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Sierra Leone News : Ebola Virus Lurks near Lungi Airport
As Ebola continues to infiltrate and destroy meaningful lives in Towns, Chiefdoms and Districts in the country, Sumbuya and Kegbal villages in the Lokomasama Chiefdom, located a short distance from Lungi International Airport is the latest to suffer from the Ebola scourge as within just two days this week, the Ebola burial team has buried twenty (20) corpses.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:26

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Paolo Conteh Calls for Change of Attitude to Defeat Ebola
Responding to questions at his first ever press conference held at the National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) headquarters, in the premises of the former Special Court for Sierra Leone on Wednesday 29th October 2014, the strong and confident looking NERC Chief Executive Officer, Rtd. Major Alfred Palo Conteh has admitted to the incorrect publication of Ebola update figures and promised to deal with the issue through his structures. It can be recalled that there has been a lot of hue and cry over the statistical analysis of the Ebola outbreak especially with the daily updates announced by Government alongside questionable deaths rates.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:24

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 160 Ebola Orphans in Waterloo …Says Build on Books Country Director
The Country Director of a Non-Governmental Organization Build on Books, Mrs. Rosetta Kargbo has disclosed that the Ebola disease has unfortunately produced over one hundred and sixty orphans in the Western Rural District. Speaking to Awareness Times on Wednesday 30th October 2014, Madam Rosetta Kargbo informed that, the situation faced by some orphans left behind by deceased parents in certain communities in Waterloo need urgent assistance. The aid worker disclosed that children who are currently in quarantined homes where all relatives have died require utmost attention.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Hon. Siaka Sama Returns Home from a Successful Trip
The spokesman for Malen affected Land Owners Association (MALOA), Hon. Siaka Sama has told the Awareness Times that the recent meeting which he attended in Paris, France yielded dividend. According to him, countries including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cambodia, Ivory Coast amongst others, attended the all important meeting. He informed that the meeting was organized by Bollore which is the major shareholder of the Socfin Agricultural Oil Palm Plantation Company Sierra Leone limited. He said the various delegates were invited to discuss prevailing problems between landowners and Bollore.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NERC CEO Commends Health Workers
Chief Executive Officer of the National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) Rtd. Major Alfred Paolo Conteh on Wednesday 29th October, 2014 commended Health Workers on the ongoing Ebola fight. He said these words when addressing members of the media at the newly established National Ebola Response Centre at Special Court New England Ville Freetown.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : WAADO, Welt Hunger Feeds Quarantined Homes in Grafton
The Women’s Advocacy & Agricultural Developmental Organization (WAADO) with support from Welt Hunger Heilfe (WHH) from Germany has on Tuesday 28th October presented food items, which include amongst others, bags of rice, cooking and palm oil, onions, fish, gari, sugar, ovaltine, bundles of water and bennimix food for babies to the tune of Millions of Leones to 46 quarantined homes located at the Grafton Old Road opposite the Ataya Base.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “No Chinese vaccine against Ebola” - China CDC
The Deputy Director of China’s Centre for Disease Control (CDC), Dr. Gao Fu, has stated that as at now, the China has not yet developed a vaccine for Ebola viral disease that has killed over 4000 people in West Africa. Dr. Gao told a news conference at the Chinese Embassy in Freetown on Monday that “China has no vaccine at the moment for Ebola, but our scientists are working with other scientists in other parts of the world to develop the vaccine for the disease.”
Oct 30, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Psychosocial Training for Service Providers ends in Kenema
Ben Hirsch child care centre with support from UNICEF has organized two days training of trainers' work shop for service providers at the old district council hall Maxwell Khobe Street in Kenema.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Two (2) Weeks Old Baby Survives Ebola
A two weeks old baby together with her mother Isatu Mansaray have received discharged certificates at the Hasting Ebola Treatment Center upon the successful completion of their treatment. The child got infected with the Ebola virus from her sick mother, Isatu Mansaray few days after delivery.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -30th October, 2014
*Resident Minister North Commends ADDAX *President Koroma frowns at Bombali Leaders *“We have not exported Ebola says” Foreign Minister *Le300 Million Worth of Counterfeit Drugs Destroyed *European Union to Boost Ebola Research with €24.4 million.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone Business Women Hub Supports 41 Survivors
