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Sierra Leone fruit bats infected with Ebola-like Marburg virus

Scientists in Sierra Leone have found live bats infected with Marburg virus, a deadly hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola and so far undetected in West Africa, a U.S. government statement said on..
Reuters India - Published

Sierra Leone's sick suffer untreated as doctors strike

Seven-year-old Carlos Kamara needs urgent surgery on a collapsed lung after he swallowed a toy whistle. Instead, all he can do is lie in pain in a half-empty hospital ward waiting to be seen.
Reuters India - Published

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Construction work has started at Nigeria's first ever gold refinery. The aim is to turn gold mining into a major industry in the country. Sam Holder reports.

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According to Business Insider, soccer player "Raheem Sterling has spoken out over the alleged verbal abuse he received by a Chelsea supporter, and criticized the way the media portrays black soccer..

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Hundreds of protesters gather outside the UK's Home Office in London chanting "stop deportations" on Tuesday evening in support of the 'Stanstead 15' – the group of political activists who blocked a..

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Scores of people rallied outside the UK Home Office on Tuesday, December 11, in support of the Stansted 15, activists found guilty of terrorism-related charges for blockading a charter plane at..

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Scores of people rallied outside the UK Home Office on Tuesday, December 11, in support of the Stansted 15, activists found guilty of terrorism-related charges for blockading a charter plane at..

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Former Middlesbrough and Norwich striker Kei Kamara joins Colorado Rapids

former middlesbrough and norwich striker kei kamara joins colorado rapids
The Sierra Leone international has become the latest addition to Anthony Hudson’s men after agreeing to a deal with the club till 2020
Goal.com - Published

Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow

Doctors in Sierra Leone's public hospitals were on strike on Wednesday to protest against low wages and poor working conditions, and nurses said they may follow suit.
Reuters India - Published

Ghana & Kenya qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as Sierra Leone get kicked out from qualifiers

ghana & kenya qualify for 2019 africa cup of nations as sierra leone get kicked out from qualifiers
The Black Stars and the Harambee Stars have booked a place in the continental championship following the omission of the Leone Stars from the series
Goal.com - Published

Iluka resumes operations at Sierra Leone rutile mine as strike ends

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Mineral sands miner Iluka Resources resumed operations at its Sierra Leone project, Sierra Rutile, on Friday, after workers ended a strike that had stalled work for the last eight..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

IMF agrees new loan programme for Sierra Leone

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) board has approved a new $172 million loan programme for Sierra Leone to help the West African country combat rising inflation and lacklustre economic growth.
Reuters India - Published

No action for Harambee Stars as Caf moves to call off Sierra Leone Afcon qualifier

no action for harambee stars as caf moves to call off sierra leone afcon qualifier

Goal.com - Published

West Africa's Ebola outbreak cost $53 billion - study

An Ebola outbreak that ravaged Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia in 2014 cost economies an estimated $53 billion, according to a study in this month's Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Reuters India - Published

Sierra Leone scraps China-funded airport deal


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Sierra Leone cancels China-backed airport deal; Chinese foreign ministry rejects claims of rift between Freetown and Beijing

Sierra Leone has cancelled plans to build an airport with China's help in the outskirts of the country's capital, Freetown, saying it was economically unviable.
Firstpost - Published

Rude shock for China, Sierra Leone scraps $400 million Mamamah International Airport project

Sierra Leone has scrapped a $400 million scheme for a Chinese-built airport, saying the scheme was too costly.
DNA - Published

Why does cancelled Sierra Leone clash ruffle Kwesi Appiah and Ghana?

why does cancelled sierra leone clash ruffle kwesi appiah and ghana?
With the October matches against Sierra Leone called off, Goal examine the consequences for Ghana’s preparations ahead of next year’s Afcon
Goal.com - Published

African Nations Cup qualifier: FIFA suspension leads to cancellation of Sierra Leone's match against Ghana

Sierra Leone`s African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead on Thursday after the country’s football association failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted.
Zee News - Published

Allan Wanga: Kenya will not disappoint against Ethiopia

allan wanga: kenya will not disappoint against ethiopia
Ghana, Ethiopia and Kenya makes Group F following Sierra Leone's indefinite ban by Fifa citing government interference
Goal.com - Published

FIFA suspends Sierre Leone FA over "government interference"

[Swaitzerland], Oct 06 (ANI): The Bureau of the FIFA Council on Friday suspended Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) with immediate effect owing to what the governing body of world football
Sify - Published

Kenya's Group F opponents, Sierra Leone suspended by Fifa

kenya's group f opponents, sierra leone suspended by fifa
The ban is likely to have a direct impact on Harambee Stars' chances of qualifying for the 2019 Afcon from Group F
Goal.com - Published

‘Not my business’ - Sierra Leone coach John Keister distance self from FA problems

‘not my business’ - sierra leone coach john keister distance self from fa problems
The Leone Stars handler is only focused on navigating his side to the upcoming Afcon in Cameroon
Goal.com - Published

President Bio, President Macron, and Prime Minister Solberg Join Bill and Melinda Gates at Goalkeepers 2018 in New York City

president bio, president macron, and prime minister solberg join bill and melinda gates at
 goalkeepers 2018 in new york city
*Bill and Melinda Gates*, co-chairs of the *Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation*, co-hosted the second annual Goalkeepers events on September 25 and 26 to highlight the remarkable progress toward the..
NewsVoir - Published

