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News: Sierra Leone

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sierra Leone in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Sierra Leone – overview

Sierra Leone: news

Sierra Leone Ebola deaths 'double'

Monday, June 9th 2014, 22:45

The death toll from the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has doubled to at least 12 in one week, officials say, with hopes of containing the outbreak fading.
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Staff leave Sierra Leone over Ebola

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 10:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British firm London Mining announces the departure of some staff from Sierra Leone following an Ebola virus outbreak in the west African country.
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Medics in Sierra Leone Ebola push

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 4:56

International medical aid teams are to arrive in eastern Sierra Leone to try to deal with an outbreak of the deadly and highly contagious Ebola virus.
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Sierra Leone Ebola patients removed

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 14:40

Six people suspected of having the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone have been taken away from a clinic by their relatives in defiance of medical staff, an official says.
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Sierra Leone confirms Ebola deaths

Monday, May 26th 2014, 12:55

Four people have died of Ebola in eastern Sierra Leone - the first confirmed cases in the country following an outbreak in Guinea - officials say.
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Cubans trace roots to remote Sierra Leone village

Monday, April 21st 2014, 6:31

Cubans trace roots back to remote Sierra Leone village
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VIDEO: Cubans trace roots to African village

Monday, April 21st 2014, 6:06
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A community in western Cuba has traced songs they sing back to a village in Sierra Leone.
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Elite marathon runner misses flight

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 10:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A female London Marathon runner from Sierra Leone is missing after she disappeared and failed to catch a flight home.
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VIDEO: West Africa on Ebola high alert

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 20:03

Sierra Leone has become the latest country to be put on alert over a potential outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
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Sierra Leone's war leader dies

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 21:37

Sierra Leone's ex-president and war-time leader Ahmad Tejan Kabbah dies at the age of 82 after a long illness.
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In pictures: Sierra Leone's surf club

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 1:03

Images of the enthusiasts at one of the world's newest surf clubs
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'Uranium shoe' man arrested in US

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 14:33
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: New York

A man from Sierra Leone is arrested at a New York airport on suspicion of seeking to sell uranium to Iran, with samples hidden in his shoes.
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Deadly bridge collapse in Freetown

Friday, August 9th 2013, 17:38
related places: Freetown

At least seven people have died when the colonial-era Jimmy Bridge collapsed in the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown, after heavy rain.
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Sierra Leone 'deports' Taylor ally

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 19:06
related countries: Liberia Liberia, Senegal Senegal

A former ally of Liberia's ex-President Charles Taylor has been deported from Sierra Leone to his home country of Senegal, officials say.
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