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October 2014

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

Distinguished President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron, I address this letter of appeal to you two distinguished gentlemen as you have taken the leads in Liberia and Sierra Leone respectively in the fight against Ebola Virus

Do we have the needed competent HR capacity? My beautiful and beloved country of Sierra Leone is still not ready for the fight against the persistent virus that is rapidly killing our innocent citizens in their

16 October 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to step up its efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis and turn pledges into action, while the United Nations health agency

There has of late been an argument in international public discourse that China is a "free rider," implying that China only cares about reaping benefits from controversial issues without trying to play a constructive role,

Anthrolopologist Dr Susan Levine’s study, the first of its kind in Africa, revealed a series of barriers and obstacles that are preventing children from accessing vital medical intervention which could prevent childhood blindness. “Overcoming these barriers

GENEVA/KENEMA, Sierra Leone, 15 October 2014 – Thirty-five Ebola survivors are meeting this week in Kenema, one of the epicenters of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, to share their experience of Ebola, learn how

Dr. Kaifala Marah, Sierra Leone’s Finance and Economic Development Minister has appealed to members of the International Community including neighboring Countries of the Ebola affected countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to exercise restraint

Focus 1,000 on Wednesday 15th October 2014 organized a social mobilization workshop on Ebola at the conference hall of the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone on King Harman Road, Brookfields in Freetown.  (Photo: Participants

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday 15th October 2014 donated several items valued at $86,730 to Statistics Sierra Leone at a ceremony held at the UNFPA headquarters on Signal Hill Road, Congo Cross,