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NEWS Quick Updates – Sierra Leone [Period of March, 2017]

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Demographic Analysis Sierra Leone is a small West African country with a total landmass of 73,325 sq.km and an estimated population of 7,092,113 people of which 41.7% is estimated to be less than 15 years old and women 50.9% (2015 Population and Housing Census). It is bordered by the Republic of Guinea on the North and East, by the Republic of Liberia on the South, and by the Atlantic Ocean on the West. There are 12 districts in the country and its capital, Freetown, was founded in 1787 as a resettlement for freed slaves. Sierra Leone boasts of the oldest University in West Africa, Fourah Bay College opened in 1827. Sierra Leone is blessed with rich mineral resources including diamonds, gold, rutile, iron ore and bauxite....Read more

NEWS Quick Updates – JEUDI 23 FEVRIER 2017

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 Arrestation à Dakar de présumés djihadistes en lien avec l’attaque de Grand Bassam en Côte d’Ivoire

 Commune des Parcelles Assainies (Dakar): 

Banlieue périurbaine de Dakar, est une commune dans la région de Dakar 

La région de Dakar a une population totale estimée à 3 137 196 habitants, (suite au recensement de 2013). 

La population des Parcelles Assainies estimée à 438 527 habitants selon le recensement de 2013. 

Policy Brief on The Gambia: - Managing President Yahya Jammeh's Exit: “From Consolidated Autocracy to Consolidated Democracy”?

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Peace and Security Census, January 2017

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The Peace and Security Census is the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding(WANEP)’s highlights of the major human security threats recorded in West Africa in a particular month via a graphical lens based on data from its National Early Warning Systems (NEWS). The incidences captured in this report are those considered by WANEP as major threats with implications for human security in the region and as such, does not capture a comprehensive computation of all incidences that occurred in each country. The principle of proportionality is applied in this brief; hence the threats in each country have relative impact on the population size.

Click this link to download January 2017 Peace and Security Census - [PDF-1.1MB]

Policy Brief on The Gambia: - DECEMBER 1 ELECTIONS IN THE GAMBIA: RUMORS, REALITIES AND RESPONSES

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