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Makeni, Sierra Leone

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SIERRA LEONE: Communities take...

SIERRA LEONE: Communities take charge, one latrine at a time

Thursday, February 26, 2009
Kadiatou Samura proudly showed her pristine new toilet to her Member of Parliament, the leader of her chiefdom and the head of the UN Children’s...
SIERRA LEONE: Salimatu Thoronk...

SIERRA LEONE: Salimatu Thoronka, “I have given birth to four children since losing my legs”

IRIN
Tuesday, October 02, 2007
Salimatu Thoronka had both her legs cut off by rebels in 1999 when she was 19 years old. She is now training to become a seamstress in Makeni in a...
SIERRA LEONE: Why don’t people...

SIERRA LEONE: Why don’t people farm the land?

IRIN
Sunday, September 23, 2007
Tens of thousands of hectares of fertile farm land lie fallow in Sierra Leone, while tens of thousands of able-bodied men are unemployed. There are...
SIERRA LEONE: Reinstating rule...

SIERRA LEONE: Reinstating rule of law starting with motorcycle licenses

IRIN
Friday, September 14, 2007
A decade of civil war left Sierra Leone’s administration in tatters but when the Catholic diocese in the former rebel stronghold of Makeni set up...