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Ebola: Muslims avoid handshake, hugging after Eid prayers

OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Heeding to the admonition of the United Council of Imams, Muslims – especially those who observed this year’s Eid-ul-Adha prayers at…

DSL gets $100,000 from U.S. Embassy for Ebola sensitization

OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie As the Ebola epidemic continues to ravage the country and killing in its wake over 600 Sierra Leoneans, the United States…

Seaman narrates ordeal with pirates

OCTOBER 8, 2014 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma In the ongoing pirate matter presided over by Magistrate Komba Kamanda of the Freetown Magistrates’ Court No.2, seaman Osman Kamara…

Generator thieves to serve 4 years in jail

Generator thieves to serve 4 years in jail

OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Patrick J. Kamara   Mohamed Sesay and Sorie Ibrahim were last Thursday sentenced to four years imprisonment each by the presiding magistrate of…

95% women, 96% men use one method of family planning

95% women, 96% men use one method of family planning

...survey reveals OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Regina Pratt The recently released 2013 Demographic Health Survey has revealed that knowledge of family planning is high in Sierra Leone,…

Land fraud: Town chief gets Le50m bail

OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Hawa Amara Town chief of Rogbaray village, around Newton in the Western Rural District, Alie Conteh, and head teacher of the R.C. Primary…

Wounding with intent…

Wounding with intent…

Two women sent to High Court OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Patrick J. Kamara   Magistrate Tonia Barnett of the Pademba Road Magistrate Court No.1 last Friday committed…

Ebola: Taxi drivers pose danger at night

OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Alusine Sesay By observation, Concord Times can reveal that some commercial drivers plying the streets of Freetown pose a grave danger to their…

Ebola survivor shares his experience:

Ebola survivor shares his experience:

OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Patrick J. Kamara An Ebola survivor, who lost his mother and brother to the dreadful disease at the treatment centre in Kenema, has…

As Ebola poses threat to food security…

FAO urges urgent measures OCTOBER 7, 2014 By Alusine Sesay While launching a preliminary report on the Rapid Assessment on the food security situation in the context…