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AllAfrica.com
President of Heineken Pays Courtesy Call On President Koromaheadquarters in Amsterdam on Monday 25 April paid a courtesy call on President
President of Heineken Pays Courtesy Call On President Koroma
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
headquarters in Amsterdam on Monday 25 April paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown. The visit was to present the new president of Heineken Roland Pirmez to President Koroma. Welcoming the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma Hosts Kuwaiti Fund Appraisal TeamTechnical Appraisal Team today Thursday 7 April paid a courtesy call on Preside
President Koroma Hosts Kuwaiti Fund Appraisal Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Technical Appraisal Team today Thursday 7 April paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown. The team, which was led by Ahmad Othman Al-Mujalham, Engineering Advisor of Kuwait Fund, had a clear purpose of... Read more
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The Herald News
As the House begins budget deliberations what should Greater Fall River communities expect?Increase in Chapter 70 aid from fiscal 2016-1726.76 percent: Increase in Chapte
As the House begins budget deliberations what should Greater Fall River communities expect?
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
Increase in Chapter 70 aid from fiscal 2016-1726.76 percent: Increase in Chapter 70 aid since fiscal 2002Local Aid for Freetown$913,004: Proposed unrestricted aid for fiscal 20174.3 percent: Increase in unrestricted aid from fiscal 2016-178.19... Read more
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The Herald News
Funeral scheduled for Somerset girl who died after choking at partyEstabrooks and Zachary Dean, all of Somerset.Also, her paternal grandparents, S
Funeral scheduled for Somerset girl who died after choking at party
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Estabrooks and Zachary Dean, all of Somerset.Also, her paternal grandparents, Stephen Estabrooks of Nantucket, Ione Dean of Freetown and her husband, Kerry Dean, of Somerset; her maternal grandparents, Aixa and Ricardo Gomes of New Bedford, and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Queen's favourite hotelsLe Meridien during her visit in 2007. The hotel has since become a Hilton. Chec
The Queen's favourite hotels
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Le Meridien during her visit in 2007. The hotel has since become a Hilton. Check availability The Paramount Hotel Freetown, Freetown, Sierra Leone The Queen speaks at a State Banquet at The Paramount Hotel during a Royal Tour of Sierra... Read more
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The Herald News
Get your application ready, date set for first chance to apply for Amazon jobs in Fall Riverin case you missed it, is building a 1.2 million square foot fulfillment center
Get your application ready, date set for first chance to apply for Amazon jobs in Fall River
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
in case you missed it, is building a 1.2 million square foot fulfillment center in the biopark, straddling the Fall River, Freetown line.When the facility gets up and running, probably in October, the company will need 500 full time workers to ship... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hero's Welcome Awaits Cricket National Teamthe Sierra Leone national cricket team, 'The Patriots', will be accorded a hero
Hero's Welcome Awaits Cricket National Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the Sierra Leone national cricket team, 'The Patriots', will be accorded a hero's welcome this Wednesday when the return to Freetown, after winning the ICC-Africa World Cricket League Division 2 tournament in Benoni, South Africa. The team's title... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Okada Riders Stage Strike Actiontyres of their motor bikes, adding that law enforcement officers arbitrarily pr
Okada Riders Stage Strike Action
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
tyres of their motor bikes, adding that law enforcement officers arbitrarily prevent them from plying certain routes in Freetown. "The government did not provide a job for us and now that we have engaged ourselves in this business, the Police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Law Tennis Commences Level II Coaching CourseThe Sierra Leone Tennis Association (SLTA) Tuesday commenced a 10-day level II
Law Tennis Commences Level II Coaching Course
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Sierra Leone Tennis Association (SLTA) Tuesday commenced a 10-day level II coaching course at the National Stadium in Freetown. A total of 16 participants, drawn from nationwide, are taking part in the high level coaching course which is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OSD Officer Remanded for Abusing Step-Daughterremanded at the Male Correctional Centre on Pademba Road by Magistrate Dr. Abou
OSD Officer Remanded for Abusing Step-Daughter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
