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February 2015

More than 16,000 children lost parents or caregivers to Ebola - many are taken in by the communities: UNICEF  FREETOWN/DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 6 February 2015 – Some 16,600 children are registered as having lost one or

February 04, 2015 - Sierra Leone passed the Right to Access Information Law in 2013 and joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in 2014. In its action plan submitted to the OGP, Government committed itself to

Sierra Leone skipper Umaru ‘Zaingalay’ Bangura made his first appearance for Dinamo Minsk since October 2014 in their pre-season training camp in Turkey after long sidelines due to injury.  (Photo: Umaru Bangura and teammates in

Forum will now be held on August 29-31 in Libreville to coincide with Gabon’s hosting of the 14th AGOA Forum  The only pan-African business summit to be held in Africa in 2015 LIBREVILLE, Gabon, February 4, 2015/

Welthungerhilfe and their local partner RECTOUR have distributed food and non-food items to 42 households within the Big Water and York Village that has been quarantined due to a recent Ebola outbreak within the Western

Following many criticism from the public, with some people describing the Sierra Leone Housing Corporation (SALHOC) as defunct, the newly appointed General Manager –Mrs. Lavern Fatmata Buya-Kamara is readily determined to sign a Performance Contract

Bangui, February 3, 2015 -- The Head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Africa, Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, began today a five-day visit to the Central African Republic (CAR), calling on international partners to

As West Africa starts to see the end of the Ebola epidemic, we must initiate a Marshall Plan that will see the beginning of fundamental socio-economic development.   (Photo: Zainab Tunkara Clarkson aka - Zee Clarkson) IT

Accra Ghana, Feb 2, 015 (SLENA) - Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Madam Madina Rahman and the Registrar Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone, Mr. Wiltshire Johnson are in Accra, Ghana to participate in the

Rodney Strasser (in photo)  has declared himself “100% ready” to make his Livorno debut against Bari 1908 at their Stadio Armando Picchi this Saturday after his loaned move from Genoa completed on transfer deadline day. The

Al Jazeera has said that the campaign to free its journalists in Egypt will not end till all three have been released. Al Jazeera demands release of remaining two jailed journalists Peter Greste is on his way

As efforts to find a cure for the Ebola virus gather momentum, Yemisi Akinbola for Africa Renewal caught up with Dr Bernadette Murgue (in photo), the Deputy Director of the French Institut de Microbiologie et des Maladies Infectieuses

 In this interview by Yemisi Akinbola for Africa Renewal, Julien Potet (in photo), the Policy Advisor on Neglected Tropical Diseases Vaccines with Medecins Sans Frontieres, talks about the challenges and advances made thus far in finding the treatment for

As the government decides to allow the people to be moving from one end to the other; the people have started doing just that but amazing in the exercise is that people in some areas

Kono, Jan. 29 (SLENA) - Wife of the Hon. Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mrs. Khadija Sam-Sumana this past Sunday donated a brand new Caravanm bus to the Kono Women’s Movement for