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31-Mar-2020 to 14:01

Sierra Leone confirms first Covid-19 case

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Bio announced Tuesday the first coronavirus case in the country

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26-Mar-2020 to 08:07

Sierra Leone: Much anticipated report on Inquiry Commission presented

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The much anticipated report of the Commissions of Inquiry (COI) into the activities of the former officials who served in the administration of ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma has been presented to President Julius Maada Bio.

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24-Mar-2020 to 21:24

COVID-19: Sierra Leone declares state of emergency

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio has declared a State of Public Emergency as part of efforts by the government to prevent the spillover of Coronavirus into the country.

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20-Mar-2020 to 10:54

Sierra Leone suspends international flights over coronavirus

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has placed a temporary ban on all flights to the country as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease to the country.

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20-Mar-2020 to 10:09

Sierra Leone: Press dominated by coronavirus

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Friday’s edition of Sierra Leonean papers are dominated by reports on the coronavirus and the efforts the government is taken to prevent it from entering the country.

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19-Mar-2020 to 12:32

Sierra Leone to deploy military at border over coronavirus

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone will deploy its military to man its border entry points as part of the country’s effort to prevent spillover of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, APA can report.

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03-Mar-2020 to 08:26

Sierra Leone assumes seat on UN Statistical Commission

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone on Monday assumed it's seat in the for the first time ever, the country's statistical agency announced.

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