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Sierra Leone News: Ebola is spreading – Dr. David Nabarro

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Ebola is spreading – Dr. David Nabarro

United Nations Ebola Response Coordinator Dr. David Nabarro has said that the Ebola virus is spreading in many parts of the country. He made this statement yesterday in a press briefing at the WHO country office, while addressing journalists. He went further to say that the response is complicated and all need to do better[...]

Sierra Leone News: WHO gets new Country Rep.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: WHO  gets new Country Rep.

The World Health Organization Country Representative Dr. Jacob Mafunda has been replaced by Dr. Daniel Kertesz. This information was disclosed by Dr. Keiji Fukundu who is the Director-General for Global Health Security, WHO, while answering to questions at a press briefing held yesterday at the WHO Country office. In answering to questions posed by the[...]

Sierra Leone News: New Ebola mobile lab at Lakka

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: New Ebola mobile lab at Lakka

As a result of concerns raised by residents of Lakka community, for Government not to establish an EBOLA treatment Centre in their community, Government decided to establish a treatment centre  within the environs of the present T.B and Leprosy Hospital, along the Goderich- Tokeh highway. At the TB and Leprosy hospital, Awoko was taken on[...]

Sierra Leone News: Local Govt Minister blasts Bombali

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Local Govt Minister blasts Bombali

The Minister of Local Government Diana Kabba has expressed disgust and frustration at the ineptitude and sheer display of complacency in the ongoing fight to contain and eradicate the deadly Ebola virus and disease in the country. She made these comments during her one-day visit to the district to donate rice and other food condiments[...]

Sierra Leone News: SOS Country Directory unimpressed with Ebola sensitization

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: SOS Country Directory unimpressed with Ebola sensitization

The Country Director of Social Organization Society (SOS), Olatungie Woode has said that he is not impressed with the way and manner sensitization is going on in Ebola affected areas in the country. Assessing his latest visit to Kenema recently, he observed that a lot of socialization still continues in Kenema which he maintained is[...]

Sierra Leone News: First Lady calls for more sensitization

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News:   First Lady calls for more sensitization

Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Sia Nyama Koroma has called on stakeholders to do more of sensitization to their different target groups in the country with emphasis on proper hand washing with soap and water or chlorine at all times. Addressing Members of Parliament, Religious and Traditional leaders, Traditional healers, soweis and Traditional Birth Attendants, barbers[...]

Sierra Leone News: New Ebola center under construction in Kenema

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: New Ebola center under construction in Kenema

The Section Chief of Konakpindibu Section in Nongowa chiefdom, Kenema District, Amara Soko Musa in collaboration with the Nongowa chiefdom authorities have provided suitable land for the construction of the Ebola Case Management camp and cemetery for Kenema district. The land is situated at Niahun junction near Gelehun in the Nongowa chiefdom in Kenema district[...]

Sierra Leone News: Drivers are not above the law

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Drivers are not above the law

The Minister of Transport and Aviation, Leonard Balogun Koroma, has vowed that government will hold responsible commercial drivers, who are flouting the operation “No overloading” order. He made this statement in an interview with Awoko, when this medium after investigation found out that some of the commercial drivers both taxi and poda-poda are still overloading[...]

Sierra Leone News: Makeni Residents Lauds Salcost Workers

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Residents in the municipality of Makeni have so-far praised the handy work of the Italian road construction giant company SALCOST (Salini Pagalini) for being able to address the long-standing flood along the city main Rogbaneh road. In an exclusive interview with Awoko, traders, road users including drivers and pedestrians expressed satisfaction over the type of[...]

Sierra Leone News: Ukraine offers high educational standards for Africa

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Africa Council Ukraine, over the weekend, organized a one- day conference at the British Council to educate Sierra Leoneans about the potential and opportunities Ukraine offers in terms of quality and affordable European education. According to the president of the Africa Council Ukraine, Mohamed Sesay, the African Council Ukraine is committed to providing opportunities for[...]