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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

VIDEO: Training for safe Ebola burials

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 12:14
related places: Freetown

As the Ebola outbreak claims 20 lives a day in Sierra Leone, the BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from the capital Freetown on how volunteers are being trained to carry out safe burials.
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VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 10:48
related places: Freetown

Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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VIDEO: British medics head to Sierra Leone

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 8:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Gatwick

Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
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More UK medics travel to Ebola area

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 5:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Gatwick

About 100 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
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Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 0:55
related countries: Ghana Ghana, Guinea Guinea

Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
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Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 15:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
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VIDEO: The quest for an Ebola vaccine

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 11:01
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
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Sierra Leone revamps Ebola response

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 13:25

Sierra Leone's president announces a shake-up of the body in charge of fighting Ebola in the country, putting the defence ministry in charge.
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S Leone player banished over Ebola

Friday, October 17th 2014, 14:28
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek club PAS Lamai ask Sierra Leone's John Kamara to stay at home for three weeks due to fears over the Ebola virus.
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VIDEO: 'I lost five members of my family'

Friday, October 17th 2014, 5:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kenema

The UK charity Street Child has spoken to people in Kenema in Sierra Leone whose lives have been devastated by Ebola.
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Mining firm calls in administrators

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 17:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London Mining calls in administrators after running out of cash to operate iron ore mine in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.
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UK army medics head to Ebola region

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 9:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nearly 100 British army medics are on their way to Sierra Leone in West Africa to run a field hospital to help tackle the deadly Ebola virus.
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VIDEO: Fighting Ebola with facts and soap

Friday, October 10th 2014, 19:41

Tulip Mazumdar reports on women volunteers in Sierra Leone trying to educate villagers about Ebola, with the aim of stopping the spread of the virus.
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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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