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Leone

The currency of Sierra Leone. It was introduced in 1964, replacing the British West African pound. It has been marked by high inflation for much of its history.
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Sierra Leones economic growth over the past five years has been remarkable, averaging 8% and reaching 20.
According to Yaya Tunis, Communication Officer of the NERC, the case occured in Sellakafter community in the Kambia district, north of Sierra Leone.
Still smarting but still determined, the Leones embarked on a more traditional path, contacting a breeder in Southern Oregon and driving there three weeks ago to pick up the puppy they now call Omar, who wiggles and licks and occasionally leaves a puddle somewhere other than the quilted pads that he's supposed to use for potty training.
She wants to be the first woman president of Sierra Leone.
POLICE want to hear from anyone who has been asked to exchange currency from Sierra Leone in recent weeks.
Around 500,000 Leones, the equivalent of around pounds 75, were stolen during a house burglary in Ponteland on Monday, November 7.
Its pretty courtyard restaurant, La Fabula, is wellregarded with those in the know, while its bar is a stylish haunt for Patio de los Leones fashionistas, particularly on cold nights, when crowds jostle for a spot by its fire.
The Special Court for Sierra Leone ordered Campbell forcing her to testify after she avoided prosecutors for a year and made it clear that she had no plans of being a part of the case.
The council in Leones built Pamela a small house after she gave birth to her first set of triplets, but with seven young children to look after Pamela moved back in with her mother.
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes catcher Wiklenman Gonzalez, 23, plays for the league's most famous team, the Caracas Leones (Lions).
If Slovakia is terra incognita for native English speakers and readers, or they thought it a hic sunt leones land, the anthology can show them a country inhabited by men and women living their lives not all that differently from Americans.
CARACAS, Venezuela -- An unprecedented athletic achievement marred by a stunning quirk of fate has put Los Leones del Caracas and Detroit Tigers player Armando Galarraga in the global spotlight.