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October 2014

1 January 2015 has been set as the date when Al Jazeera’s jailed journalists in Egypt will have the appeals against their convictions considered. The hearing will look at the process behind the original trial, a

President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s envoy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that he is very pleased with China’s role in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone. He made

President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday 20th October made a spot visit at the Ebola Burial Command Centre at the British Council Hall in Freetown. The command centre was set up for the overall

The Ebola stricken nation of Sierra Leone is employing whatever means possible, from an individual to state level, in response to threats of the Ebola scourge. A nation that believes in the Supreme Being, prayers

After the three day lock down of the country the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) should have thought of instituting community neighborhood watch to continue monitoring and reporting suspected cases to the appropriate authorities. People in their

The Program Coordinator Restless Development Sierra Leone, Daniel Kettor in an exclusive interview informed this medium that training of sixty two peer educators is on going to sensitize 25 slum communities in the Western Area. Kettor

Street Dog Program, Chimp Sanctuary to receive $6,000 each (Oct. 21, 2014)—Two animal welfare organizations in Sierra Leone in West Africa are receiving emergency grants to support their work that has been impacted by the Ebola

Alfred Zagalo Sankoh was pleased with Khazar Lankaran home performance in their 4 - 0 hammering of Baki on Sunday in the Azerbaijan premier league. The summer signing bagged his first goal for the season and

On 17 October, 2014, Chinese Ambassador's Wife Mao Xuehong joined Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma, First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone to hand over food items to Hastings Ebola Treatment Centre.  Mrs. Khadiya Sam-Sumana,

Two key Sierra Leonean professionals in Dallas Texas, USA, Professor Dr. Alusine Jalloh and medical doctor, Dr. Thomas Saywer, described the situation in Sierra Leone as desperate when they addressed participants at a global conference

ACC indicts Impersonator and Ex-Member of Parliament The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has charged to court one MOSES ALIE, a resident of Makeni, for Impersonating an Officer of the ACC and Attempting to Obtain an Advantage contrary

Reports reaching this press say Tuesday 21st October, 2014 was another bloody day in the war torn district of Kono as Adamu Eze, the blue eyed boy of VP Samuel Sam Sumana had caused another

Workers of the Sierra Leone Ports Authority (SLPA) Marine Slipway and Repair Facility have called for its privatization due to its deplorable state in terms of equipment, personnel and infrastructure. Manager of the Marine Slipway,

In April 2014, the United Nations Security Council authorized the establishment of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The mission, led by Babacar Gaye (in photo) the special representative

Angola has one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Its economy grew by 5.1% in 2013. As major public infrastructure investments in energy and transport kick in, its growth is projected to reach 7.9% in