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Woman army officer in forefront COVID-19 battle in Sierra Leone

BitRSS 08 Mar 2021
A woman officer in Sierra Leone’s army has been ...
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Sierra Leone: Woman Army Officer in Forefront of Covid-19 Battle

All Africa 08 Mar 2021
A woman officer in Sierra Leone's army has been put in the ...
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Ernest Kamara pleased with Leone Stars kit manager appointment

Football Sierra Leone 08 Mar 2021
Former Sierra Leone International Ernest Kamara has said he is pleased with the news of ...
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Gambia: Baba Musa Tarawally - His Pen Was His Power (Part 2)

All Africa 08 Mar 2021
... and other precious metals in Angola, the Congo and Sierra Leone were caught carrying Gambian passports.
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China dominates vaccine diplomacy

Independent online (SA) 08 Mar 2021
In the past week, the Philippines and Malaysia received their first batches of Chinese vaccines, Sierra Leone awaits 200,000 doses and Zimbabwe will receive a second batch of 200,000 doses ... The other was developed at its Wuhan unit to be used for select groups with higher virus exposure within China ... African News Agency (ANA) .
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Hourglass running out: Sand becoming scarce world over due to soaring demand

Russia Today 08 Mar 2021
Sand may become a scarce resource due to high demand, they say. “We just think that sand is everywhere ... UNEP has previously warned of thriving “sand mafias,” saying that groups consisting of builders, dealers and businessmen are known to be operating in countries such as Cambodia, Vietnam, Kenya and Sierra Leone.
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President Issoufou of Niger wins 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership

Sierra Leone Telegraph 08 Mar 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph. 08 March 2021.. The 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has been awarded to Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Niger, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced today following a meeting of its independent Prize Committee ... At the end of the decade, Niger ranked 28 out of 54 countries in the IIAG ... .
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New platform puts women at the forefront of peacemaking

Reliefweb 08 Mar 2021
The first of its kind, the platform serves as a publicly available resource to search for, and identity, qualified women mediators ... Member’s experiences range from supporting former combatants in Sierra Leone to return to their communities, to helping broker a national peace deal in the Philippines ... edeeming@c-r.org ... .
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Women’s lives have been shattered by COVID-19 – but there’s still plenty to celebrate

Amnesty 08 Mar 2021
International Women’s Day 2021. International Women’s Day should be a time of celebration ... Here are ten things that happened last year that prove change is always possible - even during a pandemic. 1 ... 2 ... 3. Pregnant girls in Sierra Leone can return to school. In March 2020 Sierra Leone overturned a ban on pregnant girls attending school and sitting exams.
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L'OIM lance un plan de 8 millions de dollars pour stopper la résurgence du virus Ebola en Guinée

Reliefweb 08 Mar 2021
C'est la première fois que la MVE est signalée dans le pays depuis l'épidémie de 2014-2016, qui s'est propagée au-delà des frontières terrestres vers la Sierra Leone et le Liberia, faisant plus de 11 300 victimes ... la Sierra Leone.
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An eye on the future of women in ICT as world celebrates International Women’s Day

Sierra Leone Telegraph 08 Mar 2021
John OMO. Sierra Leone Telegraph. 8 March 2021.. Today the World celebrates the International Women’s Day, a day traditionally set aside for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. (Photo above. Courtesy of Devdiscourse) ... The question therefore becomes; what does the future hold for women in ICT in Africa? ... .
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These women are shaping the future of African space exploration

CNN 08 Mar 2021
(CNN)In the heart of Cape Town, a control room buzzes with activity. Technicians monitor a grid of screens, scanning data that will soon make its way to astronomers working to deepen our understanding of the universe ... Read More ... Photos ... Hide Caption ... River, Sierra Leone – The Sierra Leone river, captured in 2014 by the NASA Terra spacecraft ... St ... .
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Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Opens its Twenty-fourth Online Session

Reliefweb 08 Mar 2021
Mr ... Mr ... Mr ... In concluding, Mr ... A representative of the secretariat informed the Committee that since their last session, the Committee had received the initial reports of Sierra Leone and Afghanistan, and the periodic reports of Mauritius, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Moldova and Lithuania ... CRPD21.001E. .
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Strengthening solidarity

China Daily 08 Mar 2021
China will deepen its cooperation with Africa in a big way to help set it on the path to post-pandemic recovery ... Previous meetings have outlined specific short-term development goals for both sides ... Up to now, Chinese vaccines have been delivered to Egypt, Morocco, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, and Equatorial Guinea, among other countries ... .
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