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Sierra Leone bags US$25m World Bank Ebola grant

Sierra Leone bags US$25m World Bank Ebola grant

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 The World Bank announced yesterday thatitsBoard of Executive Directors had approved a grant of US$105 million to finance Ebola-containment efforts underway in the three…

SLAJ president warns P’ment:

SLAJ president warns P’ment:

‘Don’t start another war’ SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 By Jariatu Bangura and Samuel J. Kargbo President of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has warned Members of…

Chinese CDC team arrives tomorrow with mobile lab

Chinese CDC team arrives tomorrow with mobile lab

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 By Samuel Ben Turay A team of 59 medical experts from the China Center for Disease Control (CDC) is due in the country tomorrow…

Ghanaian President provides 150 tons of food to Ebola victims

Ghanaian President provides 150 tons of food to Ebola victims

- says victims should not be ostracized SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie President of Ghana, who doubles as Chairman of the Economic Community of West African…

UN Security Council to meet on Ebola as Obama gives details on outbreak tomorrow

UN Security Council to meet on Ebola as Obama gives details on outbreak tomorrow

SEPTEMBER, 16, 2014 A United Nations diplomat says the U.S. is calling an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the Ebola crisis in West Africa.…

Changes at Health Ministry: A presidential error of judgment?

Changes at Health Ministry: A presidential error of judgment?

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff I have been following the reaction of the public since the demotion of Miatta Kargbo as Minister of Heath and Sanitation…

1.5 million soaps to be distributed during lockdown

1.5 million soaps to be distributed during lockdown

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Coordinator of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) last Friday disclosed that a total of 1.5 million soaps will be distributed during…

IMPACT OF THE EBOLA OUTBREAK ON THE SIERRA LEONE ECONOMY

A Preliminary Assessment (August 2014) SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 Introduction The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Mano River Union sub-region spilled over into Sierra…

Ruling part whip urges quick response by Ebola burial teams

september 12, 2014 By Samuel J. Kargbo Chief Whip of the ruling All People’s Party in Parliament, Hon. Claude D.M. Kamanda, yesterday called on Ebola burial teams…

MP engages Nimiyama and Gorama chiefdoms

MP engages Nimiyama and Gorama chiefdoms

SEPTEMBER 12, 2014   The Member of Parliament for Constituency 25, covering Nimiyama and Gorama Kono chiefdoms in the Kono District, Hon. Augustine B. Torto, has embarked…