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February 2015

“Ebola cannot divide us as a regional body” - Salieu Njie (Health Worker) The Gambian Government over the weekend surprisingly announced that it has lifted the travel ban (air, land and sea) on countries affected by

An Egyptian court has ordered the release of detained Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail. Al Jazeera spokesperson Osama Saeed said: “Bail is a small step in the right direction, and allows

YINKA FARINDE AND THE AFRICAN BEATS  -  Listen, dance and enjoy this exciting artist in the welcoming atmosphere of the historic Gladstone Hotel's Melody Bar Chief Yinka Farinde, was born in a small town called Osogbo

After the third day of training, there is nothing to complain of in terms of injury.   The expected starting team won 4-0 and it was the skipper ALI BADARA KELLA Jr. who made a break through

Accra, Ghana – The seeming recess of national conflicts, particularly civil war, provides a glimpse of hope that West Africa is gaining regional stability. However, a destructive new threat is jeopardizing this progress: with international

in Kailahun and Kono Districts: a Playhouse Foundation Initiative  As part of the grant funding from the Open Society for West Africa (OSIWA) to the Playhouse Foundation entitled ‘Support to Border Chiefdoms through the Development of

The country’s agriculture sector is currently scoring lots of success. Making the sector a commercial viable one is one of the goals of the present Minister, Dr. Joseph Sam Sesay who is currently spending a

Sierra Leonean students pursuing different fields of academia in various cities in the People’s Republic of China will be converging in Beijing, China’s capital for their annual convention, which amongst other reasons is aimed at

The launching of the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) program in the country was really in place and timely, especially the role it played during the 2012; general election fever.  Despite some Sierra Leoneans may

Despite progress in some countries, many women and babies still die during childbirth in Africa Africa accounts for a big chunk of global maternal deaths. In 2013 about 289,000 women worldwide died during pregnancy or childbirth,

It was and still is difficult to fully assess the economic impact of the Ebola virus outbreak in the most affected countries — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Yet, it was already clear at the

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Bintou Keita (in photo) of Guinea as Ebola Crisis Manager for Sierra Leone for the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).  In her role

Revered South Africa's choral group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo held Brooklyn College, New York in a total musical lockdown Saturday as they celebrated the Center for the Performing Arts 60th Anniversary Season.  (Photo: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

“A Dream coming into reality”- Health Minister Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah, poised to actualize First Lady’s Vision. In the fight to rebrand the health system to an acceptable standard for the Sierra Leone setting, Health

In a bid to help the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) to contain the dreaded Ebola virus, the Salone Ebola Action Group in Australia (SEAGA) donated surgical  and medical items worth more than Aus$220,000 to