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Sierra Leone News
The Young Women Christians Association (YWCA) in Sierra Leone has called for a world where there is sustained peace and democratic values can thrive under women’s leadership.
Sierra Leone’s porous borders are said to be one of the main factors responsible for the influx of counterfeit drugs into the country and the proliferation on the market.The country shares boundaries with Liberia and Guinea and large amounts of fake drugs are said to be among goods allegedly coming into the country from the neighbouring countries.
Guinean authorities have launched an inquiry into a ferry accident between Conakry and Sierra Leone on Wednesday amidst conflicting accounts about the exact number of people who died when the boat capsized.
The opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has added its voice to calls on the government to immediately resolve the demands of striking University of Sierra Leone lecturers to enable them return to the classrooms.
As Sierra Leone’s Anti graft agency heats up fight against corruption, an indicted Sierra Leonean Prison officer awaiting trial has suddenly dropped dead.
“I feel happy, so I’m telling them thank you” says little Salu, one of the many Sierra Leonean students who are proud beneficiaries of an Action Aid International donation of a consignment of educational materials.
Experts from countries in the Mano River Union are currently meeting in the Ivorian commercial capital, Abidjan to discuss road infrastructures and trade among the four MRU member states.
In Sierra Leone, an ex-combatant who is now a member of the presidential guard is among seven other who appeared in a Freetown court on Thursday, in connection with the recent violence in the southern city of Bo.
Sierra Leone’s telecommunications infrastructure is being transformed with the landing on its shores of the the Fibre Optic Cable funded by the World Bank in the amount of US$31m.
Three opposition parties in Sierra Leone have called on the government of Ernest Bai Koroma to "fully and immediately implement" the findings of the Shears-Moses Commission on recent violence in Bo, the country’s second largest city.