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  • 14 Feb 2011- 14:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, in collaboration with development partners, has launched water and sanitation guidelines to regulate services in the country. Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma said the
  • 29 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone A two-week water assessment to Sierra Leone's third largest city, Kenema, reported earlier this month that "massive deforestation has ruined at least 10 vital catchment areas putting them under severe water threat."
  • 20 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone's third largest city, Kenema, located 300 kilometers east of the capital, is reeling under an acute shortage of potable water for the first time in 25 years, nervous water experts told OOSKAnews earlier this
  • 23 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Dozens of Sierra Leone's largest municipalities have been hit with the worse water crisis in three decades, water experts said. The Guma Valley Water Company, the main water supplier to the capital, "used to supply 23