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Ebola vaccine

Sierra Leone receives Ebola vaccines to boost prevention

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Sierra Leone has received 640 doses of Ebola vaccines to boost prevention of the virus detected in its neighboring Guinea, said the health ministry...
Sunon Asogli Power

Sunon Asogli Power Ghana to deploy 20MWp-50MWp Solar PV, 160MW in Freetown

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Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited, Ghana's biggest Independent Power Producer is making inroads into the West African sub-region after making enormous strides in...
COVID 19 vaccine

Sierra Leonean president and top officials take COVID-19 vaccines

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Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio became the first citizen to take the COVID-19 vaccine in the country which officially rolled out its mass...
Sierra Leone and Guinea border

Sierra Leone and Guinea to reopen border

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Sierra Leone announced the reopening of its borders with Guinea on Tuesday, about a year after both countries closed their land borders to shield...
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Sierra Leone activates emergency response following Ebola cases in Guinea

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The government of Sierra Leone on Sunday activated its Health Emergency Response System to level two following seven confirmed Ebola cases in neighboring Guinea. ...
Workers of a factory in east China’s Zhejiang province manufacture cast metal products to be exported to Belt and Road countries, March 18, 2020. Xie Shangguo/People’s Daily Online

Kingho Investment ships iron ore from Sierra Leone’s Tonkolili mine

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The first shipment of iron ore from Sierra Leone's New Tonkolili Iron Ore Project set sail for China from the country's Pepel Port on...
Covid Case

Chinese doctors support Sierra Leone for COVID-19 variant check

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The Chinese medical team in Sierra Leone is currently working with its National Coronavirus Response Center (NaCOVERC) to check if there is any COVID-19...
scholarships

41 Sierra Leonean students on Chinese government scholarships get support for online courses

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A total of 41 Sierra Leonean students awarded with Chinese government scholarships this year have received financial support to augment their online studies while...
Covid

China donates to help Muslim community in Sierra Leone amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone donated some essential items to the Muslim community on Tuesday to help them tide over the difficulties caused...
Face Masks

China donates masks, other items to Sierra Leone to celebrate 49th anniversary of diplomatic...

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China has donated face masks and other items to Sierra Leone as the two countries celebrated their 49th anniversary of diplomatic relations on Wednesday. ...
Sierra Leone

Death toll increases to 5 following protest in Sierra Leone

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Authorities in the northern city of Makeni in Sierra Leone report that the death toll has increased to five in a protest by youths...
World Map

China and Africa must stay committed to taking friendship forward – Hu Zhangliang

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Hu Zhangliang, the Chinese ambassador to Sierra Leone, has called on China and Africa to stay committed to taking their friendship forward. ...
Coronavirus Test Kits

Chinese, Sierra Leonean doctors help cure 3 coronavirus-infected children

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Three Sierra Leonean children, including a nine-month-old infant, who were infected with COVID-19 have recovered with the help of Chinese and Sierra Leonean doctors,...
Sierra Leone

COVID-19 cases in Sierra Leone rise to 225

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Sierra Leone's number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 225, with the highest daily rise of 26 cases recorded on Wednesday, according to...
Julius Maada Bio

Sierra Leonean president tests negative for COVID-19

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Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio has tested negative for COVID-19 after around two weeks'self-isolation, the country's State House Media Unit confirmed here on...
Lockdown

Sierra Leone to impose nationwide lockdown over COVID-19

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Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio has declared a three-day nationwide lockdown from May 3 to further curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Sierra Leone Prison

7 killed in prison break attempt in Sierra Leone

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A total of seven people, including five prisoners and two prison officers, lost their lives as prisoners attempted to break and escape from a...
Covid-19

Sierra Leonean tests positive for COVID-19 in custody

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A Sierra Leonean on remand at a male correctional center in the capital has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the quarantine of many...
Lockdown

Sierra Leone extends lockdown, curfew over rising COVID-19 cases

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Sierra Leone has extended inter-district partial lockdown and curfew "till further notice", which takes effect on Sunday, the government has said. According...
Staff unload Chinese medical supplies from an airplane at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

Sierra Leone receives medical supplies from China

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China's donation of medical supplies to Sierra Leone has arrived in the country, the Chinese embassy in Sierra Leone said a release on Wednesday. ...
Julius Maada Bio

Sierra Leone records first COVID-19 case

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The President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday confirmed that the country has recorded its first COVID-19 case. He said...
Julius Maada Bio

Sierra Leone declares state of emergency to prevent COVID-19

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Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday declared a state of public emergency as a preventive measure against COVID-19. "The rapid...
Couriers sort packages at a handling station of a branch office of China Post in Xianju county, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Feb. 10, 2020. Photo by Wang Huabin, People’s Daily Online

China helping Sierra Leone prevent COVID-19

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The Chinese Ambassador in Sierra Leone Hu Zhangliang has pledged China's commitment in supporting Sierra Leone to prevent the COVID-19. Addressing members...
Travel

Sierra Leone restricts international travels of officials, public gatherings to prevent COVID-19

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The Government of Sierra Leone has announced restrictions on international travels of officials and bans public gatherings of more than a hundred people in...
President Xi Jinping inspects COVID-19 scientific research at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences in Beijing, March 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Sierra Leone parliament presents certificate of solidarity to China on combating COVID-19

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The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Thursday presented a certificate of solidarity to the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone Hu Zhangliang, in a...
HIV

Sierra Leone needs foreign support in combating HIV

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Sierra Leone needs support from foreign countries to assist people living with HIV in the country, Abdul Rahman Sessay, Director General of the National...
HIV test

Over 73,000 people live with HIV in Sierra Leone

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A total of 73,468 people are living with HIV in Sierra Leone, authorities revealed here on Monday. Abdul Rahman Sesay, Director...
Flooding

Flooding kills 4 in Sierra Leone

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Four people including a mother and her one-year-old child were reported dead Thursday after flooding caused by torrential rain in Sierra Leone. ...
Ebola patient

Sierra Leone heightens Ebola alert at border

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In the wake of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone's health ministry said Tuesday the country has heightened...
Julius Maada Bio

President Julius Maada Bio pledges to Sierra Leone Disciplined Leadership

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Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Saturday promised in his inaugural speech to provide disciplined and inclusive leadership. Bio, who was elected after a...