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Sierra Leone News: Coastal Areas are exposed to environmental risks- EPA boss

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Coastal Areas are exposed to environmental risks- EPA boss

The Executive Director of the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), Madam Haddijatou Jallow, on Thursday said most areas along our coastline are exposed to environmental risks. She was speaking at the official opening of the validation workshop of the draft Reports: Coastal Sensitivity Mapping and the State of the Marine Environment at the Ministry of Mines[…]

Sierra Leone News: China promise more Ebola support to Salone

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: China promise more Ebola support to Salone

Chinese Ambassador, Zhao Yanbo, yesterday told the Minister of Health that China will not stop its support until Ebola is over, then they will turn their attention in rebuilding the country’s economy and infrastructure. Making the presentation, Ambassador Zhao said he is happy that the figures of the virus are slowing down and that there[…]

Sierra Leone News: With support from Christian AidNETHIPS trains Ebola survivors on community mobilization

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: With support from Christian AidNETHIPS trains Ebola survivors on community mobilization

As a way of complimenting government’s effort in reducing the number of positive Ebola cases across the country, the Network of HIV Positive in Sierra Leone (NETHIPS), with funds from Christian Aid, yesterday successfully completed the training of 50 Ebola Survivors that will be engaging on social mobilization within their various communities. During the training[…]

Sierra Leone News: As over 30 Anglican Churches benefit…Bishop Urges Ebola survivors to abstain from sex

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: As over 30 Anglican Churches benefit…Bishop Urges Ebola survivors to abstain from sex

The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Freetown Thomas Wilson has urged the entire clergy of the Anglican Diocese to emphasize on the need for Ebola survivors to abstain from sex for three months. Bishop Wilson made these remarks during a donation of food and non-food items worth over Le 60 million Leones to Anglican[…]

Sierra Leone News: Welthungerhilfe provides RECTOUR Volunteers with logistics to fight Ebola

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Welthungerhilfe provides RECTOUR Volunteers with logistics to fight Ebola

Fifteen Community Mobilization Officers (CMOs) have received logistical support from a German Non-Governmental Organisation, Welthungerhilfe to fight and finish the Ebola virus in the Western Area. The support is to boost the efforts of the National Ebola Response Center in the fight against the Ebola virus and to also complement the Western Area Surge Phase[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa-wide impact in 2015

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The Bank Group expects sub-Saharan Africa to grow at 4.6 percent in 2015, down from a 5.0 percent forecast in June 2014. Projections have been lowered because of global events, including the West African Ebola epidemic as well as the net effect of winners and losers from a steep fall in the global prices of[…]

Sierra Leone News: 15% of 200 cases daily positive-CEO NERC

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: 15% of 200 cases daily positive-CEO NERC

Chief Executive Officer of National Ebola Response Centre Rtd. Maj. Palo Conteh has said as of now, over 200 samples are tested in the laboratories daily, of which only 15% prove to be positive, which means 85% are negative. The CEO said this demonstrates that those who receive a negative result can be cared for[…]

Sierra Leone News: Statistics Sierra Leone condemns IGR report…Calls it a ‘trash’

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Statistics Sierra Leone condemns IGR report…Calls it a ‘trash’

What seems to be an investigative report compiled by the Institute for Governance Reform (IGR) with regards developments contained in the pending population Census, has sent some shock waves among the management of statistics Sierra Leone. This caused them to summon a Press Conference yesterday castigating the report. The report, which has been considered “unsourced”[…]

Sierra Leone News: CJO’s calls on President to release Kono 8 or…

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: CJO’s calls on President to release Kono 8 or…

Four Criminal Justice Organizations have urged for the release of eight inmates from Pademba Road Correctional Centre, who were arbitrary arrested in Kono by an Executive Detention Order signed by the President Ernest Koroma. AdvocAid, Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL), Amnesty International Sierra Leone and Prison Watch have condemned the arrest, which[…]

Sierra Leone News: Pay attention to Bonthe Island- Mayor

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Pay attention to Bonthe Island- Mayor

The Mayor of Bonthe Island, Layemin Joe Sandi, have expressed dissatisfaction over the manner in which government offices are being transferred from the Island to Mattru Jong where some people intend to relocate the District headquarters. According to the Mayor, since independence, the Island had been officially recognised as the District Headquarter town with all[…]