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Tommy Trenchard

China's hunger for sea cucumbers reaches islands of Sierra Leone

May 02 2014

DUBLIN Sierra Leone As evening falls over Sierra Leone's Banana Island archipelago, bats stream from their beachside roosts to circle in their thousands over the jungle village of Dublin.

Sierra Leone turns to board game to curb road accidents

Oct 18 2013

FREETOWN Sierra Leone has launched a new policy aimed at curbing road accidents that kill hundreds every year - a board game that anyone seeking a driving license must buy and play before being allowed on the roads.

Sierra Leone turns to board game to curb road accidents

Oct 18 2013

FREETOWN Sierra Leone has launched a new policy aimed at curbing road accidents that kill hundreds every year - a board game that anyone seeking a driving licence must buy and play before being allowed on the roads.

Sierra Leone turns to board game to curb road accidents

Oct 18 2013

FREETOWN, Oct 18 Sierra Leone has launched a new policy aimed at curbing road accidents that kill hundreds every year - a board game that anyone seeking a driving licence must buy and play before being allowed on the roads.

Sierra Leone deports former Taylor associate days before trial

Aug 05 2013

FREETOWN Sierra Leone deported an associate of former Liberian president Charles Taylor last week, sparing him a trial for crimes committed during the 1991-2002 civil war due to begin on Monday, to the dismay of human rights campaigners.

Sierra Leone deports former Taylor associate ahead of court hearing

Aug 05 2013

FREETOWN Sierra Leone deported an associate of former Liberian president Charles Taylor a week before he was due to stand trial for crimes committed during the West African nation's 1991-2002 civil war, prompting an outcry from rights campaigners.

S.Leone deports former Taylor associate ahead of court hearing

Aug 05 2013

FREETOWN Sierra Leone deported an associate of former Liberian president Charles Taylor a week before he was due to stand trial for crimes committed during the West African nation's 1991-2002 civil war, prompting an outcry from rights campaigners.

Sierra Leone charges state employees in graft probes

Mar 08 2013

FREETOWN Sierra Leone's anti-graft commission has indicted 29 state employees - including the country's top doctor - for corruption, most of it linked to the misuse of funds from a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-backed vaccine provider, officials said on Friday.

Sierra Leone charges state employees in graft probes

Mar 08 2013

FREETOWN Sierra Leone's anti-graft commission has indicted 29 state employees - including the country's top doctor - for corruption, most of it linked to the misuse of funds from a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-backed vaccine provider, officials said on Friday.

Detective in Liberian ex-president's trial jailed for bribery

Feb 08 2013

FREETOWN An investigator hired by former Liberian President Charles Taylor's defence team will spend 30 months in jail for tampering with prosecution witnesses in the landmark case, a U.N.-backed court decided on Friday.

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