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Salone attends OIC Info Ministers Conference in Iran

DECEMBER 4, 2014 By M.B. Jalloh in Riyadh Sierra Leone has joined 56 countries at the 10th Session of the Islamic Conference of Information Ministers (ICIM) which…

Salone, Liberia recognized in Amputee World Cup

DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Sahr Morris Jr. Despite the Sierra Leone and Liberia national amputee football teams not being part of the ongoing 2014 Amputee Football World…

Pres. Koroma admits ‘gaps in Ebola fight’

Pres. Koroma admits ‘gaps in Ebola fight’

DECEMBER 4, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi President Ernest Bai Koroma has conceded that there is still huge deficiency in the fight against the dreaded Ebola virus in…

Ebola: assessing Britain’s Sierra Leone response

Ebola: assessing Britain’s Sierra Leone response

DECEMBER 3, 2014 By Gabriel Benjamin Sierra Leone and Britain have been friends since pre-colonial days. Fifty three years ago, Sierra Leone gained independence from Britain. The super…

‘World Bank funding will boost gov’t efforts to defeat Ebola’

- Members of Parliament DECEMBER 3, 2014 Parliament has on 2nd December approved an Additional Financing Agreement of US$98 million between the World Bank and the Government of…

World Bank President arrives tomorrow

DECEMBER 2, 2014 World Bank Group president, Jim Yong Kim, will arrive in Freetown on Wednesday, December 3 to reaffirm the bank’s continued support to the government’s…

Sino-African Cooperation: the realities on the ground

Sino-African Cooperation: the realities on the ground

DECEMBER 1, 2014 By: Mohamed Fernando Conteh As China continues to strengthen bilateral ties with African countries, it is often accused of being more harmful to the…

Match-fixing row rocks DR Congo/Sierra Leone clash

…as Sheriff Suma reveals Congo FA attempt DECEMBER 1, 2014 By Sahr Morris Jr Sierra Leone football has again been hit by match-fixing allegations as the national…

CDC donates 24 vehicles, 29 bikes to aid fight Ebola

CDC donates 24 vehicles, 29 bikes to aid fight Ebola

DECEMBER 1, 2014 By Mohamed Massaquoi Recently accredited United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, John Hoover, has handed over 24 multi-purpose vehicles and 29 motorbikes to the National…

AU takes over Makeni Treatment Centre

NOVEMBER 28, 2014 By Victoria Saffa The newly opened Ebola treatment centre in Makeni is being run by the African Union medical delegation which has deployed 11…