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Sierra Leone News: Without life jacket….Children risk drowning at sea

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Without life jacket….Children risk drowning at sea

The lives of children who travel by sea using locally made boats called ‘Pampa’ from Kissy Ferry Terminal to Targrin and Pepel, risk drowning, as there is no life- jacket provided for them. Surprisingly however, adults who ply on the same boats are provided with life jackets, while children are left at the mercy of[...]

Sierra Leone News: 15 Nurses, 2 Doctors quarantined as…Ebola panics patients at Rokupa Hospital

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: 15 Nurses, 2 Doctors quarantined as…Ebola panics patients at Rokupa Hospital

All is not well at the Government Hospital situated at Rokupa in the east end of Freetown, following the discovery of an Ebola patient about a week ago. Fifteen nurses and two Medical Doctors who allegedly had contact with the deceased Ebola patient have been quarantined in an unknown destination, awaiting the expiration of 21[...]

Sierra Leone News: Traders Plan Naked Demonstration

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Traders Plan Naked Demonstration

The Secretary-General of the Sierra Leone Concerned Traders Association, Fuad Mansaray yesterday disclosed that the women of the organization will soon parade in the street naked, if the President fails to intervene in their situation. The Secretary-General added that the Government has disappointed them with fake promises without fulfilling it and they normally use them[...]

Sierra Leone News: ACC dialogues with Sierra Leone Police

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: ACC dialogues with Sierra Leone Police

The Deputy Regional Commander of Freetown East, Sierra Leone Police (SLP), Chief Superintendent (CSP) Bakarr Mansaray has on Thursday 15th July 2014 entreated his colleague police officers to live within their earnings.  He made this revelation in a meeting organised by the Anti-Corruption Commission for police officers; which was meant to educate them on the[...]

Sierra Leone News: No police Station at Kukuna

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: No police Station at Kukuna

Kukuna in the Bramaia Chiefdom is a major town with a population of over 25,000 people and 25 miles off Kambia, a district headquarter town but only eight police personnel with no police station to effectively police the chiefdom. According to police officer, Inspector Joseph Yamba Kanu they (police Personnel) are currently using the court-barray[...]

Director of Health Alert declares …’Stop denial! Ebola is real!

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The Executive Director of Health Alert, Victor Lansana Koroma has emphatically declared in Freetown that the presence of Ebola in the country is real and that people should stop denial of its existence. He declared the virus as “a common enemy of the state” and called for a concerted national effort to contain the viral[...]

Sierra Leone News: Airtel praised for support to tree planting

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Airtel Sierra Leone has supported the Ministry of Forestry and Food Security to plant trees along the Regent/Grafton road as part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility to the host communities in Freetown. The support according to Airtel Management is to promote responsible environmental management in communities grappling with land degradation and deforestation. Airtel will[...]

Sierra Leone News: 45 days response action launch…Christian Aid donates chlorine, hand gloves to DHMT

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

As a means to put an end to the current deadly Ebola disease in the Country, an International Non-Governmental Organisation, Christian Aid, yesterday launched 45 days response action and donated some medical equipment for the fight against Ebola. The donation was made to the Western Urban District Health Medical Team at Cline Town through the[...]

Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leoneans sceptical about Ebola reality

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

As Ebola continues to send people to their grave, many Sierra Leoneans say that the trumpeting of Ebola by government officials is a way of making money for themselves. This was an argument in a 20 sitter bus that accommodates over 80 passengers in which only one lady was bold to say that Ebola is[...]

Sierra Leone News: As suspended GM of NPA and Deputy reinstated…Workers demand explanation

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
Sierra Leone News: As suspended GM of NPA and Deputy reinstated…Workers demand explanation

Following the reinstatement of the suspended General Manager Dr. Zubairu Ahmed Kalokoh and Deputy General Manager Dennis Garvey of the National Power Authority (NPA), over 800 workers were scattered in and out of NPA at Percival Street demanding explanations with regards the fluctuation of administration. The incident took place on Monday July 21st in a[...]