On the re-opening of SLPP Office … “We would never encourage violence” John Benjamin...

Reports gathered from pregnant women in quarantined homes have it that they are missing the normal Ante Natal Care a woman gets during pregnancy. This, however, buttressed the same experience of other pregnant women who currently visit Government Hospitals in the country, as most of the health workers are still not confident of rendering required[...]

The innovations by United Bank for Africa (UBA), in providing convenient banking platforms for individuals and businesses have received global endorsement and recognition. The Bank has been named the “Best Transaction Bank” from Africa in 2014 by UK based magazine “The Banker”. This is hinged on the Bank’s e-banking platforms that have positively changed the[...]

Sierra Leone said Wednesday the Ebola crisis had devastated the economy, with growth projections pared back to single digits for the first time since the country’s mining boom started in 2011. Finance Minister Kaifala Marah told reporters in the capital Freetown that growth had slowed to an annual rate of seven percent since the country[...]

The House of Parliament yesterday experienced an unprecedented turn-out of health workers, particularly nurses, who were in their uniforms, as they expressed delight over the President’s choice of one of their kind to head the presently challenged Ministry of Health and Sanitation. It was a “remarkable” moment in the House, as MPs who spoke, reiterated[...]

Office of the First Lady has dispatched a huge consignment of food and non-food items for distribution to victims of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the eastern region. The consignment was accompanied by Sheku Nuni, the Administration Officer in the Office of the Vice President. The presentation of the items was done in the[...]

Members of the Local Councils Association   (LOCASL), yesterday in the Mayor’s Parlour, made a seven point clarification, with regards to allegation of funds given to councils for the EBOLA fight. According to the Chairman of Port Loko District Council, Muniru Fofanah, the seven point clarification signed by all 19 councils was as a result of[...]

A friend in need is a friend indeed; Brussels Airlines has manifested their true solidarity with the Government and People of Sierra Leone since the outbreak of the Deadly Ebola Virus. In a period like this when Major Airlines including the British Airways deserted the country, Brussels Airlines stood by the people as they continue[...]

As the Ebola outbreak becomes more serious in West Africa, it could be putting the oil and gas industry in the region at risk. Failure to contain the virus could put workers living in the area at risk of exposure. Offshore Magazine reports: John Sisa, lead analyst covering Upstream Oil & Gas in the Sub-Saharan[...]

Caritas Freetown has trained a total of 150 parishioners at the St. Anthony Parish  hall, Syke Street in Freetown. The training is part of capacity building for parishioners within the Catholic family, bringing together wardens from parishes within the Western Urban and Rural district. Since the outbreak in May this year, the Catholic Church through[...]

Franmix Food Company has  donated 1,260 sachets of Franmix food items to the Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs. The food items donated is part of their  support to children orphaned by the Ebola virus  in the country . Franmix is a new food locally produced in Sierra Leone that contains calcium, iron,[...]