All posts tagged sierra leona

  • Current Affairs
    Guinea shuts borders with Liberia and Sierra Leona over Ebola

    Guinea has closed its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leona to control the outbreak of Ebola virus that has taken a toll of nearly 1,000 people in the three countries. Addressing a news conference Guinea’s health minister Rémy Lamah said: “We have provisionally closed the frontier between Guinea and Sierra Leone and...

  • Current Affairs
    West Africa Ebola virus on high alert, British personnel evacuated

    British mining staff in Sierra Leone have been evacuated after an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. The Ebola virus is believed to be highly contagious and kills up to 90 per cent of those it infects. Although no cure or vaccine for it has been developed so far,...