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March 2015

Introduction:  FOCUS 1000 team left Freetown last Sunday via Kabala to Krubonla in order to sensitize the religious leaders there on Ebola. The road to the town is not only bad but is 300 miles

The last batch of Ebola responders from the Cuban Medical Brigade will depart Sierra Leone on 1 April 2015, following a farewell ceremony with local dignitaries on Monday, March 30 in Freetown. The first contingent of 98

The APC - United Kingdom and Ireland Branch heartily congratulates HE Comrade Victor Bockarie Foh on his appointment as the Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone.  His appointment will bring in the desired

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP) has successfully distributed rice and oil to thousands of vulnerable people affected by the three days lock down a campaign initiated for a zero ebola

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), the National Revenue Authority (NRA) and the Sierra Leone Ports Authority (SLPA), on Thursday 26th March 2015, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the NRA Training Centre, to reinforce efforts

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Iyad Ameen Madani, on Thursday, 12th March, 2015 received at the OIC headquarters in Jeddah, H.E. Alhaji Mohamed Sillah Kargbo, Ambassador of the Republic

Many concerned Sierra Leoneans on Sunday, 28th March, 2015 braved the weather in London to demonstrate against the unconstitutional actions of President Koroma following the removal of Vice President Sam Sumana and the appointment of

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, Ambassador Jongopie S. Stevens has told the new Guinea Ambassador to Germany, Mrs. Fatmata Baldi Toure that they should work as sister countries to tap the

In times like these, our country has become embroiled in so much legal and constitutional wrangling, that some of us have actually given up in trying to makes sense of or stay abreast with events.

Al Jazeera is still demanding the release of their two Nigerian journalists who have been detained in Maiduguri by Nigerian forces for nearly four days. Ahmed Idris and producer Ali Mustafa were detained in their hotel

In a joint effort to further mobilise resources and medical equipments towards the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease in the country, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, Jongopie S. Stevens in

Speaking at a press briefing last week in Freetown, Sierra Leone's Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Keifala Marah, told journalists and members of civil society organizations that despite the visible challenges posed by

In its pursuit to ensure transparency and accountability in the dispense of national service, the Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 18th March 2015 ended monitoring of the registration and

The African Ambassadors' Spouses Group in the Ethiopian city of Addis Ababa on Friday 20th March, 2015 presented a check of One Hundred Thousand Ethiopian Birr to the ECOWAS Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives to the

Port Loko, March 20 (SLENA) - President Ernest Bai Koroma has called for a final push to flush Ebola from the country. He said the National Ebola Response Centre is now mapping programmes aimed at