COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Current President: Julius Maada Bio
Population: 6,163,195 (2017)
Land Size: 71,740 sq km (27,669 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Oct 15, 2018: Ambassador Dr. Lansana Gberie Presents Credentials to UN Director General - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Concord] Ambassador Dr. Lansana Gberie presenting his credentials to the UN Director General Mr. Michael Moller at the Palais Des Nations,UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland .
- Mon - Oct 15, 2018: Parliament Ratifies $10m Agro-Business Financing Agreement - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Concord] Members of Parliament have yesterday approved a $10million financing agreement (Sierra Leone agro-processing competitiveness project) between the government of Sierra Leone and the International Development Association.
- Mon - Oct 15, 2018: Team Sierra Leone Ends Youth Olympic On Low - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Concord] Team Sierra Leone ended its 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games campaign in Buenos Aires, Argentina poorly after all its participants failed to make progress in their respective discipline.
- Mon - Oct 15, 2018: Young Computer Scientist Urges Govt to Introduce Technology in Classroom - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Concord] Mohamed Bangura, a young Computer Science expert, has called on government to introduce technology in classrooms across the country, stating that it would improve education and learning among kids.
- Mon - Oct 15, 2018: Parliamentary Committee Urges TSC to Collaborate With WAEC - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Concord] Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Basic and Higher Education have urged the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) to collaborate with officials of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in choosing specific textbooks that should be used by pupils preparing for public exams.