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News: Sierra Leone

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sierra Leone in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Sierra Leone – overview

Sierra Leone: news

SL tribunal doubles prison terms

Thursday, May 29th 2008, 9:04

Sierra Leone's war crimes court more than doubles the jail terms of two ex-militia leaders who fought rebels.
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Kabbah ends honeymoon for trial

Friday, May 16th 2008, 17:17

Sierra Leone's ex-president cuts short his honeymoon to testify at the trial of former rebel leader Issa Sesay.
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Taylor 'millions' wanted by court

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 11:06
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sierra Leone special court asks the UK to help find Liberia's ex-leader Charles Taylor's alleged stolen millions.
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Sierra Leone bans timber exports

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 13:26
related countries: China China

Sierra Leone re-imposes a timber export ban, accusing Chinese and other foreign firms of indiscriminate logging.
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'Rebel hotel' in Liberian capital

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 16:27
related countries: Liberia Liberia

A former bodyguard of ex-Liberian leader Charles Taylor tells of a guest house for Sierra Leone rebels in Liberia.
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Wednesday, January 9th 2008, 16:29
related countries: Liberia Liberia

A former bodyguard of ex-Liberian leader Charles Taylor tells of secret radio links with a Sierra Leone warlord.
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Taylor's trial hears of massacre

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 16:26
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor's war crimes trial hears how Sierra Leone rebels massacred 101 people.
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Deadly explosions rock Freetown

Friday, December 21st 2007, 0:14
related places: Freetown

At least 17 people die as huge blasts hit the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown, a top official says.
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S Leone orders corruption probe

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 9:51

Sierra Leone's new president ask a new anti-corruption body to probe all former government ministers.
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S Leone player faces deportation

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 11:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sierra Leone footballer Al Bangura could be deported from the UK after losing his immigration appeal.
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Sierra Leone sets up forest park

Monday, December 10th 2007, 18:07

Sierra Leone launches a scheme to save a rainforest, which campaigners say will help fight climate change.
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SL leader pledges graft crackdown

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 17:41

Sierra Leone's new president pledges to fight corruption in front of crowds at his official inauguration.
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S Leone 'riddled with corruption'

Wednesday, November 14th 2007, 0:13

Widespread corruption and mismanagement are revealed in a secret presidential audit in Sierra Leone.
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S Leone rape victims 'not helped'

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 8:29

Sierra Leone's government must do more for women raped during the country's civil war, says Amnesty.
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