COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Current President: Ernest Bai Koroma
Population: 7,075,641 (2015)
Land Size: 71,740 sq km (27,669 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Tue - May 23, 2017: Sierra Leon President Ernest Bai Koroma Stops Over At Khartoum Airport - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[SNA] Khartoum -The Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma stopped over at Khartoum airport coming from Saudi Arabia en route to his country.
- Mon - May 22, 2017: Feature-Bridge in Sierra Leone Sparks Row Over Diamond Mining - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] KOIDU -A dispute over a bridge in eastern Sierra Leone thought to span diamond deposits has divided a local community with a foreign mining company accused of illegally mining the area after volunteering to rebuild the overpass.
- Mon - May 22, 2017: President Koroma Opens National Sports Development Conference - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma last Friday, 19 April 2017, officially opened the National Sports Development Conference on the theme, "Repositioning Sports for Sustainable Development".
- Mon - May 22, 2017: Sierra Leone National Sports Conference Commences Today - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Concord] Minister Khanou ready to reposition sports for sustainable development
- Mon - May 22, 2017: Kamara Slashes Rio Olympic Time - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Concord] Sierra Leone's Olympian, Ismail Dudu Kamara on Tuesday clocked 10.75 sec in the 100m dash at the Islamic Solidarity Games to slash his 10.79 sec speed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by four second.