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Sierra Leone News
The Director General of the UN Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO, Kandeh Yumkella has said “Africa is becoming the dumping ground” for every product that is bad and substandard.
In Sierra Leone, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has launched an operation to weed out all female students found pregnant in examination hall.
The governments of Sierra Leone and Guinea have said they are striving to settle their border dispute.
The two countries have been meeting in the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown to strengthen their cooperation.
Trade in the Mano River Union (MRU) Basin and neighboring countries in the wider ECOWAS region is said to have taken the downward turn in recent months, an executive of the Liberian Chamber of Commerce (LCC) has said.
After months of wrangling and public criticisms, Sierra Leone’s parliament has approved a controversial London mining company agreement.
It seems that Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has won the hearts of the country’s petty traders, who over the weekend staged what they called ‘’a million man march’’ in his support.
Liberia and Sierra Leone have agreed to jointly mobilize resources and speed up reforms aimed at improving their water and sanitation (WASH) sector, which is in dire need of improvement.
Sierra Leone’s authorities have seized six fishing trawlers allegedly fishing illegally in the country’s territorial waters.
The country's Atlantic coastline is 402 kilometers.
A cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone has left 34 people dead so far, with over 2,000 cases reported in three districts around the country, health authorities confirmed in Freetown on Tuesday.
Countries of the Mano River Union (MRU), who have are developing a common border security policy, have now adopted a joint action plan.