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Sierra Leone Country

USA International Business Publications

Sierra Leone Country

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by International Business Publications, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Area / regional studies,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Reference works,
  • Africa,
  • Travel - Foreign

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7918510M
    ISBN 100739788736
    ISBN 109780739788738


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Sierra Leone Country by USA International Business Publications Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sierra Leone was founded, albeit under British control, with the highest hopes of being a refuge for liberated Africans and freed slaves. When the country received its independence, hopes for the future grew even stronger.

Alas, its expectations came crashing. Sierra Leone Country book Leone’s large youth cohort – about 60% of the population is under the age of 25 – continues to struggle with high levels of unemployment, which was one of the major causes of the country’s civil war and remains a threat to stability today.

This book attempts to explain the political history of Sierra Leone in a vacuum. What I mean is, how can you write a history about ANY country in Sub-Saharan Africa without analyzing the economic climate which precipitates political upheaval.

For the outside world, Sierra Leone is defined by its resources/5(4). Discover the list of some best books written on Sierra Leone by popular award winning authors. These book on topic Sierra Leone highly popular among the readers worldwide.

CHECK IT OUT. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah Rating: /5. I WANT TO READ THIS. Marshall Cavendish, - Juvenile Nonfiction - pages 0 Reviews This book provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure.

NOTE: The information regarding Sierra Leone on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sierra Leone information contained here.

Literature of Sierra Leone is the collection of written and spoken work, mostly fictional, from Sierra Leone. The coastal west-African country suffered a civil war from until Sierra Leone (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə l i ˈ oʊ n (i)/ (), also UK: / s i ˌ ɛər ə-/, US: / ˌ s ɪər ə-/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West is bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast.

Sierra Leone has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, a total Currency: Leone (SLL). Books for all in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone’s national library service, the Sierra Leone Library Board (SLLB) has 21 branches countrywide.

The public library network offers a vital service in Sierra Leone, providing a space where people from all walks of life can read for study, study and life-long learning. Internal conflict crippled the country from the late s onward, culminating in a brutal civil war that took place from to Since the end of the war, the government of Sierra Leone has undergone the arduous task of rebuilding the country’s physical and social infrastructure while fostering reconciliation.

The small, underdeveloped countries of Africa, seem to harbour all the flammable elements necessary to ignite civil wars and revolutions.

Sincethe small West African country of Sierra Leone has been besieged by the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), a guerrilla group-cum-political party, that implored a radical-populist political agenda. about the book Sierra Leone Country book Leone: Inside the War provides readers with an detailed overview of the civil Sierra Leone Country book descriptions of Sierra Leone’s culture and pre-war history, a year-by-year account of the civil war, and narratives from 30 people who describe their experiences as.

Edit Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa, it shares borders by Liberia to the southeast andGuinea to the northeast. They're one of those rather unpopular countryhumans characters, there's not a lot of information about him currently, perhaps they will have so if the fandom starts to focus onAfrica.

The country has seen a heartening recovery since emerging from civil war a decade ago and the Bradt guide is the first to take stock of the country's post-Ebola travel situation. Sierra Leone is proudly back on the tourism map for the adventurous, beach-loving.

This important book considers whether the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), which was established jointly through an unprecedented bilateral treaty between the United Nations (UN) and Sierra Leone inhas made jurisprudential contributions to the development of the nascent and still unsettled field of international criminal law.

Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee. PDF copy of the book printed for Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee, 27 April 55th Independence Anniversary Ebook. PDF copy. By Ade Daramy for Sierra Leone's 55th independence anniversary, 27 April The UN and Sierra Leone: An Enduring Relationship.

Historic photos of Sierra Leone from the United Nations. Sierra Leone History, Language and Culture History of Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone has been inhabited for thousands of years. Previous to Sierra Leone’s discovery by the Portuguese explorer Pedro Da Cintra inthe country was organised in small political units of independent kingdoms.

Sierra Leone Country Information Sierra Leone is a country lying in the extreme western part of the African continent. Guinea bounds the northern and north eastern borders of Sierra Leone. Liberia shares the eastern and the south eastern borders. The entire western border of Sierra Leone is the coastline of North Atlantic Ocean.

ABOUT years ago, near the mouth of the Sierra Leone River, a tiny silk-cotton tree took root and sprouted. For years the tree grew tall as a tragic procession passed before it. Ruthless slave traders shipped nearlymen, women, and children overseas to foreign slave markets. History. Sierra Leone, a lush tropical country on the west coast of Africa that boasts beautiful beaches, picturesque mountains, and some of the richest natural resources and mineral deposits (including diamonds) in the world, is one of the poorest countries in the world.

Sierra Leone experienced a devastating civil war between and that displaced more than one-third of the country. While over 70% of the population in Sierra Leone lives under the poverty line, in recent years the country has increased agricultural production and.

