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 - Nov 26, 2018: Semlex Wins Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast National Identification Document Contracts - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[The Point] SEMLEX GROUP has signed two major contracts with the governments of Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast for the production of their national identification documents.
- Fri - Nov 23, 2018: Why We Can't Probe Governor Ganduje Over Bribe Videos - EFCC - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it cannot immediately yield to calls to move against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State who is accused of receiving millions of dollars in bribe, saying Mr Abdullahi enjoys constitutional immunity from criminal proceedings.
- Wed - Nov 14, 2018: Legislators Seek 300% Salary Raise As Doctors Strike - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[This is Africa] Are politicians and parliamentarians across Africa cut from the same cloth? Sierra Leone's MPs are pushing for a 300% salary increase, reinforcing the statement, join African politics if you want to be wealthy without much effort.