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Aspen Institute, based in Washington DC in the USA is supported by the Melinda Gates Foundation and offers fellowship to development experts from Africa and other developing countries around the world. Fellows are drawn from

When the Ebola virus struck Sierra Leone 8 months ago in May 2014, it did so with extraordinary barbarity. Like an overpowering insurgent; it sought to demoralize the strongest among those who battled its ferocious

The task force that was formed in June last year started its history with Ebola related sensitization, fasting and prayers throughout the country. It trained well over 500 religious leaders of both faiths on Ebola

Hon. Madina Rahman Sierra Leone’s Deputy Health Minister has said the Post Ebola rebuilding is projected to be bigger than that of the concluded eleven years civil war. Speaking on the topic “The Ebola Outbreak: Challenges

The Sierra Leone Ministry of Works, Housing and Infrastructure on Thursday launched its new website (www.mwhi.gov.sl) at its New England Ville Conference Hall in Freetown. The new website is expected to showcase the Ministry’s activities

With the Chief Rabbi of mind games, Sir Alex Fergusson, duly retired, it is not surprising that his Disciple- in- Chief, Jose Mourhino was quick off the mark this season. This time, his barbs were

Freetown, Jan. 16, 015 (MOHS) - The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has held its one day Review Meeting on the Developed Draft Plan by the Health Sector Steering Group for post Ebola activities.   (Photo:

Sierra Leone’s Deputy Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, has informed spouses of African Ambassadors in PR China that, the outbreak of the virus in the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra

Office of the First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone has engaged Traditional and Cultural Establishments in Ebola response in Kenema, Bo and Makeni Cities. The Ebola Resistant Behaviour Change Initiative is an initiative

Al Jazeera condemns the death threat received by Saeed Thabit, Al Jazeera Arabic bureau chief in Sanaa, Yemen, in an anonymous phone call that threatened him with  “physical elimination.” “This threat is not the first,” Thabit commented.

In a bid to complement Government efforts to fight against the Ebola virus a German nongovernmental organisation Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (DWHH) in partnership with Rectour Volunteers and Ebola Task Force members and the National Ebola Response

Freetown, 15 January 2015-An inter-agency team has begun an Ebola Recovery Assessment (ERA) mission in Sierra Leone as part of international efforts to partner with Governments to address the impacts of the EVD crisis in

On January 17, 2015, the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 will kick off in Malabo PARIS, France, January 16, 2015/ -- On January 17, 2015, the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea

FIFA has given Sierra Leone the final chance to avoid a “lengthy” ban that would prevent the country from returning to active football. (Photo: FIFA President Sepp Blatter (L) talks to FIFA Secretary General Jerome

The first case of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was reported in mid-December 2002 in Foshan, Guangdong Province. At the time, the World Health Organization described it as the first severe transmissible disease of the