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Having gone for over forty-two (42) days without recording any positive case of the deadly Ebola disease within the Kailahun District, various stakeholders have revealed the secret behind their success. They have become the second after Pujehun District set the pace two weeks ago. According to records at the Kailahun District Ebola Response Centre, the[…]

The Chairman of the Board of Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA) has disclosed that government is committed to ensure that electricity reaches all corners of the country. He made this disclosure during an on the spot assessment visit to the Makeni Power Station. Accompanied by other board Directors and management of EDSA, chairman Deen[…]

As a way of showing solidarity with the people of Sierra Leone, especially those affected with the deadly Ebola disease, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Christian Aid, Paul Valentin, during the weekend paid a day visit to survivors, quarantine homes and patients at treatment centres in Port Loko District. Accompanying the Deputy CEO on[…]

United Sierra Leoneans residing in Nashville, Tennessee, USA presented assorted food and non-food items to over 50 children, orphaned to Ebola at Heaven’s home, Joe Town in the Western Area Rural District. At a short but impressive presentation, a representative from Nashville, Bambie Sumaray said some Sierra Leoneans residing in Nashville, Tennessee because of the[…]

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Partners in Health (PIH) have been recruiting Ebola survivors to work in their clinics as well as to help stop the stigmatization of them across the country. They have been moving across the country recruiting these survivors and to date they have recruited more than 400 in Sierra Leone and Liberia. PIH have not relented[…]

Answering to a one count of murder, accused Fatmata Moijueh Tucker has denied through her defence counsel I.P Mammie, that the signature on the statement that was about to be tendered in court by state counsel Mohamed Muctarr Sowe is not hers. The accused was arraigned before Justice Alusine Sesay at the Freetown High Court No. 1 on January 7 for an alleged murder that took place early in 2014, at Suffizain Guest House, Lungi, close to the Freetown International Airport. While the witness, Sergeant Tulla was explaining that on the 7th April 2014, himself and Sergeant J. K Conteh contemporaneously interviewed the accused, cautioned and questioned her (accused) in krio, adding that he recorded the statement in English. He said at the end of the statement, the accused signed and [...]

National Paralympics’ Committee (NPC) has elected a new executive that will run the committee of the next five years. It is has been the first time in the history of Paralympics to have an elective congress. Before the elections the acting President Unisa Deen Kargbo in his statement said he was he gratified for the[…]

The Paramount Chief and Member of Parliament (PCMP) of Luawa Chiefdom in Kailahun District, Mohamed Sama Kailondo Banya IV, has expressed fear over the recent lifting of inter-district travel ban as Kailahun recorded zero case of Ebola for 42 clear days past Sunday. The first confirmed positive case of Ebola was reported in Kpondu Village,[…]

The once cherished No. 2 Beach along the Western Area Peninsular has been abandoned by many visitors due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in the country. The tourism industry is among the hardest hit sectors of the economy causing several entertainment businesses to collapse thereby making many people out of work. The once[…]