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Poachers hunt chimpanzees for their meat, farmers shoot them to protect their crops and a lack of political will means their habitat is being surrendered to urban development and forestry.  By Saidu BAH (AFP)

Sierra Leone's chimpanzees pay price of human expansion

October 30, 2018

They have their hands full at the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, where record numbers of orphaned chimps are being deliv ...

October 21, 2018

A shaft of light penetrates the foul air through a fist-sized vent. It reveals naked, sweating bodies packed side-by- ...

October 10, 2018

Sierra Leone on Wednesday scrapped a $400-million (347-million-euro) scheme for a Chinese-built airport, saying the sche ...

October 5, 2018

The governing body of world football, FIFA, on Friday suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) because of ...

September 17, 2018

Some two million children in Sierra Leone went back to school on Monday in a key test of the country's landmark free edu ...

August 20, 2018

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Monday launched his programme of free education for 1.5 million primary and s ...

August 14, 2018

Sierra Leone's president Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday joined dozens of survivors of a mudslide that hit the capital of Fr ...

July 26, 2018

A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11,000 ...

July 17, 2018

Police in Sierra Leone on Tuesday arrested a campaigner and dispersed others who were protesting a hike in fuel prices, ...

July 3, 2018

Freetown's new government has failed to restore rights to freedom of assembly and to prosecute police officers who kille ...

May 31, 2018

Abidjan, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire, May 31, 2018 ndash; At its 2018 Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, the African Dev ...

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