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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…

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.…

12 Nigeria soldiers who attacked GOC sentenced to death

12 Nigeria soldiers who attacked GOC sentenced to death

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 A military court sitting in Abuja on Monday found 13 out of the 18 soldiers standing trial for mutiny and other offences guilty. Twelve…

Six Leone Stars players denied entry into Zambia

SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 By Mohammed Fajah Barrie in Lubumbashi Six players of the national team Leone Stars missed their flights to their respective locations in Europe and…

Exclusive: Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight

Exclusive: Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight

SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen’s charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola…

Russia Warns US Against Strikes In Islamic State In Syria

Russia Warns US Against Strikes In Islamic State In Syria

SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 Russia has warned that US air strikes against militants in Syria would be a “gross violation” of international law. A Russian foreign ministry spokesman…

U.S. loans five ambulances to Salone

U.S. loans five ambulances to Salone

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi President Ernest Bai Koroma has commended the United States government for its “continuous support to the government and people of Sierra…

British Ebola Survivor Ready To Return To Serve in

British Ebola Survivor Ready To Return To Serve in

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 William Pooley, the British nurse who was flown to the UK for treatment after having contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, has announced his plans…