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

Amongst its responsibilities, the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat (NAS) is obligated to provide treatment, care and support for those who are HIV/AIDS positive regarding testing services of prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT). The Secretariat has only expanded its support to 691 sites at the moment, and that is for only health facilities that provide[…]

Sierra Leone International player, Mohamed Buya Turay, said he is very happy after completing his move to Belgian top-tier side, Saint Truiden, on Wednesday 8 August 2018, for a fee believed to be around €1.6 million over three-years. “I’m delighted to have signed for this great club. It’s a new direction for me and I[…]

The head coach of Para Sports in the Eastern Region, Elongima Joseph Amara, said he wants to promote Para Sports in the Eastern region. He said presently he has four Para athletes that are active and can represent the country in any international competition as they are up to the standard. He revealed that since[…]

Young Sierra Leone striker, Mohammed Buya Turay, said he is very lucky he has teammates who inspire him to get better every day during training and matches. “I hope I can inspire future champions just the way you inspired me in the last six months. You are amazing,” he wrote. He made this statement to[…]

Expert staff and equipment have been sent to northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo to quick-start the process of combating a new outbreak of Ebola, World Health Organization said. The last outbreak of this fatal virus in Congo was declared over just a week ago. Ebola is a constant threat in the Democratic Republic of Congo[…]

Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) is to properly implement vehicle fitness to ensure that vehicles are road worthy before registration. The Roads Authority is supposed to thoroughly examine all vehicles before registration. The examination should include an inspection of lights, brakes, steering, etc. and should make sure the vehicles are roadworthy and safe. But,[…]

245 Nursing students from various nursing schools across the country have benefited from an intensive training on public health and disease prevention organized by Professors Without Borders. The training at the Africell American Corner in Freetown brought together students from Njala University (Bo Campus), College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMACHS), Eastern Polytechnic, Lunsar[…]

The UN agency of health has said that the rising rates of elective caesarean sections worldwide have had consequences on the early initiation of breastfeeding, as reported in the publication, “Capture the Moment-Early initiation of breastfeeding: The best start for every newborn”. Several studies have shown that surgical deliveries can reduce the likelihood of immediate[…]

As they continue their call for the implementation of the provisions in the Disability Act of 2011, disable organisations have on Wednesday 8 August 2018 called on television stations to hire sign language interpreters. This call is in line with Section 38(1) of the Disability Act. The Section states: “Every television station shall provide a[…]

A five-man-delegation is currently in Accra, Ghana to understudy the Ghanian model as to what institutions were set up to manage their student loan scheme and it is the intention of the government to see what laws will fit the country in a bid to introducing its own. As pronounced by the President, his Government[…]