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News on Sierra Leone continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Ebola Spreads to Sierra Leone Capital of Freetown as Deaths Rise

The worst outbreak of Ebola moved to Sierra Leone 's capital of Freetown where an Egyptian was found with the city's first confirmed case of the disease.

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4 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 11

Seven of the 14 samples have been confirmed positive for Ebola, 5 from Kailahun, 1 from Kenema and 1from Western Area.

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4 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Women's Congress responds to Ebola

The outstanding and inspirational President of the ruling All Peoples Congress National Women's Congress, Madam Elizabeth Mans has called an Emergency meeting to strategize against Ebola in the Western Area.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

GhanaWeb

President Koroma extols 'decisive' Mahama

President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma has praised President John Mahama's performance as Chairman of the Regional Body, Economic Community of West African States , describing him as a decisive leader.

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The White House

Dr. Jill Biden's 2014 Trip to Africa

Pictures from Dr. Jill Biden's July 2014 trip to Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone, highlighting women's empowerment.

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AlertNet

Ebola deaths surge in Sierra Leone and Liberia - WHO

Health workers carry the body of an Ebola virus victim in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25, 2014.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

International Business Times

Ebola Outbreak: WHO Confirms 50 New Cases, 25 More Deaths in West Africa

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 30, 2014.

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The Raw Story

Doctors look to technology - including Jeopardy-winning...

A Jeopardy-winning supercomputer is among technologies that could help prevent future Ebola epidemics such as the outbreak that has killed more than 460 people in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

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GantDaily.com

Sierra Leone hospital battles Ebola

The country, alongside neighbouring Guinea and Liberia, is currently experiencing the worst outbreak of Ebola on record, with 481 people having died from the incurable disease in the three countries as of 2 July.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Global Enterprises Group, Inc. (GLHO) Completes Acquisition of JP Anderson

JP Anderson, a diversified holding Company, based in San Diego, CA, owns corporations and operating subsidiaries in a wide array of market segments and sectors.

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Daily Mail

US citizen in Guinea NOT infected with deadly Ebola virus after...

US citizen in Guinea NOT infected with deadly Ebola virus after visiting two African nations where the disease is raging, tests reveal It said the American, who has not been named, had previously visited Guinea and Sierra Leone - countries where Ebola has killed hundreds.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

GhanaWeb

Acquire knowledge to make accurate economic forecasts'

The Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone, Mr Sheku Sesay, has advised economic and financial analysts in the West African sub-region to equip themselves with the relevant knowledge and skills in order to make accurate forecasts of economic trends.

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The White House

Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, Dr. Biden will highlight how her trip to Africa has focused on the importance of girls' education and women's participation in government, the economy, and civil society in accelerating economic development, improving health and educational outcomes, strengthening democratic governance, and fostering peace and security.

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Related Topix: Travel, Sierra Leone Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Ernest Bai Koroma

Sun Jul 06, 2014

International Business Times

Ebola Outbreak in Africa: WHO Enumerates Three Key Factors that...

Stopping the biggest Ebola outbreak that killed hundreds of people in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, now appears to be the number one goal of together with West African ministers, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , governments, charities and the private sector from around the world.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Video: Sierra Leonean striker Kamara goes mad by sprinting across pitch and screaming in Sweden

Sierra Leone striker doesn't wait to see red, running off the pitch and down the tunnel while beating his chest The Sierra Leone striker sprinted across the pitch beating his chest and screaming with rage, before the referee had even brought out the red card.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Medical News Today

Sierra Leone researchers call for health surveillance improvements to tackle Ebola crisis

The Lancet publish a statement from researchers working in Sierra Leone calling for improvements to health care resources, disease surveillance and diagnostic technologies to tackle the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Redditch Standard

Psychic supper to aid mums and babies in Africa

Members of the African Maternity Link are holding a Psychic Supper on Thursday at The Southcrest Manor Hotel, Pool Bank from 7pm.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

International Business Times

Ebola Virus Outbreak in Africa: Transmission and Symptoms

The deadly Ebola virus is reportedly spreading in Africa again. The virus has fatality rates of up to 90%.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

AlertNet

Fear, cash shortages hinder fight against Ebola outbreak

West African states lack the resources to battle the world's worst outbreak of Ebola and deep cultural suspicions about the disease remain a big obstacle to halting its spread, ministers said on Wednesday.

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National Geographic

Ebola's Deadly Spread in Africa Driven by Public Health Failures, Cultural Beliefs

A late response, the disease's spread to urban areas, and superstition have allowed the virus get out of hand.

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