|More oil found off Sierra Leone|
afrol News, 15 November - International oil companies today announce they have made "a second hydrocarbons find offshore Sierra Leone." The field is now characterised as a "high potential" zone for oil drilling.
|Sierra Leone battles corruption|
afrol News, 19 March - Sierra Leone courts have treated their first major corruption case, ending in the conviction of two superior officers of the Ministry of Defence. President Ernest Bai Koroma is now acting tougher action against corruption.
|West Africa enters intl organic food market|
afrol News, 9 March - Consumers in Europe and America are willing to pay extra for trusted quality organic food products. Now, a new project helps thousands of farmers in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal and Sierra Leone to enter this lucrative market.
|UN names Sierra Leone’s tribunal prosecutor|
afrol News, 22 February - A United States attorney, who leads the prosecution against former Liberian president Charles Taylor, has been named by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the new Prosecutor of the United Nations-backed tribunal trying the worst acts committed during the decade-long brutal civil war in Sierra Leone.
|UN partners media to fight sexual violence in S/Leone|
afrol News, 15 February - With not a single conviction resulting from the thousands of sexual violence cases reported last year in Sierra Leone, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is hoping the media can be a power ally in spotlighting how these offences go unpunished in the West African nation.
|Sierra Leone government bans logging|
afrol News, 11 January - The Sierra Leone government has banned all logging and export following a warning by environmentalists that indiscriminate deforestation practices in the country poses real environmental hazards to the country.
|Sierra Leone judge takes over Taylor case|
afrol News, 2 November - Jon Kamanda, a Sierra Leonean judge, has taken over as the new President of the UN-backed war crimes court that also presides over the case against Liberian ex-Dictator Charles Taylor. Mr Kamenda is the first local to lead the special court.
|Sierra Leone players must step up efforts, Ban|
afrol News, 3 September - Greater efforts are needed by all Sierra Leoneans to build on the momentum generated by the signing of a key peace pact that led to the cessation of political violence earlier this year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wrote in a new report released today.
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» 12.09.2008 - Scores left homeless in Sierra Leon floods
» 02.09.2008 - S. Leone enacts anti-graft law
» 07.08.2008 - Sierra Leone commits to slam down trafficking
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