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Sierra Leonean Stabbed to Death in Sweden

Mohamed Sannoh, a Sierra Leonean, was recently stabbed to death in Sweden. We publish below a communication on the incident by another Sierra Leonean (...)

| January 2006 | 606 views

30 Minutes with Paul Kamara

30 Minutes with Paul Kamara

One of our London correspondents, Saidu Kaye Sesay, was recently back home in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. He saw many things, including Paul (...)

| January 2006 | 445 views

Angelo Vows to Boost Democracy, Human Rights

Angelo Vows to Boost Democracy, Human Rights

The head of a new United Nations mission in Sierra Leone, Victor Angelo, says on Tuesday that his mandate is to strengthen democracy and stability in the (...)

| January 2006 | 393 views

Cash Prize for Paul

Cash Prize for Paul

PRESS RELEASE Today as free speech triumphs in Sierra Leone, the North America Center for African Writers (NACAW) announces the winner of the first Paul (...)

| January 2006 | 410 views

Sierra Leone: Paul Kamara's New Mission

Sierra Leone: Paul Kamara’s New Mission

By Abu B. Shaw, London Vanguard Bureau Chief A new political party is germinating in Sierra Leone. It is diligently but quietly planning to throw its hat (...)

| December 2005 | 1152 views

New Book on the Krio of Sierra Leone

New Book on the Krio of Sierra Leone

A new book on the Sierra Leone population written by Sierra Leonean academics has been published by Peter Lang of New York. We present below details on the (...)

| December 2005 | 899 views

Sierra Leone: Angelo to Head UNIOSIL

Sierra Leone: Angelo to Head UNIOSIL

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has named his Deputy Representative for Sierra Leone, Victor da Silva Angelo of Portugal, as head of the United Nations (...)

| December 2005 | 664 views

Irish, Swedish Troops to Protect Special Court

Irish, Swedish Troops to Protect Special Court

Irish peacekeeping troops in Liberia today began drills to protect a war crimes court set up in Sierra Leone. A 140-man armoured patrol, which also (...)

| December 2005 | 368 views

"Norman Rumour is False"-----Alfred SamForay

"Norman Rumour is False"-----Alfred SamForay

A member of the Committee to Elect Hinga Norman, Rev. Alfred SamForay has vehemently denied that the incarcerated Kamajor leader Samuel Hinga Norman has (...)

| December 2005 | 45428 views

Sierra Leone: UNAMSIL Wives and Babies

Sierra Leone: UNAMSIL Wives and Babies

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief “Nothing lasts for ever,” anxious Sierra Leonean citizens commented as the long awaited pull (...)

| December 2005 | 528 views

SLN Expresses Concern

SLN Expresses Concern

The World Bank, in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone (GOSL), the United Nations, and the United Kingdom’s Department for International (...)

| December 2005 | 432 views