Castle; London SE1 6DF. 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 more

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A community leader within Sierra Leone’s UK Diaspora community – Mrs Aminata Conteh has endorsed the APC-led government of Dr Ernest Bai Koroma for a second term in office. more

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