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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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17-Apr-2020 to 17:15

Sierra Leone records highest number of COVID-19 cases in a day

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone on Friday recorded its highest number of coronavirus cases in a single day, with the confirmation of 11 new positive cases.

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17-Apr-2020 to 09:36

Sierra Leone: Covid-19, party leadership tussle steal local press headlines

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Friday’s editions of Sierra Leonean dailies focus on Covid-19 response and a leadership tussle within the governing Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) in parliament, among others.

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12-Apr-2020 to 14:01

Covid-19: 2 new cases as Sierra Leone prepares for new restrictions

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leonean authorities on Saturday confirmed two new cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total to 10.

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10-Apr-2020 to 23:57

S/Leone: Union alleges state sanctioned brutality of journalists

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The umbrella Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has accused the government of presiding over state sanctioned brutality against journalists and called for an end to it.

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10-Apr-2020 to 13:44

Covid-19: Disease, like poverty, does not stay at home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A group of think-tankers from Europe and Africa are drawing global attention to the impact of Coronavirus in Africa which should change global politics.

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