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    The country of Sierra Leone was going downhill. They had a war which tore the country into pieces. People was not getting along with each other, the violence was kaotic, a lot of people was sentenced to jail. There was many innocent lives lives that was taken away. They was in a brutal civil war that had ended in 2002. In the end, the Britians helped the county to come back together. Sierra Leone was not a good country at the moment so they tried to make peace with everybody so they created the

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    The Sierra Leone crisis seemed like a far away problem. (Appendix A for more information on the war of Sierra Leone.) Unless one was there in the war, no one understood how drastic and awful the war was. The U.S. did try to get involved by trying to negotiate with the RUF but it was said that they pushed to hard for goals that were very hard to commit to. The U.S. did not do as much, in my opinion, as they could of. I feel like the U.S. could of helped with taking the boy soldiers and help them

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    Sierra Leone Poverty

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    Sierra Leone is a country located in Western Africa. It borders the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia. The population is estimated to be 5,879,098 as of July 2015. It is ranked 180th out of 187th in the Human Development Index in 2011. It is a poor country country, so poverty is across the board—unemployment and illiteracy remain high. Half of the population is engaged in agriculture. The country’s economy is vulnerable and mining has driven the economic growth. Mining is an important

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    Sierra Leone Poverty

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    Sierra Leone is located in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia. The population is estimated to be 5,879,098 as of July 2015. It is one of the world’s poorest countries, ranking 180th out of 187th in the Human Development Index in 2011. Poverty is widespread in the country—unemployment and illiteracy remain high. Half of the population is engaged in agriculture. The country is still recovering from a civil war in the early 2000s. The country’s economy

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    Sierra Leone, the county located in West Africa. Sierra Leone happens to be one of many developing countries in the world. “Sierra Leone won its independence in the year of 1961” (Wiki,2015) “The population of Sierra Leone is 6.092 million people as of 2013”(World Bank, 2015). With a low income level as well, Sierra Leone’s GDP is 4.136 billion calculated in U.S currency (World Bank). Because of the country being in a low state financially, international lending institutions such as the World

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    Sierra Leone Ebola Impact

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    uncommon. Countries, such as Sierra Leone are not exempt from such inadequacy despite international intervention and strides on behalf of an improving infrastructure to develop. Listed as a “very high warning” state in the Fragile States Index, Sierra Leone is plagued with issues of demographic pressures, uneven economic developed and incompetent public services. Despite international presence after the heinous human rights violations, the elements that make Sierra Leone a fragile state accompanied

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    Sierra Leone is a country with much history. It has many historical sites and great mines that contain so much “treasure”. Its economy is still growing and they’re trying to improve themselves. They’re a diverse country with different ethnic groups and languages but socially and culturally they can agree on the way they eat, what type of music they like, and what they do for fun. This country is unique and is growing from the past to a modern future. Sierra Leones environmental concerns is a fast

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    Sierra Leone War Essay

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    Living the RUF(f) life in Sierra Leone In Africa, specifically Sierra Leone, a war rages between the government and the rebels. Civil war terrorizes the people and has led people into fear and poverty. Some choose to run in fear, hoping the military will come in and protect their families from the ferocities and hideousness of the war at their doorstep. Others choose to, or are beaten into, joining the rebels or the so called Sebels. Going into the book I was aware of the horrors of war and the atrocities

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    conflict diamonds started to be present and problematic in Sierra Leone as soon as DeBeers mining company took control of all diamond prospects throughout this region. Although DeBeers was keeping a moderate watch on the trading and actions being taken through it, traders from Lebanon (bordered by Syria and Israel to the south) were able to easily smuggle and mine diamonds out through the company. Later towards the 1950s, countries, such as Sierra Leone, had to give up the chance of regulating the illicit

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    Systems of Sierra Leone The Republic of Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa where the power lies with the people. They have a governmental system which is somewhat similar to that of the United States. They hold elections, have certain requirements for candidates and have two primary political parties, though a third is fighting for a chance in power. It is divided into several districts and provinces and has fairly good relations with many other countries. Sierra Leone is also existing

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