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National Disaster contingency plan: Ebola not included

National Disaster contingency plan: Ebola not included

OCTOBER 1, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi and Alusine Sesay Director of Disaster Management Department (DMD) within the Office of National Security (ONS) has told Concord Times in…

2014 Independence Day Broadcast by President Jonathan

2014 Independence Day Broadcast by President Jonathan

OCTOBER 1, 2014 1. Today marks the 54th anniversary of our country’s independence as a sovereign nation. This is also the tenth month of our journey into…

Bogus Ebola ‘remedies’ including cobra hearts and porcupine eyeballs being sold by African conmen

Bogus Ebola ‘remedies’ including cobra hearts and porcupine eyeballs being sold by African conmen

SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 GettyBogus: Witch doctors have claimed eating porcupine eyeballs will cure Ebola Witch doctors are cashing in on the Ebola epidemic by selling porcupine eyeballs…

S/Leonean appointed deputy head of UNAMID

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the African Union Commission Chairperson announced yesterday the appointment of Abdul Kamara of Sierra Leone as Deputy Joint…

President Ernest Koroma addresses the UN on Ebola from Freetown

President Ernest Koroma addresses the UN on Ebola from Freetown

SEPTEMBER 25 2014 Excellencies and other distinguished delegates, My country Sierra Leone is at the battlefront of one of the biggest life and death challenges facing the…

Chinese Embassy bids farewell to 7 senior RSLAF personnel

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 By Alusine Sesay Amid fear by other international partners to receive people from Ebola affected countries, the Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone has differed…

Nigeria High Commission, SLMA, Others Boost Fight Against Ebola

Nigeria High Commission, SLMA, Others Boost Fight Against Ebola

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 As government continues to coordinate and engender the required support in the fight against Ebola, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday 23rd September…

Obama, at U.N., Lays Out Forceful Blueprint to Fight Islamic Extremism

Obama, at U.N., Lays Out Forceful Blueprint to Fight Islamic Extremism

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 UNITED NATIONS — President Obama laid out a forceful new blueprint on Wednesday for deeper American engagement in the Middle East, telling the United…

Nigeria Free Of Ebola, Final Surveillance Contacts Released

Nigeria Free Of Ebola, Final Surveillance Contacts Released

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 As the WHO Ebola Response Team published dire predictions of the west African outbreak in the New England Journal of Medicine, overnight – including…

Coach McKinstry blames lack of preparation for failure

SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 By Sahr Morris Jnr. Irish coach Johnny McKinstry has reacted with disappointment over his dismal as head coach of the Sierra Leone national team,…