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After quitting a violent street gang three years ago, Yousef Kamara hopes his journey to acclaim as a poet can offer an example to other wayward youths in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Yousef Kamara ran an infamous street gang in Sierra Leone’s Freetown, but today he is achieving acclaim as a poet, and he hopes his journey can set an example for other wayward youths

🌍 Flying the R's flag all over the globe! International Fan Group #QPR  Sierra Leone were recently sent a Rangers strip to wear for their matches 👇

#LWS2020KZN : We're delighted to announce @RanyaKargbo1 '>Ranya Kargb @RanyaKargbo1  , entrepreneur and activist from Sierra Leone, as one of our speakers at this year's FORBES WOMAN AFRICA 2020 Leading Women Summit, presented b @MastercardMEA  , hosted b @kzngov  in Durban #DOKZN 

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OGP members – from Sierra Leone to Argentina – have made nearly 200 commitments on justice. In the first part of our justice policy series, explore how members are improving #AccesstoJustice  through #OpenGov :

OFFICIAL: Next month’s #Afcon2021  qualifier between @NGSuperEagles  and Sierra Leone’s Leone Stars will be played at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba#Team9jaStrong  #SuperEaglesInsider 

To mark International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers - also known as #RedHandDay  - on February 12, Salesian Missions has highlighted its programmes to help former child recruits in Sierra Leone through education.

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Congratulations to Sierra Leone! In a historic step to end female genital mutilation, 60 Soweis, leaders of female initiation rites, have pledged to abandon and advocate against FGM, transforming community attitudes and girls’ lives.

Top ten countries where people are most likely to help a stranger, 2018. 1. Libya: 83% 2. Iraq: 81% 3. Kuwait: 80% 4. Liberia: 80% 5. Sierra Leone: 80% 6. Bahrain: 74% 7. Gambia: 74% 8. Saudi Arabia: 74% 9. Kenya: 72% 10. US: 72% (World Giving Index)

Villagers in Sierra Leone found a 709- carat diamond - which they handed to the government. Nearly two years in, they're still waiting for their promised dividend.

Top ten countries where people are most likely to help a stranger, 2018. 1. Libya: 83% 2. Iraq: 81% 3. Kuwait: 80% 4. Liberia: 80% 5. Sierra Leone: 80% 6. Bahrain: 74% 7. Gambia: 74% 8. Saudi Arabia: 74% 9. Kenya: 72% 10. US: 72% (World Giving Index)

Last year, villagers in Sierra Leone found a 709- carat diamond - which they handed to the government. They're still waiting for their promised dividend.

In Sierra Leone, nurses who survive Ebola return to help others

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After finding a 709-carat diamond, these villagers in Sierra Leone gave it to government. More than a year later, they are still waiting to see the benefits.

The death toll from this week's devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone has risen to 419 & hundreds are still missing

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Thousands of people lost loved ones and are now homeless in Sierra Leone.

Charlottesville. Barcelona. Widely covered. Sierra Leone. Not so much. A catastrophic flood occurred there Monday. Worthy of our attention.

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