The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has exposed the underbelly of many of Africa’s healthcare systems. They are often poorly funded, severely neglected and in some cases
The sight of an Ebola patient is frightening. Sharon Washington, an employee of Liberia’s foreign ministry, got married in January this year at a colourful ceremony in the capital Monrovia. This writer attended the wedding.
Every Christmas and New Year season, Sierra Leoneans across the country engage in various activities in commemoration of the festive season. Children visit their relatives; family members gather to share food and good memories to
The Usman Boie Kamara Foundation is saddened by the death of one of its trustees & chairman, Dr. Victor R. Willoughby.
The foundation joins the nation in conveying their sympathy to his family and friends.
Football administrators have resolved to oust sitting Sierra Leone Football Association executive led by its president Isha Johansen in a powerful statement released in Freetown on Saturday.
The officials, who perform various membership roles in the
We offer our condolences to Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara and family on the loss of his mother, Haja Isata Boie Kamara, aged 95 years old, who passed away Friday, 19th December.
Haja Isata Boie Kamara is survived
Africell continues to support the government and people of Sierra Leone to fight against the deadly Ebola Viral Disease. As Sierra Leone’s biggest mobile telecommunications company, Africell has on Friday presented a total of 1,
“Operation Octopus”, “Operation Barras”, “Operation Final Push”. These were some of the code names for specific military assaults against the Revolutionary United Front during Sierra Leone’s civil war. Not to be undone in ‘operational expressions’,
Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU), H.E. Osman Keh-Kamara (in photo), has responded to President Ernest Koroma’s clarion call to public officials to help their
Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with the family of Dr. Victor R. Willougby, who was taken away from us too soon by the terrible Ebola virus.
May perpetual light shine upon you.
Rest in peace.
held between Rtd. Brigadier Julius Maada Bio and Mr. John Oponjo Benjamin
London, 16th December 2014 - After the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections which the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) had stated was marred with
in Kono and Kailahun Districts in Tackling the Ebola Virus Disease
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has awarded grant funding in the amount of USD$137,918 equivalent to over Seven Hundred and Three Million
Africans in Australia are very disturbed, traumatised and depressed for what is currently taking place in their continent, especially in West Africa. Therefore, to demonstrate their concerns about the sad Ebola crisis situation in West
Geneva, Dec. 17, 014 (SLENA) - Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Foday Sawi has returned home after attending the UNAIDS Coordinating Board Meeting held at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva. (Photo: Deputy Health and