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Vol 58 No 17

Published 25th August 2017

Sierra Leone

Sugar loaf sell-out

Freetown politicians, Western embassies and property speculators face some tough questions about responsibility for the Mount Sugar Loaf landslide on 14 August in which more than 500 died, and another 600 are missing. Over 10,000 people have been forced from their homes, and another 10,000 may need evacuating as fears grow about more floods.

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