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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

In pictures: Cholera in Freetown

Monday, November 12th 2012, 11:42
related places: Freetown

Pictures reveal why Freetown slum will never be free of disease
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Pirate fishermen 'export to EU'

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 10:21

Most pirate vessels illegally fishing off Sierra Leone are accredited to export catches to Europe, a report by an environmentalist group says.
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UK launches S Leone cholera plan

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 13:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government says it is activating a £2m emergency plan to tackle a cholera epidemic in the west African state of Sierra Leone.
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Cholera toll rise in Sierra Leone

Monday, August 20th 2012, 20:53

A cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone has infected more than 100,000 people and kills at least 176 since January, officials say.
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Students close S Leone university

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 14:11

Protesting students erect barricades to close the Sierra Leone university, the oldest in West Africa.
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West Africa border dispute 'deal'

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 12:30
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea and Sierra Leone agree to pull back troops from their disputed border, Guinea's foreign minister Edouard Nyankoi Lamah says.
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VIDEO: From war-torn orphan to ballerina

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 10:03

Fourteen years after becoming an orphan in war-torn Sierra Leone, Michaela De Prince has become a professional ballerina.
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Sierra Leone seeks to move into 'slave tourism'

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 7:37
related countries: United States United States

Sierra Leone seeks to profit from US 'slave tourism'
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Sierra Leone 'blood diamonds' not forever

Monday, May 21st 2012, 0:33

Why jewels now mean jobs not war in Sierra Leone
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Taylor says witnesses 'bought'

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 12:39
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberian ex-President Charles Taylor accuses the prosecution of paying witnesses to testify against him in his war crimes trial in The Hague.
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VIDEO: Do negative reports hurt Africa?

Friday, May 4th 2012, 5:42

World Have Your Say's Ros Atkins reports from Sierra Leone on how some people there believe negative media coverage of the country damages it.
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Taylor 'should serve 80 years'

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 18:24
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor should serve 80 years after his conviction at The Hague for war crimes in the Sierra Leone civil war, prosecutors say.
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VIDEO: 'Taylor deserves 100 years in jail'

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 17:45

International judges have found Charles Taylor guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes during the Sierra Leone civil war.
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