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2014-04-25 08:26:47

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on World Malaria Day, Imagine No Malaria moved forward with plans to distribute nearly 400,000 life-saving insecticide-treated bed nets in the Bo District of Sierra Leone on June 5, 2014. Trained volunteers will be distributing nets door-to-door, as well as educating people how to use and maintain them properly. The distribution in Bo is in conjunction with the Sierra Leone national plan to distribute more than three million...

'Unprecedented' Ebola Outbreak Sweeping Across Parts Of West Africa
2014-04-01 10:23:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An “unprecedented” outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) has spread throughout Guinea and beyond with more than a hundred patients confirmed to have the highly-infectious and equally as deadly disease. The first reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) surfaced just over a week ago on March 23, after the Ministry of Health of Guinea reported to the UN health arm that the disease was rapidly spreading throughout the...

2014-02-19 08:23:08

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Leone Asset Management, Inc., (Pink Sheets: LEON) announced it has signed an MOU to acquire the lease, operational and managerial control of a second granite quarry in Sierra Leone. Leone Asset intends to complete all final due diligence and complete the acquisition within 15 days. Tony Khodadad, President of Leone Asset stated, "Last month we announced that we had signed an MOU for the operational rights to a 89.4-acre granite...

2014-01-14 08:22:48

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Leone Asset Management, Inc., (Pink Sheets: LEON) announced it has signed an MOU to acquire the managerial and operational control of an operating 89.4 acre Granite Quarry in Sierra Leone. Leone Asset intends to complete all final due diligence and complete the acquisition within 10 days. At the time of completion, Leone Assets subsidiary, The Tosh Group, Ltd., will gain operational control of the Government appraised asset of over...

2013-05-29 23:30:00

At the invitation of the Bishop, representatives from the Dayton, OH, seminary attend the Sierra Leone United Methodist Annual Conference Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 At the invitation of Bishop John Yambasu, United Theological Seminary(United) President Dr. Wendy Deichmann attended the 133rd session of the Sierra Leone United Methodist Annual Conference in March in Kenema, Sierra Leone. United is expanding its international connections, so the invitation came at an opportune time....


Latest Sierra Leone Reference Libraries

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2007-03-26 18:06:20

Anomalochromis thomasi is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae, the only species in the genus Anomalochromis. It is a small cichlid growing to a length of 2.36 to 3.15 in (6 to 8 cm). The natural habitat of A. thomasi is Sierra Leone and Liberia, mainly in smaller streams. The fish are typically found in slightly acidic, oxygen rich water with other West African cichlid genera such as Hemichromis and Pelvicachromis.

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2007-01-19 19:21:25

Long-nosed cusimanse or common cusimanse (Crossarchus obscurus) is a small, diurnal member of the mongoose family. It is sometimes referred to as a dwarf mongoose. Description The long-nosed cusimanse has a vaguely weasel-shaped body with dark brown fur that is thick. It has a wiry texture down the back, and is fine and soft on the underside. It has short legs. It has a short, relatively stiff tail, long claws, small ears, small, dark colored eyes, and an elongated nose. Adult size...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.