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November 2014

Freetown, Nov. 25 (SLENA) - As the appropriate Sub-committee on Supply commenced its week long investigation of MDAs at parliament building earlier this week, Ministries of Water Resources, Fisheries and Labour asked to step aside

Freetown, Tuesday 25 November: To contribute to the halt of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone, the Office of National Security (ONS), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has facilitated

UNFPA conducted a two-day Orientation Workshop for fourteen newly recruited District Contact Tracing Monitors that will be deployed in all the districts of Sierra Leone to support Government’s effort in mitigating the Ebola Virus Disease.

Like all the markets in Freetown, it’s business as usual at the Calaba Town market along the long stretch muddy Main Motor Road in east end Freetown; a scene that contradicts the picture being painted

DAKAR/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 21 November 2014 – With new Ebola cases in Mali and a continuing surge in Sierra Leone, UNICEF is stepping up efforts to help other West African countries at risk prepare for potential

In a bid to continue strengthening its partnership with civil society organisations, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday 20th November 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the child advocacy organisation, Every Child Matters

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)  at a formal occasion held at the Cathedral Hall in Freetown on 18th November 2014 welcomed into the Advisory Board on Corruption three new members in the persons of: Bishop Tamba

20 November 2014 – On the eve of a meeting of United Nations agency chiefs to discuss ways to jointly tackle the Ebola outbreak, the World Bank reported today Liberia’s labour sector has suffered a

Echoing Dr Paul Farmer, Harvard Medical School Professor of Infectious Diseases and founder of Partners in Health, that the Ebola crisis in West Africa is exacerbated by a lack of “staff, stuff, and systems”, members

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Alhaji Mohamed Sillah Kargbo on Wednesday, 20th November, 2014 paid a courtesy call on his Qatari counterpart at the Diplomatic Quarters in the Riyadh, the capital

Sierra Leoneans in Australia, have through the Australian community and government, facilitated the shipment of two-40ft containers of medical supplies. The first to arrive on December, 08, worth two-hundred and twenty thousand US Dollars ($220,000),

A recent survey conducted by the Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) commended Gulf Mineral Water for its 0% bacteria fee water. Head of the Consumer Protection Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Kabia quoted the Sierra Leone Trade Policy as

A cross-section of suspended staff of Comium Telecommunications Company has hailed the Minister of Labor, Dr. Mathew Teambo for his relentless efforts to ensure that they receive their end of service benefits and salaries. One of

Once again, the somber valleys and hills of Sierra Leone are echoing the hallowed cry of grief and sadness for the passing of a national hero, Dr. Martin Salia (in photo), who tragically lost the

Following the Ebola virus outbreak, the United Nations set up its first-ever public health mission – the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) to deal with the pandemic. In this interview with Newton Kanhema