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Sierra Leone News : Brussels Airlines Jets in with Plane load of Passengers : But British Airways Postpones until next year
I’ve good news & bad news. First let’s have the bad news. According to Transport & Aviation Minister, Balogun Koroma, British Airways has officially informed him that the suspension of flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia which was to be reviewed by September 1st, has now been extended. The earliest a British Airways flight will now arrive in Sierra Leone is 2015 as suspension of all BA flights to Lungi and Monrovia, has been extended to 31st December 2014.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:24

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Robin Faley Donates to Segbwema Town
Former Honorable Member for Constituency 07, Hon. Robin Faley who doubles as Deputy Publicity Secretary II for the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) on Sunday 24th August 2014 donated one hundred bags of rice to the Ebola victims of Segbwema town in the Njaluahun Chiefdom of Kailahun District. The beneficiaries included bereaved families, survivors, orphans and other relatives. The local authorities including the Paramount Chief Sheriff Coker Jajua, youths, women leaders, contact tracers, security personnel and those in quarantine, also benefited.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:22

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Standard Chartered Group PLC Donates Le150million to the Government ofSierra Leone to help in the fight against Ebola
Standard Chartered Group PLC has through its subsidiary Standard Chartered Bank Sierra Leone donated Le150million (GBP20,000) to the Government of Sierra Leone, to help in the fight against the Ebola Epidemic in the country. As Sierra Leone is currently encumbered with an Ebola outbreak, Standard Chartered Bank takes a serious view of the epidemic, and the impact that it can have on the nation, its staff and its business as a whole.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:20

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Government Hospitals Close Down - Executive Director Health Alert
Executive Director Health Alert Victor Lansana Koroma in an exclusive interview with this medium at his office at 18 Dundas Street Freetown said he visited 4 District Government hospitals where he met hospitals closed down with no doctor and nurses to attend to patients that visit the hospitals for medical care.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : "US is increasing efforts to combat the spread of Ebola : Disease in West Africa" says OGP's PRO
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Open Government Partnership/Open Government Initiative (OGI), Abdoul Samad Kamara, has on Monday 25th August 2014, revealed in Freetown that the United State of America, Director of the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), Dr. Friedan told them during the US-African Leadership Summit that, "The US is increasing efforts to combat the spread of Ebola disease in Sierra Leone and West Africa as a whole," and that "It is not going to be easy but we know what to do. Ebola can be controlled. CDC is sending additional experts to the region and will be assisting to prevent Ebola in the affected countries," He quoted the Director.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Njaluahun Descendents Union to Support Njaluahun Chiefdom
The Njaluahun Descendents Union formed by the honorable Member of Parliament for constituency 007 Njaluahun chiefdom in Shegwema Hon. Abu Jajua said their people are dying so much in this Ebola outbreak in that part of the country that they have to support them by giving them food and other amenities they need in the Ebola fight in Shegwema town and the surrounding villages. He said this is the time their people need support from them. He made this statement at a meeting held at Syke Street in Freetown.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Street Child Donates Buckets and Chlorine to Sierra Leone Police
Street Child Sierra Leone an International Non-Governmental Organization on Thursday 20th August 2014 donated 165 buckets and chlorine to the Sierra Leone Police at a donation ceremony held in the police conference room at George Street in Freetown.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Prison Watch S/L Calls for Protection of Inmates
Prison Watch Sierra Leone on Saturday 23rd August at a press conference held at John street Freetown called on the Government to put measures in place for the Ebola virus not to enter into the prison and to train prison officers how to handle inmates in case of any emergency.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ENCISS gets extension
The ENCISS programme has been granted a four-month extension to continue the programme’s valuable work in promoting good governance Sierra Leone. Civil society groups have welcomed this news on the extension for ENCISS, which is funded by UK aid from the UK Government, and by the European Union, and is managed by the NGO, Christian Aid.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 27th August, 2014
*Activities of Secret Societies Banned in Makeni *IAMTECH, EPA, Abacha Youths Contribute to Ebola Fight *Salone’s Former UK High Commission up for sale again *Ebola outbreak affects food prices *Sierra Leoneans Pledge to Raise Le8 Billion to Combat Ebola *Food security threatened in Kailahun -FAO Report.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ‘East End Paddle’ takes Ebola Sensitization to Communities
In adhering to the call of the President for all to join the fight against the dreadful Ebola virus that has claimed the lives of many Sierra Leoneans, one of Sierra Leone’s leading traditional societies, the annual ‘East End Paddle’ has yielded to such call by embarking on anti-Ebola sensitization in the east end communities.
Aug 27, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Alpha Kanu Apologises to Parliament for his Stupid Ebola Rant
Government Spokesman Alpha Kanu (Khan) has Monday 25th August 2014, profusely apologised to Parliament for what many describe as foolishly thought-out, stupid utterances about spread of Ebola in Kailahun. In apology, Alpha Khan accepted it was “misguided” of him to engage in demented rumour-mongering against elected Kailahun MPs. Earlier, on a live radio program at 8am that morning, Alpha Kanu had accused honourable MPs from Kailahun as being responsible for the spread of Ebola in their district.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:22

