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Sierra Leone Bans Christmas, New Year’s Celebrations to Prevent Spread of Ebola
Originally Posted: 12/15/2014 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

The government of Sierra Leone banned public Christmas and New Year’s celebrations because they may exacerbate efforts to eradicate the Ebola virus. The government of Sierra Leon ...

A Decade After War, Sierra Leone Still Struggling to Find Peace
Originally Posted: 05/31/2012 - 3:26pm | Type: Blog

In the aftermath of former Liberian president, Charles Taylor's conviction for war crimes this week, author Greg Campbell writes for The Atlantic that the children of neighboring Sierra Leone still suffer ...

World Malaria Day Concert for Sierra Leone
Originally Posted: 05/01/2012 - 5:27pm | Type: Blog

But the main thrust for engaging the fight against malaria is that it is a preventable disease. When I moved to DC, I –like perhaps most other 20-somethings—imagined this place as ...

African Lent
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

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Continent of Hope
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 2:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

John Prendergast Why Africa is a land of endless possibilitiy -- and how that should guide U.S. relations with the continent. ...

Why Kosovo and not Sierra Leone?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ron Mitchell "They're poor. They're black. And they have no oil." Although Kosovo has cons ...