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February 2015

Freetown, Feb. 24, 015 (SLENA) – Plans are currently underway to get the Dialysis Unit at the Connaught hospital fully functional.   (Photo: Team Leader, Dr. Baratt Yosef) The visiting Israeli Technical Team from Israeli Cooperation, Foreign

Freetown, Feb. 24, 015 (MOHS) – The Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo and the Chief Nursing Officer, Matron Hossinatu Kanu are the proud recipients of

Freetown, 20, 015 (MOHS) –Tribal Heads, Religious Leaders and Ward Councillors in the Western Area have been briefed about the new Ebola Prevention Vaccine (marklate) to be introduce in Sierra Leone in March this year. 

Africa’s premier Bank - the African Development Bank, will soon be appointing a new president and the race is on for the best and the most astute to take over the huge governance responsibility that

Corruption has always been seen as worse than prostitution. But while prostitution might endanger the morals of an individual, corruption invariably endangers the morals of an entire country. Let no one been fooled into believing

Freetown, Feb. 23. 015 (MOHS) – The newly appointed World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti has commended Sierra Leone for the current progress in the fight to contain the Ebola virus disease

On a day when there were just two Ebola cases in Sierra Leone, President Ernest Koroma last Thursday said that the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s initiative to establish the Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER)

ABIDJAN, 23 Feb 2015 – Sierra Leone has endorsed two reports that recognize the threats to its marine and coastal environment, and which would contribute to a future integrated management of its coastal zone. The Coastal

I have followed with keen interest the recent debate on the Audit Report on use of Ebola funds and the wrangling between the ACC and Parliament as to competence and jurisdiction. I have also seen

22 February 2015 – Freetown, Sierra Leone. Today, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the newly elected WHO Regional Director for Africa, starts her four-day visit to Sierra Leone to get a better understanding of the Ebola response

22nd February 2015:  Dear Mr. President, For the past week, I have been following with dismay the events at home surrounding the publication of the Report of the Auditor-General on the Audit of the Management of

The Liberals Brotherhood Sierra Leone has donated learning materials to the Makeni, Bo, Kenema and Freetown city councils respectively. The donations were part of the organisation’s post-Ebola project to complement the efforts of the government

Nominations must be Submitted Online by March 15, 2015. Washington DC – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for the 2015 Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Courage in Journalism Award

The Sierra Leone Students’ Union in the People’s Republic of China on Sunday 22nd February brought the curtains of its annual convention down, marking an end to some somber moments shared by students, some only

Freetown, Feb. 20, 015 (MOHS) - The visiting Rt. Hon. Baroness Hayman (in photo) of the House of Lords London in the United Kingdom has expressed interest in the country’s post Ebola Recovery Phase on