remanded at the Male Correctional Centre on Pademba Road by Magistrate Dr. Abou Bhakarr Binneh-Kamara, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1, after he was arraigned for sexually abusing his step-daughter Dauda Koroma faces one count... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Who Disappeared for 15 Days Found Dead in Cesspitmissing since Good Friday, 25 March, 2016 was found dead in a cesspit in his re
Man Who Disappeared for 15 Days Found Dead in Cesspit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
missing since Good Friday, 25 March, 2016 was found dead in a cesspit in his residence, at No. 7K Upper Tengbeh Town, Freetown. Bangura was a staff at the NP filling station at Main Motor Road (The Light), Brookfields. His younger sibling,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fisheries Ministry Declares War On 'Bad Fishing Method'species. At the weekly press conference organised by the Ministry of Informati
Fisheries Ministry Declares War On 'Bad Fishing Method'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
species. At the weekly press conference organised by the Ministry of Information and Communication at Youyi Building in Freetown, yesterday, Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Charles S. Rogers said his ministry was prepared to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
25-Old Remanded for Abusing Girl, 3the Male Correctional Centre on Pademba Road for allegedly abusing a three-year
25-Old Remanded for Abusing Girl, 3
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the Male Correctional Centre on Pademba Road for allegedly abusing a three-year-old girl. The accused was arraigned at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No. 2, presided over by Magistrate Albert J. Moody, on one count of sexual penetration contrary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenema Councilors Apologise to President Koromathe Kenema City Council on Friday 15 April, 2016 paid a courtesy call on Presid
Kenema Councilors Apologise to President Koroma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the Kenema City Council on Friday 15 April, 2016 paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House, Freetown. This visit was to acknowledge the President's development strides in Kenema district and to apologise for the... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River, Taunton unemployment rates take a dip; Fall River's rate still highest among citieswas down from 5.8 percent in February. In Raynham, 4.8, unchanged; Rehoboth, 4.
Fall River, Taunton unemployment rates take a dip; Fall River's rate still highest among cities
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
was down from 5.8 percent in February. In Raynham, 4.8, unchanged; Rehoboth, 4.6, down from 4.7; Dighton, 4.9, unchanged; Freetown, 5.4, down from 5.5; Lakeville, 4.2, down from 4.3.The national unemployment rate, not seasonally adjusted, was... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Ascot doctor's heartwarming reunion with woman whose life he savedleft him with a free afternoon in Sierra Leone. He decided to pay a visit to t
Ascot doctor's heartwarming reunion with woman whose life he saved
Reading Evening Post / Posted 10 days ago
left him with a free afternoon in Sierra Leone. He decided to pay a visit to the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital in Freetown. He said: “In the labour ward was a young woman on a bed in great distress. “They said “she’s going to die, she... Read more
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Pitchfork
Blood Orange Announces New Album Freetown SoundI was meant to be left-handed but was forced to use my right instead. Left-hand
Blood Orange Announces New Album Freetown Sound
Pitchfork / Posted 10 days ago
I was meant to be left-handed but was forced to use my right instead. Left-handedness was seen as a sign of darkness. Freetown Sound also has a lot to do with Freetown—the capital of Sierra Leone—which is where my dad is from. The record... Read more
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Daily Mail
The girls forced to sell their bodies just so they can go to schoolwouldn’t support me and I had to leave school... What was I meant to do?’ Mari
The girls forced to sell their bodies just so they can go to school
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
wouldn’t support me and I had to leave school... What was I meant to do?’ Marie also grew up in the slums outside of Freetown – a place where children run around in ripped t-shirts, and mismatched shoes, outfits cobbled together from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone's 2015 Census Provisional Results LaunchedProvisional Results of the Sierra Leone 2015 Population and Housing Census at t
Sierra Leone's 2015 Census Provisional Results Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Provisional Results of the Sierra Leone 2015 Population and Housing Census at the Miatta Conference Hall, Youyi Building, Freetown. President Ernest Bai Koroma said Sierra Leone has come a long way in this journey, in providing the baseline data... Read more
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The Advocate
Ascension Parish police bookings for March 31-April 7, 2016assault, simple battery. POSEY, KENDRICK D.: 33, 5886 Avenue K, Zachary, secon
Ascension Parish police bookings for March 31-April 7, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
