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NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 4 Missing Ebola Ambulances To Be Imported
At the ongoing hearing on Ebola funds Audit Report, the Public Account Committee (PAC) continued its squeeze on Wednesday 4th March, 2015. The Committee yesterday ordered the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and Kingdom Security Logistics to import four missing Ebola Ambulances that were bought in August last year in Dubai. Summoned by PAC were Bombali District medical personnel, the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and Kingdom Security Logistics.
Mar 5, 2015, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : CSOs Engage MPs on Poverty & Climate Change
A number of civil society organizations including Campaign for Good Governance, Youth Partnership for Peace and Development and WASH-Net Communication have urged Members of Parliament to join in the fight against poverty and climate change. The CSOs met with a cross section of parliamentarians at the Kingharman Road Conference Hall of Council of Churches in Sierra Leone.
Mar 5, 2015, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Holland Shipyards Takes Over Marine Slipway
The Sierra Leone Ports Authority Shipyard, Marine Slipway has officially been handed over last Monday to Holland Shipyards, a Dutch company. The ceremony which was hosted in the Marine Slipway compound attracted the Chairman of the National Commission for Privatization, representatives from the Ministry of Transport and Aviation, the Executive Director of the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration, local and political representatives.
Mar 5, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Smac Urges Safe And Dignified Burial To End Ebola
In order to stop the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease and get to zero new infection in the country, people must stop washing dead bodies and refrain from performing traditional burial rites that have been the underlying factors for the pockets of new cases still recorded across the country.
Mar 5, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Child Welfare Society Launched First Read Aloud world Day
“The World Read Aloud Day was set aside by the United Nations to motivate children and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and creates a community of readers taking action to show the world the right to literacy belongs to all people” Said Carina Palmer programme support office. She made this statement on Wednesday, 4th March, 2015 at CWS-SL country office at circular road in Freetown.
Mar 5, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Advocacy Network Commemorates International Children’s Day
One of the leading child led organizations, Kids Advocacy Network in collaboration with Coalition of Young Intelligent Quotient with support from Sierra Leone Broadcasting Cooperation (SLBC) and Splash Money Transfer on Sunday 1st March 2015 joined other children across the world to commemorate the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (I C D B).
Mar 5, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ebola: President Koroma Intensifies Social Mobilization, Introduces New UNMEER Boss
President, Ernest Bai Koroma last Friday visited some of those quarantined in Aberdeen, Central Freetown and Tombo fishing village on the outskirts of the city to mobilize inhabitants for the Ebola fight. The President was accompanied by the newly appointed UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) Sierra Leone’s Crisis Manager, Ms Bintou Keita, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Ebola Response Centre, Paolo Conteh, and other top government officials.
Mar 4, 2015, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : PAC Orders MOHS and Contractor to Pay Back Le160Million
The Public Account Committee (PAC) in Parliament on Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 ordered the Director of Financial Resources in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), Festus Kuyembeh and the C.L. Group Contractor, Patrick Cole to refund withholding tax and contingency fund that were provided by the Ministry during the construction of the Kerry Town Ebola Treatment Center.
Mar 4, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Lost Woman Appears in Segbwema
The Assistant Inspector General of Police East, AIG Alfred Karrow Kamara has confirmed to Awareness Times last evening that the 43 year old woman, Jinnah Musa whose disappearance led to burning down of 5 houses on Monday 2nd March 2015 had appeared alive and active. According to the AIG four people have been arrested so far. The woman got missed from Gbaima Kubuihun in the Njalunhun Chiefdom, Kailahun District some twelve days ago.
Mar 4, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : MOHS Collaborates with IRC and Partners to Build Capacity on Infection Prevention Control
The Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Saran Kamara, has reiterated the need for sustainable training on Infection Prevention Control ahead of the Post Ebola era.
Mar 4, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliament Orders the Detention of NERC Coordinator
The Public Account Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Monday 2nd March, 2015 ordered the arrest and detention of the Coordinator of the National Ebola Response Center (NERC), Steven Ngaojia in Freetown. The dramatic situation occurred during the course of the ongoing Parliamentary hearing on the findings of the Ebola Audit Reports.
Mar 3, 2015, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Over the mysterious Disappearance of a middle age woman… 5 Houses Set Ablaze in Segbwema
At least five dwelling structures have been set ablaze in Sebgwema, Njaluahun Chiefdom in the Kailahun District following an unprecedented riot by some aggrieved residents for the disappearance of a female relative, reports say. The incident which occurred yesterday 2nd March, 2015 broke the relative peace enjoyed by locals after the Ebola turmoil.
Mar 3, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Western Area Targets Mid-March for Zero Case Reports
The Western Area Quarantine Data Manage for Ebola, Mr. Evans Baines-Johnson has intimated that it will take them to mid March before proper reckoning in the fight against Ebola in the Western Area. He said this is because of the unpredictable nature of case occurrences, with the daily number of cases fluctuating.
Mar 3, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Oxfam In Collaboration With Ministry Of Social Welfare Gender And Children’s Affairs, UN Women and Statistics Sierra Leone Identify Gender Lapses In The Ebola Response
A study report assessing the gender dimensions of Ebola Virus Disease has found that issues relating to women need to be at the forefront of the emergency response. This report was launched on Tuesday, 24th of February at the Family Kingdom attracted about 50 stakeholders including Donor Agencies, UN, INGOs, NGOs and the members of the Media.
Mar 3, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : AFDB confirms Dr. Samara Kamara’s candidature
The Government of Sierra Leone wish to inform the general public that the African Development Bank has officially confirmed his nomination the candidacy of Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to the Presidency of the Bank.
Mar 3, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Students form Solidarity Group for Alpha Timbo
The Student Wing of the Timbo Campaign Team (TCT) comprising of students from various educational institutions that came together to form a student solidarity group in support of Hon. Alpha Osman Timbo’s flag bearer bid for the SLPP last week Friday 27th February, 2015 elected an executive to form part of the wider national campaign team.
Mar 3, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Daru Demands for Safe Drinking Water
Nearly twenty thousand residents of Daru Town in the Jawie Chiefdom Kailahun District are living without pure drinking water in that part of the country. Daru is one of the communities that was badly hit by the Ebola scourge and nearly 100 people including health workers died of the disease at the early stage of the outbreak.
Mar 2, 2015, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Team & Team to Construct Boreholes at Health Facilities
A non- international governmental organization, Team & Team Sierra Leone Chapter will soon commence the rehabilitation and construction of safe drinking borehole water at medical facilities across Sierra Leone. The construction project is not unconnected with the response to the fight against the deadly Ebola.
Mar 2, 2015, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Claudius Production Donates to Freetown Cheshire Home
One of the leading social and cultural Show Promoters in Sierra Leone, Big Bother Claudius Production (BBCP) has on Thursday 26th February, 2015 donated food condiment to the Freetown Cheshire Home.The items which worth ten million leones will reduce the starvation and hunger faced by disable residents living at Cheshire Home.
Mar 2, 2015, 12:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Hon. Augustine Torto galvanized support of 1.5 million Dollars drugs for Sierra Leone in the fight against Ebola
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Augustine B Torto had on Thursday the 26th, February 2015 reported in the Well of Parliament that a forty feet container full of assorted drugs worth 1.5 million USD was donated by Sierra Leoneans in Chicago through the Sageant Pharmaceuticals of Schaumberg at the start of this year to assist the Government in the fight against the deadly scourge.
Mar 2, 2015, 12:04


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