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13 hrs ago | CNN

Lungi-Freetown Transit

Lungi International Airport in Sierra Leone is separated from Freetown, the capital by sea.

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17 hrs ago | Kenilworth Weekly News

Mayor's heroic actions praised after councillor collapsed

There are currently three teachers from Bo visiting. There was African music and drumming and all of the schools took part in with the banners they have made to celebrate the link.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The Gambia bans flights from ebola-hit countries

Health workers wearing protective suits walk in an isolation center for people infected with Ebola at Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea.

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Related Topix: The Gambia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Yahya Jammeh

AlertNet

Guinea says few new Ebola cases, outbreak nearly under control

A scientist separates blood cells from plasma cells to isolate any Ebola RNA in order to test for the virus at the European Mobile Laboratory in Gueckedou April 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Liberia

PR-inside.com

Royal Dynamite Launches New Limited Edition Freetown Collection

Click here or call 310-818-6980 for the latest in charitable graphic t's. LOS ANGELES, CA - Royal Dynamite, a collaborative and unique t-shirt company that combines popular culture and community, is launching the Freetown collection of limited edition t-shirts and hats in time to commemorate Sierra Leone's 53rd Independence Day.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AlertNet

Sierra Leone charges 14 soldiers with mutiny

Women attending a rally to protest against military intervention stand behind a heavily armed Sierra Leonean soldier, June 8. Some 2,000 Freetown residents attended the rally which called for a peaceful solution to the conflict and against any intervention, specifically from the Nigerian ECOMOG peacekeepers FREETOWN, April 14 - A Sierra Leone ... (more)

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ernest Bai Koroma

Crofs Blogs

Dozens stranded as Gambia blocks flights in Ebola fear

Sierra Leone authorities were cautious in responding to the reported flight restriction imposed by Gambia on all passengers from three West African capitals over fears of the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, The Gambia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

EHotelier Global Hospitality News

Openings

Swiss International has announced its expansion into Sierra Leone's capital by the opening of the Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites in Freetown.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: 21 cases, 10 deaths; US DoD to establish two Ebola testing labs

The Government of Liberia has announced that the US Department of Defense will soon establish two Ebola testing centers in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Department of Defense, US News

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola virus disease preparedness Emergency Plan of Action

On 21 March 2014, an outbreak of the ebola virus disease was declared in Guinea.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola scare hits hospital

I gather that Dr. Keiji Fukuda of WHO today said the two suspected Ebola cases in Sierra Leone are now "probable."

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Medicine, Nursing

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Langley Times

Intriguing fundraiser planned to highlight poverty

The club had planned a fundraiser today, to raise money to help Langley's poorest families buy food.

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RedOrbit

WHO Reports On Ebolavirus, Emergency Response...

As of April 4, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported to the World Health Organization 143 clinically compatible cases of infection from Ebolavirus disease .

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Related Topix: Africa, Guinea, World News

Sat Apr 05, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone: President Koroma Encourages Heineken to Do More in Sierra Leone

President Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 4th April described Heineken as a friend of Sierra Leone; a friendship that is borne out of the fact that Heineken has been with Sierra Leone through thick and thin.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ernest Bai Koroma, Beer, Drink

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Ghanamma.com

S'Leone's economic output up by 20%, says IMF

The Head of IMF delegation to Sierra Leone, Mr Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi, stated this in a report released at the end of the team's mission.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

India Talkies

Six killed in tanker-truck collision in Sierra Leone - Indiatalkies.com

Freetown, April 4: Six unidentified people were killed in Sierra Leone when a fuel tanker collided with a truck, a leading local daily reported Thursday.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

International Monetary Fund

Sierra Leone: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission

An International Monetary Fund mission visited Freetown during March 17-April 1, 2014 for the first review of Sierra Leone's program supported by the IMF through the Extended Credit Facility .The mission met with the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Kaifala Marah; the Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone, Mr. Sheku Sesay; other ... (more)

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TurkishPress.com

Ebola fears grips West Africa

People across West Africa are in a state of alarm after cases of the deadly Ebola virus were recorded in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, with many voicing fears of a regional pandemic.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Hispanic Business

World Bank to Help Sierra Leone Build Social Safety Net

The IDA* grant of will help set up the building blocks for a nationwide social safety net system that can be used to deliver cash transfers to the poorest households, enabling them to buy food, send children to school, and protect assets such as livestock.

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AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone: 'We Are On the Right Track' - President Koroma Assures Sierra Leoneans in Europe

President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has said that one of the platforms he used to campaign for the Presidency in 2007 was the Open Government Initiative.

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Related Topix: Ernest Bai Koroma, World News, Africa, Belgium, Agriculture, Science

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