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Director of Planning at the National Ebola Response Centre, Mahmoud Idriss yesterday said that government will not continue to run after Ebola, that is why they have instituted the Operation Western Area Surge to combat the scourge and bring it to an early end. He said it is very easy to stop Ebola if we[…]

Despite government’s effort in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus and efforts to transform the lives of survivors and their relatives, residents in most remote areas in Kailahun district are complaining about neglect by officials of Local and International Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) who were charged with the responsibility of returning livelihood to those communities[…]

Sierra Leone musical industry’s Godfather Jimmy Bangura, a.k.a Jimmy B yesterday issued a press release in which he revealed that he is cancelling his “Ebola Can’t Stop the Music” concert because it was hijacked. Jimmy narrated, “in July, I announced that I would be launching my last worldly album with a concert at the National[…]

In a bid to complement the efforts of Government in the eradication of the Ebola virus and care for affected families who had either lost their loved ones or presently hospitalized at Epicenters, Christian Aid, an International charity with one of its local implementing partner NETHIPS, over the weekend provided additional assorted food items to[…]

A new center for entrepreneurship and innovations named, Life by Design has recently been launched by the Chief Executive Officer of SLIEPA, Raymond Gbekie. The launching ceremony took place at A Call to Business premises at Old Railway Line. In his background statement, the CEO of Call to Business, Joe Abass Bangura explained that the[…]

The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has caused distrust and fear in a large number of women and children to go to hospitals and other health facilities because their ailments could be classified as Ebola. To evaluate and ensure a reversal of adverse situation, IPAS and its partners including the Ministry of Health[…]

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, Dr. Samura Kamara has called on all flights to lift their ban, so that they can ease the pressure of travelling to and from Sierra Leone. Dr Samura Kamara made this statement yesterday during a short telephone interview, sighting that the time is now for more flights to[…]

As a means of ensuring that their processes and procedures are taken to the door step of their various stakeholders and as a way of ensuring transparency and accountability towards their customers, the Management of the National Revenue Authority (NRA) yesterday launched their ‘Customer Service Charter’ at the Training Centre, Bangura Building, 17 Wellington Street.[…]

The Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray has briefed members of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Mines and Mineral Resources on the general status and the operations of the mining sector in the country especially that of African Minerals Limited and the London Mining Company who are currently facing difficulties. Speaking to[…]

The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Mr. Carlos Lopes has called on the international community to consider debt cancellation for Ebola-affected countries as this would create the right conditions for recovery in their post-crisis phase. Speaking at the launch of the new ECA Report on the Socio-Economic Impacts of the Ebola Virus[…]