COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Current President: Julius Maada Bio
Population: 6,624,933 (2020)
Land Size: 71,740 sq km (27,669 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - Nov 28, 2020: After Sierra Leone Draws, Super Eagles Drop On FIFA Ranking - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Premium Times] The Nigerian team maintained its fourth place in Africa on the FIFA ranking.
- Fri - Nov 27, 2020: Wafu U-20 - Scorpions Coach Hails Players for Sticking to Game Plan Against Sierra Leone - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[The Point] U-20 Coach Matarr Mboge has hailed his players for sticking to their game plan after beating Sierra Leone 2-1 to book their place into the semi-finals of the ongoing WAFU U-20 championship played in Thies, Senegal.
- Wed - Nov 25, 2020: WAFU U-20 - Scorpions Coach Hopes to Correct Mistakes Against Sierra Leone - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[The Point] Scorpions U-20 head coach, Matarr Mboge has said that losing 5-1 against Senegal in their opening WAFU U-20 tournament is difficult but hopes to correct their mistakes and lapses against their next opponent Sierra Leone.
- Wed - Nov 25, 2020: President Bio Unveils Plans to Manage Marine Resources, Blames IUU On Corrupt Regimes - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown, Tuesday 24 November 2020 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has unveiled plans to tackle Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing while expanding on the sector that is currently contributing 10-12 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product, GDP.
- Wed - Nov 25, 2020: President Bio Launches Skills Development Fund, Targeting 1,660 Beneficiaries in Two Districts - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] Segbwema, Kailahun District, Eastern Province, Monday 23 November, 2020 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has presented a cheque of over Le 9 billion to the Skills Development Fund to initially benefit over 1,660 citizens in the Kenema and Kailahun Districts, east of the country.