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Africa reports 'hopeful' daily drop in coronavirus...

The continent-wide daily average was 10,300 last week, down from 11,000 the week before, Dr John Nkengasong said at a press briefing, adding that officials...

Sierra Leone 'must scrap pregnant girl school...

The ECOWAS Court of Justice demanded that "the prohibitive policy be reversed immediately", calling it "discrimination against pregnant adolescent girls"....

Sierra Leone tackles overfishing but gets...

Dozens of large foreign trawlers are licensed to fish in Sierra Leonean waters and the aim of the ban, which expired Tuesday, was to help replenish species...

Sierra Leone's 'peace diamond' dividend slow...

The idea of handing the diamond over to the government to sell was that it would generate money to be ploughed back into developing the local community....

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built...

Sierra Leone's previous president signed a loan agreement with China for the airport shortly before elections in March that his party lost

Challenger Bio wins S. Leone presidential...

Bio, a former soldier, won 51.81% of the ballots in the March 31 election compared with 48.19 percent for Samura Kamara, said Mohamed Conteh, the head...

Sierra Leone's 'little gifts' incite fight...

In defiance of government anti-bribery campaigns, the sticky fingers of officialdom are a wearisome fact of life for many in this poor West African country....

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential...

Challenger Julius Maada Bio of the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) held a narrow lead over the ruling All Peoples' Congress (APC) candidate...

Sierra Leone picks new president after court...

Police have reported a string of attacks on candidates and supporters on both sides since the first round, making voters nervous ahead of polling day

Legal challenges threaten Sierra Leone presidential...

A rally by the ruling party in Freetown on Saturday attracted few supporters following a High Court decision to put the vote on hold as it considers an...

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Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.