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Sierra Leone suffers Ebola setback

Three new cases of the virus have emerged in the capital city of Freetown after a lull of three weeks since the last known infections.

Rising food prices leave Sierra Leoneans bitter

As Sierra Leoneans prepare to celebrate the 47th anniversary of their country's independence on Sunday, the mood is not festive, but bitter, as people find it more difficult to put food on the table. Rising food prices have swept the West African state, and have also raised expectations on the government to act to soften the blow for consumers.

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