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

The World Bank Group (WBG) announced yesterday (Thursday 16th April 2015) that it would provide at least US$650 million during the next 12 to 18 months to help Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone recover from the devastating social and economic impact of the Ebola crisis and advance their longer-term development needs. The new WBG pledge[…]

As people awaits the ruling on the application made by Counsel Blyden Jenkins-Johnson for an injunction to be instituted by the Supreme Court against the appointed Vice President Victor B. Foh, protesters holding pla cards were yesterday dispatched by police in front of the American Embassy. The protesters peacefully with pla cards carrying different messages[…]

The ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone did not only affect the health and social sector, but highly damaged economic activities in the country that leads to the scaling down of many major companies and businesses. One area that was highly affected is the mining sector and because of this, the National Revenue Authority (NRA) through[…]

Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko hotel celebrated its first year of operations in Sierra Leone on Wednesday and it has been providing shelter and other facilities for most of the foreign officials that are coming to join the fight against ebola. Speaking to the press, General Manager Nuno Neves said one month after they opened for[…]

Partners in Relief Development Sierra Leone (PaRD-SL) have entered into a corporation agreement with Assing Group in Italy to open a laboratory for research in high technological instrument and development in Sierra Leone. Assing Group undertakes the design and construction of laboratories in Biological Containment Level 2 and 3. Assing also has specific experience in[…]

After about six weeks now since coming out of quarantine, business people at Tamba Kula Wharf resumed normal business.Tamba Kula is one of Freetown’s main fish landing wharf, which was not spared from the Ebola epidemic, and had to be quarantined for 21 days. As a result both residents and business people had to put[…]

Director General of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) Joseph Mans has said that NASSIT is investing heavily in the hotel industry so as to have a major stake in the tourism industry. Mr Mans made this statement during the first anniversary of the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel in which they are[…]

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed has welcomed the reopening of schools in Sierra Leone as a sign that the country was returning to normalcy. Mr. Ould Cheikh Ahmed acknowledged that all schools may not reopen[…]

Chief Francis Musa Kallon has called on media in the country to be cautious and to show humility in the way and manner they report deaths especially those having to do with obituaries and funeral related arrangements. The Deputy Town Chief of Kenema, said radio stations are particularly fond of airing obituary and funeral related[…]

Team Leader and Director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control in Sierra Leone, Dr. Dong Xiaoping has said that Sierra Leone must rebuild her health care delivery system to be able to address her post-ebola healthcare delivery to people in the country. He made this comment last Saturday in his office at the Jui[…]