Sierra leone (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə l i ˈ oʊ n (i)/, uk also / s i ˌ ɛər ə-, ˌ s ɪər ə-/), officially the republic of sierra leone, is a country in west africait is bordered by guinea to the northeast, liberia to the southeast and the atlantic ocean to the southwest. Things to do in sierra leone, africa: see tripadvisor's 668 traveler reviews and photos of sierra leone tourist attractions find what to do today, this weekend, or in october. The us centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) began working in sierra leone researching lassa fever in the 1970's in 2008, the agency expanded its reach with the us president's emergency plan for aids relief building laboratory and surveillance capacity during the 2014-2015 ebola. Provided to youtube by universal music group north america sierra leone frank ocean channel orange ℗ 2012 the island def jam music group released on: 2012. Sierra leone licensed to youtube by ultra music (on behalf of ultra records) emi music publishing, umpg publishing, sony atv publishing, ubem, solar music rights management, união brasileira de.
Volunteers in sierra leone work with their communities on education projects during their service in sierra leone, volunteers learn to speak local languages, including krio, mende, temne, mandinka, susu, limba and kuranko peace corps volunteers serve, not help help denotes a paternalistic. On august 14, a mudslide killed more than 400 people in the mountain town of regent on the outskirts of sierra leone's capital freetown, sweeping away homes and leaving residents desperate for. For the traveller, sierra leone is still west africa's secret beach destination sweet sands rise from the soft waters of the atlantic, with the backdrop dressed in sun-stained hues, rainforest green and the red, red roads of the north in freetown, colourful stilted houses remember the days when.
Latest news and information from the world bank and its development work in sierra leone access sierra leone's economy facts, statistics, project information, development research from experts and latest news. The sierra leone web is the biggest publisher of poetry by sierra leoneans more is being added periodically more is being added periodically add your own by sending them to me at the email address below. A virtual guide to sierra leone, a tropical country on the coast of west africa, bordered by the atlantic ocean in south west, by liberia in south east and it is half surrounded by guinea in north and north east.
Sierra leone's opposition leader is sworn in as president the new president, julius maada bio, won a runoff after a campaign in which he promised to provide free education and rejuvenate the. Sierra leone, a country in west africa, has a special significance in the history of the transatlantic slave trade as the departure point for thousands of west african captives the capital.
It is wonderful, the us is doing the right thinglet all african learn to love one another,se e that we make the world a better place for our children and ourselfbe tter tomorrow depends on working for today,drea m come true by god we trust. Hundreds of people are feared dead following massive mudslides near freetown, the capital of the west african nation of sierra leone, according to government officials and aid agencies. Sierra leone global economic prospects examines trends for the world economy and how they affect developing countries the report includes country-specific three-year forecasts for major macroeconomic indicators, including commodity and financial markets. The office of website management, bureau of public affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the us state department external links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.
Properties ranked using exclusive tripadvisor data, including traveler ratings, confirmed availability from our partners, prices, booking popularity, location and personal user preferences. The sierra leone civil war (1991-2002) began on 23 march 1991 when the revolutionary united front (ruf), with support from the special forces of charles taylor's national patriotic front of liberia (npfl), intervened in sierra leone in an attempt to overthrow the joseph momoh government. Three years ago, the sierra leone athlete was discovered living in a park then he moved in with the reporter who found him.