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  1. A different story of AfricaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... while working abroad in Africa during my undergraduate degree. Esther is a native of the African nation of Sierra Leone and founder of the Women in Action Development Project. Meeting Esther changed the course of my life by giving me a new cause ...

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  2. Lungi-Freetown TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Lungi International Airport in Sierra Leone is separated from Freetown, the capital by sea.

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  3. Mayor's heroic actions praised after councillor collapsedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kenilworth Weekly News

    ... Jun6 Groups from 14 schools in the Leamington area gather to celebrate their links with schools in Bo, Sierra Leone, through One World Link. There are currently three teachers from Bo visiting. There was African music and drumming and all of the ...

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  4. Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel Freetown Opens in Sierra LeoneRead the original story

    Thursday | Hotel News Resource

    Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the 172 room Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel, Freetown - the very first 5-star hotel in Sierra Leone, Africa.

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  5. Guinea says few new Ebola cases, outbreak nearly under controlRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... stepped up travel restrictions, banning in-bound flights from collecting passengers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. "The number of new cases have fallen rapidly," said Rafi Diallo, a spokesman for Guinea's health ministry, who gave the latest ...

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  6. Royal Dynamite Launches New Limited Edition Freetown CollectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | 24-7 Press Release

    Royal Dynamite, a collaborative and unique t-shirt company that combines popular culture and community, is launching the Freetown collection of limited edition t-shirts and hats in time to commemorate Sierra Leone's 53rd Independence Day.

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  7. West African Ebola death toll reaches 121, rate of new cases slows, progress on vaccine in miceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Daily Kos

    ... of anonymity that President Yahya Jammeh had ordered airlines to cancel all flights from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. "This decision by the Gambian authorities has left prospective passengers ...

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  8. Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Daily Times

    ... of anonymity that President Yahya Jammeh had ordered airlines to cancel all flights from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. "This decision by the Gambian authorities has left prospective passengers ...

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  9. The Gambia bans flights from ebola-hit countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of anonymity that President Yahya Jammeh had ordered airlines to cancel all flights from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. "This decision by the Gambian authorities has left prospective passengers ...

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  10. Burundi, Sierra Leone get SmartRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... cable. Its partner Timeturns' operational interests also include cellular investments in Nepal, Cambodia, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also late last month, Timeturns' subsidiary in Sierra Leone, InterGroup Telecom SL, ...

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  11. Fourteen face mutiny charges in FreetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Iol.co.za

    A Sierra Leone military court has charged 13 soldiers and a captain with mutiny and denied them bail, a judge said on Monday, eight months after they were arrested for planning a protest against the president.

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  12. Sierra Leone charges 14 soldiers with mutinyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | AlertNet

    Women attending a rally to protest against military intervention stand behind a heavily armed Sierra Leonean soldier, June 8. Some 2,000 Freetown residents attended the rally which called for a peaceful solution to the conflict and against any intervention, specifically from the Nigerian ECOMOG peacekeepers FREETOWN, April 14 - A Sierra Leone ... (more)

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  13. Dozens stranded as Gambia blocks flights in Ebola fearRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Crofs Blogs

    Sierra Leone authorities were cautious in responding to the reported flight restriction imposed by Gambia on all passengers from three West African capitals over fears of the Ebola virus.

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  14. Landmark UK trial against FGMRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    The UK's first ever prosecution under the Female Genital Mutilation Act is due to take place this week.

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  15. Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Freetown, Sierra Leone by Swiss InternationalRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | PR Log

    Apr. 14, 2014 - The arrival and opening of the hotel means that this is the first international hotel opening its doors in Freetown, the Capital of Sierra Leone.

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  16. Ebola fears grips West AfricaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | TurkishPress.com

    People across West Africa are in a state of alarm after cases of the deadly Ebola virus were recorded in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, with many voicing fears of a regional pandemic.

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  17. Craft soda: Top of the popsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... it's the time they flew to Freetown, drove for two days, then walked through the jungle to a tiny village in Sierra Leone, home of the cola nut they wanted to trade, as villagers dressed as the devil did a welcome dance. You may even say craft soda ...

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  18. Curtis Davies captures the imagination in Hull's FA Cup semi-final - as far as Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Daily Mail

    ... defending, they will be cheering thousands of miles away. Out of Africa: Hull captain will be cheered on from Sierra Leone during Sunday's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley London-born of a Sierra Leonean father, the 29-year-old hopes England manager Roy ...

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  19. Investor likes small-caps with dividends, little debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2012 | The Globe and Mail

    ... and meats). Hundreds of people crowd onto the MP Freetown morning ferry from the Lungi area south across the Sierra Leone River to Freetown, Sierra Leone, in Africa, on April 17, 2012, in order to work, trade, or sell their goods. From 1998 to 2005, ...

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  20. OpeningsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | EHotelier Global Hospitality News

    Swiss International has announced its expansion into Sierra Leone's capital by the opening of the Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites in Freetown.

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