Posts Tagged With: Sierra Leone

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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LUKOIL Starts Exploration Drilling in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, September 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Official events attended by Ernest Bai Koroma, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Gennady Gatilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, and Andrey Kuzyaev, President of LUKOIL Overseas (http://www.lukoil.com), have been held today in Sierra Leone on the occasion of the launch of […]

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West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant

West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant   DAKAR, 24 July 2013 (IRIN) – Some 1,700 people in West Africa have contracted cholera since mid-June, showing a significant decline compared to the same seven-week period in 2012 when 11,834 were affected. Overall, 50,439 people contracted cholera in West and Central Africa in 2012, according to […]

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Statement by Justice George Gelaga King to Mark International Criminal Justice Day

“Justice is for Us All”: Statement by Special Court President Justice George Gelaga King to Mark International Criminal Justice Day FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, July 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Eleven years ago, in 2002, we marked two significant moments in the short history of international justice. The first, on January 16th, was the ratification […]

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