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Sad: Girl bleeds to death after genital mutilation in Sierra Leone

Female genital mutilation A 10-year-old girl has died in Sierra Leone, after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) during an initiation into a secret women’s society, Police said.Her death has renewed calls for the practice to be banned, Reuters reports. Authorities have arrested the woman in charge of initiations as investigations continue, said

AFCON: CAF disqualifies Sierra Leone

CAF logo Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football said on Monday.Football’s world governing body FIFA had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association in October due to “government interference”. CAF’s decision means Kenya and Ghana are assured of first and

Sierra Leone disqualified from 2019 AFCON qualifiers

Sierra Leone disqualified from 2019 AFCON qualifiers

NAN Sierra Leone has been disqualified from the 2019 African Nations Cup (AFCON) qualifiers, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on its website on Monday. The continental football governing body said its Executive Committee, at its meeting on Friday in Accra, took the decision after reviewing the case of Sierra Leone in the qualifiers. […]
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Rocky start for Sierra Leone’s free school programme

Rocky start for Sierra Leone’s free school programme

Some two million children in Sierra Leone went back to school on Monday in a key test of the country’s landmark free education programme for primary and high school students. It was a key election pledge of President Julius Maada Bio, who took office in early April. Bio has said he will donate three months […] …

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