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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

Kenya to deny entry to Ebola states

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 18:35
related countries: Guinea Guinea, Kenya Kenya

Fears over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus prompt Kenya to close its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
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Guinea shuts borders against Ebola

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 16:03
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Guinea shuts its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, which has killed hundreds in West Africa.
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West Africa erects Ebola blockades

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 16:07
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberian soldiers set up an Ebola blockade for the capital as troops in Sierra Leone seal off two districts to stop the virus spreading.
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BA suspends flights amid Ebola alert

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 20:29
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Airways suspends flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone until the end of August amid concerns over the Ebola outbreak.
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VIDEO: British doctor's video from Ebola hospital

Friday, August 1st 2014, 17:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Convincing patients to receive treatment is the biggest task facing medical professionals trying to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a doctor in Sierra Leone says.
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S Leone declares Ebola emergency

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 13:39

Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.
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West Africa flight ban over Ebola

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 17:33
related countries: Liberia Liberia

A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone.
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AUDIO: 'People resisting Ebola treatment'

Monday, July 28th 2014, 14:16

Ebola is spreading in Sierra Leone because people are "actively resisting" medical treatment, a virologist has claimed.
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Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 2:39

A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.
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S Leone hunts seized Ebola patient

Friday, July 25th 2014, 18:04
related places: Freetown

A hunt is launched in Sierra Leone's capital for a woman with Ebola who was forcibly removed from hospital, as Nigeria registers its first case.
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S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 11:17

The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says.
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Sierra Leone ban 15 over 'match-fixing'

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 9:24

Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo is among 15 players and officials who have been suspended indefinitely over allegations of match-fixing.
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Ebola deaths mount in Sierra Leone

Friday, July 11th 2014, 13:33
related countries: Liberia Liberia

High numbers of new cases of the Ebola virus are being reported in Sierra Leone and Liberia, with 19 deaths over three days this week, the WHO says.
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Sheltering Ebola-infected 'a crime'

Friday, June 27th 2014, 15:30

Sierra Leone warns it is a crime to shelter Ebola virus patients who are in hiding, after almost 400 deaths from an Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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VIDEO: 'Drastic action' call over Ebola outbreak

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 20:56
related countries: Guinea Guinea

The World Health Organisation says drastic action is needed to fight the largest ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
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