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NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Urges Pragmatism over Pregnant Girls in School
As the Ebola epidemic finally appears to be waning necessitating the reopening of schools countrywide, the issue of allowing pregnant school girls to resume their schooling or take exams continues to attract the attention of state and non-state actors.
May 22, 2015, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News: Vice President Foh Launches National HIV/AIDS Partnership Forum
On Thursday, 21st May 2015, Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh who was representing President Ernest Bai Koroma, said” the Ebola outbreak which erupted in Sierra Leone in May of 2014 has become the longest, most severe, and most complex disease in the history of Sierra Leone and had reversed the gains the country has made in containing and eliminating disease like HIV/AIDS”.
May 22, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ONS Ready To Host The First National Security Conference
The Office of National Security (ONS) will be hosting the first National Security Sector Conference for two days. This important event is slated for the 23rd and 24th of May 2015 at the Bintumani Hotel in Freetown. This pronouncement was made yesterday, 21st May 2015 at a press conference held at the Ministry of Information and Communication’s Conference Room at Youyi Building Freetown.
May 22, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Mediates FBC Land Saga
President Ernest Bai Koroma Monday 18 May 2015 mediated among officials of Fourah Bay College, Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment and leaders of the Fourah Bay College community over the disputed land impeding the implementation of the Arab Bank for Economic Development for Africa (BADEA) project. The area of encroachment is 21.4 acres.
May 22, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Koroma Receives USAID Associate Administrator
President Ernest Bai Koroma Wednesday 20 May 2015, received the Associate Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mr. Eric G. Postel at State House, Freetown. The USAID Administrator is in the country to enhance efforts to getting to and staying at zero as well as supporting the country’s post Ebola socio-economic recovery programmes.
May 22, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Bio Foundation to Mark First Anniversary
The Maada and Fatima Bio Foundation will be commemorating its first anniversary on Saturday 30th May 2015 at the Prestigious OASIS Banqueting Suites, Barking, IG11 0HZ. The Foundation will be organising a dinner and dance and the price for the event will be £50 per person. This was revealed in a statement issued by the media team of the defeated 2012 Sierra Leone presidential candidate, Julius Maada Bio.
May 21, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Barefoot Women want to go & thank President
“We have told Aunty Nancy that we want to go and thank President Koroma and his government for making the rural people happy with the solar lights” were the words from a Chairlady of the Solar Committee during a meeting at Conakry Dee concerning a verification exercise of the first phase of the Barefoot Solar Project.
May 21, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ACTB Embarks on Post-Ebola Economic Recovery
A Call to Business (ACTB), which is one of the largest micro-finance institutions currently in the country with a client base of over Ten Thousand (10,000) and an estimated Loan Portfolio of over Thirteen Billion Leones (Le13,000,000,000) on Friday 15th May 2015 opened a new branch at Koidu City, Kono District.
May 21, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Minister Fofanah leads High-Powered delegation to WHO
Health and Sanitation Minister, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah is currently in Geneva with an Eight-man high-powered team to participate in this year’s World Health Assembly. The 68th World Health Assembly will focus on the effect of the Ebola Outbreak on the MDGs as well as other key global health issues relating to mental health, malaria immunization, among others.
May 20, 2015, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Port Loko wants Double Lab Tests on New Ebola Cases
The People of the Northern District of Port Loko have demanded a re-run of Laboratory Tests on every Ebola Positive case before final results are dished out for public consumption. This decision was reached at the Task Force Meetings of the Port Loko District Ebola Response Centre following what have now become intermittent blunders on either the side of the World Health Organisation [WHO] Team in the District or the Medics operating the Laboratory at the GOAL Ebola Treatment Centre in Port Loko. It does not actually matter where the blame lies.
May 20, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Momoh Konte Doles US$5, 000 for Cremated House
The brain behind the successful fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Koinadugu district Mr.Momoh Kemoh Konte, over the weekend handed over five thousand United States dollars (US$5, 000) equivalent to twenty five million Leones (Le25M) Pa Alimamy Jalloh, owner of the house that was cremated in Kumala town, Neine Chiefdom, Koinadugu district on Thursday November 6th last year to rebuild his house again.
May 20, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “Local Government is key vehicle to national development”- VP Foh
Chairing an inaugural meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Decentralization, Tuesday 19th May at his Tower Hill Office, Vice President of Sierra Leone, Ambassador Victor Bockarie Foh informed Ministers of Government, Chairmen and Mayors of Councils from across the country that Local Government is a key vehicle for the country’s development process, good governance and decentralisation.
May 20, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : IGP addresses Public Concerns on Policing
Inspector General of Police Francis Alieu Munu on Tuesday 19th May 2015, addressed the Press on the various issues that the Sierra Leone Police faces and how the Force continues to walk the fine line of keeping the confidence of the public while at the same time respect the authority of the Government and keeping its core functions to keep the peace and to maintain law and order.
May 20, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kono People Pledge Support to VP Foh
Members of Kono Advisory Committee which is headed by Minister of Local Government, Madam Diana Konomani have assured the Honourable Vice President, Ambassador Victor Bockarie Foh of their total support and that of the district. This was on May 18th 2015 during a courtesy call on the Vice President.
May 20, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Bollore in Discussions to Extend Sierra Leone Ports
President Koroma has on Friday 15th May 2015, met with the Director General of Bollore Ports, Mr Oliver de Noray and team. The meeting at State Lodge, was called to discuss a project that aims to extend the container terminal at the Freetown Ports.
May 19, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Koroma Receives New UNMEER Head
President Ernest Bai Koroma Friday 15 May met with the newly appointed Head of the United Nations Mission on Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) Mr Peter Graaff at his State Lodge in Freetown. The UN Envoy was the crisis manager in the Ebola free neighbouring Liberia and he is in the country to give a final push in collaboration with government to defeat the receding virus.
May 19, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Former VP’s Case Stalls over Non-Service of Gov’t
The former Vice President of Sierra Leone, Alhaji Sam Sumana has appeared in court on Friday 15th May 2015 for the first time in the matter he took for an interpretation to the Supreme Court.
May 18, 2015, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : VP Foh Launches National Open Data Portal
Deputising His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma, the Honourable Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh on Friday 15th May 2015, launched the National Open Data Portal at the Credentials Hall, State House, Freetown.
May 18, 2015, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Ernest Koroma Hosts Tony Blair
President Ernest Bai Koroma Thursday 14th May 2015 hosted the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair at State House, Freetown. This is according to a news release from the Office of the President.
May 18, 2015, 12:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News :ACC Ends Policy Integration Seminar in Kono
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) with support from European Union (EU) on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th May, 2015 at the Sahr Musa Sessie Gbenda Hall in Koidu City appealed to senior and middle level managers of the civil service to mainstream anti-corruption initiatives into their strategic plans and activities.
May 18, 2015, 12:00

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