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Monday, 07-28-14, 11:35Burying Ebola's Victims in Sierra Leone[IFRC]They are all young men, in their early twenties who, just a few short weeks ago, would have been studying, going to work at a construction site, or ferrying passengers around on their taxi motorbikes. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 7:19Ebola - Arik Suspends Fights to Liberia, Sierra Leone[Daily Trust]Lagos -Arik Air yesterday announced it has suspended flights to the Liberian capital Monrovia and Freetown in Sierra Leone because of concerns over the deadly Ebola virus. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 7:12Ebola - Arik Air Suspends Flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone[Vanguard]Lagos--Arik Air yesterday said it had suspended flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone following the death last week, of a Liberian, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, of the dreaded Ebola disease, even as it advised that all inbound flights into Nigeria from any of the Ebola affected countries be immediately suspended by the Federal Government. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 12:59Sierra Leone Envoy Calls On Foreign Minister[The Point]Sierra Leone's ambassador to The Gambia and Guinea Bissau, Soulayman Daramy, on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on the minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aboubacarr Senghore, in Banjul. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:47Nigeria Quarantines Liberian Official, Awaiting Ebola Testing[FrontPageAfrica]A consultant at the Ministry of Finance has become the first suspected case of Ebola reported in the Nigerian state of Lagos since the outbreak surfaced in Liberia this year. The Liberian was a member of a Liberian delegation attending a conference in Lagos when he reportedly began exhibiting symptoms of the deadly virus. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:21Ebola - the Day That Changed Everything[AlertNet]And then there was the day in late spring that changed everything, the day a woman, a stranger, came to the home of Cecilia Babyoh, a nurse in the eastern Sierra Leone district of Kailahun. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 16:12Music Producer Attacked, Threatened for Songs On Corruption and Tribalism[MFWA]Joseph Richard Abdulai one of Sierra Leone's leading music producers was on July 19, 2014, attacked by three unknown individuals while walking along the Lumley beach in the capital Freetown. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 9:51President Koroma Calls On WHO to Join the Fight Against Ebola[Sierra Leone Government]President Ernest Bai Koroma has on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 called on the World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Luis Gomes Sambo and his organization to join the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 9:41President Koroma Issues Stern Warning On National Tree Planting Day[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has planted the first tree on the 2014 National Tree Planting Day. Launching the ceremony on the new Regent-Grafton Road, President Koroma noted that tree planting is integral to the prosperity of the environment that everybody craves for because it is a national imperative that should be commemorated everywhere during the rainy season. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 12:32Communities in Sierra Leone Turn Their Backs On Female Genital Mutilation[AI London]Sierra Leone -While activists gather in London today to discuss strategies to tackle female genital mutilation, communities across Sierra Leone have been taking an innovative approach towards ending the brutal practice. read more...

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