assault, simple battery. POSEY, KENDRICK D.: 33, 5886 Avenue K, Zachary, second-degree rape. REED, BRIAN KEITH: 43, 146 Freetown Lane, Belle Rose, failure to appear in court. RODDY, JORY PAUL: 24, 13371 Roddy Road, Gonzales, two counts theft,... Read more
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OJornal News
In your communitycontact Ron Burnett at Fall River Church of Christ at 508-672-8538.St. John Neu
In your community
OJornal News / Posted 13 days ago
contact Ron Burnett at Fall River Church of Christ at 508-672-8538.St. John Neumann’s Lakeside Festival planned FREETOWN — St. John Neumann’s parish will hold its 32nd annual Lakeside Family Festival on Memorial Day weekend at Cathedral... Read more
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iol.co.za
S Leone abortion bill under the spotlightFreetown - When she was 15, long before she became gender adviser to Sierra Leo
S Leone abortion bill under the spotlight
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Freetown - When she was 15, long before she became gender adviser to Sierra Leone's president, Naasu Fofanah was raped by her church pastor. With her mother's help, she had an abortion, a decision she does not regret, even though it involved... Read more
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FIFA
Kei Kamara’s long road homerefugees. They hid in the bush to avoid the worst of the fighting and made the
Kei Kamara’s long road home
FIFA / Posted 13 days ago
refugees. They hid in the bush to avoid the worst of the fighting and made the long way over scarred ground to the capital, Freetown. Some of Kamara’s friends, the boys he played with in the streets, became child soldiers, joining the rebels who... Read more
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Reuters
Religion, rights and politics clash over Sierra Leone abortion billFREETOWN When she was 15, long before she became gender adviser to Sierra Leone
Religion, rights and politics clash over Sierra Leone abortion bill
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
FREETOWN When she was 15, long before she became gender adviser to Sierra Leone's president, Naasu Fofanah was raped by her church pastor. With her mother's help, she had an abortion, a decision she does not regret, even though it involved breaking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malawi to Host Africa Cabinet Secretaries Workshopwhich was established in 2014 as a voluntary organization for Cabinet Secretari
Malawi to Host Africa Cabinet Secretaries Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
which was established in 2014 as a voluntary organization for Cabinet Secretaries. The ACGN, whose headquarters is in Freetown, Sierra Leone, serves as a platform for cross country collaboration on evidence based decision making and cabinet... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Peabody Awards Fast Facts- CNN Productions, Atlanta, Georgia, Insight Television, and Channel 4 Internat
Peabody Awards Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
- CNN Productions, Atlanta, Georgia, Insight Television, and Channel 4 International, London, UK, "CNN Perspectives: Cry Freetown" 2001 - CNN Presents: Beneath the Veil and Unholy War 2002 - Terror on Tape 2005 - Coverage of Hurricane... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel Bags Excellence AwardLeone in the world. Mr. Neves was speaking to journalists yesterday at the hot
Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel Bags Excellence Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Leone in the world. Mr. Neves was speaking to journalists yesterday at the hotel's conference hall at Aberdeen, west Freetown, as he briefed them their activities since they opened their doors after a complete refurbishment of the hotel. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MFHF Commences Youth Mentoring ProgrammeOne", would target mainly youth from East-end Police to Wellington axis, with t
MFHF Commences Youth Mentoring Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
One", would target mainly youth from East-end Police to Wellington axis, with the hope of replicating it in other parts of Freetown and the country as a whole. She opined that if the nation failed to invest in the youths, they would have failed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Salone to Compete in IHF Zone II Tourneybeen called for intensive training at the handball playing court by the Swimmin
Salone to Compete in IHF Zone II Tourney
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
been called for intensive training at the handball playing court by the Swimming Pool gate, at the National Stadium in Freetown. Both Sierra Leone national teams have over the year failed to perform well in this competition's previous... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judiciary to Recruit More Magistrates & Judgesthe first judicial conference on 'Instituting Reform: Improving Services to the
Judiciary to Recruit More Magistrates & Judges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
the first judicial conference on 'Instituting Reform: Improving Services to the Public' at the Bintumani Hotel in Aberdeen, Freetown, on Tuesday. He revealed they had written a letter to the Nigeria government requesting for seven magistrates to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Garbage Takes Over Portee Junctionbeing forced to divert to the old road. Consequently, residents of the densely
