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Sierra Leone at 60 – Time to sober up

Sierra Leone Telegraph 28 Apr 2021
Despite this, the debate still rages as to whether Sierra Leone has benefitted from mining ... “By 1937 Sierra Leone was mining one million carats annually, reaching a peak of 2 million carats in 1960. From 1930 to 1998, approximately 55 million carats were mined (officially) in Sierra Leone.
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Is It Even Possible To Buy A Sustainable Engagement Ring?

Vogue 24 Apr 2021
This is gold that not only supports small scale and artisanal miners, but is also mined without mercury ... It’s one of the most exciting diamond initiatives around for the 1.5 million people in developing countries employed in artisanal diamond mining, and is currently being piloted in Sierra Leone.
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China’s fishing fleet, the world’s largest, drives Beijing’s global ambitions

Live Mint 21 Apr 2021
In neighboring Sierra Leone, where China has invested billions of dollars to develop mining and highways, local authorities say that illegal Chinese fishing drains $29 million annually in state revenue—but that they are ill-equipped to police it. In August, Sierra Leone’s ...
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Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Mining Dispute Highlights Pitfalls for U.S. Firms

All Africa 17 Apr 2021
The decision by Sierra Leone to shut down the operations of U.S.-owned SL Mining has called into question that government's commitment to the rule of law with regard to foreign investors ....
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Sierra Leone – Mining dispute threatens United States firms

Sierra Leone Telegraph 17 Apr 2021
SL Mining, a Sierra Leone company wholly owned by the Gerald Group, one of the world’s largest metal trading companies, was granted a mining license agreement (MLA) that was ratified by Sierra Leone’s parliament in December 2017 ... Sierra Leone challenged those orders before the ...
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Comment on Sierra Leone – Mining dispute threatens United States firms by STARGAZER

Sierra Leone Telegraph 17 Apr 2021
... like SL Mining and other investors to know that the use of threats, harassment and intimidation of law abiding investors is an abhorrent,repulsive act and there are millions of us who condemn it out-rightly because that’s not the usual Sierra Leonean way of doing things.
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Comment on European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone: Call for Proposals for Agro-Technology Development by ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 02 Apr 2021
I think it is a good project to inprove our agrotechnology; Sierra Leone must forget about the mining although it is the contry’s economic backbone but also the enemy of the state. Let us guess? Support our farmers and local chiefs ... .
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Comment on Sierra Leone’s Council of Churches says levels of river pollution are appalling  by ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 25 Mar 2021
As we mark this year’s World Water Day, it is interesting to note the Sierra Leone council of churches have dipped their feet in the water, to express their concerns about the level of pollution in our rivers ... We need to tackle the environmental time bomb in Sierra Leone, before its too late.
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Sierra Leone’s mining sector in focus: 2018 – 2021

Sierra Leone Telegraph 23 Mar 2021
In January 2018 there were six large-scale mining companies (mining rutile, ilminite, bauxite and diamonds) operating in Sierra Leone ... Total revenue to the Government of Sierra Leone, from mining, was USD 56 Million (2018), USD 61 million (2019) and USD 44 Million (2020), the reduction mainly due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.
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Comment on Sierra Leone’s mining sector in focus: 2018 – 2021 by Abraham amadu jalloh

Sierra Leone Telegraph 23 Mar 2021
Yes it is about time we restructure the mining sector, which is a vital component of our country’s economic output ... What matters to Sierra Leoneans is the end results ... Sometimes the communities that suffer environmental degradation as a result of this mining activities are left hung to dry both by the government and mining companies.
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Kingho’s vision is to build an internationally respected iron ore industry in Sierra Leone – ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 22 Mar 2021
Mr Zhao made this disclosure during the official opening ceremony by Kingho Mining Company of the New Tonkolili Iron Ore Mining Project at the mining site in Ferengbeya Village, Tonkolili District, Northern Province of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
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Comment on Sierra Leone’s minister of mines reopens Tonkolili iron ore mines by Mohamed F Kargbo

Sierra Leone Telegraph 22 Mar 2021
For sure we the youths of Mama Salone want to see that all mining companies in Sierra Leone succeed and the people to benefit. We need employment ... .
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Sierra Leone’s minister of mines reopens Tonkolili iron ore mines

Sierra Leone Telegraph 21 Mar 2021
Sierra Leone’s Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Musa Timothy Kabbah, yesterday officially reopened the Tonkolili Iron Ore Mines, at a well-attended ceremony at Ferengbeya Village in Tonkolili District ... the Tonkolili mines and all mining projects in Sierra Leone succeed.
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Royal Navy sailor died in 150mph crash after boasting his car was the fastest

AOL 16 Mar 2021
Mr Malbon, also a marine engineer, said ... He continued ... He said ... Recording a verdict of misadventure, Mr Pegg added ... He was awarded the Operational Service Medal for serving in Sierra Leone and had most recently served as the deputy marine engineering officer of Crew 7 of the Second Mine Countermeasures Squadron (MCM2 Crew 7) based at Portsmouth ... .
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Enimil Ashon: Mahama owes Akufo-Addo a phone call

Joy Online 12 Mar 2021
Three months after election 2020, Ghanaians could still have been removing dead bodies from the streets, the air filled with the stench of putrefaction as flies and vultures hover over dead bodies. Those bodies could have been yours, mine or your children’s. Remember Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda and Cote d’Ivoire ... How our hearts were in our mouths! ... .
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