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Overtime

...all matches because of the deadly Ebola virus and will seek to play African Cup qualifiers in other countries.The Sierra Leone Football Association announced the move Tuesday after an emergency meeting. It follows a public health emergency declared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-05/overtime
Overtime

...of the risk of infection.The entire delegations from three nations affected by the virus ? Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone ? will not be competing.The games, featuring more than 3,000 athletes aged 15 to 18, started with an evening ceremony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-16/overtime
Ebola toll might 'vastly underestimate' outbreak

...Guinea and since spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, has overwhelmed the...families of embassy personnel to leave Sierra Leone on Thursday because of concerns...President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone. The White House said Obama expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/ebola-toll-might-vastly-underestima
Togo wants African Cup soccer matches moved from Eboloa-affected Guinea

...qualifying round.Games involving Sierra Leone are already under scrutiny after...after spreading from Guinea to Sierra Leone, Liberia and, most recently...rule on requests from Togo and Sierra Leone to move qualifying games away from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-11/togo-wants-african-c
Stars come together for new PBS documentary

...sky," as a Chinese proverb says of women.The documentary looks at child prostitution in India, sexual assaults in Sierra Leone and maternal mortality in Somaliland where, according to the documentary, one in 12 women dies in childbirth because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2012-10-01/stars-come-together
Teachers wanted to study Gullah culture

...stories and songs. Prior researchers traced a song sung by Gullah on the Georgia coast to the West African nation of Sierra Leone.The professors will share their findings and the firsthand sources of their research to the visiting teachers next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-06/teachers-wanted-study-gullah-
'The Amistad Rebellion' delves into slavery and historical impact

...other crew members, slashed at the captain, seized the ship, and forced their Spanish "owners" to sail back to Sierra Leone.But the surviving Spaniards tricked the Africans and kept the Amistad near American shores, hoping that U.S. authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-02-05/amistad-rebellion-delves-sla
Charleston's Mt. Zion Spiritual Singers keep tradition alive

...starting in the late 1600s and preserved on South Carolina and Georgia sea islands.Gullah, a word believed to come from Sierra Leone's Gola tribe, also describes the speakers, often descendants of those slaves who brought their rice-growing skills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-10-02/charlestons-mt-zion-spiritual-singe
QVC goes to Washington to market all things Obama

...Among the items QVC has been selling since the election are a Barack Obama stamp collection, with stamps from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Grenada, St. Vincent and The Grenadines ($38.88). One set has an Obama-Biden half-dollar coin and a 1939...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/18/liv_508063.shtml
Life & style
Children are fighting wars

...International. Of these, approximately one-third are fighting in civil wars in Africa. In recent years, Sudan, Sierra-Leone, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, have come under international scrutiny for the high number of child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/03/xtr_460816.shtml
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