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Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined...available.During the lockdown in Sierra Leone, set to begin at midnight Thursday...
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After 25 years and a civil war: Sierra Leone on the rise

...Kangahun in the eastern part of Sierra Leone 25 years ago after serving two...Gori Hills of the Kono District, Sierra Leone's famed diamond mining district...diseases. Half the children died in Sierra Leone before their fifth birthday. Still...
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.Fifteen other Ebola deaths also...entrenched in parts of Guinea and Sierra Leone.A look at the Ebola outbreak...dispatched to help stop Ebola in Sierra Leone and the government recently bought...
Canadian judge OKs bail for ex-Gitmo inmate

...Guantanamo Bay to suffer torture."Edney asked why Canada is spending money helping to rehabilitate child soldiers in Sierra Leone "while we had one here."Defense attorneys said Khadr was pushed into war by his father, Ahmed Said Khadr, an alleged...
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Around town for Monday, March 30

...self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, Leone: Stories from West Africa in the year of ebola, 7 p.m...Hosted by Juneau Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Sierra Leone. Free of charge.
As Ebola evades Europe's defenses, Madrid scrambles to contain the virus

...toll on health care workers, sickening or killing more than 370 in the hardest-hit countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, where doctors and nurses were already in short supply.And as the disease moved from a seemingly distant continent...
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Health officials say Ebola threat low

...with the person's blood or body fluids.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends not visiting countries where outbreaks are occurring, including Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, unless travel there is essential.
US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday integrate more into the world economy and community. With the outbreak, however, the presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone have scrapped their plans to attend the three-day summit opening Monday.Meanwhile, some airlines that serve West...
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Mountain Film festival runs through Wednesday at Gold Town

...shows planned mostly in the Western states. It has expanded in the years since, with tours now scheduled in China, Sierra Leone, Scotland, Brazil, Norway, Chile and Canada. For more information, visit
Through war, upheaval, Red Cross traces a friend

...year of an 11-year civil war in Sierra Leone that killed tens of thousands of...alive and had just returned to Sierra Leone after staying in a refugee camp...He just said that he arrived in Sierra Leone safely after five years in Guinea...


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