Gates Foundation Report says Demographic Trends Threaten Global Progress, Calls for Increased Focus on Health and Education in Poorest Countries

*The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation* today launched its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report, pointing to demographic trends that could stall unprecedented progress in reducing global poverty. While..
NewsVoir - Published

After Successful Execution of Phase 1, TCIL Signs MOU with MEA for Phase 2 of PAN Africa e-Network Project worth INR 865 Crore

after successful execution of phase 1, tcil signs mou with mea for phase 2 of pan africa e-network project worth inr 865 crore
*Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL) *signed an agreement with Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Govt. of India, on September 10, 2018 for the implementation of *e-**VBAB**..
NewsVoir - Published

Bill and Melinda Gates to Host Second Annual Goalkeepers Event, Focusing on the Power of Youth to Drive Global Progress

*Bill and Melinda Gates*, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will gather emerging and established leaders in government and business, as well as activists and performers, at Goalkeepers..
NewsVoir - Published

Secretary (West) in MEA Ruchi Ghanshyam to be next Indian envoy to UK

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday announced Ruchi Ghanshyam as the next Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Ghanshyam, who is a 1982-batch Indian Foreign Service officer,..
DNA - Published

The ageless wonder! Kei Kamara inspires Portland Timbers’ downfall

the ageless wonder! kei kamara inspires portland timbers’ downfall
The Sierra Leone international has now scored six times in his last eight games in the Major League Soccer on Sunday morning
Goal.com - Published

New Ebola virus found in bats in Sierra Leone

It is not yet known whether the new Bombali species of the virus -- which researchers say could be transmitted to humans -- can develop into the deadly Ebola disease
DNA - Published

Sierra Leone coach John Keister readies home-based players for Afcon qualifiers

sierra leone coach john keister readies home-based players for afcon qualifiers
The Leone Stars last qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in 1996
Goal.com - Published

Former Sierra Leone government was corrupt - presidential commission

By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Corruption under former Sierra Leone President Ernest Koroma who stepped down in April took the economy to the brink of collapse, a report commissioned by his..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Indians among 200 athletes seeking asylum in Australia after 2018 CWG

The majority of foreigners seeking asylum in Australia were from war-torn African nations such as Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria. However some members of the Indian and Pakistani teams have also..
Zee News - Published

New president calls on people to transform Sierra Leone

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio on Saturday called on the public to help him transform the West African nation, which is struggling to recover from an economic..
Firstpost - Published

Analysis: Social investors see the light on clean energy for the poor

LISBON/BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After learning that three babies died in a government hospital in the Sierra Leone city of Bo last November when a power cut switched off machinery..
Reuters India - Published

Danish Sportswear Major hummel International Forays into India

danish sportswear major hummel international forays into india
The sports and fitness freaks in India have a reason to cheer now as *Danish sportswear* major *hummel International* sets it eyes on India by rolling out its high-performance, stylish and durable..
NewsVoir - Published

DeBeers rolls out app to clean up Sierra Leone diamond supply chain

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Global diamond giant De Beers is rolling out an app to help small-scale, artisanal diamond miners in Sierra Leone certify that gems they pry from the soil are legal, the Anglo..
Reuters India - Published

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Vikram Malhotra-Ramit Tandon advance in men's doubles squash

India's Vikram Malhotra and Ramit Tandon entered the round of 16 of squash men's doubles after receiving a walkover from Sierra Leone's Ernest Jombla and Yusif Mansaray.
Zee News - Published

Sierra Leone's election commission declares Opposition leader Julius Maada Bio as the president

Sierra Leone's election commission declared main Opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio as the West African nation's new president.
Firstpost - Published

Julius Maada Bio elected as Sierra Leone 's President

[Sierra Leone], April 5 (ANI): Sierra Leone election commission on Thursday declared the main opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio as the nation's new President.
Sify - Published

Sierra Leone heads to the polls to seek successor to Koroma | Reuters


Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Sierra Leone court upholds injunction to delay election run-off

FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leone court on Saturday upheld a request by a member of the ruling party for an injunction to delay a presidential election run-off that was meant to happen next Tuesday.
Reuters India - Published

Union Cabinet okays opening of 18 new Indian missions in Africa

Following reports that Ministry of Finance was blocking funds for opening new Indian missions abroad, thus blocking the way to expand the country's global footprints, Union Cabinet here on Wednesday..
DNA - Published

Sierra Leone frontrunners to contest runoff after first-round stalemate

Sierra Leone's election to pick outgoing President Ernest Bai Koroma's successor will head to a runoff later this month after neither of the two front-runners secured an outright majority in the first..
All India Radio - Published

Sierra Leone poll looks set for 2nd round with half results in

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's presidential election results were too close to call after half the votes had been counted on Saturday, with the two front runners neck-and-neck, making a second..
Reuters India - Published

Sierra Leone votes for new leader in hope of ending economic crisis

Sierra Leone voters queued for hours in steamy humidity on Wednesday to elect a new leader they hope will end years of economic crisis caused by twin shocks of a commodities slump and an Ebola..
Reuters India - Published

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