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Sierra Leone News: Reporting on climate change is essential
Sierra Leone News: New vaccine for typhoid approved
Dutch photojournalist documents climate change
Creating a flood resilient city: Moving from disaster response to disaster resilience in Ibadan
Sierra Leone News: Calling for environment-friendly manifestos
In Senegal, a call to invest in people and the planet
The day the mountain fell: Sierra Leone's mudslide
Climate Change: World Bank pushes for smart technologies
2017 Sierra Leone mudslides and the morning after
Sierra Leone presidential election: Meet the candidates
UN signals new era of partnership with Africa
... Osun State, advocated tree planting to save the continent from the possible negative effect of climate change. The participating countries at the forum include The Gambia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Niger, Benin Republic, Chad, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Guinea Bissau, Cameroon, Liberia, Togo, Congo, ...
Two cities, San Francisco and Freetown, brace for climate change using vastly different methodologies. San Francisco's developers are building expensive real estate on floodplains as officials try to heed expert projections on future sea levels. On the other side of the world, a deadly mudslide caused by ...
The episode then looks at how years of civil war in Sierra Leone caused migration from rural areas to hillside slums in urban Freetown. Rocks to build homes were pulled from hillsides and slums expanded without infrastructure, contributing to massive floods and mudslides as unprecedented rainfall hit ...
What experts said caused that landslide should be a telling lesson for not only Sierra Leone, but all of Africa, as to the attitudes to issues of environmentalism. The experts kept warning people: do not build houses or chop wood for cooking or grow anything above the “Green Line” – above the middle of ...
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Sierra Leone has funded ... and talked about the vulnerability of Sierra Leone to climate change.
Freetown has been plagued by heavy rains and flooding yearly since 2008, and was still reeling from an Ebola epidemic that killed 4,000 people when the mudslide struck. Conservationist Amarasekaren believes climate change is also taking its toll on a city that suffers heavy rains every year. “Climate ...
The new tool is expected to harness the latest Earth observation and satellite technology to help Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Tanzania combat the climate change. The launch was followed by in-depth training for government representatives of participating countries, so that they can ...
Like many in the poor West African nation, she had no choice but to live in a place where experts had long warned that deforestation and rampant construction could bring disaster - and where many fear it could happen again as heavy rains become more severe due to climate change. "Who would live ...
Kenya plans to use satellite data in order to combat climate change, ... Senegal, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Tanzania combat the climate change.
Sierra Leone's second action plan covers a diverse range of issues including gender violence, waste management, climate change and elections.
As the United Nations meets on a major climate summit this week, the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, said that none of the world's ...
Global warming is real and deforestation has been a contributing factor. Deforestation is a global environmental challenge. Sierra Leone like the rest ...
In production since 2006, Earth Focusfeatures in-depth reports on key issues such as endangered species, climate change, environmental health and ...
Since I've been in Freetown—all of four days—I've bought multiple meals and asked ... And so, when I see people on the streets of Freetown, or even my ... as much publicity about the contributions of plastic bags to climate change, ...
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – One again on July 3rd, EARTHCARE presented to summer campers attending the ICAN Summer Camp at the Kevin ...
BARCELONA - Grinding poverty and climate change are pushing communities in West. Africa's Sahel region into the arms of extremist groups like ...
The UNDP pointed out that Sierra Leone's coastal areas are increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of global climate change. The combined effects of ...
The organisation has warned that climate change is having a harmful impact ... Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia get around double the ...
