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The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors yesterday signed and approved US$28m grant to finance Ebola Containment efforts underway in Sierra Leone to help families and communities cope with the economic impact of the crisis. The new grant is part of the US$200M Ebola emergency mobilization first announced by the World Bank Group in[...]

Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo yesterday at the Lungi Airport said as the mobile laboratory and other equipment arrived from China, the Chinese Medical team is well prepared for the job ahead. He made this statement when the chartered plane from China arrived with the mobile laboratory as well as the 59 medical personnel who had[...]

Health Minister Abubakarr Fofana who was sworn in yesterday by President Koroma told Awoko yesterday that the war against the disease can be won if everyone join hands to fight it. In an exclusive interview with Awoko the Health Minister explained that the 3-day Ose-to-Ose if properly done, will succeed in the area of awareness[...]

A two-man high level delegation from the European Union (EU) are in town to firmly commit to supporting the countries affected by the Ebola outbreak and their development in the immediate and longer-term; reaffirming partnership and solidarity with West Africa. In this context, Mr Marcus Cornaro, Deputy Director General for Development in the European Commission,[...]

The Martha Logan Thomas Society (MLTS) yesterday September 17, donated assorted food items to the Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs for children who have been orphaned by the deadly Ebola Virus in Sierra Leone. The food items were presented by Beatrice Chaytor, Louise Chaytor and Arthur Johnson on behalf of family members[...]

Community Integrated and Development Organization, yesterday started food distribution to 22 slum communities in the Western Area and others in the country. This information was disclosed in an interview with the Chief Executive Officer, Paul Winner, at his office premises at Regent Road. In giving a brief history of his organization, the CEO started by[...]

Medgarene Primary and Je-Hey Preparatory schools situated at Wellington and Wilberforce respectively and the Concern for Future Generation Foundation (CFFGF-SL) on Tuesday gave foodstuff worth millions of Leones and Ebola sensitization to pupils. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Mohamed Serry-Kamal, they were able carry out this donation and sensitization exercise with[...]

General Manager of Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Mr. Nuno Neves said they are organizing a stay at home package for people who would like to have quality rest during this period from 18th to 22nd September.. According to Mr. Neves, they thought it fit to come out with this package for people who would want[...]

A houseto-house Ebola sensitization undertaken by an entrepreneur madam Doris Kargbo, is yielding dividends as local residents in Buya Romende Chiefdom and its surrounding villages now believe that Ebola is real and has killed many of their natives. Natives in Buya Romende were of the belief that people were dying in their chiefdom which they[...]

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG)-East Alfred Karrow Kamara has put aside the sum of Le 5, 000, 000 (five million Leones) for anyone who gives information leading to the arrest of an unknown gunman who shot an 18-year old SSS4 pupil in Kenema. According to police report, the boy, Ericson Saidu of the[...]