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December 2014

  On this weekend’s episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, Benin’s Grammy-winning singer Angelique Kidjo criticized the Western media’s depiction of Africa, particularly since the Ebola outbreak. “Do you think everybody in Africa has Ebola?” she asked presenter

GENEVA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced new results that show acceleration in efforts to end the AIDS epidemic. In the past year, an additional 1.3 million people began treatment

“As a Nation we stand behind our President to fight Ebola” says Ambassador Bassir The Director of Cooperate Affairs Philip Morris West Africa, Mr. Harouna LY has disclosed that his Company has approved the sum of

FREETOWN, December 1, 2014 - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim arrives in Freetown on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 to reaffirm the Bank’s continued support to the government’s response to the Ebola crisis. Dr. Kim

The Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat during its four day countrywide visit to Bombali district which started from Monday, 24th November, 2014 has urged the People of Bombali to be very positive in the

If actions are the direct products of thought, then what people think politically is clearly of key importance.   This is so, in relation to one of society's unchallenging politicians, Musa Tarawally. Over the years, and in

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE – Ambassador John Hoover handed over 24 multi-purpose vehicles and 29 motorbikes to the National Emergency Response Center’s Chief Operating Officer, Stephen Gaojia on behalf of the Centers for Diseases Control and

Sierra Leone's Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Ambassador Ismael Koroma has called on Member States of the African Union to exercise caution in implementing

Port Loko, Waterloo, 28 November 2014: Disaster Management Department (Office of National Security) with support from UNDP is expanding its door to door campaign to the new Ebola epicenters in the country targeting 100,000 households

The new World Health Organization (WHO) Protocol for Safe and Dignified burial of people who die from Ebola virus disease emphasizes inclusion of family members and encouraging religious rites as an essential part of safe

The medical profession has become the most dreadful profession in Sierra Leone, and Sierra Leone has become once more a place to live with fear.  With the Ebola outbreak eight months ago, the vulnerability of

EduNations, a United States based nonprofit organization devoted to building schools, infrastructure and a future for the forgotten children across the continent of Africa Sierra Leone inclusive, has stepped in robustly to bolster efforts in

After several meetings held by the Ministry of Transport and Aviation, Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority, Sierra Leone Police Force and representatives of the Bike Riders Union, as well as other stakeholders, what has come

LONDON, United Kingdom, 24th November 2014, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- This year's listing of what has become the definitive listing of most influential Africans makes for an interesting read. It was a year that saw

In the process of change, especially of attitudes and behavioral patterns, the will on the part of the people to accept, plays a crucial role in its success or failure. Accepting could be one, but