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2016-04-29 President Koroma Inspects Bankasoka Dam, Port Loko Stadium
[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit

2016-04-29 President Commissions Sierra Akker Food Processing Company
[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit

2016-04-27 President of Heineken Pays Courtesy Call On President Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government] A high powered delegation from the Heineken headquarters in Amsterdam on Monday 25 April paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown.

2016-04-27 President Sirleaf Congrats Togo, Sierra Leone and South Africa
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent separate messages of congratulations to the Governments and peoples of the Republics of Togo and Sierra Leone, on the occasion marking their 56th and 55th Independence Anniversaries, respectively, on April 27, 2016.

2016-04-26 As He Launches the Wellington-Masiaki Project, I Will Not Be Distracted - President Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -By State House Communication Unit

2016-04-23 UN Police Chief Ends Visit With a Call for a Broader Police-Civilian Partnership
[UN Sierra Leone] The Chief of the Standing Police Capacity (SPC) in the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), Ms. Maria Appelblom, said this week that Sierra Leone has made impressive gains in community policing and called for a broader police-public partnership.

2016-04-21 'Ebola is the Worst Enemy.' Rebuilding a Business from the Ground Up
[IFRC] "When you push it and squeeze it, then if it cracks, it means the cocoa beans are dried well."

2016-04-20 Fishermen Accuse of Spilling Petrol On Fish Catch for Preservation
[Concord] Fish mongers buying fish from fishermen at various wharfs in the Western Area have accused the latter of pouring petrol on fish catch as a means of preserving while out in the sea.

2016-04-20 Govt 'Helped Deploy Ex-Child Soldiers to Iraq', Academic Says
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Sierra Leone's government helped British private security service firms recruit former child soldiers to work as guards in Iraq from 2009, said a Danish academic who has spent years investigating the issue.

2016-04-20 Okada Riders Stage Strike Action
[Concord] Commercial motor bike riders, locally called 'okada riders', Monday began a three-day strike action over claims that the Police have been persistently harassing them.

2016-04-20 ICC President On Opening the Permanent HQ
[Concord] Today the permanent premises of the International Criminal Court, the ICC, officially open in The Hague, Netherlands, beside the dunes on the shores of the North Sea. The new building combines innovative solutions purpose-made for a judicial institution with modern design reflecting both the transparency and independence of the Court.

2016-04-20 2015 Census Result Contradicts Agenda for Prosperity
[Concord] Since the provisional result of the 2015 Population and Housing Census was launched by President Ernest Bai Koroma on 31 March, many eyebrows have been raised as to the validity and reliability of the figures, not least by the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), who have challenged Statistics Sierra Leone to avail them with the post-census enumeration technical report.

2016-04-20 WB Mobilizes Nearly 1 Billion for Hardest Hit Ebola Nations - Report
[LINA] The World Bank has revealed that it mobilised nearly US$1billion in financing for the three hardest hit Ebola nations of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone since the outbreak of the virus in the region.

2016-04-20 Salone Olympic Hopeful Opens Season With a Bang
[Concord] Sierra Leone Rio 2016 Olympic Games hopeful, Hafsatu Kamara, got-off to a flying start in her 2016 outdoor campaign by recoding a very fast time of 11.69 seconds and 24.17 seconds respectively in the 100 and 200 metres at the just concluded Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, California, United States of America.

2016-04-20 Hero's Welcome Awaits Cricket National Team
[Concord] Deputy Minister of Sports, Ishmael Al Sankoh-Conteh, Monday revealed that the Sierra Leone national cricket team, 'The Patriots', will be accorded a hero's welcome this Wednesday when the return to Freetown, after winning the ICC-Africa World Cricket League Division 2 tournament in Benoni, South Africa.

2016-04-20 CHRDSL Concerned Over Low Conviction Rates of SGBV Offences
[Concord] Campaign for Human Rights and Development Sierra Leone (CHRDSL) has expressed grave concern over the low conviction rates of sexual and gender-based violence offences in the country.

2016-04-20 Magistrate Fisher Vs General Legal Council
[Concord] The presiding judge in the legal duel between Magistrate Adrian Fisher (applicant) and the General Legal Council of Sierra Leone (respondent) in the High Court of Sierra Leone yesterday ruled against the applicant and granted leave to the respondent to file affidavits and statement of case in response.

2016-04-20 World Bank Group Urged to Help Solve Refugee Crisis, Other Challenges
[Concord] Government ministers from around the world confronted the refugee crisis, a slowing economy, and other global challenges at the 2016 World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings.

2016-04-20 'SLAJ Is Our Baby'
[Concord] Veteran Journalists Union (VEJU), which will be officially launched today by President Ernest Bai Koroma, has said that the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) is their baby and that they have no intent kill the latter.

2016-04-20 Law Tennis Commences Level II Coaching Course
[Concord] The Sierra Leone Tennis Association (SLTA) Tuesday commenced a 10-day level II coaching course at the National Stadium in Freetown.

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