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Sierra Leone

Country archive · 22 posts


Latest stories about Sierra Leone

29 October 2013

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From Fiji to Italy, Global Eco-Tourism Communities Blossom

TribeWanted has developed a model for self-sustainable eco-retreats that are co-funded by members and operated together with locals at a growing number of worldwide locations.

17 November 2012

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Sierra Leone: Mapping Out Real-Time Election Data

Sierra Leone holds its third national election since the end of their civil war on 17 November, 2012. A coalition of monitoring organisations in the country, National Election Watch, will...

28 October 2009

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Videos on how Maternal Mortality Affects Communities

Conversations for a Better World

When a woman dies during pregnancy, childbirth or due to complications after delivery, it affects not only the family, but also the whole community.

26 December 2007

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The First Six Months of Rising Voices

As we all get ready to enter 2008, Rising Voices celebrates its first six months of existence. It is time to step back, reflect on where we've come and think...

17 November 2007

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Rising Voices in Sierra Leone and Bangladesh

This week we highlight developments of two of the Rising Voices grantees in Asia and Africa. Interns at the Think Build Change Salone in Sierra Leone are starting to document...

7 October 2007

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Catching Up with Rising Voices Outreach Projects

Since we last visited the Rising Voices outreach award winners, much progress has been made, including the introduction of the world's first weblog in the Andean indigenous language of Aymara....

31 August 2007

Sierra Leone: Blogging the Elections

Sierra Leone held its presidential and parliamentary elections on August 11, 2007. The exercise marked a peaceful transition to democracy after years of civil war. None of the presidential candidates...

2 August 2007

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Rising Voices Outreach Projects Get Straight to Work

It was less than a month ago that we first announced the first round of Rising Voices outreach projects but already those first five projects have made incredible progress. Let's...

4 July 2007

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Congratulations, Rising Voices Grantees

We are thrilled to announce the first five citizen media outreach projects to receive Rising Voices microgrants. In total we received 142 project proposals from over 40 different countries. What...

3 July 2007

Voices from Ghana: It's Not All About the Energy Crisis; Stanbic Takes Over Ghana's ADB?; New Currency Arrives

Ghana might be going through an energy crisis, but, somehow, that has not deterred both expatriate and Ghanaian bloggers from making surprisingly positive comments about the country in which they...

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