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12 hrs ago | AlertNet

Ebola Spread through Myth and Fear

Field Officer Baindu Saidu trains Traditional Birth Attendants to help raise awareness about ebola and how to prevent the disease from spreading.

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17 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease

Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

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18 hrs ago | Newstime Africa

Okere Adams's Defection Personifies Opposition SLPP's 2018 Annihilation in Sierra Leone

Whether it is because he is now a mendicant, or because of joblessness or the mere thought and even the frightfulness of being in the political wilderness until the second coming of Christ; the fact is: Okere Adams, who was one of the architects of the Sierra Leone People's Party 's coming back to power in 1996 after nearly twenty-nine years' ... (more)

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22 hrs ago | Iom Online

Manx aid to try to curb spread of deadly disease

Emergency funding from the Isle of Man is designed to help fight the spread of a deadly disease in Sierra Leone.

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Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

Ebola infects doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against outbreak

An undated handout photo shows a lethal Ebola virus. Sheik Umar Khan, the head doctor fighting an outbreak of the virus in Sierra Leone, has himself caught the disease, the government said.

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Yesterday | AlertNet

Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone: In Restructuring the Energy Sector, Pres. Koroma Calls for a New Approach

President Ernest Bai Koroma has on Monday 21st July 2014 called for a new and holistic approach in addressing problems of the energy sector by unbundling distribution and transmission in the said ministry.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Ebola Is A Deadly Virus - But Doctors Say It Can Be Beat

Saidu Kanneh was given a hero's welcome last week when he walked into a community meeting about Ebola in a tiny village of mud huts in the Kissi Kama region of Sierra Leone.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Child Refugees

Almost 20 years ago I went to one of the poorest countries in the world, Sierra Leone, to serve as a UN election observer.

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Newstime Africa

Receiving Benin's highest honour - Sierra Leone...

The honour of Grand Commander of the National Order of the Republic of Benin was conferred on the President by his host, President Boni Yayi at the Presidential Palace in Cotonou.

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Related Topix: Benin, Africa, World News, Thomas Yayi, Ernest Bai Koroma

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 20

Five of these samples are positive from Kailahun and Kenema , 8 are negative while 1 is pending Laboratory result.

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The Independent

Ebola myths help spread deadly disease

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Ebola

Government health workers are seen during the administration of blood tests for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25, 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone: President Koroma Receives Donation From State Lottery and Gift From Saudi Arabia

The Managing Director of the Sierra Leone State Lottery , Mr. Charles Kamara has on Thursday 17th July at State House presented a cheque of Fifty Million Leones to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma as part of the company's corporate social responsibility towards the fight against the Ebola virus in the country.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Issa Catco leads Muslims in fight against Ebola

As the Ebola epidemic takes a deadly toll within what is called the Mano River basin, that is, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, Muslims led by popular business magnate Alhaji Issa Catco Kamara have joined the government and other organizations in curbing its spread within the country.

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The Washington Post

Ebola Survivor Shunned as a Zombie Joins Fight Against Virus

Jamila got a cold reception when she returned home after 12 days in an isolation ward battling the Ebola virus in her hometown of Conakry, Guinea's capital.

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MacReport Media RSS Feed

Sunergy Appoints Local Civil Engineer to Head Housing Initiative

She is a builder, developer and administrator. She is an Alumni of the US Department of State Exchange Program and has enjoyed employment at an architectural firm where she was a project engineer working on several World Bank relocation, renovation and security projects.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Growing problem of escaped patients

Reports from Macauley Street Satellite Hospital in Freetown, say they recently confirmed that a suspected Ebola who was admitted at the facility has escaped.

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Pravda

Ebola virus waning?

The worst ever outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa appears to be declining in Guinea, according to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization, which reveal that only one new case of Ebola Virus Disease has been reported by the end of last week.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 15

These sixty survivors reported to health facilities early for treatment when they started exhibiting signs and symptoms of Ebola a For the 14th July 2014, a total of 25 samples were received by the Laboratory: Kailahun , Kenema , Bo , Moyamba and Western Area .

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