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NEWS : Local News
Dr. Victor Willoughby Laid to Rest In Sierra Leone as ZMab arrived too late to save his life
Yet another blow by the merciless and evil Ebola Virus has taken the life of famous Freetown medical doctor, Dr. Victor R. Willoughby. His remains are shown in this coffin as it was taken to be laid to rest in his grave. Anglican prayers by Freetown’s Anglican Clergy were properly recited at the graveside before his corpse was respectfully lowered into the grave.
Dec 19, 2014, 14:28

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ACC to Investigate between MPs & Kenema Mayor
The Majority Leader of Parliament, Hon. Ibrahim Bundu has committed a corruption allegation between the Kenema City Council and Parliament to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for further investigation and scrutiny. It could be recalled that the Mayor of Kenema City Mayor recently made corrupt allegations against Parliament.
Dec 19, 2014, 11:26

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : MPs Approve 5 including Admirable Male Citizen
Parliament on Wednesday 17th December approved the Board Chairman Audit Service Sierra Leone, Mr. Jonathan Admire Thomas and four others for various MDAs. All the nominees were duly approved by the House of Parliament. Mr. Jonathan Admire Thomas name brought laughter among Members of Parliament as they were doubtful over his middle feminine name ‘Admire’ but one of the eloquent Members of Parliament Hon. Komba Koedeyoma of Kono District quickly rescued him.
Dec 19, 2014, 11:22

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Magic Serum ZMab sent to Dr Willoughby
A highly successful international collaboration has ensured the arrival from Canada of the precursor to what CNN recently described as “magic serum” used to help treat Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia few months ago. This particular serum known as ZMab has now arrived in Sierra Leone to assist Dr. Victor Willoughby combat his current Ebola infection.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Great Britain Trains Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
Dozens of soldiers from 5-Armoured Medical Regiment, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, have finished training Sierra Leonean healthcare workers at Ebola Training Academy at the National Stadium in Freetown.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ambassador Yansaneh Makes Huge Donation to Ebola Response in Kamakwe
Over the weekend, Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to Ghana, who doubles as the National Secretary General of the ruling All Peoples Congress Party (APC), has taken leadership in Kamakwe, in response to the clarion call of the President of Sierra Leone Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, for prominent people to engage their diverse localities as part of plans to stem the tide of the ravaging Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, which struck May this year.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Bombali District Chairman Promises to End Ebola Soon
The Bombali District Chairman last evening via telephone interview told the Awareness Times that everybody has now braced up to eradicate the deadly Ebola disease in that district. According to Mr. John Shanghai Koroma, traditional rulers, local authorities, youths, religious leaders, medical personnel and members at the Command Center are now unanimously working to end the Ebola scourges in that part of the country.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliament Approves Finance Act 2015
Members of Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone on Wednesday 17th December, 2014 unanimously approved the appropriation bill entitled “The Finance Act 2015,” that inter alia, provides for the imposition and alteration of taxes for the fiscal year 2015.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Magbente discharges first Ebola Survivors
The Magbente Ebola Treatment Unit which was officially opened by His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma in November 16, 2014 has discharged 29 Patients who survived the Ebola Virus Disease as its first set at a ceremony held in Makeni.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 18th December, 2014
*Mines Minister Briefs MPs on Sector *Parliament Interviews Joseph Mans *Parliament Summons Kenema Mayor *Head of Anglican Church Visits *Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority replaces SLRTA *Sundays are now No-Market days *Maada Bio & John Benjamin in Peace Overtures *EU Supports Constitutional review with 7Billion.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Over 100 AU Medics from Ethiopia to stop Ebola
Freetown, Dec. 17, 014 (MOHS) - The Africa Union has aided Sierra Leone with 101 Ethiopian Medical personnel in the fight against Ebola. The medical team comprised Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Epidemiologists, Public Health Officers, and Information and Communication Specialists.
Dec 18, 2014, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ernest Koroma’s Empowerment of Sierra Leone Youths is Unprecedented
President Ernest Bai Koroma’s newly appointed Roving Special Envoy for Trade and Investment has described the empowerment of young people under Koroma as “unprecedented” in recent history of Sierra Leone. Alieu Malador, who is 35 years old, had his appointment announced on Facebook yesterday 16th December 2014 by State House officials who wrote: “the main duties and responsibilities of Alieu Malador will include promoting Sierra Leone’s business, products and trade interests abroad; and identifying trade and Investment opportunities in emerging and growth markets, and bringing them to the attention of the appropriate authorities”.
Dec 17, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : UNICEF Extolls Britain for 42 Ebola Community Care Centres
The United Nations through UNICEF has praised the British Government for funding a total of 42 Ebola Community Care Centers with an eventual capacity of almost 400 beds in addition to the 600 beds already provided by the British through the 6 100-bed Ebola Treatment Centers.
Dec 17, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Adonis Abboud ensures new Cardio-Sonogram Machine
Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Mr. Foday Sawi Lahai, on Tuesday 16th December 2014 officially handed over a brand new Cardio-Sonogram Machine to Freetown Veteran Cardiologist, Dr. Desmond Olu-Black.
Dec 17, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 17th December, 2014
*UK Condemns Shabby Sierra Leone Journalism *Secret Ojeh members face Murder Charge *Vatican’s Cardinal Turkson on Ebola Solidarity Tour *Another Mystery Snake in Ebola Saga *Hon. Ansu Kaikai Declares for President *ECOWAS Leaders Lament Ebola.
Dec 17, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : British Kindness at Work
This photograph shows a British Military Officer last Wednesday December 10th 2014 as he hands over the keys for brand new 100-bed Ebola Treatment Centre in Moyamba. The Centre was designed and constructed by British Military Engineers working with Sierra Leone Armed Forces and local Sierra Leone contractors.
Dec 16, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kailahun Authorities Demand Ban on Travelling
Traditional chiefs, local authorities and medical personnel of Kailahun have unanimously condemned ceaseless movements in and out of their district. Paramount Chief Musa Ngoumbu Klah Kallon II of Jawie Chiefdom, Kailahun told the Awareness Times last evening that he has alerted all his subordinate chiefs, zonal heads and 20 Taskforce Members not to allow any stranger in that chiefdom.
Dec 16, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Women's Forum SL Ends 16 Days of Activism
Women's Forum Sierra Leone has on Thursday 11th December ended their Sixteen (16) Days of Activism Against Sexual Gender Based Violence at a ceremony held at the School for the Blind on Wilkinson Road with presentation of a gift to their case study Fatmata Tarawalie who was physically, psychologically, economically, culturally and domestically violated by her husband Momodu Mansaray in the Sekuynia Chiefdom in the Koinadugu District and ended up at Blind School.
Dec 16, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 16th December, 2014
*SLAJ Rambles Incoherence at BBC Media Action *New IMC Chairman Aware of Challenges *December Ebola Numbers Reducing Significantly *Palo Conteh’s “Instinct” Under Scrutiny *£25,000 from English FA to fight Ebola *Ebola Passes Controversy Hits Southern Province *Nigeria CDC arrive as Anti-Ebola Foot Soldiers.
Dec 16, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Concerns over Management of Kenema’s NASSIT Plaza
The Minority Leader of the Sierra Leone Parliament, Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai on Monday 15th December 2014 appealed to the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) to quickly investigate the operations of the Kenema NASSIT Plaza which is being managed by Kamboi Property Holdings Limited. The Minority Leader made this statement during the vetting of Presidential Nominees at the Committee Room No.1 in Parliament.
Dec 16, 2014, 17:00

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