Sierra Leone

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello confirms Ireland’s strengthened engagement in Sierra Leone

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello TD reiterated Ireland’s commitment to strengthening relations with Sierra Leone following the decision to open an Irish embassy in Freetown and the nomination of an Irish Ambassador.   Speaking during at an event at Wynn’s Hotel in Dublin to […]

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Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs International Cooperation and delegation paid a courtesy call on The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in UAE

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs International Cooperation and delegation paid a courtesy call on The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in UAE   ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On Monday 5th May, 2014 at 1pm, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of The Republic […]

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On the Occasion of the Republic of Sierra Leone’s National Day

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC April 25, 2014   On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to Sierra Leoneans as you celebrate 53 years of independence on April 27. We are all profoundly aware […]

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Sierra Leone to be reviewed by UN Committee Against Torture

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Committee Against Torture is due to review Sierra Leone’s record for the first time on 1 and 2 May in sessions that will be webcast live.   Sierra Leone is one of the 155 States parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, […]

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Sierra Leone Conflict Victims Receive Compensation

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Sierra Leone’s National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has begun the distribution of rehabilitation grants to 1,138 forced amputees and 162 of the country’s most vulnerable, severely wounded conflict victims. The purpose of the rehabilitation grants is to fill critical social protection gaps and enable the […]

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, September 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Ms. Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi visited Freetown during September 3–12 to carry out follow-up discussions on Sierra Leone’s economic and financial program for 2013–16 that could be supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The mission […]

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