Archive | November 29, 2016

Sierra Leone coming to Fowler Museum“Joli! A Fancy Masquerade from Sierra Leone

​ ​ Fowler Museum at UCLA Each headdress is covered with textiles, brocades, velvets, netting, Christmas tinsel, fringe, lace and mirrors. A new exhibition at the Fowler Museum at UCLA will feature a rare group of 11 headdresses worn in masquerades held in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown during the 1970s. The complex headdresses […]

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Iluka’s Sierra Leone deal under cloud

Mineral sands miner Iluka Resources has delayed its proposed merger with Sierra Rutile Limited after detecting geotechnical risks at its tailings dams. Source:  AAP 29 NOV 2016 – 9:14 AM  UPDATED YESTERDAY 9:14 AM Mineral sands miner Iluka Resources has put on ice its planned $375 million takeover of Sierra Leone miner Sierra Rutile Limited after detecting geotechnical […]

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