01-May-2020 to 16:08

Sierra Leone: 11 people died in Wednesday’s attempted prison break –Official

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Preliminary assessment showed that 11 people died in Wednesday’s attempted prison break in Sierra Leone, APA learnt on Friday.

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01-May-2020 to 16:00

Sierra Leone announces another three-day lockdown

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is to go through another three days lockdown, the government has announced.

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30-Apr-2020 to 01:30

Sierra Leone government calls for calm after botched prison break

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government said it has mounted an investigation into a failed attempt of prison break at the country’s maximum security prison which claimed at least one life.

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21-Apr-2020 to 15:44

Sierra Leone gets new Covid-19 spokesman

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Solomon Jamiru, has been named the new spokesman for the government’s Covid-19 response.

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20-Apr-2020 to 19:25

Covid-19: S/Leone president self-isolate as bodyguard tests positive

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean President, Julius Maada Bio, said on Monday he is going into self-isolation after one of his bodyguards tested positive for Covid-19.

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19-Apr-2020 to 19:50

S/Leone: Jubilation as first six Covid-19 cases discharged

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — It was jubilation for family members of six of Sierra Leone’s Covid-19 patients who were discharged on Sunday, after completing treatment.

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17-Apr-2020 to 21:48

Sierra Leone: Anti-graft agency creates taskforce to ensure transparency

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s anti-graft agency has warned against the misuse of funds designated for the fight against Covid-19, vowing to prosecute any individual or organization suspected of involvement in a corrupt deal.

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