Garbage Takes Over Portee Junction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
being forced to divert to the old road. Consequently, residents of the densely populated district have called on the Freetown City Council (FCC) and private waste management company, Masada, to clear the pile of dirt from the... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Youth Model; Emerald Empire Band; Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars; Muscle Shoals docdifferent refugee camps to uplift and entertain the people there until the war
Youth Model; Emerald Empire Band; Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars; Muscle Shoals doc
Charleston City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
different refugee camps to uplift and entertain the people there until the war ended and the musicians moved back to Freetown. Once there, the group continued to grow, cycling through a rotation of other musicians and refugees that brought... Read more
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Bury Times
Charity that helps vulnerable parents to shut downuntil next April and axe it completely afterwards. Home-Start Bury, which is b
Charity that helps vulnerable parents to shut down
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
until next April and axe it completely afterwards. Home-Start Bury, which is based in Bury Business Centre in Kay Street, Freetown, is among the groups that has lost its funding completely. A spokesman for the charity said: "It is an incredibly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEC & NCD Agree to Partnerto jointly carry out national programmes on civic and electoral education. Dur
NEC & NCD Agree to Partner
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
to jointly carry out national programmes on civic and electoral education. During a meeting held at the NCD head office in Freetown, NEC Chairperson Mohamed N'fa Alie Conteh stated that when the Memorandum of Understanding would have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Concord Times Newspaper Is a Better Place to Learn'statement, Al Mansaray noted that they had gained new experiences and learned a
'Concord Times Newspaper Is a Better Place to Learn'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
statement, Al Mansaray noted that they had gained new experiences and learned a lot while reporting for the newspaper in Freetown. He explained that while in the UK, they checked several newspapers online and chose Concord Times because their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'We Are Professionals, Not Politicians', Says Statistician Generalduring the weekly press briefing at the Ministry of Information and Communicati
'We Are Professionals, Not Politicians', Says Statistician General
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
during the weekly press briefing at the Ministry of Information and Communication conference room, Youyi Building, in Freetown. He was reacting to scathing criticisms from especially the main opposition party, the Sierra Leone Peoples Party,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Accurate and Reliable Diagnosis - the Corner Stone for Disease Prevention'and Sierra Leone Clinical Laboratory Operating Procedures at the Grassroots Gen
'Accurate and Reliable Diagnosis - the Corner Stone for Disease Prevention'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
and Sierra Leone Clinical Laboratory Operating Procedures at the Grassroots Gender Empowerment Movement (GGEM) hall in Freetown. He said laboratories provide the bulk of available diagnostic techniques and are indispensable in healthcare... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ADP Slams Government for Water Crisisof Ernest Bai Koroma for what it called a 'deliberate neglect' to supply pipe-b
ADP Slams Government for Water Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
of Ernest Bai Koroma for what it called a 'deliberate neglect' to supply pipe-borne water to residents in the capital, Freetown. Chairman and Leader of ADP, Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray, yesterday told journalists at his party's office on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judicial Reform Confab Commences TodayCommunications Technology Unit, Alpha Bannie Jalloh, said the conference will b
Judicial Reform Confab Commences Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Communications Technology Unit, Alpha Bannie Jalloh, said the conference will be held at the Bintumani Hotel in Aberdeen, Freetown, on the theme 'Instituting Reform-Improving Services to the Public', adding that some 150 participants will be in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man, 25, Remanded for Abusing Girl, 8remanded at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre for sexually abusing a gi
Man, 25, Remanded for Abusing Girl, 8
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
remanded at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre for sexually abusing a girl aged 8, by presiding magistrate at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1, Dr. Abubakarr Binneh Kamara. The accused was charged with a count of sexual penetration... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Baptist Pastor Tells New Presidential Appointees to Be Bravewas officiating a prayer and thanksgiving service Sunday, 10 April, 2016 at the