Sierra Leone Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation This is the first country strategy and programme evaluation carried out in Sierra Leone by the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE). The report reviews the joint work of IFAD and the Government of Sierra Leone from tocovering five projects.

ACAPS - Country profile Sierra Leone 1 17 2December Sierra Leone: Country Profile Summary Indicators Indicator Value Year Population number (last census) 4,   Overview.

Sierra Leone is well known for its vast endowment in minerals which include diamonds, rutile, bauxite, gold, iron ore, limonite, platinum, chromite, coltan, tantalite, columbite and zircon, as well as promising petroleum the s, the year civil war funded with revenue from the minerals sector engulfed the country, resulting in widespread killing, the destruction of.

SLCC is here to capture, celebrate and expose Sierra Leone unprecedented style that money cant buy. Sierra Leone is extremely poor and nearly half of the working-age population engages in subsistence agriculture. The country possesses substantial mineral, agricultural, and fishery resources, but it is still recovering from a civil war that destroyed most institutions before ending in the early s.

The eleven-year civil war in Sierra Leone from to was incomprehensibly brutal—it is estimated that half of all female refugees were raped and many thousands were killed. While the publicity surrounding sexual violence helped to create a picture of women and girls as victims of the conflict, there has been little effort to understand.

Sierra Leone is a small but densely populated country on the North Atlantic coast of West Africa, ranked out of countries in the Human Development y levels are high, with 53 percent of the population living below the income poverty line (US$ per day). Since the signing of the peace agreement inthe country has been recovering from a year war that destroyed.

In a small fleet set sail from London to Sierra Leone. For the hopeful black passengers and their white abolitionist benefactors, it was an extraordinary, utopian venture. Sierra Leone is a constitutional parliamentary republic with three spheres of government: national government, local councils and chiefdom councils.

There is no constitutional provision for local government and therefore the Local Government Act provides the main legal framework for local councils. The Ministry of Local Government and Rural. Lumley Beach Road, Lumley Beach Freetown P.O.

Box Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone’s conflict was particularly noted for amputation of hands, arms and feet – for no reason other than pure cruelty and evil. Those who survived such treatment need loving acceptance and integration into normal society as well as vocational training for.

On the curve of West Africa lives Sierra Leone, a country whose capital, Freetown, clamors right up to the water’s edge. Freetown is a symbol of hope, a place whose population is made up of both African tribes and freed slaves (called Creoles).

Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone - Resources and power: Mineral resources are fairly well distributed and include diamonds, chromite, and reserves of rutile (titanium dioxide) that are among the world’s largest.

There are iron ore reserves, but these are no longer commercially mined. Other minerals include bauxite, columbite (a black mineral of iron, manganese, and niobium), gold, and platinum. ‎Sierra Leone came to world attention in the s when a catastrophic civil war linked to the diamond trade was reported globally.

This fleeting and particular interest, however, obscured two crucial processes in this small West African state. On the one hand, while the civil war was momentous, brut. 2 thoughts on “ Sierra Leone is the roundest country in the world (Zimbabwe is third) ” Jim Lilly on at pm said: I am missing the earlier research and don’t Hader an idea why easy – west migration would produce less linguistic diversity that north – south migration.

A virtual guide to Sierra Leone, a tropical country on the coast of West Africa, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in south west, by Liberia in south east and it is half surrounded by Guinea in north and north east.

In the late 18th and early 19th century the region around Freetown was used by the British to 'resettle' freed slaves, London's "Black Poor", and many African American refugees from.

Sierra Leone, Governance, Children and Youth Sierra Leone has come a long way since the brutal civil war - largely caused by youth unemployment. Mohammed. The Temne of Sierra Leone. African Agency in the Making of a British Colony.

Author:: Joseph J. Bangura, Kalamazoo College, Michigan. Much of the research and study of the formation of Sierra Leone focuses almost exclusively on the role of the so-called Creoles, or descendants of ex-slaves from Europe, North America, Jamaica, and Africa living in the colony.

Sierra Leone. WFP Sierra Leone Country Brief, June Format Situation Report Source. WFP; Posted 9 Aug Originally published 30 Jun Sierra Leone. WFP Sierra Leone Country Brief, May. Sierra Leone’s president, Ernest Bai Koroma, has ended the state of emergency declared during the outbreak, but the country will now enter a .Sierra Leone Background: The to civil war between the government and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (well over one-third of the population), many of whom are now refugees in neighboring countries.Mark D.

Gershman, Emily S. Jentes, Rhett J. Stoney (Yellow Fever) Kathrine R. Tan, Paul M. Arguin (Malaria) The following pages present country-specific information on yellow fever (YF) vaccine require­ments and recommendations and malaria transmission information and prophy­laxis y-specific maps of malaria transmission areas, country-specific maps .