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Sierra Leone News: As Parliament okays Kenema City Council… Someone must apologies to us-Bernadette Lahai

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: As Parliament okays Kenema City Council… Someone must apologies to us-Bernadette Lahai

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Hon Bernadette Lahai, has disclosed that adopting the Committee on Finance report on the findings and recommendations on the Kenema City Council (KCC) is not a problem, but that someone must apologise to the House for the embarrassment on the allegation of soliciting advantage. It could be recalled that the[…]

Sierra Leone News: “I was worried about D.J Cleff’s disappearance”- Witness

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: “I was worried about D.J Cleff’s disappearance”- Witness

The third prosecution witness in the alleged killing of Sydney Henry David Buckle aka DJ Cleff , Claudius Conteh testified that “I became worried about D. J. Cleff disappearance after I had not seen him for some days and his phone was switched off .” He made this statement on 23rd July 2015 before Magistrate[…]

Sierra Leone News: President of ebola survivors commend convalescent plasma transfusion

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: President of ebola survivors commend convalescent plasma transfusion

The President of the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors, Yusuf Kabba has expressed satisfaction and commended the Ebola Convalescent Plasma that is being used on ebola patients presently going on at the 34 Military Hospital. He said “this news is good and the study is appreciated by the survivors who are the source of[…]

Sierra Leone News: WASH under Pressure in Tonkolili district

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: WASH under Pressure in Tonkolili district

Tonkolili district is blessed with eleven (11) chiefdoms geographically situated along the Rokel River sharing boundaries with six districts including Bo, Bombali, Kono, Koinadugu, Moyamba and Port Loko districts. Despite its location, locals in that part of the country are finding it difficult to access safe and pure drinking water, the practice of Open Defecation[…]

Sierra Leone News: Ambassador ‘Saves the Day’

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Ambassador ‘Saves the Day’

Though the issue of climate change is grave and Sierra Leone has been classified by the International Climate Change Panel as the third most vulnerable country in relation to climate change. Yesterday, neither the Minister of Agriculture, nor a representative from the Ministry, was present to deliver a keynote address at the REDD+ Policy dialogue[…]

Sierra Leone News: As transport Minister display 100 buses documents…MPs raise concern over loan agreement process

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: As transport Minister display 100 buses documents…MPs raise concern over loan agreement process

Members of Parliament (MPs) yesterday expressed serious concerns over the loan agreement signed between the Ministry of Transport and Polytechnology Group in China to the tune of $12M (twelve million US Dollar )for the purchase of 100 buses. It could be recalled that on Tuesday 21st July 2015, the deputy Minority leader, Hon Ansu Kaikai,[…]

Sierra Leone News: Salone starts convalescent plasma to ebola patients

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Salone starts convalescent plasma to ebola patients

With various studies having been used to treat ebola patients in the three most effected ebola countries; Sierra Leone Guinea and Liberia, the first donated plasma to ebola patients has been tried at the 34 Military Hospital. The treatment using the Ebola Convalescence Plasma with is co-ordinated by the University of Liverpool. The research started[…]

Sierra Leone News: Charity launched to support the Marc Bolan School of Music for children of Sierra Leone

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Charity launched to support the Marc Bolan School of Music for children of Sierra Leone

The Light of Love UK, the charity established to raise funds to support the Marc Bolan School of Music, has officially been launched. Gloria Jones, the 1970s Motown sensation, Northern Soul singer famous for the original version of ‘Tainted Love’ and Marc Bolan’s partner, joined forces with Jed Dmochowski, a teacher and singer-songwriter, to set[…]

Sierra Leone News: Over 10,000 body bags, Public not to panic-NERC

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Over 10,000 body bags, Public not to panic-NERC

The logistics officer, Central Medical Stores serving the logistics pillar at the National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) Nabieu Bangura says the public should not panic over the 10,000 body bags provided by the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society, at its Ebola response base, Waterloo. He made this call as a result of the donation made[…]

Sierra Leone News: UNMEER closure will not affect UN support-NERC CEO

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: UNMEER closure will not affect UN support-NERC CEO

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) Rtd. Maj. Palo Conteh has said that United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) withdrawal and the questions about the support from their UN partners is still going on, as they are the backbone of their EVD response in the country. He made this[…]