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

One of the most unique residences in London has been put up for sale by a famous fraudster who needs to pay his legal bills. From royalty to debauchery, this house has seen it all, and now it’s to be sold for an anticipated £30 million price tag. Edward Davenport, known in the press as[...]

Since the outbreak of Ebola in the country, the prices of food stuff and other commodities in the market has escalated thereby making the market not friendly to citizens. Some traders who spoke to this reporter, said that the way at which prices are increasing in the country, they are afraid as it will come[...]

One of the most outstanding clinics in Makeni city, the City Garden Clinic commonly called ABD Clinic, has closed down operations to the public after three of his staff, a Community Health Officer (CHO) and two female nurses were tested positive of Ebola. The closure of the clinic that has rendered health care services to[...]

A recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) shows that the food security is greatly threatened in Kailahun District as the Ebola outbreak which coincided with the planting season has caused a major setback in farming activities. The report is an outcome of a Ten-day survey conducted in several chiefdoms in the District[...]

Muslims, who have prepared for this year’s Hajj in Mecca, will not be issued visas by the Ministry of Hajj Affairs in Saudi Arabia, as a result of the Ebola outbreak. In a letter dated 12th August 2014 signed by the Minister of Hajj Affairs, all countries that have been confirmed by World Health Organisation[...]

The erstwhile Presidential flag bearer of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio has bemoaned the Ebola virus and cried over it as “a demon” that has caused mass grief and unhappiness in the country. He said he fells sad and unhappy whenever the thought of the virus crosses his mind,[...]

To further reduce the spread of EBOLA, and to minimise the inflow of smuggle goods into the country, the Freetown City Council in collaboration with other maritime stakeholders have held a meeting to tighten security along the city’s water ways. The meeting was held at the terrace of the ferry ports terminal, were the General[...]

An outbreak of the deadly disease has been ongoing in Sierra Leone since May, and is believed to be the largest outbreak in history. Members of the Sierra Leone community in the town have joined forces with a Reading-based charity to raise funds to help people in the West African country struck down by Ebola.[...]

As a Specialist Physician, and frontline staff like many others before him, I wasn’t at all surprised that the late Dr. John Modupeh Cole eventually got infected with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) plaguing our country – thanks to the precarious state of our health care infrastructures at the time the disease manifested itself. Health[...]

The Medical Superintendent at the Bo Government Hospital, Dr. Gerald Young has told Awoko that health workers in the district are now jittery over their work, given the Ebola outbreak and the number of health workers including doctors and nurses whose live the virus has claimed. Dr. Young said since he assumed office at the[...]