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World Bank to help Sierra Leone build social safety net benefiting thousands of poor households

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved support for Sierra Leone’s efforts to create a strong social safety net system that will identify and assist…

As 6 suspected cases, 5 deaths reported in Sierra Leone…

EU commits €500,000 to stop spread of Ebola Following the recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the European Union is providing €500,000 to help contain the…

Peace Club visits ‘notorious’ slaughter house in Kailahun

By Victoria Saffa As part of its activity plan to commemorate March 23, a day when the first shot was fired at Bomaru, Kailahun District in 1991…

Chief confirms Mokanji ‘massacre’

By Victoria Saffa Town chief of Njagbahun village in the Lower Banta Chiefdom, Moyamba District has confirmed the death of five innocent people who were allegedly mistaken…

Mamaye engages media on maternal and new-born health issues

By Hawa Amara Mamaye, in collaboration with focus 1000, last Thursday engaged the media on maternal and new-born baby health issues that are still of grave national…

Concord Times ace reporter covers town-hall meeting in Brussels

By Hawa Amara Concord Times political reporter, Mohamed Massaquoi, is part of the Sierra Leone delegation to Brussels in the Kingdom of Belgium to report on a…

National Fire Force to play host to UK fire adviser

By Regina Pratt The Sierra Leone Fire Brigade will play host to the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, Kevin Hughes, for one month, after…

German doctors perform free surgery on 35 children at Choithram Hospital

By Alusine Sesay A team of three German doctors, including Dr. Volker Dreimann, a plastic surgeon specialist, Dr. Tilman Goesing and Dr. Inan Prevsshave, has successfully performed…

Vaccine to fight child mortality in Salone introduced

Vaccine to fight child mortality in Salone introduced

By Victoria Saffa   UNICEF, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and WHO, on Friday March 28 launched the Rotavirus vaccine for all children…

Using Performance Contracting to Strengthen Public Institutions: The Case of NRA

By Ann Marie Dumbuya Government, in the ‘Agenda for Prosperity’, has set a target for Sierra Leone to become a middle-income country by 2035. The achievement of…