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News Sierra Leone: These African lodges lead the way in wildlife conservation

Published on: Friday 06 December 2019
These African lodges lead the way in wildlife conservation
News source: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/features/new-safari-trends-africa/

Here are three unconventional safaris in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and South Africa that reveal as well as protect the extraordinary animals that travelers long to see. Why go: This pioneering chimpanzee ...

News Sierra Leone: Blinded in detention, a Houston immigrant struggles to see his future in war-torn Sierra Leone

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Blinded in detention, a Houston immigrant struggles to see his future in war-torn Sierra Leone
News source: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Blinded-in-detention-a-Houston-immigrant-14879599.php

He told immigration officials last fall that he had just undergone surgery to reattach the retina in his eye and needed urgent follow-up care. After a year in detention, he is blind in one eye. Advocates say the case is an example of the government’s “systemically failing” to provide proper medical care to many of the 47,000 immigrants held daily in ICE detention centers.

News Sierra Leone: Standing Up For Child Survivors Of Sexual Abuse In Sierra Leone

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
Standing Up For Child Survivors Of Sexual Abuse In Sierra Leone
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/unicefusa/2019/12/05/standing-up-for-child-survivors-of-sexual-abuse-in-sierra-leone/

Now a father himself, former child soldier Ishmael Beah recently returned to Sierra Leone to see how UNICEF is strengthening protections for vulnerable children. Author, former child soldier and ...

News Sierra Leone: Harmony returns to Sierra Leone league

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
Harmony returns to Sierra Leone league
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50672666

Sierra Leone club FC Johansen are taking part in this season's Premier League A new chapter of the Sierra Leone Premier League began on Wednesday as for the first time in more than five years the ...

News Sierra Leone: Lassa Fever – The Netherlands (ex –Sierra Leone)

Published on: Thursday 28 November 2019
Lassa Fever – The Netherlands (ex –Sierra Leone)
News source: https://www.who.int/csr/don/27-november-2019-lassa-fever-netherlands_sierra_leone/en/

Sierra Leone health officials, supported by WHO, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners, are responding to an outbreak of Lassa fever. On 20 November 2019, WHO was ...

News Sierra Leone: Lassa fever 'at risk' Britons sent home from Sierra Leone

Published on: Sunday 24 November 2019
Lassa fever 'at risk' Britons sent home from Sierra Leone
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-50543489

Three British nationals have been brought back to the UK from Sierra Leone for medical assessment after coming into close contact with two people diagnosed with Lassa fever. One of the two infected ...

News Sierra Leone: Three Britons brought back from Sierra Leone over Ebola-like virus

Published on: Saturday 23 November 2019
Three Britons brought back from Sierra Leone over Ebola-like virus
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/24/britons-brought-back-from-sierra-leone-ebola-like-virus-lassa-fever

Photograph: Robin van Lonkhuijsen/EPA Three British nationals have been brought back to the UK from Sierra Leone for medical assessment after coming into close contact with two people diagnosed with ...

News Sierra Leone: Dutch doctor dies after contracting Lassa fever in Sierra Leone

Published on: Sunday 24 November 2019
Dutch doctor dies after contracting Lassa fever in Sierra Leone
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-50536228

A Dutch doctor who was evacuated from Sierra Leone after contracting Lassa fever has died in hospital. The medic was flown home on Tuesday after being infected in the northern town of Masanga, an area ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone's Capital of Freetown Turned to Technology to Repair The Ravages of Civil War

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Sierra Leone's Capital of Freetown Turned to Technology to Repair The Ravages of Civil War
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/2019/11/22/freetown-sierra-leone-smart-city-1471543.html

Few cities face the kind of challenges that Freetown faces. A city of 1 million and capital of the West African nation of Sierra Leone, Freetown endured a bloody civil war in the 1990s and continued ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone's Mohamed Buya Turay is recovering from 'juju injury'

Published on: Thursday 21 November 2019
Sierra Leone's Mohamed Buya Turay is recovering from 'juju injury'
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50501771

Sierra Leone and Djurgarden's Mohamed Buya Turay was the top scorer in the Swedish top-flight last season Sierra Leone striker Mohamed Buya Turay says he is recovering from a leg injury which he ...

News Sierra Leone: Warrior pose: Sierra Leone's soldiers beat trauma with yoga

Published on: Tuesday 05 November 2019
Warrior pose: Sierra Leone's soldiers beat trauma with yoga
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2019/11/05/warrior-pose-sierra-leones-soldiers-beat?videoId=621563666

Sierra Leone's military is holding regular yoga sessions to help soldiers deal with the trauma of the country's civil war. Lauren Anthony reports. Sierra Leone's military is holding regular yoga ...

News Sierra Leone: More controversy for Sierra Leone's Musa Noah Kamara

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
More controversy for Sierra Leone's Musa Noah Kamara
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50320105

The Sierra Leone Football Association has suspended striker Musa Noah Kamara Sierra Leone striker Musa Noah Kamara has been suspended by the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) for the country's ...

News Sierra Leone: Umaru Bangura set to continue Sierra Leone career

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
Umaru Bangura set to continue Sierra Leone career
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/50332380

Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura has played 45 times for his country Umaru Bangura has been included in Sierra Leone's squad for their upcoming matches as he decides to continue his international ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone - How the SLPP Took Power. And Then Took Some More

Published on: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Sierra Leone - How the SLPP Took Power. And Then Took Some More
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910290006.html

Analysis - In Sierra Leone today, the ruling Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) dominates the political landscape. It controls the presidency, under Julius Maada Bio, and has a slim majority in parliament. Its ability to shape the nation's politics is secure.

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone: Illegal mining blamed for environmental disasters

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Sierra Leone: Illegal mining blamed for environmental disasters
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/sierra-leone-illegal-mining-blamed-environmental-disasters-191102110737993.html

Illegal mining in Sierra Leone is being blamed for triggering environmental disasters and causing a catastrophic loss of life. The government is introducing stiff penalties for the people behind it.

News Sierra Leone: Three journalists beaten by Sierra Leone presidential bodyguards in September

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Three journalists beaten by Sierra Leone presidential bodyguards in September
News source: https://cpj.org/2019/11/three-journalists-beaten-by-sierra-leone-president.php

On September 8, 2019, bodyguards of Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio attacked three journalists who were covering a football match in Freetown, the capital, according to the journalists, who spoke to CPJ, and news reports....

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone's 'Smart Country' Ambitions

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Sierra Leone's 'Smart Country' Ambitions
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910160532.html

Nanotechnology, blockchain, cloud computing: Sierra Leone's President Bio is banking on the most advanced technology to leapfrog the country out of poverty. In a recent Facebook photo, President ...

News Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone journalist Mahmud Tim Kargbo charged with criminal defamation

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
Sierra Leone journalist Mahmud Tim Kargbo charged with criminal defamation
News source: https://cpj.org/2019/10/sierra-leone-journalist-mahmud-tim-kargbo-charged-.php

Mahmud Tim Kargbo, a freelance reporter in Sierra Leone, was arrested and detained twice in September 2019 after Miatta Samba, an appeals court judge, lodged a complaint with the police against him for a report published September 9, 2019, on his Facebook page and in a WhatsApp group that...