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India Vice President to visit Sierra Leone

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will embark on a five-day visit to Comoros and Sierra Leone on October 10 as part of India’s sustained engagement with Africa. During his visit to Comoros, Naidu will hold talks with Comoros President Azali Assoumani. He will also address the Indian community living in …

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NaCSA Doles Le1.5B to Vulnerable Households

In furtherance of its mandate, the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) through its Social Safety Net Programme has commenced the payment of Cash Transfer to 28,538 households headed by vulnerable women in 506 communities across the country. With funding from the Government of Sierra Leone and the World Bank, …

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50 People Trapped in Collapsed Building in Bo

Figures from the Sierra Leone Police indicate that at least 50 people were trapped on Wednesday 25th September, 2019 in Bo after a building under construction collapsed. The Assistant Inspector General of Police Saidu Kamara said nine people have so far been rescued and are receiving treatment at a hospital …

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7 Died in Flash Flooding in Freetown

At least seven people are dead after flash flooding hit Freetown on Friday 2nd August, 2019 amid torrential rains, mortuary sources said. More rain is expected as some residents fear possible mudslides like the ones that devastated parts of Freetown two years ago. The Chief Coroner, Sinneh Kamara at the …

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