Monday, October 06
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — It has been sitting idly on the docks for nearly two months: a shipping container packed with protective gowns, gloves, stretchers, mattresses and other medical supplies needed to help fight Sierra Leone’s exploding Ebola epidemic.
Sunday, September 21
Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone were deserted on Friday as the West African state began a contested, three-day lockdown in a bid to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record.
Monday, September 01
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The dreaded Ebola virus came to the children’s hospital in the form of a 4-year-old boy.
Saturday, August 30
Nations With Resources Have Offered Only a Trickle of Aid
Tuesday, August 26
A British citizen who lives in the West African nation of Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to Britain’s Department of Health.
Monday, August 11
Authorities said the decision was taken primarily to prevent infected people crossing into Guinea, where hundreds have died of Ebola virus disease
Wednesday, August 06
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Faced with a widening crisis over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, Sierra Leone’s government said Tuesday that it would deploy hundreds of troops and police officers to ensure that patients and family members who may be infected remain isolated.
Thursday, July 31
Organizations Pull Staff, Volunteers From Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as Deadly Virus Spreads
Sunday, November 18
From the wind-tickled shores of the Seychelles to the haunting, seal-dappled coast of Namibia, the continent's sandy fringe is varied and dramatic. Here's a small sample of Africa's best beaches according CNNGO
Friday, April 15
Sierra Leone is putting at the disposal of Mauritian investors 200,000 hectares of land