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

A Parliamentary summon of Ministers, Security bosses and the media (IMC and SLAJ) at Committee Room 1 in the House of Parliament purportedly geared towards the full implementation of the Public Emergency Regulation, turned out to be a mere attack on the media’s constitutional role in the country. The Majority Leader opened the meeting with[...]

Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr Kelfala Marrah has said that three hundred and six million United States dollars is still waiting to be shared by the World Health Organization in Guinea for the Ebola epidemic. He made this statement yesterday at the daily press conference held at the SLAJ hall. The Minister went[...]

As part of their supports towards government in addressing the Ebola crisis in the country the Africa Muslim Agency has officially handover to Government their Makeni hospital complex to be used as holding centre for Ebola patients. Receiving the hospital on behalf of Government the Resident Minister North Alie D. Kamara expressed appreciation and thanks[...]

Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo has said Sierra Leone’s health system is vulnerable and needs upgrading to meet the challenges of new diseases in the country. This statement was made last Monday at the Chinese Embassy in a press conference called by the Ambassador. He said it is no secret that the country’s health system was[...]

The Regional Coordinator; Attitudinal and Behavioral Change (ABC) Secretariat-East, Arnold Brima Kaima has called on motor owners, drivers and the general public to strictly abide by the rules prescribed in the Public Health Emergency Regulations as ratified by the House of Parliament. He made this appeal while addressing drivers, the press and the general public[...]

GEKO-SL in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has completed a training of trainers workshop for 100 Focal points drawn from 15 communities in Sanda Taindaren Chiefdom Bombali District about the danger and prevention methods of the Ebola Virus Disease. (EVD) Explaining the aims and objectives of the training to participants, GEKO-SL Programs Manager,[...]

Chairman of All Works of Life (AWOL) Junior Anthony Navo yesterday at a press conference at the Ministry of Information Conference Hall, said that the Ebola fight is everybody’s fight in the country. He made this statement when AWOL/Airtel organized packages for the three-day sit at home for people who are less-privileged. Junior Navo said[...]

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John Sisay in an exclusive interview told Awoko that Sierra Rutile has already lost $100 million in the London Stock Exchange. He said this has been caused by the Ebola that is ravaging the country. Sisay said operations in the mines are on-going and they have taken all necessary precautions and[...]

The Sierra Leone Bottling Company Limited (SLBC) yesterday donated a consignment of protective gears for use by health workers to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation as part of the company’s contribution towards the fight against Ebola. Speaking at the handing over ceremony held at the Company Headquarters at Dwarzack Farm, the Finance Manager of[...]

Honourable Bernadette Lahai of Constituency 013 in Kenema district has launched her anti Ebola campaign in her constituency aimed at providing leadership in the battle against the Ebola Virus Disease that is ravaging the country. Hon. Lahai who doubles as Minority Leader in Parliament said the campaign focuses more on women and youth who she[...]