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Dialogues with Senior UN Diplomat on Ebola
A high powered United Nations delegation led by the UN System Coordinator for Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro on the 24th August paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at his State Lodge, Hill Station in Sierra Leone, West Africa. The team is in the country to assess the current Ebola Response as well as the challenges government is facing to contain the outbreak.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:20

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Police Intensifies Operations against Lawlessness
As lawlessness continues to affect the general public around the East End Police axis in Freetown, an operation was launched to reduce lawlessness within this part of the city. The Operations Officer for the East End Police Division Mr. Kelvin Abioseh Samura in an exclusive interview with this medium on Friday 22nd August 2014 told newsmen that his division has implemented “operation clean corridor” which started on Thursday 21st August 2014 and will end in September 2014.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone Airports Authority Trains Aviation Operatives
The Sierra Leone Airports Authority in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority and the United States Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has organized one day training for aviation operatives. The training took place at the Lungi International Airport on the 22nd August, 2014. The training targeted members of staff from the Sierra Leone Airports Authority, Civil Aviation Authority, Airline Representatives, Aviation Security, Sky Handling Partner, Port Health Authorities and the Medical Screening Staff at Sierra Leone International Airport.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ‘Sierra Leone Baskit’ to Provide Relief Assistance For all Ebola Affected Areas
A Non-Governmental, Non-Partisan Humanitarian Organization called ‘Salone Baskit’ has also affirmed their commitment to assist the Ebola quarantined areas in Sierra Leone with food and other relief items.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Water Ministry, SOTRAD Water Sign Le 13Billion Blama & Bandawor Water Treatment Plant Project
The Ministry of Water Resources and the SOTRAD Water Larica Investment has on Friday 21st August at the conference room of the Ministry of Water Resources signed a Thirteen Billion Leones project for the supply of pipe borne water for Blama, Bandawor and six other villages.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Strategic Plan of National Council of Paramount Chiefs Launched
In order to guide direction and help the institution of chieftaincy take its rightful position in the governance process of the country, the West African Network for Peace-building (WANEP) with funds from the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), has launched a five-year strategic plan for the National Council of Paramount Chiefs. The launching which took place on Tuesday 19th August at the conference hall of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development attracted executive members of the National Council of Paramount Chiefs, the Local Government Minister and members of civil society organizations.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ebola laws passed by Parliament
Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient — a common practice that the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major underestimation of the current outbreak.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Traders to display Price Tags on Goods
The Regional Trade Officer Ministry of Trade and Industry South, John Toma Kanu has said in Bo that all business centers operating in the Southern Region especially in the Bo City should display price tags on their respective communities. The deadline for compliance of this order is the thirty-first (31st) day of August 2014, as the Ministry will be left with no alternative but to take the necessary measures against any business center that contravenes this law.
Aug 26, 2014, 12:06

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Sierra Leone News : Robin Faley Donates to Segbwema Town
Sierra Leone News : Standard Chartered Group PLC Donates Le150million to the Government ofSierra Leone to help in the fight against Ebola
Sierra Leone: Don’t Blame International Community; Blame Deceit and Denials!
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