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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

Scars of war

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 0:24

Photos of the rebirth of Sierra Leone's jungle battleground
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Plea for 'blood diamonds' return

Friday, August 13th 2010, 18:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Officials in Sierra Leone ask for the return of diamonds allegedly given by Charles Taylor to supermodel Naomi Campbell.
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Sierra Leone's blood diamond legacy

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 16:44
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Ahead of model Naomi Campbell's appearance at The Hague on Thursday, for the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, Andrew Harding looks at the legacy of Sierra Leone's 'blood diamond' industry.
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School-time blues

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:19

Blind musician inspired by Sierra Leone children
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School-time blues

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:19

Blind musician inspired by Sierra Leone children
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Sierra Leone writer wins prize

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 9:19

Sierra Leonean writer Olufemi Terry wins this year's Caine Prize for African writing, regarded as Africa's leading literary award.
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Monday, July 5th 2010, 15:05
related countries: Liberia Liberia

A Sierra Leone ex-rebel tells a war crimes tribunal he did not give "blood diamonds" to Liberia former leader Charles Taylor.
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End of the hotel

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 11:08

Graham Greene's Freetown hang-out reduced to rubble
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The soldier who saved Sierra Leone

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 11:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Allan Little reveals how a little-known British officer changed the fate of a nation.
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S Leone corruption fighter quits

Friday, May 7th 2010, 14:48

The head of Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Commission, Abdul Tejan-Cole, resigns, giving no public explanation.
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Sierra Leone launches free care

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 11:31

Sierra Leone launches a free healthcare programme for pregnant women, breast-feeding mothers and children under five.
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Born free

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 10:48

Sierra Leone scraps fees for maternity healthcare
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