22-Nov-2014 to 10:21

Sierra Leone curbs plastic pollution

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Environmental protection authorities in Sierra Leone have kicked started a new approach to rid the country of growing piles of waste plastic.

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21-Nov-2014 to 20:17

Senegal: Ebola treatment requires speed, vaccines - Researchers

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Confronted with the Ebola epidemic, West African countries need to act fast and utilize ethical values required to put in place effective treatment regimes and vaccines, African medical researchers said in Dakar on Friday.

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21-Nov-2014 to 18:49

S/Leone dismisses “WFP rotten rice” fears

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The National Ebola Response Center (NERC) in Sierra Leone has cleared the World Food Program over allegations that it is distributing rotten food to communities quarantined as a result of the Ebola outbreak.

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21-Nov-2014 to 18:33

S/Leone amputee team out of World Cup

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The national amputee football team of Sierra Leone would not be able to travel to Mexico for the world amputee tournament due to complexities emanating from the Ebola epidemic, APA can confirm Friday.

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21-Nov-2014 to 17:56

S/Leone: Infected Cuban doctor evacuated

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been flown to Geneva, sources have said Friday.

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21-Nov-2014 to 17:16

S/Leone President turns sod for new Chinese lab

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has symbolically turned the sod for a Level 3 Bio Safety Laboratory being built by the Chinese government.

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21-Nov-2014 to 16:57

Dutch ship with anti-Ebola materials docks at Conakry port

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The Karel Dooman, a Dutch ship laden with European Union aid Friday docked at the Port of Conakry (PAC) to offload materials and equipment to reinforce the fight against Ebola.

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