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February 2015

February 21, 2015 - NATCOM and leading mobile phone companies agree to maintain Sierra Leone mobile network services at International Telecommunications Union Standards Following a meeting with the newly appointed NATCOM chairman Momoh Konte, NATCOM director

Freetown, Sierra Leone, 18 February 2015 – At the end of a seven-day visit to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three epicenter countries of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said that moving to

Freetown, Sierra Leone, 18 Feb. 2015 -- Helen Clark, the Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) wrapped up her three-day trip to Sierra Leone on Wednesday.  (Photo: The UNDP Administrator, Ms Helen Clark sharing

The UK’s prestigious Royal Television Society has presented its Judges’ Award to Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy.  (Photo credit  Richard Kendal/RTS) The award is given to recognise their outstanding contribution to the

There is always the tendency for constitutions to become the ultimate tyranny.  Sometimes, they can be used as social power mobilised with no conscience.  If used wrongly, they can have unstable balance points and no

Established in 1926 as Negro History Week, President Gerald R. Ford expanded the celebration in 1976 to include the entire month of February. This year, Navy commands are encouraged to celebrate and reflect on the

Freetown/Nairobi/Dakar, 17 February 2015 – UNICEF and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, have entered a partnership agreement to expand their collaboration across 17 countries

Freetown, Feb.17, 015 (SLENA) - The United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, John Hoover has said that the United States of America Center for Disease Control [CDC] partnership with Sierra Leone’s National Public Health Service

Freetown, Feb. 17, 015 (MOHS) - The visiting six-man Senegalese delegation to Sierra Leone headed by the Ebola Corridor Coordinator, General Saliou Ndiaye has reiterated their government’s solidarity in the fight against the Ebola virus

Speaking at the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s Post Ebola Economic Recovery roundtable at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko on Monday 16th February, John Bonoh Sisay, President of the Sierra Leone Chamber of Mines and

Banana Island one of the most isolated fishing communities within the Western Area peninsular has been empowered to resist against the Ebola Virus with supported provided by the National Ebola Response Center (NERC) and a

MoneyGram recently announced an agreement with Safaricom that enables consumers in over 90 countries outside Kenya to send funds directly to nearly 20 million customers of M-PESA NAIROBI, Kenya, February 17, 2015/ -- MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI)

The block buster report on the audit of the management of the Ebola Funds by the Auditor General, Mrs. Lara Pearce Taylor solidifies the growing discontent among Sierra Leoneans about the gross mishandling and mismanagement

Accra, Ghana – Civil society organisations (CSOs) in West Africa have resolved to increase efforts towards the fight against drug trafficking and use in the region. They re-iterated their commitment during a two-day workshop from

“The Forum will strengthen Public awareness campaign” says:- Ambassador Daramy (in photo). The Embassy of Sierra Leone in The Gambia in partnership with the Gambian Ministry of Health and in collaboration with the affected Mano River