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NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kono Youth stage Ebola Riot; Diana Konomani steps in
Tuesday 21st October turned Koidu in Eastern Kono district into a battleground following attempts by Ebola Response Team to take away Mrs. Aminata Koroma, mother of a famous youth gangster, Adamu Ezeh. This was resisted by Adamu and his loyal youths who insisted the mum is not going into an Ebola contaminated ambulance, as she was not an Ebola victim.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:20

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : WFP/World Bank Hand Over 30 Vehicles to Combat Ebola
With Support from World Bank, the World Food Programme (WFP) last evening officially handed over 20 ambulances and 10 mortuary pickup trucks; all brand new, to the National Ebola Response Center (NERC) and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. The ceremony which took place at the Cockeril Military Base in Freetown attracted important local personalities, diplomats and other expatriates.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Wash Media Sensitizes on Water & Sanitation
A Non Governmental Organization, Wash Media Network Sierra Leone has held a one day lecture for media persons on reporting Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) policies. The session which was held at 18 Priscilla Street in Freetown saw pressmen from the electronic and print media in attendance on October 18th 2014.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : CODEP Trains Religious Leaders and Traditional Healers on Ebola in Waterloo
In helping the Government of Sierra Leone contain and stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the country, a UK based organization called Construction and Development Partnership (CODEP), has on Saturday the 18th October 2014 ended a one day training workshop on Ebola sensitization for Religious Leaders and Traditional Healers in Waterloo. The training targeted all the religious leaders and traditional healers within the Western Area Rural District.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : St. Edward’s Knights Clocks 2
Amidst the Ebola crisis, Brothers of the Ancient and Noble Order of the Knights of Saint John International, Saint Edward’s Commandery #766 has on Sunday 19th October which was also World Mission Sunday in very low key joined parishioners in celebrating their 2nd year anniversary at the Saint Edward’s Parish, May Park, Kingtom.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : WAADO Donates Food Items to 20 Quarantined Homes
With support from Welt Hunger Hielfe (WHH), a German based organization, a Non Governmental Community Based Organization in Waterloo, Women’s Advocacy and Agricultural Development Organization (WAADO), has on Wednesday the 15th of October 2014 donated food items to twenty (20) households in the John Thorpe community, Rokel Village, Western Area Rural District. Quite recently, twenty five (25) people have died at the John Thorpe community and ten (10) people are presently being hospitalized at Hastings Ebola Treatment Centre. Among the twenty five (25) deaths, twenty two (22) are women and three (3) are men.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Focus 1,000 Engages Religious Leaders on Ebola
Focus 1,000 on Wednesday 15th October organized a social mobilization workshop on Ebola at the conference hall of the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone at King Harman Road in Freetown.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Constituency 19 MP Champions Ebola Sensitization
The Member of Parliament of Constituency 19 comprising of Gaura, Tunkia and Nomo in Kenema district, Honorable Alusine Kanneh, has upon his return from sick leave abroad led sensitization campaign on Ebola especially at the time the disease has emerged in Peril village located within his constituency.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -22nd October, 2014
*Kingharman Road Hospital shutdown *DeFID pledges £5m Ebola funding to INGOS *Beckham Joins The Fight Against Ebola *South African to Raise US$ 22.5m for Ebola *Police Officer Rapes Girl 13 at Quarantined Home.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Volunteer Nurses Cry for Salary
A group of volunteer nurses who have been on waiting list since 2013 are calling on the Government to look into their plight as it has taken nearly two years working without pay. An aggrieved nurse who preferred to be anonymous told this press in Kenema that the Government has indeed promised them but no progress has been since; and they are still suffering without salaries.
Oct 22, 2014, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Pujehun District Robustly Fights Ebola VD
The District Medical Officer (DMO) for Pujehun District, Dr. David Bum has reliably informed the Awareness Times that the Ebola situation is under unique and robust control in that district. Speaking via telephone interview on Monday 20th October 2014, from Pujehun, Dr. Bum told our reporter that when the Ebola outbreak started in Sierra Leone, many people were speculating that like Kailahun, Pujehun was going to be another hot spot for infection because of its close ties with Liberia. According to him, when the first incident of Ebola was noted in Sahn Malen in Pujehun, all stakeholders pulled forward to plot as to how to contain the spread of the disease.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:20

NEWS : Local News
Sierrac Leone News : Okada Rider Trapped for Trafficking Ebola Patient
A Motor bike rider Sheku Mansaray of Komende Luyama in the Lower Bambara who carried an Ebola patient from Levuma Yawei in the Kailahun district to Komende Luyama in the Lower Bambara chiefdom, Kenema district has been captured based on intelligence reports reaching the police and is presently placed under quarantine for twenty one days.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Marine Slipway Workers Demand for Privatization
The moribund status of the Sierra Leone Ports Authority Marine Slipway and Ship Repair Facility has warranted most of its workers to demand for the privatization of the facility to the Holland shipyards that recently opted for the concession. The entire precincts of the Marine and Ship Repair Facility is very archaic with outdated and dilapidated equipment that were brought into the company’s premises as far back as early 1950s.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Prison Watch Donates Preventive Materials to Prison, Police and Social Welfare
Prison Watch Sierra Leone on Wednesday 15th October 2014 donated preventive materials to the Sierra Leone Prison Services, Juvenile Homes and Selected Police Stations as part of their support in the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Baptist Convention Donates Food Items to Deprived Communities & Quarantined Homes
In order to complement Government’s effort in the fight against the Ebola Virus disease, the Baptist Convention Sierra Leone in Collaboration with Baptist World Alliance in the United States of America and Europe has donated Food items worth over 100 million Leones to their Church members and Quarantined Homes in Port Loko and Bombali Districts specifically.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Pregnant Woman Delivers at Hospital Corridors
Even though His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma and the International Bodies are making efforts to ensure that people get access to quality health service delivery more especially the free health care service brought in for lactating mothers, children under five and pregnant women in the country; it is alleged that some health workers are involved in extortion and private clinic jobs has become the order of practice by some nurses working at Government Hospitals across the country as they make attempt to enrich themselves at the detriment of the masses.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ebola Crisis versus Talk of Diplomatic Passport
Sierra Leoneans are going to continue to see exhibition of clownish behaviour by those from whom much is expected. Let me inform that I have not been sent any letter about diplomatic passport and I honestly doubt if the ongoing pettiness from some quarters will ever reach that level.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : CRC Trains Sub-Committee on Human Rights and State Policy
The Constitutional Review Committee of Sierra Leone on Tuesday at the Miatta Conference Hall in Freetown held a day’s training for members of the sub-committee on state policy and human rights to broaden their understanding to effectively deal with issues relating to the judiciary, executive, legislature, natural resources, local government, Information, education and communication, state policy and human rights.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -21st October, 2014
*Jendema Residents Flee For Ebola *Airtel Money Reaching the Unbanked *LAWYERS Launch Website *Serabu Chiefdom Launches Ebola Taskforce *Hardship Hits Gbendembu Ngowahun Chiefdom *JSW to Invest $400m into Marampa Mine.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Another Boost for Census Project : Over USD$ 86,000 worth of Equipment Provided
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has on Wednesday 15th October 2014 handed over ten motorbikes and various IT equipment worth US$86,733,000 to Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL). The items were part of DFIDs ongoing support to the forthcoming National Population and Housing Census now re-scheduled for April, 2015. The ceremony took place at the UNFPA head office in Freetown.
Oct 21, 2014, 17:00


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