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Sierra Leone News: Marie Stopes assures clients of confidentiality – Country Director

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Following a document titled “list-of-girls-with-HIV-1” being circulated on Social Media recently, which is purported to be from Marie Stopes Sierra Leone (MSSL), Dr. Ufuoma Festus Omo-Obi, Country Director for MSSL on Thursday dissociated his organisation from the publication. “This list is a forgery and we condemn its creation and circulation in the strongest possible terms.[…]

Sierra Leone News: Tomorrow is Int. Earth Day

Friday, April 21st, 2017

On Saturday 22nd April, the World will celebrate and recognize International Earth Day. The Earth Day theme for 2017 is “Environmental & Climate Literacy” – a day they need to build a global citizenry fluent in the concepts of climate change and aware of its unprecedented threat to the planet. Environmental and climate literacy is[…]

Sierra Leone News: Parliament defer debate on Finance Act 2017

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Yesterday, Members of Parliament (MPs) unanimously voted in favour of the motion that the debate on the Finance Bill be suspended until the Minister of Finance is present in the House to witness the process. The motion was raised by the Minority Leader of the House of Parliament, Hon. Bernadette Lahai, after the said Bill[…]

Sierra Leone News: Enslaved in Kuwait for 2 months… Victim reveals secrets

Friday, April 21st, 2017

A young Sierra Leonean in her mid 20’s (name withheld) revealed the secret behind the so-called job opportunities in Kuwait, yesterday, in an exclusive interview It’s no secret that many Sierra Leoneans are desperately in search of greener pastures outside Sierra Leone. Many people struggle to secure passports and overseas visas so they can apply[…]

Sierra Leone News: Salone in TB turmoil

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Salone in TB turmoil

Sierra Leone is among the 30 countries in the world that carries a severe burden of tuberculosis (TB). Fifteen of the countries with the highest TB infection rates are in Africa, WHO reports. TB is a poverty disease and the poor and vulnerable suffer the most. Adult men and women in their most productive years[…]

Sierra Leone News: Solar energy project conducts training

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Solar energy project conducts training

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Sierra Leone is hosting series of training for selected installation companies, in solar business. In collaboration with Government the training will run from the 18th to 21st April, to be followed by 14 days of on the job sessions in two communities, in Port Loko District. Held[…]

Sierra Leone News: Solar mini grid enhancing lives in Segbewma & Panguma

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Solar mini grid enhancing lives in Segbewma & Panguma

Two solar mini grids have been commissioned to provide electrification to schools, hospitals, agricultural processing centres, rural financial institutions, households and businesses for residents of Segbwema in Kailhaun and Panguma in Kenema Districts. The Commissioning of the Segbwema mini grid, which is 127Kw and the Panguma mini grid, which is 86kw is aimed to meet[…]

Sierra Leone News: Working in Koinadugu is challenging – says District Officer

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Working in Koinadugu is challenging – says District Officer

Koinadugu District is the largest in Sierra Leone with a vast landscape that stretches up to the Guinean border. The district is predominantly occupied by five major ethnic groups, Limba, Yalunka, Madingo, Kuranko and Fullah tribes. Koinadugu is known for its beautiful climate, Bintumani Mountain, fertile and productive landscape, thereby contributing immensely to the socio-economic[…]

Sierra Leone News: Filth breeds mosquitoes – Dr Charles

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Filth breeds mosquitoes – Dr Charles

Chinese doctor working in the Jui hospital Dr Xin Rui Chen aka Dr Charles has said that there are too many filth in the city, which he said breeds mosquitoes. The doctor said because of the filth around, it gives way to mosquitoes that breeds on filth as they caused many Sierra Leoneans to be[…]

Sierra Leone News: Chinese Medicine boosts malaria fight

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: Chinese Medicine boosts malaria fight

The World Health Organization used Artemisinin during its Mass Drug Administration to control malaria in Sierra Leone in 2014, targeting three million people. The UN Organization succeeded in laying out some successful results from African Countries. The successful administration of the malaria drugs came as a result of the good works of Guangzhou University of[…]