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  1. Sport - Other Sport

    Sierra Leone bats for cricketing glory once again

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Freetown After 11 years of conflict, the sound of bat hitting ball can once again be heard at Kingtom Oval Game making comeback in war-torn Sierra Leone Packed with hard red dirt overlooked by a faded scoreboard, Sierra Leone's only cricket oval is worlds away from the lush, carefully grassed grounds typically associated with the game. Muddy water ...

  2. News - World - Ebola

    China to help Sierra Leone set up Ebola facilities

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:26pm by MCT, XINHUA

    ... McClatchy-Tribune and Xinhua China will help Sierra Leone set up an Ebola laboratory and a holding centre, a Chinese official said, as the United States and Britain announced they would ... visiting the country, said the facilities would be based at the Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital on the edge of Freetown. Wang said that China would soon airlift the mobile lab to Sierra ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    British citizen with Ebola being evacuated from Sierra Leone

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Freetown, Sierra Leone Patient, who was working at treatment centre in Sierra Leone, to be flown on RAF jet to London Briton with Ebola being sent home The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease was being evacuated from Sierra Leone on a jet sent by the Royal Air Force, a Sierra Leone official said yesterday. The World ...

  4. News - China - Ebola virus

    Eight Chinese medical staff quarantined amid Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:36am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Freetown Eight Chinese medical workers who treated Ebola patients have been quarantined in Sierra Leone, as health experts grapple with ethical questions over the use of experimental drugs to combat the killer virus. China's ambassador to Sierra Leone, Zhao Yanbo, said seven doctors and one nurse who treated Ebola patients had been placed under ...

  5. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi man being tested for Ebola dies in hospital after trip to Sierra Leone

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 08:37pm by AP and Reuters

    ... Associated Press in Riyadh, Reuters in Geneva Global Ebola death toll jumps to 932, World Health Organisation says A Saudi national, who fell ill after returning from Sierra Leone, died early on Wednesday in his hospital isolation ward where he was being tested for the Ebola virus, said the Saudi Health Ministry. The 40-year-old returned on Sunday from Sierra Leone, where ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Nigeria quits youth Olympics in China amid Ebola-linked sporting bans

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Games, which start today in Nanjing, organisers said. This comes as the World Health Organisation said the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa had been "vastly" underestimated, ... to 1,145 in the afflicted countries. The majority were in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, while four people have died in Nigeria. Sierra Leone's National Olympic Committee said earlier ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Senior doctor leading fight against Ebola contracts the virus in Sierra Leone

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:37am by Reuters in Freetown

    ... Reuters in Freetown Sheik Umar Khan, a Sierra Leonean virologist credited with treating more than 100 Ebola victims, is reported to have contracted the deadly disease and is undergoing treatment The head doctor fighting an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the West African state of Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, one of a growing list of medical workers infected ...

  8. News - World - Ebola virus

    African detainee in Scotland tests negative after Ebola scare

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 06:04pm by AFP

    ... The latest test in Scotland comes after an athlete from Sierra Leone, competing at the this year Commonwealth Games in Glasgow was tested and found to be clear of Ebola last month. WATCH: What ... the female detainee was in her 30s and from Sierra Leone, one of the countries worst affected by the west African Ebola outbreak. She was being held at the Dungavel House centre south of Glasgow, ...

  9. News - World - DISEASE

    Obama to send 3,000 military personnel to West Africa for Ebola fight

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... to Sierra Leone to help boost laboratory testing for the virus, raising the total number of Chinese medical experts there to 174. Obama was scheduled yesterday to travel to the Centres for Disease ... The plan comes as alarm mounts over the outbreak of the disease, which has spread through Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Guinea. At least 60 per cent of people who contract the haemorrhagic ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by STAFF

    ... Olympic Games in the German city. The Palestinians were from the Black September group. They demanded the release of 234 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons. Five of the eight attackers were ... disease- Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. The group Medecins Sans Frontieres has warned that the world is losing the fight against Ebola. ...




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