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Sierra Leone , Sunday 25 February 2018

News Sierra Leone: The day the mountain fell: Sierra Leone's mudslide

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/blogs/africa/2018/02/day-mountain-fell-sierra-leone-mudslide-180221122154473.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

I first became aware of the environmental crisis facing Freetown while living there in the summer of 2006. That year, the rains that usually begin towards the end of April came late. As May became June, Sierra Leone's government began to ration drinking ...

News Sierra Leone: Five issues that will dominate Sierra Leone's election

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-5431907/Five-issues-dominate-Sierra-Leones-election.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Sierra Leone goes to the polls on March 7 for a general election that will select a new president, parliament and local councils. With President Ernest Bai Koroma stepping down after a decade in power marred by corruption, an Ebola outbreak and deadly ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone maximizes protection against polio with Inactivated Polio Vaccine launch

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/sierra-leone/sierra-leone-maximizes-protection-against-polio-inactivated-polio-vaccine-launch
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Today Sierra Leone officially introduced injectable polio vaccine (or IPV) into its routine immunization programme to maximize protection against polio. IPV is now used in many countries around the world to prevent against the debilitating disease, and ...

News Sierra Leone: Turkish Airlines launches flights to Sierra Leone

News channel or source: http://www.tradearabia.com/news/TTN_337134.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Turkish Airlines, flying to more destinations in Africa than any other airline, marks another milestone in its international expansion with the launch of flights to Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, said the statement from the Turkish carrier.

News Sierra Leone: From refugee to royalty: Sierra Leone designer champions ethical fashion

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-fashion-ethical/from-refugee-to-royalty-sierra-leone-designer-champions-ethical-fashion-idUSKCN1G003H
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two decades after fleeing Sierra Leone to escape a brutal civil war, former child refugee Euphemia-Ann Sydney-Davies is preparing to meet British royalty at London Fashion Week. The fashion designer will present one of ...

News Sierra Leone: Turkish Airlines starts flights to Freetown (Sierra Leone) as its 52nd destination to be served in Africa

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096510893/Turkish-Airlines-starts-flights-to-Freetown-Sierra-Leone-as-its-52nd-destination-to-be-served-in-Africa
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Turkish Airlines, flying to more destinations in Africa than any other airline, marks another milestone in its international expansion with the launch of flights to Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. With existing services to city–hubs of Accra ...

News Sierra Leone: UK Mining Firm Accused of Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/uk-mining-firm-accused-human-rights-abuses-sierra-leone/4254551.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Hearings have wrapped in Sierra Leone from claimants accusing mining company Tonkolili Iron Ore of human rights abuses. The allegations against the company, formerly a subsidiary of African Minerals Limited (AML), cover incidents in 2010 and 2012 in the ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Voters Tune In for Rare Presidential Debate

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/16/world/africa/16reuters-leone-election.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

FREETOWN — Voters across Sierra Leone stayed glued to their radios and TVs deep into the night as candidates vying for the presidency of the West African nation faced off in the first ever debate to feature all the main candidates. Hundreds packed into a ...

News Sierra Leone: Local residents make a difference in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: http://www.wfmz.com/news/lehigh-valley/local-residents-make-a-difference-in-sierra-leone/702791231
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Some of your neighbors are making a difference half a world away. The Lehigh Valley Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders just returned from Sierra Leone, West Africa where they helped build vital infrastructure. Herb Klotz ...

News Sierra Leone: Royal Marine commando Phil Ashby’s amazing escape through jungles of Sierra Leone on Locked Up Abroad

News channel or source: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/royal-marine-phil-ashbys-amazing-escape-through-jungles-of-sierra-leone-on-locked-up-abroad/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

This week Locked Up Abroad: Breakout tracks Phil Ashby’s amazing escape through the jungles of Sierra Leone. Ashby grew up on the West Coast of Scotland and joined the Royal Marines when he turned 18, following his Royal Navy officer father into the forces.