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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.

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Sierra Leone: news

In pictures: Sierra Leone's surf club

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 1:03

Images of the enthusiasts at one of the world's newest surf clubs
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'Uranium shoe' man arrested in US

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 14:33
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: New York

A man from Sierra Leone is arrested at a New York airport on suspicion of seeking to sell uranium to Iran, with samples hidden in his shoes.
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Deadly bridge collapse in Freetown

Friday, August 9th 2013, 17:38
related places: Freetown

At least seven people have died when the colonial-era Jimmy Bridge collapsed in the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown, after heavy rain.
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Sierra Leone 'deports' Taylor ally

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 19:06
related countries: Liberia Liberia, Senegal Senegal

A former ally of Liberia's ex-President Charles Taylor has been deported from Sierra Leone to his home country of Senegal, officials say.
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In pictures: Freetown's firefighters

Monday, July 8th 2013, 0:50
related places: Freetown

Fighting Freetown's fires with limited water and just one truck
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In pictures: Sand mining in Sierra Leone

Monday, January 7th 2013, 1:31

Images of Sierra Leone's beaches threatened by construction boom
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Can disabled police officers change Sierra Leone?

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 10:04

Can Sierra Leone's first disabled police officers change attitudes?
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Foreigners 'holed up' at SL mine

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 17:07

Foreign staff are holed up at Sierra Leone's biggest diamond mine, after it is hit by deadly clashes which have led to the army being deployed.
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Sierra Leone MPs' boycott threat

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 11:22

Sierra Leone's main opposition says it will boycott parliament and local councils unless its concerns about the recent election are addressed.
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Koroma wins Sierra Leone election

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 22:32

Sierra Leone's incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma wins the presidential election outright, the election commission says.
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Sierra Leone 'fake' votes seized

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 17:26

About 10% of votes from Sierra Leone's tightly contested elections are set aside because of opposition complaints of fraud, the election commission says.
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Polls close in Sierra Leone

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 18:09

Polls close in the west African state of Sierra Leone in its third general election since the civil war in which more than 50,000 died.
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VIDEO: Polls close in Sierra Leone polls

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 17:51

Polls have closed in Sierra Leone's third general election since the 1991-2002 civil war, which killed more than 50,000 people.
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Sierra Leone faces huge election test

Friday, November 16th 2012, 4:24

Sierra Leone faces test in first home-run free vote
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