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11/20/2020

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's anti-corruption commission could issue a warrant for the arrest of former President Ernest Bai Koroma after he failed to comply with a summons for questioning, the head of the agency s...

7/20/2020

At least four people including a teenager were killed and 10 wounded when police and soldiers opened fire on protesters in northern Sierra Leone, a health official and witnesses said on Sunday.

6/2/2020

Work on Sierra Leone’s Covid-19 pandemic was partially paralysed on Monday following a strike by frontline workers who were protesting over non-payment of risk allowances. The aggrieved workers, who are mostly surveillan...

5/8/2020

Sierra Leone has recorded a massive jump in coronavirus cases over the last seven days. The country took 29 days from the end of March to the end of April to reach 104 cases. But things took a turn for the worse this wee...

4/22/2020

Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio announced on Monday that he is going into self-isolation for 14 days as a precautionary measure after one of his bodyguards tested positive for Covid-19. President Bio made the...

4/1/2020

Sierra Leone which was the only West African country without a case of coronavirus has finally reported its first ... a lockdown” adding, “but the government will respond rapidly to changes in the situation by announcing...

11/25/2019

A Dutch doctor who was evacuated from Sierra Leone after contracting Lassa fever has died in hospital. The medic was flown home on Tuesday after being infected in the northern town of Masanga, an area not previously know...

9/27/2019

The leader of Sierra Leone demanded Thursday that the U.N. Security Council reconfigure itself to add permanent representation for Africa, saying the continent's "patience is being tested" by its longstanding exclusion.

9/26/2019

An official in Sierra Leone says a three-story building under construction has collapsed and trapped some 50 to 60 people in the rubble.

8/16/2019

Since President Bio came to power last year, he has been very repressive, oppressive, dictatorial and abusive to his political opponents and Cocorioko has been out of depth to expose the human rights violations that have...

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