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Stories about Sierra Leone

Photos and Video of Sierra Leone’s 3 Day Lock Down

  1 April 2015

Michael Duff shares eyewitness accounts of Sierra Leone's 3 day lock down that was introduced to fight ebola: Sierra Leoneans can breathe a sigh of relief today as citizens in the capital city and in the North of the country who were under a 3 day government mandated stay at...

Unlawful Deals by 5 Biggest Ebola Contractors in Sierra Leone

  24 February 2015

Five companies are said to have misappropriated funds for fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone: Here are the 5 companies who were awarded the biggest contracts to provide goods and services to Sierra Leone’s ebola response as listed in the Ebola Funds Audit Report covering the period from May – October...

Sierra Leone: An Unlikely Fashion Hotspot

  6 January 2015

Freetown Fashpack is a fashion blog by an Australian living in Freetown, Sierra Leone who intends to show a different side of a country commonly associated with civil war and blood diamonds:  My name is Jo Dunlop and I’m an Australian living in Freetown, Sierra Leone. After moving here in 2011,...

Animated Video Dispels Ebola Myths

  14 October 2014

Ebola: A Poem for the Living (English) from United Methodist Communications on Vimeo. United Methodist Communications, Chocolate Moose Media and iheed have collaborated to produce an animated video for use in West Africa that helps dispel myths about how Ebola is spread and promotes prevention of the disease. United Methodist...

Ebola Strips Africans of Their Cultural and Human Values

  9 October 2014

A social anthropologist and sociologist Ginny Moony explains how Ebola outbreak strips off Africans of their humanity:  The way West-Africans care for their sick and deceased, supposedly differs significantly from that of the rest of the world. This is far from true. All over the world, the essence of care...

Questioning Weekend's Media Silence About Ebola

  27 September 2014

“When will Ebola news go 24/7?,” asks a US/Canadian professor Crawford Kilian: I have long been used to outbreak news dropping off on weekends. The media, government agencies, and NGOs all knock off on Friday afternoon and show up again Monday morning. But after the last few weeks of Ebola,...

The Ebola Truth

  3 September 2014

The Ebola Truth is a Facebook page that aims to document the situation with the Ebola virus on the African continent.

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