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  1. Sierra Leone sees Sisi as model of strong African leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    Sierra Leone appreciates President Sisi, being a model of a strong African leader who is respected by the whole world and in recognition of his efforts to combat terrorism, Mahdy added in statements to MENA. Meanwhile, the Egyptian diplomat hailed ties binding Egypt and Sierra Leone that date back to 1961, when Cairo first inaugurated its consulate in Freetown three months before the African country's independence from Britain on April 27. Mahdy also underscored the importance of the joint committee between the two countries as a key channel to address all issues of mutual concern.

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  2. Salem Historical Church event aRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Tri

    ... and ordained pastor. He and his wife Ruth, a registered nurse, first served as a team in Nigeria and then in Sierra Leone for 18 years as commissioned United Methodist missionaries. Ruth passed away in 2010 at age 93, having made her final 162nd ...

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  3. FG's failure to engage researchers blamed for Nigeria's woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    WORRIED by the increasing deterioration of the living condition of Nigerians, now compounded by heightened ethno-religious tension, a group of concerned eminent scholars and international researchers, converged at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, and blamed the country's woes on the widening gap between scholars/researchers and policy-makers/practitioners, which they said must be re-ordered immediately, to turn its fortunes around.

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  4. Sisi receives a phone call from Sierra Leonean counterpartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Egypt Today

    According to a presidential statement, Koroma expressed his appreciation to Sisi for Egypt's support for Freetown in all different fields, wishing to develop the cooperation between the two countries, especially in the medical sector. From his side, President Sisi said that his country will continue supporting Sierra Leone and will work with it to meet its developing needs during the coming period.

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  5. Senior Pass IncreaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | KCWY13

    For the third time, prosecutors announced they will seek a case against Ray Tensing, a former Ohio police officer charged in the death of an unarmed black driver. Friends and family an Australian bride-to-be shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer paid tribute to her as a "gifted" spiritual healer who was "dedicated to helping others."

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  6. Wishing Jenna Jackson the BestRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | KCWY13

    Friends and family an Australian bride-to-be shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer paid tribute to her as a "gifted" spiritual healer who was "dedicated to helping others." The detentions added to the growing concerns over rights and freedoms in the country where a post-coup crackdown has resulted in more than 50,000 arrests.

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  7. Davenport Police traffic study leads to broader police-community conversationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Michaela DePrince has come a long way: From living in a Sierra Leonean orphanage to dancing world class stages as a professional ballerina. Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who was sentenced to 15 months in prison in a hush-money case after being accused of sexually abusing boys, is no longer in a federal prison hospital.

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  8. "We and the nurses are now working with one voice": How community ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | BioMed Central

    ... cadre of the workforce did, how they coped, and the facilitators and barriers they faced to providing care in Sierra Leone. Thirteen focus group discussions (FGD) were conducted with community members (including members of Health Management ...

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  9. Women Around the World: This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | CFR.org

    Sierra Leone reforms citizenship law Sierra Leone recently enacted a landmark law that allows mothers to pass on citizenship to their children, even in circumstances where a child is born out of the country. Prior to enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act, only fathers were legally allowed to confer citizenship, which had deleterious effects on women and children and exacerbated the problem of intergenerational statelessness among the Sierra Leonean diaspora.

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  10. Antonio Rudiger profile: Who is Chelsea's A 34m defender?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Daily Mail

    The Germany international is now finalising terms with the Premier League champions and Antonio Conte would hope to have the 24-year-old in his squad for their pre-season tour of the Far East. But who is Rudiger and what kind of a player are the Blues getting? Here's everything you need to know.

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  11. Sierra Leone mystery: What is whopping 709-carat diamond worth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | USA Today

    The recent find of a mammoth diamond is all people are talking about in the small, impoverished West African nation long plagued by misfortune. Sierra Leone mystery: What is whopping 709-carat diamond worth? The recent find of a mammoth diamond is all people are talking about in the small, impoverished West African nation long plagued by misfortune.

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  12. Double Bangz Releases video for their single ' - Murder'' from their debut album ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | World News Report

    LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, July 4, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / -- It's taken from their forthcoming album, 'Champion'. The UK-based Sierra Leonean duo are known for their unique sound of music with catchy hooks, and this song is no different.

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  13. Here Are 38 Amazing Immigrants Worth Celebrating On Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Fast Company

    ... Sierra Nevada owner and president Eren Ozmen (Turkey), and Alabama U.S District Court judge Abdul Karim Kallon (Sierra Leone) and there's a nice trend emerging: Those who come to this country seeking opportunity tend to take advantage of it. ...

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  14. Graffiti artist brings joy to AfricaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | Hastings Today

    Many people wouldn't think of graffiti as Hastings' proudest export but in March this year one of the town's spray can artists brought joy to an African country rebuilding from civil war. After Aaron Hosannah organised a St Leonards hip hop festival with Valona Taylor from Sierra Leone, she invited him to organise a public arts mural in the country's capital Freetown.

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  15. Can Sierra Leone sustain a women's league?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | BBC News

    Sierra Leone is bidding to revitalise women's football in the country with the launch of a first ever league under the leadership of the nation's first ever female football association president, Isha Johansen, The league is the first female domestic competition in the country in five years and also the first time teams outside Freetown are taking part. But there are concerns about how the league will be sustained in Sierra Leone, which like many African countries, struggles to promote women's football.

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  16. Thousands of community health workers bring lifesaving services to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | UNICEF News

    Nancy Tucker is a community health worker in the village of Bambaya, Kono district, Sierra Leone. She has been providing health services to mothers and children in her community since 2008.

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  17. African Governments Lead the Way on Data RevolutionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | PRWeb

    Millions to benefit from commitments that include: data-led agriculture plans to build food resilience and security, a birth registration drive using SMS and web to widen access to healthcare and education and African data science hubs that will anchor the region's future Bold commitments to use data and technology to improve lives and livelihoods were made today, at a High-Level convening of African leaders, in Nairobi, Kenya. The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, the Governments of Kenya and Sierra Leone, and Safaricom hosted 'Data for Development in Africa' 29-30 June, in collaboration with the African Development Bank, the UN Economic Commission for Africa, and the Governments of Ghana, Senegal, and Tanzania.

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  18. How African Americans Use DNA Testing to Connect With Their PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | The Atlantic

    ... from ships and auctioned off. The actor Isaiah Washington was there. A man cast soil and stones from Sierra Leone into the river and said a prayer. "We talk about the history of slavery in this country and it feels so abstract. But genetic ancestry ...

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  19. Thirteen Nominations Sent to the Senate TodayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 27 | World News Report

    Maria E. Brewer, of Indiana, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Sierra Leone. John P. Desrocher, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.

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  20. In ebola zone, clowns play to audience of phones - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | CNET News.com

    Tim Cunningham, a volunteer with Clowns Without Borders, greets a crowd in Sierra Leone, a country hit hard by the ebola outbreak. The Muslim spiritual leader requested a performance at 2:30, after noon prayers.

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