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Sierra Leone News : Ernest Bai Koroma Featured to World by International Media
As we went to press, we got a news report filed around 9pm last night about an interview arranged for President Koroma with ITV News; We assume interview was coordinated by whosoever is the President’s adviser on international media or “international media adviser”. Here is an extract of our President with ITV News. It speaks for itself:
Oct 24, 2014, 17:17

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Foundation to Educate Kids of Ebola-Killed Health Workers
The Deputy Minister of Social Welfare Gender and Children's Affairs, Mustapha Bai Atila, has categorically stated that Extra Ordinary measures and discipline are the basic requirements that can help eradicate the Ebola scourges in Sierra Leone. The Deputy Minister vehemently made this pronouncement as he officially launched the Foundation for Children of Ebola Affected Medical Workers (FOCEM) on Thursday 23rd October 2014.
Oct 24, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Britain assures Increasing Support to end Ebola
London — Justine Greening has visited Sierra Leone to see the early results of Britain's response to Ebola British assistance to tackle Ebola will increase over the coming weeks as existing commitments of UK-funded training and care facilities come on stream, International Development Secretary Justine Greening said today on the second and last day of her visit to Sierra Leone.
Oct 24, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : TGS Defends Ebola-free Chiefdom
Apart from its initial donation of USD5,000 to the Government of Sierra Leone in support of the fight against the Ebola virus, Total Global Steel; a British-based iron ore company that is currently on exploration in Tunkia Chiefdom; Kenema district, has further strengthened the preventive approach in a bid to keep the chiefdom safe from the deadly virus.
Oct 24, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Hon Shiaka Sama Represents Affected Land Owners in Paris
In order to resolve the conflict between the Socfin Agricultural Company and the aggrieved land owners in Malen Chiefdom, Pujehun District of Southern Sierra Leone and Bollore/Socfin Group which is the parent company of Socfin has invited Hon. Shiaka Musa Sama, the spokesman of the Malen Affected Land Owners Association (MALOA), to a meeting in Paris Scheduled to take place on the 24th October, 2014.
Oct 24, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Youngest IMC Commissioner
On Wednesday 22nd October 2014, Sierra Leone’s youngest Alhaji who went on pilgrimage to Mecca during last year’s Hajj, Public Relations Officer of the Prince of Wales Old Boys Association and the Publisher of the Owl News Paper has earned another award in becoming the nation’s youngest ever Commissioner of Independent Media Commission.
Oct 24, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -24th October, 2014
*Five Jailed for Entering an Ebola Epicentre *UK Development Secretary Joins British Troops to Sierra Leone *KPMG Leaves EOC on its Own Volition *MP Accuses Commercial Bike Riders of Spreading Ebola *Children Orphaned by Ebola Require Psychosocial Counseling *Bondo Society Heads Vow to Suspend Initiation.
Oct 24, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ebola Ravaging Freetown, Port Loko & Bombali
Despite strides to combat it, the steady rate of transmission of Ebola virus is now said to be “out of control” in parts of Freetown, Bombali, Port Loko and to some extent, Tonkolili; even as the disease occurrence stabilises in other areas. It can be recalled that in May 2014, initial outbreak was in Kailahun’s Kissi Teng chiefdom whose major township of Koindu voted 80% for the ruling APC in 2012 elections.
Oct 24, 2014, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ebola Ravaging Freetown, Port Loko & Bombali
Despite strides to combat it, the steady rate of transmission of Ebola virus is now said to be “out of control” in parts of Freetown, Bombali, Port Loko and to some extent, Tonkolili; even as the disease occurrence stabilises in other areas. It can be recalled that in May 2014, the initial outbreak was in Kailahun’s Kissi Teng chiefdom whose major township of Koindu voted 80% for the ruling APC in 2012 elections.
Oct 23, 2014, 17:20

