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Sierra Leone News
By Mohamed Konneh/WADR Correspondent
Flooding caused by torrential rains has killed six people, including two children in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, hospital and Red Cross sources confirmed Friday evening.
Children in Sierra Leone have been debating whether television is doing more harm than good to the society, with positions being divided.
A ”survivor” of domestic violence on why
The world today seems to be desperately in search of genuine peace, which is often elusive.
Well, an African female author, artist and domestic violence counselor, Queen Love (formerly Aminata Touray), has traced the source of the problem to absence of genuine love and broken homes worldwide.
In Sierra Leone, there have been mass sackings and suspensions of police officers.
Over the weekend, authorities announced that nearly 1,030 police officers were sacked and suspended for various “professional misconduct”.
Rissolar KZ-30 is the name of a new duplicator machine just launched in Sierra Leone to bridge the gap in the world of printing in the country and furthering the green energy drive.
--about 75 “hardcore criminals” arrested
Some 75 “hardcore criminals” have been arrested in the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, the country’s police spokesman has said.
The European Union (EU) has provided a grant of US$6 million to support the Sierra Leonean government’s decentralization programme.
Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has presented condolences to her Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara for the lost of civilian lives in the recent croos-border raids in the Ivory Coast.
In an apparent attempt to defuse the feud in the Catholic diocese in northern Sierra Leone, Pope Benedict XVI has appointed an Administrator to run the Diocese of Makeni.
---Sierra Leone women campaign against denial
A conference on women’s rights to Land and justice has ended in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, with the launch of a nationwide campaign on Land rights, and a threat to withhold their crucial votes in the November elections if authorities fail to heed a key demand.