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Ebola rise fueled by spread in Sierra Leone

- claims WHO DECEMBER 11, 2014 The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that Ebola deaths in West Africa have risen to 6,388 out of 17,942 cases…

UBA bags five awards

DECEMBER 10, 2014 United Bank for Africa (UBA), one of Africa’s largest financial services institutions, on 27 November, in London, swept the global banking awards, winning five…

‘We’re here as foot soldiers and not heroes’

‘We’re here as foot soldiers and not heroes’

- says Nigeria CDC boss DECEMBER 8, 2014 Ibrahim Tarawallie Director-General of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Nigeria Friday (December 5) stated that 100 Nigerian medics…

Ambassador Koroma lectures Communication Experts in Ethiopia

DECEMBER 5, 2014 By Abdul Karim Koroma Sierra Leone’s youngest Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa,…

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…