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Ebola reaches Western Area

- one suspected case confirmed By Matthew Jabby & Samuel Ben Turay Director of Disease Control and Prevention in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation yesterday confirmed…

In Kono pregnant women call for waiting houses

By Mohamed Massaquoi from Kono Over 20 pregnant women interviewed in various communities in the eastern district town of Kono have called on the government, alongside the…

SLCU in multi-million vocational project in Lungi

By Mohamed Massaquoi from Lungi A leading Sierra Leonean organization in Holland, Sierra Leone Centre Union (SLCU), has again reactivated a multi-million Leones project meant for the…

Actionaid urges zero tolerance on land grabbing

By Jariatu Bangura As part of a global campaign against land grabbing, the Executive Director of Actionaid Sierra Leone has urged the government and development partners to…

CSOs demand water be prioritised

By Samuel Ben Turay Civil society organizations (CSOs) working on water and sanitation in the country have urged government to prioritize water in the implementation of the…

EPA Deputy Director in court

By Hawa Amara Deputy Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Syl Brian Kamara, was in court this Monday to testify in a fraud matter involving one…

Youth Commission concludes setting up of DYCs

The National Youth Commission with support from the World Bank has completed the formation of all District Youth Councils (DYCs) in the 14 districts of Sierra Leone.…

2 remanded for gang raping woman, 25

By Hawa Amara Two accused persons – Aruna Bangura and Emmanuel Kamara – have been remanded for the alleged gang-rape of a 25 year-old woman, who prosecutors…

MPs discuss Correctional Services Bill

By Jariatu Bangura Members of Parliament on Monday, at a pre-legislative session, discussed the Sierra Leone Correctional Services Act, 2014, an Act which is envisaged to transform…

Outbreak of deadly virus!

Kenema lab in Ebola readiness By Mohamed Massaquoi District Medical Officer at the Kenema Government Hospital yesterday confirmed to Concord Times that the hospital has a laboratory…