Baptist Pastor Tells New Presidential Appointees to Be Brave
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
was officiating a prayer and thanksgiving service Sunday, 10 April, 2016 at the Baptist Loko Church, off Circular Road in Freetown, themed 'Those who honour me, I will honour' adapted from 1 Samuel 2:30, an initiative of President of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lack of Government Support - Children Continue to Suffer in Silenceand Social Security, Abdul Karim Conteh, acknowledges that child labour is on t
Lack of Government Support - Children Continue to Suffer in Silence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
and Social Security, Abdul Karim Conteh, acknowledges that child labour is on the increase in Sierra Leone, especially Freetown, the capital. "Some of the solutions to child labour are livelihood support programme for vulnerable parents and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Le37 Million Larceny Case Committed to High CourtMagistrate Dr. Abubakarr Binneh Kamara, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates'
Le37 Million Larceny Case Committed to High Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Magistrate Dr. Abubakarr Binneh Kamara, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1, yesterday committed to the High Court a matter involving the trio of Mohamed Sylvalie, Joseph Demoh and Joseph Sylvalie for committing the felony of illegally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Researchers to Improve TreatmentsMedicine, assessed survivors discharged from the Ebola Treatment Unit at the 34
Researchers to Improve Treatments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Medicine, assessed survivors discharged from the Ebola Treatment Unit at the 34th Regiment Military Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr Scott said: "There are over 17,000 survivors from the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Erik Hoping to Impress in Gambia U-20sbuttons in attack. The 18-year-old, who plays for Norwegian top tier side Sarp
Erik Hoping to Impress in Gambia U-20s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
buttons in attack. The 18-year-old, who plays for Norwegian top tier side Sarpsborg 08 but missed out on the first-leg in Freetown, is on the verge of aiding the fatherland reach the next round of the qualifiers but first needs to force his way... Read more
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Aljazeera
The women dying for an abortion in Sierra LeoneFreetown, Sierra Leone - When 20-year-old Memunatu Kamara fell pregnant, she wa
The women dying for an abortion in Sierra Leone
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
Freetown, Sierra Leone - When 20-year-old Memunatu Kamara fell pregnant, she wasn't sure what to do. She knew she wanted to concentrate on her education, but abortion is illegal in Sierra Leone. So she went to see a traditional practitioner who she... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Place Odditiesbrightly in chalk and paint, and projecting a somewhat creepy anarchist vibe re
Place Oddities
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 16 days ago
brightly in chalk and paint, and projecting a somewhat creepy anarchist vibe reminiscent of Copenhagen's commune of Freetown Christiania. Is it a squat? A local Clarion Alley? One thing is certain: it's available for wild and fun photo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Radisson Blu GM Testifies in Le182 Million Plus Debt CaseGeneral Manager of Radisson Blu-Mamy Yoko Hotel,Nuno Neves, last week appeared
Radisson Blu GM Testifies in Le182 Million Plus Debt Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
General Manager of Radisson Blu-Mamy Yoko Hotel,Nuno Neves, last week appeared at the Freetown Magistrates' Court to testify against one Hassine Benfrej, Tunisian international consultant, who allegedly incurred debt amounting to Le182, 674, 717 by... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers analyze post-Ebola syndrome survivors to improve ongoing treatmentMedicine, assessed survivors discharged from the Ebola Treatment Unit at the 34
Researchers analyze post-Ebola syndrome survivors to improve ongoing treatment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
Medicine, assessed survivors discharged from the Ebola Treatment Unit at the 34th Regiment Military Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr Scott said: "There are over 17,000 survivors from the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa,... Read more
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International Business Times
What is post-Ebola syndrome and what symptoms do survivors share? team examined more than 354 survivors discharged from the Ebola Treatment Unit
What is post-Ebola syndrome and what symptoms do survivors share?
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
team examined more than 354 survivors discharged from the Ebola Treatment Unit at the 34th Regiment Military Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone.Ebola survivors can suffer from post-Ebola syndrome long after being discharged from hospital. James... Read more
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