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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

VIDEO: Do negative reports hurt Africa?

Friday, May 4th 2012, 5:42

World Have Your Say's Ros Atkins reports from Sierra Leone on how some people there believe negative media coverage of the country damages it.
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Taylor 'should serve 80 years'

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 18:24
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor should serve 80 years after his conviction at The Hague for war crimes in the Sierra Leone civil war, prosecutors say.
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VIDEO: 'Taylor deserves 100 years in jail'

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 17:45

International judges have found Charles Taylor guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes during the Sierra Leone civil war.
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Taylor aided Sierra Leone crimes

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 16:50
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Former Liberian leader Charles Taylor is convicted of aiding and abetting war crimes during the Sierra Leone civil war at his trial in The Hague.
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VIDEO: Lasting scars of S Leone conflict

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 15:51
related countries: Liberia Liberia

People in Sierra Leone are awaiting the verdict of former Liberian President Charles Taylor's war crimes trial, 10 years on from the end of the civil war.
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Can Charles Taylor verdict heal the horrors of war?

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 8:47

Sierra Leone victims share hopes over Charles Taylor verdict
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Turning old cars into condom machines in Sierra Leone

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 0:23

From old cars to condoms
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VIDEO: Sierra Leone a decade after war

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 5:49

In the 10 years since the end of the bloody and often gruesome civil war in Sierra Leone, retraining the government army has become a priority to help protect development in other areas.
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VIDEO: Sierra Leone: All boom but no progress?

Monday, February 27th 2012, 18:56

Ten years after the end of Sierra Leone's civil war, what progress has been made in rebuilding the country's economy?
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Sierra Leone: All boom but no progress?

Monday, February 27th 2012, 8:42

Who benefits from huge building projects in Sierra Leone?
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New West African oil discoveries

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 17:06
related countries: Liberia Liberia

New oil finds off the coasts of Liberia and Sierra Leone raise hopes for rapid growth in the countries, still recovering from civil wars.
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Sierra Leone in nappy-drugs haul

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 12:37
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Sierra Leonean police seize drugs from Ecuador, hidden in a shipping container stuffed with nappies, and make five arrests.
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Sierra Leone eyes bird-watchers

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 8:53

Sierra Leone hopes to overcome brutal image to attract bird tourists
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