Sierra Leone

  • News HeadlinesUnknown disease strikes chimpanzees in Sierra Leone

    Unknown disease strikes chimpanzees in Sierra Leone

    (ORDO NEWS) — In 2005-2018, 56 chimpanzees died in Sierra Leone as a result of an unknown disease. Exactly the same number was infected. Most experts assume that the disease was caused by bacteria from the genus Sarcina, as indicated by certain symptoms. Infected individuals suffered from diarrhea, vomiting and poor mobility. In some situations,…

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  • News HeadlinesOxfam to withdraw from countries

    Oxfam to withdraw from 18 countries

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The humanitarian aid organization Oxfam International has not escaped the coronavirus crisis. It is preparing to lay off nearly 1,500 people, and to end its activities to combat inequality in 18 countries. The global financial crisis sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic added to several difficulties that the organization had already…

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