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Story of Hope and Survival: An Uncle Throws a Lifeline

DECEMBER 4, 2014  By Sulaiman Momodu in Ethiopia Biel Jock steps out of the bus and looks around at Ethiopia’s Pugnido refugee camp. It has been a long…

$99m additional Ebola response grant agreement ratified

DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Jariatu Bangura Parliament on Monday ratified a US$99,450,000 grant agreement signed between the Government of Sierra Leone and the International Development Association, dated…

As Ebola cases spike in Western Area…

MPs request more support DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Jariatu Bangura Members of Parliament representing constituencies in the Urban and Rural Districts of the Western Area have requested…

Mayor Gibson proposes ban on street children

DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Matthew Jabby Mayor Franklyn Bode Gibson of the Freetown City Council (FCC) yesterday proposed a ban on street children as part of measures…

Rangers Manpower Solution fraud:

Skye Bank accused of aiding and abetting DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Hawa Amara 219 litigants who were duped by a phony recruitment company – Rangers Manpower Solution…

At Court Martial!

At Court Martial!

Judge Advocate rules on Monday DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Alusine Sesay Judge Advocate in the ongoing court martial trial of 14 alleged army mutineers will Monday rule…

Pres. Koroma admits ‘gaps in Ebola fight’

Pres. Koroma admits ‘gaps in Ebola fight’

DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi President Ernest Bai Koroma has conceded that there is still huge deficiency in the fight against the dreaded Ebola virus in…

Slow Ebola response risks ‘double failure’

- warns MSF DECEMBER 4, 2014 The medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has described the international response to Ebola in West Africa as “patchy and…

Lawmakers threaten stern action against Socfin

DECEMBER 3, 2014 By Samuel J. Kargbo Members of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Labour and Social Security on Monday frowned at Socfin Agricultural Company for flouting the…

‘Let us watch the young people’

…Gender Adviser to President DECEMBER 3, 2014 By Regina Pratt Gender Adviser to the President, Nausu Fofanah, last Friday at the Miatta Conference Center in Freetown called for…