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Amara Darboh finishes journey from Sierra Leone to the NFL as Seahawks draft pick

The Michigan wideout overcame long odds to make his NFL dream come true. When Amara Darboh arrived in America, he was an orphan, the result of the Sierra Leone Civil War that killed more than 50,000 people in his homeland. Sixteen years...Show More Summary

Pastor Finds Massive 706-Carat Diamond In Sierra Leone Mine

6 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

There are people willing to enslave, exploit and kill other humans without a second thought for a fistful of diamonds, so imagine what they would do to get their hands on a 706-carat diamond worth millions. This 706-carat diamond discovered...Show More Summary

Sierra Leone and Gambia win CAVB Zone 2 qualifier

last weekSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Banjul, Gambia, April 18, 2017 - Sierra Leone men and Gambia women beach volleyball teams topped the Zone 2 qualifiers for the CAVB African Nations Cup held in Gambia.

Rosamund Pike Set To Play War Reporter Marie Colvin

EXCLUSIVE: Rosamund Pike has been set to portray Marie Colvin in the untitled film about the American reporter who worked in conflict zones including Chechnya, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka, where she lost her left eye in 2001. Show More Summary

Virus genomes reveal factors that spread and sustained the Ebola epidemic

2 weeks agoAcademics : Nature AOP

Frequent dispersal and short-lived local transmission clusters fuelled the 2013–2016 Ebola virus epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Seeking more bids, Sierra Leone delays sale of huge diamond

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Sierra Leone said Wednesday that it was extending the bidding for a massive 709-carat diamond found by an Evangelical preacher last month, after the government received only six offers for the gem. Bids will now be accepted until May...Show More Summary

The Causes of the Sierra Leone Civil War

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UConn Forward Feels the Pull of the Family Name

Napheesa Collier’s rich family history has made her interested in helping Sierra Leone, where her grandfather was a diplomat.

Doctor was 'dishonest' in screening nurse who had Ebola, tribunal finds

Panel finds Dr Hannah Ryan, who worked in Sierra Leone with Pauline Cafferkey in Ebola outbreak, misled screening staff A doctor acted dishonestly when she lied to investigators about the dangerously high temperature of a nurse who went on to develop Ebola, a tribunal has found. Show More Summary

Divine diamonds: Sierra Leone pastor's 709-carat find

last monthArts : Artdaily

Evangelical preacher Emmanuel Momoh prayed for five years that he would discover the diamond he needed to pull his family out of poverty in eastern Sierra Leone. The 39-year-old pastor obtained his first mining licence in 2012 when the...Show More Summary

Sierra Leone pastor unearths 706-carat diamond

last monthArts : Artdaily

A pastor working in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone has unearthed a 706-carat diamond, a discovery that experts said Thursday could be the 10th largest stone ever found. The huge rock was extracted by Emmanuel Momoh, one of thousands who seek their fortunes in the informal mining sector that dominates the diamond-rich Kono region. Show More Summary

Miner Finds Enormous 706-Carat Diamond, Promptly Hands it Over to the Government

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A pastor and independent miner in Sierra Leone has unearthed an uncut 706-carat diamond estimated to be worth tens of millions of dollars. The pastor turned the diamond over to the government in hopes that the proceeds from its sale will help the impoverished nation. But given the history of this former… Read more...

Pastor Finds Huge Diamond, Gives It to Goverment

A pastor in Sierra Leone has discovered the largest uncut diamond found in the West African country for more than four decades and has turned it over to the government, saying he hopes it helps to boost recent development in his impoverished nation. Pastor Emmanuel Momoh found the 706-carat alluvial...

Pastor in Sierra Leone finds world's 13th largest diamond

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Pastor Emmanuel Momoh found a 706-carat diamond but decided to give it to authorities.

Pastor discovers huge 706-carat uncut diamond

Pastor Emmanuel Momoh hopes the second largest diamond ever found in Sierra Leone will help the impoverished nation develop

Sierra Leone pastor finds huge 706-carat diamond

Government says gem will be sold with a 'transparent' bidding process to the benefit of the community and country.

Once Time’s ‘Person of the Year,’ an Ebola fighter dies in childbirth due to stigma of virus

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

As the chaos and tragedy of the Ebola outbreak engulfed parts of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in 2014, a more insidious ill took root: distrust of all who had come in contact with the disease. The suspicion was certainly not without reason. Whole countries looked on as the disease erased entire family trees. Doctors […]

Greenpeace ship My Esperanza in West Africa

The Greenpeace ship My Esperanza has docked at the port of Praia in Cape Verde. For eleven weeks the Esperanza will sail the waters of six West Africa States - Cape Verde, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Senegal to raise…

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