Afro History Today in Afro History ! Sierra Leone joins the United Nations in 1961. written by Marc Alexander September 27, 2019 English: Street in Kenema, Sierra Leone. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Freetown (Sierra Leona) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Second graders in a primary school after it was rebuilt after being damaged in the Sierra Leone Civil War. In Koidu Sierra Leone (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Sierra leone in au (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! The Largest ever mass immunization of yellow fever begins in West Africa in 2009 !Today in Afro History ! Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana passes away in 1972. Sierra Leone gains it’s independence in 1961 ! Togo gains it’s independence in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Uganda gains its independence from the United Kingdom in 1962 !Today in Afro History ! Nigeria Joins the United Nations in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Lusaka Protocol is signed in Zambia, ending a 19 year civil war in 1994.Today in Afro History ! The southeastern region of Nigeria declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, which started a 2 1/2 year civil war in 1967. Today in Afro History ! Sierra Leone joins the United Nations in 1961. was last modified: August 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Soul Train Host, Don Cornelius ! Actor, Greg Morris ! Rapper, Lil Wayne ! NFL player, Darrent Williams ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Dancer, Melody Thornton ! NBA player, Emeka Okafor ! Singer, Ben E. King ! Sprinter, Jodie Williams ! You may also like Taxes, Infrastructure, Drug Laws Among Subjects Of... September 18, 2017 Lil Baby's 'Harder Than Ever' Debuts at... May 31, 2018 EPA Shuffle: Scott Pruitt Out; Former Coal... July 6, 2018 Chance the Rapper, Usher to headline Special... June 25, 2018 Saltwater Poisoning Kills Dog At Florida Beach July 16, 2018 Today in Afro History ! The Sudanese... December 29, 2019 Fight the Power: On Main Street Public... July 2, 2018 For Patriots RB Tyler Gaffney, seeing infant... August 8, 2016 Redskins take Alexander in supplemental draft July 11, 2018 12/19 CBS2 Tuesday Afternoon Weather Headlines December 19, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.