Sierra Leone cancels $300 million airport deal with China | The Philadelphia Tribune Sierra Leone has nixed plans to build a controversial, $318 million airport outside the capital of Freetown with a Chinese company and funded by Chinese loans.

Sierra Leone has nixed plans to build a controversial, $318 million airport outside the capital of Freetown with a Chinese company and funded by Chinese loans.

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Sierra Leone Mudslides Unlikely to Leave Survivors, Rescuers Say | The New York Times DAKAR, Senegal — Rescuers in Sierra Leone’s capital said on Friday that it was unlikely any of the hundreds of people buried in mudslides this week were still alive, after torrential rains that hit the country’s capital left more than 400 people dead.

DAKAR, Senegal — Rescuers in Sierra Leone’s capital said on Friday that it was unlikely any of the hundreds of people buried in mudslides this week were still alive, after torrential rains that hit the country’s capital left more than 400 people dead.

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