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Daryush Shokof signs on to Direct and Produce Upcoming Dramatic Action Film 'Ekundayo'
May 15, 2013 - LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Daryush Shokof, director and producer of the upcoming 3D action/adventure "Moon and 8" has just announced that he has signed on to direct and produce upcoming "Ekundayo," a dramatic action film in the spirit of "Blood Diamond," "The Last King of Scotland" and "Hotel Rwanda". "Ekundayo" will be produced by Shif ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
The dark history of Bunce Island
Bunce Island, in Sierra Leone, was a British slave trading post in the 18th century.
Tue May 14, 2013
York couple move to Sierra Leone to provide care to women in childbirth
Andrea and Paul Robinson, both 55 and from Dringhouses , are heading up an American organisation in Bo, the country's second city.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sierra Leone opposition politician released
James Holmes is asking a judge to allow him to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity in the deadly Colorado theater shootings.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sierra Leone: Opposition politician arrested
Assistant Superintendent of Police Ibrahim Samura said on state radio Saturday night that Charles Francis Margai was detained for alleged subversion.
Sierra Leone: Opposition politician arrested
Police say the bodies of a woman and a 13-year-old boy have been found after a dayslong standoff in New Jersey, and a suspect was killed in the rescue of three children inside the home.
Sat May 11, 2013
This is Hull
Andrew Marvell pupils on water trek to understand Sierra Leone plight
Girls from Andrew Marvell College walked 6km to fetch water as part of a day to highlight what women and children do in the country.
Thu May 09, 2013
West Africa: 395 Ex-Liberian Refugees Get ECOWAS Passports
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has received ECOWAS passports for 395 ex-Liberian refugees in Nigeria and given green light to ex-Liberian refugees in Sierra Leone to obtain ECOWAS passports.
Charity's poverty fight continues - with story from another York
FUNDRAISERS around York will be collecting money next week for Christian Aid week, one of Britain's biggest annual charity events.
Wed May 08, 2013
Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars to Play Artisphere on June 1
The acclaimed Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars will play the Artisphere in Rosslyn on June 1. The band, whose formation in West African refugee camps and subsequent struggle to return to a home ransacked by war was documented in the 2006 film that bears their name , has won awards around the world.
Mon May 06, 2013
Text Messages Send Hope and Save Lives
The British Red Cross is using innovative mobile phone technology to save lives with location-based messaging in Sierra Leone.
Kirkby-in-Malhamdale Primary School's partnership with a school in Sierra Leone is to continue.
It has just secured another Connecting Classrooms grant from the British Council, which will allow a further round of reciprocal visits this year.
Sat May 04, 2013
State Dept. sends Minn. hip-hop artist to Africa
The U.S. State Department is sending a Minnesota hip-hop artist to Africa as part of a cultural exchange program.
Fri May 03, 2013
Cardinal Peter Turkson visits Sierra Leone
The announcement of the visit of Cardinal Peter Tuckson, who is the current President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, during last Sunday's mass in the various parishes in the Makeni Diocese in Sierra Leone has brought mixed feelings amongst the laity, priests and religious in the diocese as the announcement does not make any clear ... (more)
Wed May 01, 2013
State Department Sending Toki Wright to Sierra Leone in the Only...
April 30, 2013 -- A leading ambassador for American Hip-Hop culture will travel to the land of Hip-Hop's ancient roots in Africa when the United States Department of State sends Rhymesayers Entertainment Hip-Hop Recording Artist, writer and educator Toki Wright to Sierra Leone May 6-18. Wright, who heads the nation's First Fully Accredited Hip-Hop ... (more)
Corgenix Medical announces initial phase completion of Lassa fever trial
Corgenix Medical Corporation, a provider of diagnostic kits for immunology disorders, vascular diseases and bone and joint disorders, has announced initial phase completion of a multi-year pivotal clinical trial of rapid test for Lassa fever.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Liberia: MRU Countries Want Roads Connectivity
Sierra Leonean Minister of State, Finance and Economic Development, Alhaji Foday Mansaray, has called for road network among the four Mano River Union countries, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Ivory Coast.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Liberia: Gov't Convenes 22nd Ordinary MRU Session in Monrovia Tomorrow
The Government of Liberia will on Tuesday, April 30 convene the 22nd Ordinary Session of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Mano River Union in Monrovia.
Liberia: 2,000 Sierra Leoneans Integrated
About 2000 former citizens of Sierra Leone have been integrated in Liberia while they now occupy three estates in Grand Cape Mount County until they can gain self-sufficiency. The former refugees arrived in Liberia in the 90s when civil crisis entered Sierra Leone via Liberia displacing thousands of citizens in the sub-region and other parts of the ... (more)