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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…

NETHIPS boss receives ‘Performance Award’

By Winifred H. Kargbo Executive Director of Network of HIV Positives in Sierra Leone (NETHIPS), Idrissa Songo, has received a meritorious performance certificate from the group’s northern…

SLeNCSA on weapons marking exercise

By Alusine Sesay  With funds from Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), the Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms (SLeNCSA) yesterday officially launched the marking exercise of…

UBA raises awareness on prostate cancer

By Hassan G. Koroma United Bank for Africa (UBA) staff in Freetown on Saturday 22 March held their quarterly jogging to bond exercise themed ‘All work without…

Activists, CSOs in two-day refresher training

By Francis Ndanema Activists and civil society organisations (CSOs) from all Action Aid operational districts across the country yesterday started a two-day “campaign mobilization” refresher training on…

20 health service providers trained on Jadelle insertion and removal

By Francis Ndanema in Moyamba The Reproductive Health and Family Planning Unit in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, in collaboration with UNFPA, has commenced a 10-day…

New Zealand envoy bids farewell to Ambassador Bangali

By Abdul Karim Koroma in Addis Ababa New Zealand’s emissary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. James Kember, on Tuesday 25th March paid a courtesy…