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At least two police officers and one civilian died after a day of anti-government protests in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, staff at the city’s main mortuary. Sierra Leone’s government previously said there had been deaths, but did not say how many, as protesters threw rocks and bur...

Sierra Leone became the 23rd African country and 110th worldwide to abolish the death penalty. President Julius Maada Bio, who signed the bill into law, said that the West African country and former British colony had “exorcised horrors of a cruel past” after a long campaign to end capi...