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Sierra Leone News: Landslide kills 4 at Oloshoro

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Landslide kills 4 at Oloshoro

Torrential rains yesterday caused a landslide, killing four youths at the Oloshoro community at Murray Town, where thousands of people have built shanty houses on disaster prone areas by the sea side. The torrential rains reportedly caused the landslide, as the earth was hanging over many makeshift structures on a reclaimed land, killing four people[...]

Sierra Leone News:Ebola fight can be won -AfDB Rep

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Sierra Leone News:Ebola fight can be won -AfDB Rep

Resident Representative of the African Development Bank, Dr Yero Baldeh, yesterday said that the fight against Ebola can be won with government efforts and the response of the International community, partners and friends of Sierra Leone. Addressing Journalists yesterday at the AfDB Country Office in Freetown on their support towards the Ebola fight, Dr Baldeh,[...]

Sierra Leone News:Port Loko Treatment Centre starts operation next week – Alpha Kanu

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Sierra Leone News:Port Loko Treatment Centre  starts operation next week – Alpha Kanu

Minister of Information and Communications, Alhaji Alpha Kanu, and the Special Adviser to the President, Ibrahim Ben Kargbo, over the weekend toured the on-going construction of a 90- bed holding and treatment centre for Port Loko District. The visit was to assess the progress of the work and to provide the necessary support for a[...]

Sierra Leone News: Japan donates Emergency Vehicles for Ebola

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Japan donates Emergency Vehicles for Ebola

The Government of Japan has signed a grant Contracts regarding the Project for distribution of Emergency Vehicles and Medical Equipment for combating Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) for Sierra Leone which took place at the Embassy of Japan in Ghana. The Government of Japan through this project donated three fully-medical equipped Ambulances, 3 multipurpose emergency vehicles,[...]

Sierra Leone and the politics of smiling and suffering

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Ebola is ravaging Sierra Leone to the point that the West is saying ‘it is out of control and they will start treating people at home’. Even with this warning Freetonians are laughing about it, doesn’t take it seriously. At night people will fight for transport, You go to the market they are banging and[...]

Fullah Progressive Union donates food item to Ebola Task Force in Kenema

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Fullah Progressive Union (FPU)Kenema branch has donated food items to the Kenema District Ebola Task Force through the Minister of State-East, Maya Moiwo Kaikai at his Maxwell Khobe Street office in Kenema city. Formally presenting the items, the Secretary General of the union, Alphajor Bah used the opportunity to congratulate the Resident Minister on[...]

Robbery with Aggravation…Belgium Sellers Chairman to produce suspect

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The preliminary investigation case on alleged robbery with aggravation on the former Minister of Fisheries continued yesterday with Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court No.2 ordering the Chairman of Belgium Sellers, Oseh Davies, to produce Alie Jalloh, a suspect in the matter. The matter is being prosecuted by Inspector S. Conteh, associated by Counsel M.P. Fofanah,[...]

Manley-Spaine frowns at public attitude to Ebola

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

During a session described as “comments and updates” last week in the House of Parliament, the Member of Parliament representing constituency 106; Hon. Ajibola Manley-Spaine, expressed his bitterness at the attitude of some members of the public in accepting laid down rules in preventing the Ebola outbreak. The Honourable Member noted that he is irked[...]

Ebola affects farming activities

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Director of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) in Kenema district, Mohamed Alpha Bah has said the outbreak of the Ebola virus in the country has had negative impact on farming activities. Speaking to press in Kenema, Mr. Bah disclosed that farmers at the moment do not work in groups and[...]

Five docked for flouting local bye laws

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Five people from the Lower Bambara Chiefdom in the Kenema district were on Friday, 10th October 2014 docked at the Magistrate court for allegedly breaching local bye laws of their chiefdom. The five include, Saffa Kakpama a village elder, Musa Lahai, town speaker, Saffa Monya, town chief, Mamoud Vandi, Imam and Augustine Vandi all of[...]