International Injustice: The Tragedy of Sierra Leone ...

The Security Council, hoping to subcontract Sierra Leone's defense at least in part to these murderous allies, has been reluctant to pursue their …

Sierra Leone – ACT Alliance

Major religion: Muslim Life expectancy: 45.6 (women) 45.1 (men) (2012) Monetary unit: Leone (SLL) Permanent Mission of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the United Nations 245 East 49th Street New York, N.Y. 10017 [email protected] Organisations with HQs in Sierra Leone. Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL) Working or supporting partners ...

History, language and culture in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone History, Language and Culture History of Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone has been inhabited for thousands of years. Previous to Sierra Leone's discovery by the Portuguese explorer Pedro Da Cintra in 1462, the country was organised in small political units of independent kingdoms.

Sierra Leone | United Nations Educational, Scientific and ...

Major Projects/Initiatives: The Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research publishes papers in all fields of medicine and allied health sciences including basic medical sciences, clinical sciences, dental sciences, behavioural sciences, biomedical engineering, molecular biology, pharmaceutical sciences, biotechnology in relation to medicine ...

Sierra Leone Civil War: Summary, Facts & Timeline | Study.com

This lesson will briefly summarize the Sierra Leone Civil War, how and why it started, and the key events of Sierra Leone's civil war from its beginning in 1991 to its end in 2002.

Sierra Leone's Presidency Of Arms Trade Treaty Ends With ...

Geneva, Switzerland, Monday 6 September 2021. A week of intensive meetings of the Seventh Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), chaired by Sierra Leone's Ambassador to Switzerland and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, Ambassador Lansana Gberie, as President, ended with all key …

Sierra Leone Web - AFRC Chairman Johnny Paul Koroma

Major (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Johnny Paul Koroma came to power in May 1997 as the result of a military coup. ... The AFRC was overthrown by the Nigerian-led ECOMOG force in February 1998, and "Johnny Paul" fled to eastern Sierra Leone, where he was imprisoned by his former RUF allies. Armed Forces Revolutionary Council As of 11 September 1997.

Sierra Leone After the End of the Armed Conflict

Since March 1991, Sierra Leone has experienced continuous civil strife culminat­ing in a protracted civil war, leading to widespread destructions of infrastructures and property, and the death of thousands of people, many more injured and over half of the population displaced. Three peace accords were signed in 1996, 1997 and 1999 in Abidjan, Conakry and Lame respectively.

Sierra Leone - Wikipedia

Sierra Leone (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə l i ˈ oʊ n (i)/ (), also UK: / s i ˌ ɛər ə-/, US: / ˌ s ɪər ə-/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa.It is bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast. Sierra Leone has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, a total ...

Sierra Leone Web

News and information about Sierra Leone, including daily news and news archives, Sierra Leone government news releases, documents, Sierra Leone e-mail directory, photographs, and links.

Liberalization and Conflict - JSTOR

This article looks in some detail at the case of Sierra Leone, highlighting major drawbacks in international financial institution (IFI) interventions.' A "free ... prices for most of Sierra Leone's exports were falling, and export volumes were falling too. ... and that of a small group of Lebanese allies with monopolistic private concerns (see ...

BBC News | AFRICA | Sierra Leone timeline

Independence. April 27 1961: Sierra Leone, formerly a British colony, gains independence.. April 29 1992: Captain Valentine Strasser, aged 26, ousts President Joseph Momoh in a military coup, months after the country voted in a referendum for the creation of a multi-party system.In response to international pressure, Captain Strasser announces plans for the first multi-party elections …

TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN SIERRA LEONE – IN BRIEF ...

Context: Sierra Leone's Civil War (1991-2002) Sierra Leone's civil war broke out in 1991 when RUF rebels captured towns on the border with Liberia, and was to last for eleven years, leaving tens of thousands dead and many more maimed and displaced. It was marked by appalling abuses, especially against civilians. "As the conflict exploded […]

Sierra Leone | Today's latest from Al Jazeera

Sierra Leone's ex-rebel leader granted early release. Gbao, 72, was given a 25-year sentence for acts including terrorism, extermination, murder, rape and sexual slavery. Published On. 9 …

Major Religions of Sierra Leone - WorldAtlas

Where is Sierra Leone? Outline Map. Key Facts. Flag. The West African country of Sierra Leone occupies an area of 71,740 sq. km. As observed on the physical map above, it has a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. Sierra Leone has four distinct physical regions. A coastal swamp region that runs parallel to the Atlantic coast for around 320 km and ...

Current Status - SIERRA LEONE

One of Sierra Leone's main allies is Britain. When Sierra Leone was having a lot of trouble keeping the country together, Britain helped with sending in troops to protect and help make Freetown, the capital, better. Its other allies are China, Libya, Cuba and Iran. This is because Sierra Leone maintains good relationships with them.

Religion in Sierra Leone - Wikipedia

Sierra Leone is officially a secular state, although Islam and Christianity are the two main and dominant religions in the country. The constitution of Sierra Leone provides for freedom of religion and the Sierra Leone Government generally protects it. The Sierra Leone Government is constitutionally forbidden from establishing a state religion, though Muslim and Christian prayers are usually ...

