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# freetown - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

# freetown - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.

# freetown - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Deadly Sierra Leone floods one of the worst single-day disasters in its history

The death toll is expected to rise as around 600 people are still missing. The President has appealed for a global response.

# freetown - Monday 14 August, 2017

Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital

Thousands have been left homeless and there’s an “overwhelming number of dead” after severe flooding and mudslides in Freetown.

# freetown - Monday 9 March, 2015

The faces of Ebola: The survivors, orphans and workers the disease left behind

The outbreak is not yet over, doctors have warned.

# freetown - Friday 17 October, 2014

Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a very friendly, sociable place but that is changing. People are avoiding church and the mosque, and shops have chlorine buckets outside for people to wash their hands before they enter.

# freetown - Friday 27 April, 2012

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'

Human rights groups call for better reparations for victims and for more perpetrators to be brought to justice.

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