September 20

  • Sierra Leone: 3-Day Lockdown to Fight Ebola Continues

    VOA

    The streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital, resembled a ghost town Saturday as the nation entered the second day of a three-day lockdown to combat the deadly Ebola. Read more »

  • West Africa: UN Ebola Mission Launched

    UN News

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has officially established the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response and has instructed the advance teams for the first-of-its-kind... Read more »



September 19

  • Sierra Leone: Nation Begins 72-Hour Ebola Lockdown

    Deutsche Welle

    Sierra Leone's residents have been told to remain at home for the next three days as healthcare workers track the Ebola virus door-to-door. The directive goes against a UN plea for... Read more »

  • Sierra Leone: Poor Will Not Have Food or Water During Lockdown, Say Sierra Leoneans [press release]

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Read more »

  • Sierra Leone: Govt Imposes Ebola Lockdown

    Deutsche Welle

    The UN Security Council has called Ebola a "threat to international peace and security," also unanimously calling for an end to travel restrictions in West Africa. Read more »

  • Sierra Leone: Fear and Desperation in Sierra Leone [Blog]

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Kamanda is a youth advocate for Plan International, and lives in Port Loko in the north of Sierra Leone. In this blog, he describes the situation in a country gripped by Ebola, and... Read more »

  • Sierra Leone: Presidential Address [document]

    Sierra Leone Government

    Fellow Sierra Leoneans Read more »



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