Sierra Leone profile - Timeline - BBC News

Image caption, Diamond mining is a major activity in the Kono district, in eastern Sierra Leone 2009 October - UN-backed Special Court winds down after …

COMAHS - usl.edu.sl

The University of Sierra Leone is to host a National Multiplication Training (NMT) on quality assurance and curriculum development in 2020. The training will be sponsored by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) through the University of Potsdam, Berlin, Germany. Prof. Ronnie Frazer-Williams of the University of Sierra Leone is the lead ...

Sierra Leone - The World Factbook

Sierra Leone's large youth cohort – about 60% of the population is under the age of 25 – continues to struggle with high levels of unemployment, which was one of the major causes of the country's 1991-2002 civil war and remains a threat to stability today. Its estimated 60% youth unemployment rate is attributed to high levels of ...

U.S. Relations With Sierra Leone - United States ...

More information about Sierra Leone is available on the Sierra Leone Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-SIERRA LEONE RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with Sierra Leone in 1961, following its independence from the United Kingdom. The U.S. and Sierra Leone enjoy […]

Britain's military intervention in Sierra Leone part of a ...

Britain's sending of over a thousand crack troops to Sierra Leone is a major turn to direct intervention in Africa that has serious repercussions for both the African masses and workers in the West.

The Causes of the Sierra Leone Civil War

'The root of the conflict is and remains diamonds, diamonds and diamonds.' (Ibrahim Kamara 2000) 'To the economist, this is war motivated by greed.For the young fighter, it is injustice.' (William Reno 2003, p.46) I. Introduction . The decade-long civil war in Sierra Leone formally ended in January 2002 following the British government's successful military intervention to suppress ...

Sierra Leone Overview: Development news, research, data ...

Sierra Leone's economy contracted by 2% as the COVID-19 pandemic led to slowdown in all sectors following global supply chain disruptions and lockdown measures. GDP per capita fell by 4% in 2020, reversing some of the recent gains in poverty reduction. Real GDP is expected to rebound by 4.2% in 2021, reflecting the easing of COVID-related ...

Sierra Leone Civil War - GlobalSecurity.org

Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone ["Lion Mountain"] was embroiled in a civil war that resulted in the death of over 50,000 civilians. It began in March 1991, as the Revolutionary United Front (RUF ...

Sierra Leone Maps & Facts - World Atlas

Where is Sierra Leone? Outline Map. Key Facts. Flag. The West African country of Sierra Leone occupies an area of 71,740 sq. km. As observed on the physical map above, it has a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. Sierra Leone has four distinct physical regions. A coastal swamp region that runs parallel to the Atlantic coast for around 320 km and ...

Sierra Leone Civil War: Causes & Politics - Video & Lesson ...

The Sierra Leone Civil War. The Sierra Leone Civil War began in 1991 and lasted 11 years. Beginning in March 1991, the people of Sierra Leone wanted to overthrow the current government, oust ...

Sierra Leone's Common Enemies:Poverty and Underdevelopment ...

Prospectively, Sierra Leone's new vision must be to move away from the economics of aid and dependency, and towards the economics of the Industrial Revolution. We must open new factories and industries to create jobs for Sierra Leoneans. Through foreign investment and the advent of of a strong private sector, we can transform Sierra Leone's ...

Liberia: In Search of Enemies and Allies

Liberia: In Search of Enemies and Allies By Tom Kamara July 24, 2000. If there were any doubts that Liberia under President Charles Taylor had ceased to be a sphere of American influence, they were erased following Washington's threat of sanctions as punishment for …

(PDF) History of Sierra Leone | Matthew S Minah - Academia.edu

Sierra Leone's dense tropical rainforest partially isolated the land from other pre- colonial African cultures[5] and from the spread of Islam. This made it a refuge for people escaping subjugation by the Sahelian kingdoms, violence and jihads. European contacts with …

Culture of Sierra Leone - history, people, clothing ...

Identification. The name "Sierra Leone" dates back to 1462, when Portuguese explorer Pedro da Cintra, sailing down the West African coast, saw the tall mountains rising up on what is now the Freetown Peninsula and called them the "Lion Mountains," or " Serra Lyoa ."Successive visits by English sailors and later British colonization modified the name to "Sierra Leone."

ICS Sierra Leone - State

Sierra Leone also faces many of the same transnational threats as other countries in the region. Numerous unofficial border crossings and an unmonitored maritime domain makes Sierra Leone vulnerable to transnational organized crime, narcotics and human trafficking and smuggling, and terrorism. Sierra Leone has just begun to recognize that it

"How Corruption Undermines The Development Of A Nation ...

Sierra Leone has incrementally passed the control of corruption scorecard for three years back-to-back from 49% before President's Bio's assumption of office to 71% in 2018; then to 79% in 2019 and now to a Steller 81% in 2020; thereby playing a pivotal role in Sierra Leone's selection for multi-million-dollar compact development by the ...

Sierra Leone (SLE) Exports, Imports, and Trade Partners ...

Overview In 2019 Sierra Leone was the number 155 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 162 in total exports, the number 172 in total imports, the number 180 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number null most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).. Exports The top exports of Sierra Leone are Titanium Ore ($194M), Rough ...