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2014-04-18 Chinese Ambassador's Wife Attends Policy Dialogue Meeting on Sexuality and Reproductive Health Education in Sierra Leone
[Focac]Mao Xuehong, Wife of the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, attended the Policy Dialogue Meeting on Sexuality and Reproductive Health (SRH) Education in Sierra Leone in April 15, 2014, as a special guest of Her Excellency Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma, First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Representatives from Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender, and Children's Affairs, Ministry of Education, US Embassy, Nigeria High Commission, United Nations Population Fund, and other stakeholders attended the meeting.

2014-04-17 Ex-Sierra Leonean Envoy Calls for Unity Among Women
[New Dawn]Former Sierra Leonean Ambassador to Liberia Madam Marie Jilo Barnet, says with unity among the women they can do better in every aspect of their activities, noting "Today I see many women are now contesting for political offices, it is good because if you don't put yourself in the position to stand on your own as leader for your various houses, men will not do it all the time."

2014-04-16 President Koroma Visits Addax Bioenergy
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma over the weekend made a conducted tour to the Addax Bioenergy site, a few miles from the township of Makeni.

2014-04-15 Two Deputy Ambassadors Bid Farewell
[Sierra Leone Government]Two deputy ambassadors, Mrs. Kumba Alice Momoh, deputy Ambassador designate to the People's Republic of China and Major General Alfred Claude Nelson Williams, deputy High Commissioner designate to the Federal Republic of Nigeria have taken leave of President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma this morning at State House.

2014-04-13 From North to South, East to West, Media Freedom in Africa Under Challenge
[allAfrica]The executive director of the International Press Institute (IPI), Alison Bethel McKenzie, delivered a wide-ranging report on press freedom in the world to the institute's world congress in Cape Town on Sunday. Excerpts from the report relating to the state of press freedom in Africa:

2014-04-15 Speech Delivered By President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma At the Launch of the National Youth Programme (2014-2018) On the 15th April, 2014 At Miatta Conference Center, Brookfields, Freetown
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2014-04-15 President Koroma Bags Another Award
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 11th April received the African President of the Year Award 2013/14 during a presentation ceremony held at State House, Freetown.

2014-04-15 President Koroma Launches Blueprint for Youth Development
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has on Tuesday 15th April described the launch of the National Youth Programme (2014-2018) document as a Blue Print for Youth Development in the country.

2014-04-15 Tax Breaks for Multinationals Outstrip Spending On Schools and Clinics in Sierra Leone
[Christian Aid]A new report highlights the huge amount of revenue that one of the poorest countries in Africa loses each year through tax breaks for multinationals.

2014-04-15 Nigeria Offers to Help Set Up Road Safety Agency for Sierra Leone
[Daily Trust]Nigeria is prepared to assist the government of Sierra Leone to set up a road safety agency like Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Corps Marshal of the commission Osita Chidoka has said.

2014-04-11 President Koroma Meets With Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo
[Focac]On 7th April, 2014, H. E. Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President of the Republic of Sierra leone, met with Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo at state house. During the meeting, they had in-depth exchange of views on China-Sierra Leone relations as well as mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries on various fields.

2014-04-08 Ebola Death Toll Rises
[VOA]The World Health Organization (WHO) says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "one of the most challenging" outbreaks of the virus it has ever faced.

2014-04-09 Ambassadors Take Leave of President Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government]Three newly appointed ambassadors have officially taken leave of President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House on Tuesday 8th April, 2014.

2014-04-10 President Koroma Assures Warso
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday 9th April assured the West African Road Safety Organization (WARSO) delegation of government's continuous support in the development and implementation of road safety measures in Sierra Leone and the sub-region as a whole.

2014-04-08 Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone Held Signing Ceremony on China-Africa People-to-People Friendship Action Project Implementation Agreement
[Focac]On March 31, 2014, Mr. Fan Xiaodong, Political Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone, signed the China-Africa People-to-People Friendship Action Project Implementation Agreement with Dr. Bobson Sesay, Chairman of Sierra Leone-China Friendship Society. According to the agreement, the Chinese Embassy will provide support to the friendship society for building four commuter waiting booths in Old Railway line, Bai Bureh Road, Allen Town and Jui junction.

2014-04-04 France On Ebola Alert As Cases Spread From Guinea to Mali, Liberia, Sierra Leone
[RFI]French doctors have been placed on alert against the deadly Ebola virus on Thursday in case an outbreak in west Africa spreads to France. No cases have been reported in the country but an outbreak in Guinea has killed 84 people and spread to neighbouring countries.

2014-04-04 Address By H.E. President Ernest Bai Koroma During a Networking Dinner
[Sierra Leone Government]Courtesies

2014-04-04 At the EU-Africa Summit
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday 3rd April called for stronger partnerships between Africa and Europe to ending not just conflicts in Africa and controlling the flow of weapons into the continent, but also to promote sustained economic growth.

2014-04-04 President Koroma Encourages Heineken to Do More in Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government]President Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 4th April described Heineken as a friend of Sierra Leone; a friendship that is borne out of the fact that Heineken has been with Sierra Leone through thick and thin.

2014-04-03 Sierra Leone Diplomat Ends Gambia Tour of Duty
[Daily Observer]The ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone to The Gambia has wrapped up his tour of duty in Banjul after the end of his three-year diplomatic term.

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