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Sierra Leone News: Kenema Mayor resists paying Le20m ransom to Parliament

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Kenema Mayor resists paying Le20m ransom to Parliament

…but Finance Committee denies asking for such The Kenema City Council headed by Mayor Joseph M. Kelfala may risk not having its 2015 budget approved by the House of Parliament, if an alleged request for the payment of twenty million Leones (Le 20,000,000) ransom to the sub-committee on Finance is a must. Sounding a bit[…]

Sierra Leone News: Pikin Bizness hands over Cardio-Sonogram machine

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Pikin Bizness hands over Cardio-Sonogram machine

After more than 10 years of waiting, a cardio- Sonogram machine was yesterday finally  handed over by Pikin Bizness to  Dr Desmond Olu-Black one of the country’s cardiologist. While receiving the machine which is going to be used for diagnosing heart disease in Sierra Leone and will be done free of charge, Dr Olu- Black[…]

Sierra Leone News: GTB donates to PTS Ebola centre

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: GTB donates to PTS Ebola centre

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) yesterday donated food items worth Le200m to the Police Training School (PTS) Ebola treatment centre, Hastings, as their kind gesture towards the Ebola fight. According to GTB’s Assistant  General Manager and company secretary, Bintu Alhadi, the donation is part of the Bank’s strive towards the Ebola fight and to boost the[…]

Sierra Leone News: AIRTEL, SLBC partner to screen New Year’s Eve musical TV concert

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: AIRTEL, SLBC partner to screen New Year’s Eve musical TV concert

Leading GSM operator in the country, Airtel, and the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) are collaborating to screen a New Year’s Eve musical concert as a way of celebrating the Christmas festival amidst the Ebola outbreak. This disclosure was made yesterday at a press briefing at Airtel headquarters that was well attended by top management[…]

Sierra Leone News: Communities and Youth Groups form Network

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Communities and Youth Groups form Network

Advocacy Movement Network (AMNET) in collaboration with civil society organizations yesterday held discussions with representatives from slum communities and youth groups, in the Western Area. According to AMNET’s Chief Executive Officer, Hawa Samai the discussion was to bridge communities’ network, in response to the Ebola outbreak, in the country. She said this is the time[…]

Sierra Leone News: Amb. Osman Kei Kamara donates food to Kaffu Bullom Ebola

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Amb. Osman Kei Kamara donates food to Kaffu Bullom Ebola

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador designate to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the African Union and other accredited countries has donated food items to several people in quarantine homes within the Kaffu Bullom Chiefdom Port Loko District. The donation is part of the Ambassador’s personal contribution towards the fight against Ebola in his chiefdom which has[…]

Sierra Leone News: CGG Boss explains relief supply plans

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: CGG Boss explains relief supply plans

In an effort to do more in combating the deadly Ebola virus, Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) has stretched a milestone beyond its initial scope of analysis and public education support, to that of relief items distribution. Speaking to Awoko in an exclusive interview, yesterday, at CGG’s Tengbeh Town Head Office, the Executive Director, Valnora[…]

Sierra Leone News: Pres Koroma commends Regent on Ebola prevention

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Pres Koroma commends Regent on Ebola prevention

President Koroma on Monday visited Regent Village and commended them for their relentless effort in preventing the village and its environs from the Ebola Virus. The president was on his usual social mobilization tour and started at Goderich where he told them to be more vigilant and they should step up their tracing to weed[…]

Sierra Leone News: Yogomaia Section in Kabala gets Josephine Town

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Yogomaia Section in Kabala gets Josephine Town

A settlement in Kabala, headquarter town of Koinadugu district has been named Josephine Town  after the wife of Sierra Leone’s Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Kaifala Marah. Josephine Town in Yogomaia Section of Sengbeh chiefdom is located north of the compound of Paramount Chief Alie Balansama Marah III at the foot of the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Love without Boundaries donates Radio sets

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Love without Boundaries donates Radio sets

Love without Boundaries, a non-profit Child focused organization has donated 66 radio sets, pens and books to pupils of various schools within the Devil Hole community in the Western Rural area to enable them listen to Radio Teaching Programmes organized by the Ministry of Education. Speaking at the handing over ceremony, the founder and Chief[…]