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April 2016

Freetown, April, 20, 016 (MOHS) - The Nurses and Midwives Board has shut down the Gbaneh School of Nursing situated at Old Wharf, Wellington. According to the Nurses and Midwives Board, the Gbaneh School of

Freetown, April 19, 016 (MOHS) - Health and Sanitation Minister Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah has reassured the newly arrived China medical Team of Government’s commitment to building the Jui Friendship Hospital human resource capacity to

Freetown, April, 19, 016 (MOHS) - Delivering his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the three-day Annual TB/Leprosy Review Meeting held at the Wusum Hotel in Makeni, Health and Sanitation Minister, Dr. Abu Bakarr

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 19, 2016/ -- Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has urged African leaders to leave when their mandated time is up and to avoid excluding opposing voices if elections are to cease

As people around the globe observe Earth Day on April 22, world leaders are making history at the United Nations in New York.  Over 100 countries will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change.  This

The deliberate failure of the central government to pay attention to the issues affecting the Bonthe Sherbro Island has left it to be isolated and forgotten in the country.   (Photo: Remains of Paterson Zochonis (P.Z).

Freetown April 14 2016: The Chief of the Standing Police Capacity (SPC) in the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), Ms. Maria Appelblom, said this week that Sierra Leone has made impressive gains in community

Over the weekend, the University of Sierra Leone conferred Degrees and Awarded Diplomas and Certificates to over 200 female graduands from the two constituent colleges.  (Photo: Mrs. Veronica Aisha ElkassSannoh during the graduation ceremony at

A tribute marking the 10th Anniversary of the Passing Away of my Father By Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk) My childhood memories of my father are ephemeral, figuratively speaking. I saw him seldom. Father was a professional

… Thanks to NATCOM Chairman Momoh Konte One of the leading mobile phone operations in the country - Airtel Sierra Leone - at the weekend extended its network coverage to Mongor and Falaba-Sulima chiefdoms in the

Member of Parliament for Constituency 063 in Gbonkolenken Chiefdom, Tonkolili District, Hon. Dr. Abdulai Bundu Daniel Sesay, has recently commissioned the newly constructed Patefu Mayawa Community Centre.  Hon. Dr. A.B.D. Sesay, well done The MP commissioned

The Minister of Political and Public Affairs and her Deputy yesterday quelled down a demonstration organized by members of the Sierra Leone Commercial Motorbike Riders in Freetown. According to the Union’s Public Relations Officer, Samuel Sesay,

The Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Local Government and Rural Development is currently investigating embezzlement scams swirling over the nineteen councils in the country.  (Photo: Chairman Hon. Abu S.A.T. Koroma middle and rest of the Members) The

The Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Mr. Charles Rogers, has disclosed that despite the devastating effect of the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on the national economy for sixteen (16) months,

Joan Clos (in photo) is the Executive Director of the Nairobi-based United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). In this interview with Newton Kanhema for Africa Renewal, Dr. Clos talks about the effects of urbanization in