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China hands over medical supplies to Sierra Leone for COVID-19 fight

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The second batch of medical supplies donated by the Chinese embassy were handed over to Sierra Leone here on Monday to help the country's...
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China and Africa must stay committed to taking friendship forward – Hu Zhangliang

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Hu Zhangliang, the Chinese ambassador to Sierra Leone, has called on China and Africa to stay committed to taking their friendship forward. ...
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COVID-19 cases in Sierra Leone rise to 225

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Sierra Leone's number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 225, with the highest daily rise of 26 cases recorded on Wednesday, according to...
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Sierra Leone to impose nationwide lockdown over COVID-19

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Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio has declared a three-day nationwide lockdown from May 3 to further curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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7 killed in prison break attempt in Sierra Leone

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A total of seven people, including five prisoners and two prison officers, lost their lives as prisoners attempted to break and escape from a...
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Sierra Leone extends lockdown, curfew over rising COVID-19 cases

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Sierra Leone has extended inter-district partial lockdown and curfew "till further notice", which takes effect on Sunday, the government has said. According...
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Ghanaian president urges local strategies to combat COVID-19 in Africa

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged leaders in Africa to fashion out local strategies to contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak...
Staff unload Chinese medical supplies from an airplane at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

Sierra Leone receives medical supplies from China

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China's donation of medical supplies to Sierra Leone has arrived in the country, the Chinese embassy in Sierra Leone said a release on Wednesday. ...
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Sierra Leone records first COVID-19 case

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The President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday confirmed that the country has recorded its first COVID-19 case. He said...
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World Bank to support Ghana and six others to harmonise statistics

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Ghana and six other West African countries are to benefit from a $379 million World Bank Group support to help harmonise and improve their...
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Sierra Leone declares state of emergency to prevent COVID-19

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Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday declared a state of public emergency as a preventive measure against COVID-19. "The rapid...
Couriers sort packages at a handling station of a branch office of China Post in Xianju county, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Feb. 10, 2020. Photo by Wang Huabin, People’s Daily Online

China helping Sierra Leone prevent COVID-19

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The Chinese Ambassador in Sierra Leone Hu Zhangliang has pledged China's commitment in supporting Sierra Leone to prevent the COVID-19. Addressing members...

WASSCE suspended until further notice- WAEC

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The West African Examination Council (WAEC) says it has suspended the conduct of 2020 West Africa Secondary Certificate Examination in the wake of COVID-19...
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Sierra Leone restricts international travels of officials, public gatherings to prevent COVID-19

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The Government of Sierra Leone has announced restrictions on international travels of officials and bans public gatherings of more than a hundred people in...

Civil Rights Leader Dr Martin Luther King’s Ghana Sermon

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I want to preach this morning from the subject: “The Birth of a New Nation”. And I would like to use as a...
President Xi Jinping inspects COVID-19 scientific research at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences in Beijing, March 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Sierra Leone parliament presents certificate of solidarity to China on combating COVID-19

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The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Thursday presented a certificate of solidarity to the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone Hu Zhangliang, in a...
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ECOWAS, Monetary Zones and the Dialectics of Regional Integration

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Currency reforms must be linked to genuine unity and sovereignty There has been much discussion and debate over the potential for adoption of a new...

Ghana must invest in research for development – Israeli Ambassador

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Ms Shani Cooper, Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra-Leone has underscored the need for Ghana to invest in research for accelerated development. ...

Israel is for “Ghana beyond aid” – Ambassador

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Ms Shani Cooper, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra-Leone has reiterated Israel's support for Government's "Ghana beyond aid" agenda...

Israel to support tourism and agriculture development in Volta Region

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Ms Shani Cooper, Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra-Leone has pledged the support of the Israeli Government to...

Legality and Logic – Seven (7) Reasons why Sierra Leone will not extradite or...

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I am not a graduate or a student of the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law. Neither do I claim to be a legal...
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AMISOM inducts 22 new police officers on peacekeeping mission in Somalia

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African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Wednesday it has completed an induction course into the mission for 22 police officers from Nigeria, Sierra...
HIV

Sierra Leone needs foreign support in combating HIV

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Sierra Leone needs support from foreign countries to assist people living with HIV in the country, Abdul Rahman Sessay, Director General of the National...
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Over 73,000 people live with HIV in Sierra Leone

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A total of 73,468 people are living with HIV in Sierra Leone, authorities revealed here on Monday. Abdul Rahman Sesay, Director...
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Flooding kills 4 in Sierra Leone

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Four people including a mother and her one-year-old child were reported dead Thursday after flooding caused by torrential rain in Sierra Leone. ...
Lassa Fever

WHO supports five countries to combat Lassa Fever Outbreaks

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The World Health Organization (WHO) support five countries in Western Africa to fight Lassa Fever outbreaks. With five countries in Western Africa reporting outbreaks of...
Africa Cup of Nations

Kenya advance to Africa Nations Cup finals as CAF disqualifies Sierra Leone

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Kenya's long wait to return to the Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) ended after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed on Monday the disqualification...

GCB Bank Goes International

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GCB Bank Limited is expanding its operations to other countries, the Deputy Managing Director of the Bank in charge of Operations, Mr Samuel Amankwah,...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

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New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

Infrastructure Africa To Bring Together Global And Regional Infrastructure Leaders To The 7th Annual...

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Africa’s premier infrastructure event continues to grow its line-up of stellar global and regional rainmakers and policymakers who are unlocking Africa’s infrastructure opportunities and...