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Sierra Leone VP Sam-Sumana Seeks Asylum

Sierra Leone’s Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana has gone into hiding while he seeks political asylum at the US embassy in the capital, Freetown. Sam-Sumana told the BBC he and his wife fled their home after “a tip-off” that soldiers were surrounding it. The move comes a week after his expulsion from the ruling party.

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Desolate Sierra Leonean Living Rough in UK Spurs Fund Drive

The somber face of a young man from Sierra Leone has become the emblem of Ebola’s living survivors, suffering in silence without families, papers, or homes.

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Pan-African centre for disease control planned

Addis Ababa – African governments are planning to establish the first pan-African centre for disease control and prevention (CDC), according to a resolution passed at the 24th African Union (AU) Summit of Heads of States and Governments.

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Guinea: Ebola Vaccine Efficacy Trial Ready to Launch

Vaccination will take place in areas of Basse Guinée, the region that currently has the highest number of cases in the country. The trial strategy adopted will be “ring vaccination”, based on the approach used to eradicate smallpox in the 1970s.

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Liberia: President Johnson Sirleaf and Oxfam Call for U.S.$60 Million Liberia School Upgrade

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and international agency Oxfam today called on donors and others to join forces to support the government’s $60 million appeal to upgrade Liberian schools with water and sanitation facilities as thousands of children across the country return to school for the first time in six months.

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Ebola struggle hit by failure to involve local people

Efforts to save lives in the West African Ebola outbreak have been undermined by a failure to involve local people more closely in communication about treatment and ethical decisions about trials, says a report published last week (17 February).

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