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NASSIT Clears the Air in Response to Negative Publications
The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) in a press conference at its Walpole street head office on Tuesday 21st October 2014 cleared the air on what it deems as mischievous and untrue publications calculated to tarnish the good image of the corporate entity.
Oct 23, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kailahun DMO Warns against Undercover Treatment
The Kailahun District Medical Officer (DMO), Dr. Sylvester Squire has told Awareness Times that on Saturday 18th October 2014, his District Health Medical Team and other partners summoned all drug store and pharmacy owners in Kailahun to the headquarters town to warn them to desist off treating patients. Speaking via phone from Kailahun on October 22nd 2014, Dr. Squire said at start of epidemic, drugs peddlers & drugstore owners caught Ebola whilst treating Ebola patients and this all helped in spread.
Oct 23, 2014, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : The Dutch Are Coming to help fight Ebola
The government of The Netherland (Holland) and Dutch Philanthropists have braced themselves up to help kick Ebola out of the three Mano River states of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. On October 15th, the government of The Netherland, through its Foreign Ministry hosted Ambassadors from the West African sub-region in The Hague to announce that it has made available the sum of 31m euros (Thirty One Million Euros) to the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF to help fight Ebola.
Oct 23, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 32 Pickup Trucks from UK to Fight Ebola
A fleet of 32 UK-funded vehicles are on their way to Sierra Leone where they will transport staff, medicines and equipment to help defeat Ebola. The 32 pickup trucks to assist efforts to defeat Ebola in Sierra Leone have been loaded aboard the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Argus during a planned stop at a British Naval Base in Gibraltar.
Oct 23, 2014, 17:07

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sorcerer Openly Confesses to Film Producer/ Director
A Sorcerer (Moray Man) Mohamed Fullah who stays at 102 Kissy Road Freetown on Tuesday 21st October 2014, apologized to the Director of Star Light Film Production in the presence of onlookers. The sorcerer told the Director of Star Light Film Producer Alfred Musa Nabay that he told lies against him and also lied to his family members that he stole 3 Sonny Ericsson Mobile Phones and 2 Play Station (PS).
Oct 23, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : For Wounding with Intent, Accused gets 14 days imprisonment
Ibrahim Turay of No 11 Beccle Street has on Wednesday 15th October 2014, been remanded at the Pademba Road Maximum Prisons for fourteen (14) days after he made his first appearance before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of court No 2, on two count charges of allegedly wounding with intent and wounding.
Oct 23, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -23rd October, 2014
*‘‘Everybody in our nation faces grave threat from a virus of death’’ - President Koroma *ACC Indicts Three Public Officials and Former MP *Youth Development Movement and Slum Communities Dialogue on Ebola * International Pledges Not Created Impact on the Ebola Epidemic - MSF *National Ebola Response Centre Introduces New Burial Policy *Energy Ministry Embarks on Power Conservation Drive.
Oct 23, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kono Youth stage Ebola Riot; Diana Konomani steps in
Tuesday 21st October turned Koidu in Eastern Kono district into a battleground following attempts by Ebola Response Team to take away Mrs. Aminata Koroma, mother of a famous youth gangster, Adamu Ezeh. This was resisted by Adamu and his loyal youths who insisted the mum is not going into an Ebola contaminated ambulance, as she was not an Ebola victim.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:20

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : WFP/World Bank Hand Over 30 Vehicles to Combat Ebola
With Support from World Bank, the World Food Programme (WFP) last evening officially handed over 20 ambulances and 10 mortuary pickup trucks; all brand new, to the National Ebola Response Center (NERC) and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. The ceremony which took place at the Cockeril Military Base in Freetown attracted important local personalities, diplomats and other expatriates.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Wash Media Sensitizes on Water & Sanitation
A Non Governmental Organization, Wash Media Network Sierra Leone has held a one day lecture for media persons on reporting Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) policies. The session which was held at 18 Priscilla Street in Freetown saw pressmen from the electronic and print media in attendance on October 18th 2014.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : CODEP Trains Religious Leaders and Traditional Healers on Ebola in Waterloo
In helping the Government of Sierra Leone contain and stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the country, a UK based organization called Construction and Development Partnership (CODEP), has on Saturday the 18th October 2014 ended a one day training workshop on Ebola sensitization for Religious Leaders and Traditional Healers in Waterloo. The training targeted all the religious leaders and traditional healers within the Western Area Rural District.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:12


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Sierra Leone News : Ernest Bai Koroma Featured to World by International Media
Sierra Leone News : Foundation to Educate Kids of Ebola-Killed Health Workers
Sierra Leone News : Britain assures Increasing Support to end Ebola
EDITORIALS
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FROM OUR TEAM
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APOLOGY
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
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SPECIAL REPORTS
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FEATURES
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ENTERTAINMENT
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PROFILES
A Tribute to My Golden Lady - Cillaty Daboh on his Mum
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THE ECONOMY
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NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
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