Tourism
Sierra Leone introduces tourist fee for historic Slave Trade post
Air transport in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone and Israel Advance Diplomatic Ties in Seoul
Sierra Leone and Israel Advance Diplomatic Ties in Seoul
Sierra Leone News: Mudslide inquiry a must
East Africa to lead African cities' expansion
Sierra Leone News: Samura Kamara will debate and disclose assets
Sierra Leone News: Kono Chief Sundu recognized by MRC
Port expansion project commences in Sierra Leone
As Sierra Leone's complications slacken, hotel investment finds fertile ground
Emir holds session of talks with President of Sierra Leone
Two new airlines to fly Freetown route
Fearing Tourist Drought, Cape Town Charts a New Relationship with Water
Turkish Airlines launches flights to Sierra Leone
Turkish Airlines' flight destinations tops 300 with new route to Sierra Leone
Turkish Airlines launches flights to Freetown
Magnificent country that are least visited by tourists (PHOTO)
Cultural policy in Sierra Leone
Work begins on Mamamah Airport in Sierra Leone
Corruption, education, jobs - Sierra Leone's new president Bio faces tough task
He underscored that the Finance and Economic Sector will look into, all MDAs that are dealing with revenue generation including Ministry of Mines, Agriculture, Tourism, Fishery, Central Bank, Commercial Banks, NRA and NASSIT. He added that the Social and Human Development Sector will look into ...
... training, women's empowerment, education and job creations among many others. He expressed concerns that representatives will do justice in selling the good image of the nation and showcase areas of investments in the extractives, education, agricultural and tourism sectors as well. MK/16/4/18
It is estimated that Sierra Leone needs about $500 million investment in its energy, water, fishing, agriculture, forestry and tourism sectors, if it is to create the hundreds of thousands of jobs that are needed to address chronic levels of long-term unemployment and poverty. The Commonwealth Trade ...
Christianity has a very significant tie to the history of Sierra Leone therefore the tour guard did not delay to point out some historic church buildings such as the Maroon Church as well as the St. George's Cathedral which lay in the centre of the city of Freetown. These were among the sites that the ...
The Animal Welfare Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 and works with the Ministry of Agriculture, Freetown City Council and the Ministry of Health. SLAWS seeks to humanely reduce the numbers of stray dogs in Freetown and to provide education in responsible animal ownership. 19/4/ ...
Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 April 2018: After a week of successful Commonwealth Summit in London, president Julius Maada Bio arrived in Doha, Qatar yesterday, Saturday 21st April 2018, for a state visit on the invitation of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, says Sierra Leone's State ...
Over the years, Qatar has been very supportive to Sierra Leone providing humanitarian, medical and relief assistance to Sierra Leone when the country was hit by floods and Ebola. The diplomatic successes of President Bio in less than three weeks in office has shown a great President admired at home ...
In a short statement, the Chairman of the Governance Transition Team, Professor David J. Francis said that Qatar should take Sierra Leone as its strategic economic hub for West Africa because of its huge potentials. He also highlighted several areas including tourism, fisheries and the need for ...
... and the prospects for enhancing bilateral cooperation. They focused especially on agriculture, education, tourism, infrastructure and investment opportunities. The talks also dealt with the most relevant regional and international issues. The President of Sierra Leone was awarded an official reception ...
He was quoted as saying Qatar should take Sierra Leone as its strategic economic hub for West Africa because of its huge potential. Prof. Francis cited tourism and fisheries, as well as aviation sectors as potential areas of investment. According to the Presidency, the new Sierra Leonean government has ...
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) said that an increase in tourism means that more people are leaving trash at the world's most iconic sites, so people need to ... In Sierra Leone, people have started engaging themselves in plastic recycling trade business.
Resolution expert and academic, Dr. Memunatu Pratt, who was appointed Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. Another academic, Mr. Raymond de'Souza George, who unsuccessfully contested for the Freetown Mayor, was appointed Minister of Works and Public Assets. Former minister in the Ernest ...
In fulfilling the challenges of establishing an inclusive government, president Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone is today reported by State House to have ... Minister of Local Government and Rural Development – Mr. Anthony Y Brewah (South); Minister of Tourism and Culture – Mrs. Memunatu B. Pratt ...
He also said that his new Government is determined to diversify the economy through agriculture, tourism and marine resources. President Bio told Ouattara that his administration will improve governance in the mining sector, so that the natural resources can benefit the people of Sierra Leone.
Sami Aydogan, general manager for Turkish Airlines in Kuwait, said: “Turkish Airlines has become a leading choice for both business and leisure travellers from Kuwait and we continue to exceed customer expectations, strengthen our network and steadily grow our market share locally. Travel agencies ...
