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Sierra Leone: Key Note Address Delivered By His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government]Since the last Security Sector Review in 2005, the security services have experienced tremendous transformation that has increased their capacity to secure the lives, property and achievements of the people of Sierra Leone.(4/22/2014 12:28:27 PM)
Fire forces crew to abandon South Korean trawler off Sierra Leone coast
A fire on board a South Korean trawler fishing off the coast of Sierra Leone forced the crew to abandon ship, fleeing onto boats that came to their rescue, its captain told Reuters on Monday. The fire on the 70-foot (21-meter) Osito 89 broke out in the engine room at 0400 GMT on Sunday about five nautical miles off the town of Kent, south of the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown. "The fire became ...(4/21/2014 7:52:32 AM)
Cubans trace roots to remote Sierra Leone village
Cubans trace roots back to remote Sierra Leone village(4/20/2014 7:39:00 PM)
Sierra Leone runner remains missing after marathon
An elite runner from Sierra Leone who disappeared after finishing the women's race at the London Marathon in 20th place remains missing. Mami Konneh Lahun, 24, from Sierra Leone, has been missing since Sunday.(4/13/2014 3:07:23 AM)
'Don't ruin a brilliant career': friends' plea to missing London marathon star
Sierra Leone's prodigy, Mamie Konneh Lahun, vanished after last week's race. Now her friends and manager say they fear that she is throwing away her chance of happiness and success Continue reading...(4/19/2014 8:10:12 AM)
Sierra Leone charges 14 soldiers with mutiny
A Sierra Leone military court has charged 13 soldiers and a captain with mutiny and denied them bail, a judge said on Monday, eight months after they were arrested for planning a protest against the president. The men, who all pleaded not guilty, were arrested last August in the northern town of Makeni for planning a protest during a visit by President Ernest Bai Koromo to his hometown.(4/14/2014 3:12:39 PM)
14 accused of mutiny stand trial in Sierra Leone
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A court martial of 14 soldiers accused of mutiny has opened in the capital of the West African nation of Sierra Leone.(4/14/2014 2:14:41 PM)
UN lavishes rare praise on Sierra Leone
The U.N. Security Council lavished rare praise Wednesday on Sierra Leone, a country once known for "blood diamonds" and rebels chopping limbs off innocent civilians, which now contributes soldiers ...(3/27/2014 7:00:34 AM)
From the Observer archive, 26 November 1961: Queen causes a frenzy in Freetown
A royal visit to Sierra Leone creates colourful boating chaos The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh this morning landed in "ancient and loyal" Sierra Leone. The country, which has been independent since April, welcomed her as Queen of Sierra Leone and the royal yacht and the car used by the Queen both flew a new royal standard, which consisted of the arms of the country charged with the initial E ...(4/18/2014 5:33:10 PM)
Sierra Leone's fastest ever 5,000 and 10,000 metre runner disappears after finishing 20th in London Marathon
Mami Kohnneh, Sierra Leone's fastest-ever 5,000 metre and 10,000 metre runner, has disappeared after becoming the first woman to have represented that country in the London Marathon.(4/14/2014 9:13:33 AM)
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