The Sierra Leone Business Women Hub a local humanitarian organization has recently donated personal hygiene kits to survivors at the Ebola Treatment Centre at Hastings in the Western Rural District. Presenting the kits the Co-Founder, Lawyer Finda Koroma congratulated the survivors for their success story, describing the nurses and doctors at the Treatment Centre as heroes and heroines in the fight against Ebola.
Oct 30, 2014, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Koinadugu teams up with WHO to fight Ebola out of Nieni
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has assured the people of Koinadugu district that they were with them to ensure the Ebola Outbreak ravaging parts of the district is quickly quelled. Koinadugu, until a few weeks back, had been the only district unaffected by Ebola in Sierra Leone. WHO Spokesperson in Sierra Leone, Madam Winnie Romeril gave the assurance during a chat with the Awareness Times up in Koinadugu yesterday 28th October 2014.
Oct 29, 2014, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Bethel World Outreach Ministries Donates to the Red Cross Treatment Centre
Bethel World Outreach Ministries Intentional over the weekend donated assorted items to the International Federation of the Red Cross IFRC management center through the District Task force. The items donated include 182 tubes of Colgate tooth paste, 112 tooth brushes, one CD player with recorded Messages of Prayer and hope and 400 bundles of Blessed Pure water all meant for Ebola patients at the treatment center.
Oct 29, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sorcerer and the Kaikai Family Apologize to Film Producer/Director
A sorcerer (Moray Man) Mohamed Fullah who stays at Dan Street and the Kaikai family at 102 Kissy Road recently apologized to Director of Star Light Film Production, Alfred Musa Nabay at the Ross road Police Station in Eastern Freetown. The Director had complained to Police that the Kaikais in connivance with the sorcerer, falsely accused him of stealing 3 Sonny Ericsson phones and one PlayStation following which the sorcerer used magic rituals to almost kill him.
Oct 29, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Pujehun Descendants Commend China Kingho
Descendants of Pujehun and members of Pujehun District Descendants Association (PDDA) have expressed profound gratitude to China Kingho Investment for their huge contribution made towards the fight against deadly Ebola disease. Like the Government and People of the Republic of China, China Kingho Investment has demonstrated magnanimity and love Pujehun and the entire Country since the outbreak of the Ebola disease.
Oct 29, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kenema Top Radio Journalist Speaks on Ebola’s Reoccurrence
One of the top radio journalists in Eastern Province who is also the production manager of the Eastern Community Radio has blamed influx of people from quarantined areas as responsible for a reoccurrence of Ebola outbreak reported cases in the province. Philip Koroma blamed the re-emergence of reported cases of Ebola viral disease in the east to be a result of low compliance by the public and what he referred to as lack of tight security at the various check points leading to Kenema.
Oct 29, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -29th October, 2014
*ONS, British Forces Dialogue on Security *HRCSL Starts Engagement on 2013 Report *Trocaire on Ebola Solidarity with Sierra Leone *Information Expert Engages CRC *Bethel World Joins Ebola Fight *University Scientist for Ebola Cure.
Oct 29, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Social Welfare Ministry Engages Stakeholders in Bo
In a bid to complement Government efforts in the fight against the dreadful Ebola disease in the country the Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs in partnership with the United Nation Funds for Population Activities UNFPA has on Thursday 23th October 2014 engaged over 160 Traditional Birth Attendants, Religious Leaders, Traditional Leaders, Civil Society Organizations, Council Officials and Health Personnel in a two day interactive forum which was held at the Dohas Hotel Towama Road in Bo.
Oct 29, 2014, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Bombali DMO Supports President’s Strong Warning to Chiefs
Sequel to the high rate of Ebola infections in Northern Sierra Leone, the District Medical Officer (DMO) for Bombali District, Dr. Tom Sesay has categorically endorsed the recent admonishment of Paramount Chiefs in his district by the President. Dr. Sesay stated that they as medical professionals are doing their best to contain the disease but if the local people fail to comply with precautionary measures there will be a setback.
Oct 28, 2014, 17:22

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NASSIT Makes Worthwhile $1.5M Investment in Animal Husbandry
Journalists were taken on a conducted tour at the Sierra Akker Farm located at Sumbuya in the Koya chiefdom Port Loko District on Friday 24th October 2014. It may be recalled that NASSIT was wrongfully painted by some sections of the media a while ago, and on Tuesday 21st October at their conference room clarifications were made on the poultry investment to which NASSIT made a US$1.5M input, instead of the very inaccurate US$30M investment allegation made against the Trust by these sections of the media.
Oct 28, 2014, 17:20


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