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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

Ebola 'hysteria' halts school visit

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 10:11

A headteacher blames "misguided hysteria" over Ebola for the cancellation of a school visit by a child from Sierra Leone.
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UK sending 750 troops to tackle Ebola

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 21:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is sending 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirms.
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Ebola aid row in Sierra Leone

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 16:11
related places: Freetown

A row has broken out in Sierra Leone over a shipment of Ebola aid materials which has been sitting in Freetown's port for weeks.
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VIDEO: Staying safe while reporting Ebola

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 14:33

The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar, who has been reporting from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, explains how the BBC is covering the crisis safely.
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VIDEO: Ebola spreading fast in Sierra Leone

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 22:05

Ebola is spreading fast, the charity Save the Children has warned. It says five people are being infected every hour with the virus in Sierra Leone.
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Ebola nurse tells of virus 'horror'

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 15:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British nurse who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone calls for action to stop the "horror and the misery" he witnessed there.
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UK urges decisive action on Ebola

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 14:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The UK calls for decisive international action to deal with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as it co-hosts a forum with Sierra Leone in London.
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Five Ebola cases per hour in S Leone

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 12:27

Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.
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Ebola fight hit by aid cuts, MPs warn

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 1:20
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.
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Thousands of Ebola orphans 'shunned'

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 18:44
related countries: Guinea Guinea

At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN says.
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VIDEO: Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 21:33

Sierra Leone's government has quarantined more than a million people in an attempt to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 17:52

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma widens a quarantine to include another one million people in an effort to curb the spread of Ebola.
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VIDEO: Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 11:25

Three more districts quarantined as nearly 600 people have died of the virus in Sierra Leone and two eastern districts have been isolated since the beginning of August
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Living with Ebola

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 9:35
related countries: Liberia Liberia

People from Liberia and Sierra Leone talk about living with the fear of Ebola.
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Sierra Leone hails Ebola lockdown

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 18:11

Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.
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Sierra Leone begins Ebola lockdown

Friday, September 19th 2014, 16:58

A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to enable health workers to find and isolate cases of Ebola, but critics warn it will achieve little.
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