Parliament of Sierra Leone today, Tuesday 8 May 2018, debated and ... today: Mrs. Memunatu Baby Pratt – Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs; ...
My victory is not only for myself or the Sierra Leone People's Party, but also for the people of this great nation. This historic victory demonstrates the ...
My victory is not only for myself or the Sierra Leone People's Party, but also for the ... of economic growth with special focus on agriculture, marine and tourism. ... Global Hunger Index 2017 ranks Sierra Leone as the third hungriest ...
The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, WU Peng and the Egyptian Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maher Elmhdy joined the National Tourist Board ...
The Emiri welcomed the Sierra Leone president, congratulating him and wishing him success. The Emir stressed that the visit will push bilateral ...
Sierra Leone News: Painting of Bai Bureh from historic photo at Museum ... including the Paramount Hotel and the Ministry of Tourism in Freetown.
President Koroma's Report on the state of Sierra Leone handed to ..... Our transformation of Sierra Leone's tourism potential is simply unrivalled in the ...
Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 May 2018: ..... Our transformation of Sierra Leone's tourism potential is simply unrivalled in the last several decades.
Africa Tourism Board is also welcoming tourism leaders from around Africa and ... The ATB Tourism security and wellness summit in Sierra Leone and ...
The general public is hereby informed that it has pleased His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio to announce the following appointments subject ...
Minister of Tourism and Culture -Memunatu B. Pratt Minister of Labour and Social Security -Adekunle Milton King Minister of Works and Public Assets ...
•develop an improved web portal for tourism promotions ... •strengthen Audit Service Sierra Leone and Non-State Actors in monitoring public spending
Sierra Leone parliament makes further ministerial approvals ... Mr. William Illawim Kongkatee Robinson-Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture; Ms.
A marathon organised by a London-based charity has helped bring tourism to Sierra Leone and raise funds for some of the world's poorest children.
In 1898, one Sierra Leone's most celebrated warriors, Bai Bureh was ... On Friday 25 May 2018, the Minister of Tourism and Culture, Memunatu Pratt, ...
In a very detailed exposition on the subject of the potential for tourism in Sierra Leone President Maada Bio made it clear that he has thought long and ...
... Mauritius to diversify its economy from sugar into textiles and tourism, and recently into luxury real estate, offshore banking and medical tourism.
Sierra Leone's economic recovery is far too reliant on the mining industry, ... Key sectors such as tourism, forestry, building construction, fishing, ...
The Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Madam Memunatu Pratt (in ... The Sierra Leone Association of Hospitality and Tourism Professions and ...
In a drive to promote Sierra Leone's tourism through sports, the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) last Friday paid a courtesy call ...
In a drive to promote Sierra Leone's tourism through sports, the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) last Friday paid a courtesy call to ...
The Mayor of the Freetown City Council (FCC) Yvonne Aki Sawyerr has ... adult and skills development, job creation with a tourism sector focus), 3.
The Lumley beach, stretching between Aberdeen and Lumley is one of Sierra Leone's tourist attractions. But this stretch of natural beauty has not been ...
In his foreward to the Sierra Leone People's Party Manifesto, 2018, as then Presidential ..... The model is to be replicated in other tourism sites.
... in the tourism industry including the Monument and Relics Commission, the Sierra Leone National Museum and the Sierra Leone National Railway ...
Sierra Leone News: On subpar Salone bureacracy ... If this country wants to increase its tourism and world image, then welcoming in foreigners and ...
Recently the Chinese Ambassador Wu Peng met with Sierra Leone's Minister of Trade and Industry, and former Minister of Tourism, Bayuku Konteh.
New Delhi [India] Aug 4(ANI): The year 2017 was a record-breaking year for tourism from India to the UK with 562,000 Indians visiting the country.
New Delhi, [India] Aug 11 (ANI): Union Minister KJ Alphons said incessant rainfall in Kerala has created a roadblock for tourism in the state, a month ...
The Sierra Leone government has urged hospitality businesses to strike a balance between profit making and environmental protection. Tourism ...