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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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24-Feb-2020 to 19:32

The hue and cry sparked off by a wedding kiss!

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Photos of Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio kissing his wife, Fatima Jabbi, last weekend sparked a hue and cry by Sierra Leoneans active on social media platforms.

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08-Feb-2020 to 08:00

S/Leone youth: Taking to baby diapers as the new drug

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is facing a new phenomenon of drug abuse which sees the country's young take to disposable baby diaper as an intoxicant.

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03-Feb-2020 to 19:26

Sierra Leonean leader as keynote speaker at 2020 African Mining Indaba

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President, Julius Maada Bio, has left Freetown for Cape Town in South Africa to attend the 2020 African Mining conference, APA learnt on Monday.

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