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:
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Leadership of Sierra Leone's Parliament Presents Certificate of Maturity On Census Order 2021 - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Tuesday 11 May 2021 - The leadership of the Sierra Leone Parliament today presented the certificate of maturity on the Census Order 2021 to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio, a day after it effectively became law by effluxion of time.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: New Executive and Advisory Board of the Women's Forum Pays a Courtesy Call On Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Tuesday 11 May 2021 - The New Executive and Advisory Board of Women's Forum Sierra Leone, WFSL, have stopped at State House to introduce their executive members to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and spoke about their engagements to influence national policies.
- Tue - May 11, 2021: President Bio Takes Part in the National Civil Registration Authority Confirmation Process - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has taken part in and completed a symbolic national civil registration confirmation process which started on 6 May 2021 by the National Civil Registration Authority, NCRA.
- Mon - May 10, 2021: Sierra Leone's Human Rights Record to Be Examined By Universal Periodic Review - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[OHCHR] Geneva -- Sierra Leone is one of the 14 States to be reviewed by the UPR Working Group during its current session taking place from 3 to 14 May *. Sierra Leone's first and second UPR reviews took place in May 2011 and January 2016, respectively.
- Fri - May 7, 2021: How to Fight Corruption in Africa - Lessons for Sierra Leone's Julius Maada Bio - AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone
[Daily Maverick] The first step to fighting corruption is to strengthen the efficiency and independence of the justice system. So much of this fight depends on the relationship between political leaders and the institutions responsible for enforcing and interpreting the law.