Sierra Leone

Flag of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone (Listeni/sɪˈɛərə lɪˈoʊnɪ/ or /lɪˈoʊn/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa that is bordered by Guinea to the northeast, Liberia to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest. Sierra Leone is a Constitutional Republic with a directly elected president and a Unicameral Legislature. The country has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savannah to rainforests. The country covers a total area of 71,740 km2 (27,699 sq mi) and with an estimated population of 6 million (2011 United Nations estimate).

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Crisis, conflict, security

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Food, water, land and health

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  • The DHS Program provides decision makers and program managers with the information necessary to plan, monitor and evaluate population, health, and nutrition programs.USAID Democratic and Health Surveys
  • UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.UN Aids
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04/13/2024 - 09:13
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04/09/2024 - 18:01
[Concord] The launch of the Political Parties' Dispute Resolution...
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04/09/2024 - 18:02
[Concord] As a way of combating the Kush menace across the country,...
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04/09/2024 - 12:32
[Concord] At around 8:25 am, Tuesday 26th March 2024, this medium...
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04/09/2024 - 12:35
[Concord] In a stark reminder of the repercussions of the November 26...
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04/09/2024 - 12:35
[Concord] Expressing frustrations over the lack of proper...
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04/09/2024 - 12:34
[Concord] President Julius Maada Bio has decorated six out of eight...
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04/09/2024 - 08:42
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04/08/2024 - 15:29
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04/07/2024 - 08:49
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