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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone vice president requests asylum from US
on 2015/3/16 20:04:04
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Click to see original Image in a new windowSierra Leone's vice president has applied for asylum at the US embassy in the capital city of Freetown and is waiting for a decision on his case, a source says.

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone in much better shape to control Ebola
on 2015/1/11 20:36:21
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Click to see original Image in a new windowSierra Leone, one of the three worst Ebola-stricken West African countries, has managed to curb the Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nation’s officials say.

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Sierra Leone : UK navy mission in Sierra Leone over Ebola
on 2014/11/1 20:33:38
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA British navy mission has arrived in Sierra Leone in what is claimed to be part of a campaign to fight the deadly outbreak of Ebola in its former colony.

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Sierra Leone : Ebola kills third UN employee in Sierra Leone
on 2014/10/21 20:07:51
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA third United Nations employee has been killed by the deadly Ebola virus in the West African country of Sierra Leone.

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Sierra Leone : UN court upholds Charles Taylor's 50-year term on appeal
on 2013/9/27 14:39:22
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The Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague has confirmed a 50-year jail term handed down to former Liberian president Charles Taylor, judicial sources say.

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone's main opposition directs members to take government positions
on 2012/12/10 17:49:13
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Sierra Leone's main opposition party, Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) has rescinded its boycott of Parliament and local councils on Friday and directed its members to take part in all government functions.

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Sierra Leone : Counting of ballots in Sierra Leone's poll on course
on 2012/11/20 20:28:24
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As Sierra Leoneans await the final results of their general election held on Saturday, both local and foreign observers have hailed the exercise as "well conducted."

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone election proceeds peacefully
on 2012/11/18 18:44:57
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Sierra Leone's general election has been moving calm and peaceful since kicked off early Saturday.

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Sierra Leone : Votes start in Sierra Leone
on 2012/11/17 20:34:08
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Sierra Leone's general election started smoothly on Saturday morning. Over 2.6 million registered voters out of about 6 million populations are expected to vote in 9493 polling stations all around the Western African country at 0700 GMT for the president, parliamentarians and local councilors.

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone is ready for general election
on 2012/11/17 20:27:37
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Sierra Leone is to have its general election on Saturday, and the related sides here are ready for it Friday.

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone: Election key to moving beyond war
on 2012/11/17 1:57:31
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It was 9 a.m. on May 25, 1998. Borboh Jeff Kamara, 14, was walking to school with classmates when rebels grabbed him, held him down and cut off his fingers, leaving only his thumbs.

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Sierra Leone : Over 300,000 Sierra Leone children malnourished: official
on 2012/10/3 15:09:32
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FREETOWN, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- More than 300,000 Sierra Leone children are critically malnourished, the country's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sidiki Dao said here Tuesday.

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Sierra Leone : S.Leone, China sign $15mln fibre optic deal
on 2012/8/22 14:06:12
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Sierra Leone and China have signed a $15 million (12 million euro) loan agreement for the installation of a fibre optic cable which will boost Internet capabilities, national radio reported Tuesday.

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Sierra Leone : S. Leone issues oil prospecting awards to nine companies
on 2012/7/25 14:10:00
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Sierra Leone's government said Tuesday it had issued provisional offshore oil prospecting awards to nine companies after what it described as a "painstaking and time consuming technical evaluation process."

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone says cholera killed 66 since January
on 2012/7/22 13:50:00
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's health ministry says a cholera outbreak has sickened more than 3,800 and killed 66 people since January.

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone diamond town lacks old lustre
on 2012/5/28 14:50:58
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It has been weeks since miner Sembo Sesay found a diamond in this eastern Sierra Leone town, whose soil was once littered with the stones that fuelled one of Africa's bloodiest wars.

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Sierra Leone : War-scarred Sierra Leone aims for paradise status
on 2012/5/18 22:40:18
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Bone-white sand squeaks beneath your feet, the curved beach framed by lush forested hills, empty but for a handful of expats and intrepid tourists who have got wind of Sierra Leone's raw beauty.

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Sierra Leone : UN calls on S. Leone to explain weapons shipment
on 2012/3/23 3:51:09
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A UN envoy on Thursday called on the impoverished Sierra Leone government to explain why it has imported several million dollars worth of assault weapons for a police paramilitary wing.

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Sierra Leone : Sierra Leone opposition: gov't provoking violence
on 2012/2/8 19:38:41
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The top opposition presidential candidate is accusing Sierra Leone's ruling party of provoking violence ahead of November polls.

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Sierra Leone : Top UN official to leave Sierra Leone
on 2012/2/7 16:40:00
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Political parties in Sierra Leone say a top U.N. representative to the nation is leaving as polls approach later this year.

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