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NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone Commercial Bank Managing Director Speaks on 2013 Fiscal Performance
2013 was a very challenging year in the 41yrs existence of the Bank. The Bank has to face surmountable challenges both internal and external. Notwithstanding this, I am pleased to note that the Bank recorded superb growth in its balance sheet base.
Jul 31, 2014, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kailahun Paramount Chiefs institute Bye-Laws and Communiqué on Ebola
Brave and patriotic Paramount Chiefs and other stakeholders of Kailahun have taken a firm action through a Communiqué and Bye-Law to eradicate the dreadful Ebola carnage in the Kailahun District. Prior to promulgating the Bye-Law and communiqué several community mobilizations, Contact tracing and Ebola Burial team were formed by the chiefdoms’ authorities to minimize the spread of the Ebola Disease.
Jul 31, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliamentary Information Committee Makes Provincial Tours
As part of its oversight functions, the Parliamentary Committee on Information and Communications this week toured the ECOWAS’ Regional E-Governance network and the fiber optic facilities in the Western Area, the Bo highway, Makeni-Rogbere junction, Port Loko and Lungi. The project is currently being managed by SALCAB and HUAWAI and sponsored by the Government of Sierra Leone and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
Jul 31, 2014, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 31st July, 2014
*Magbamgba people regret agreement with London Mining *Health Workers Demand Relocation of Kenema Ebola Centre *Public finance dialogue…School fees subsidies should be utilized properly…TISL *NPA Assures New Energy Minister Sustainable Electricity * Ebola slowed work-not stopped work.
Jul 31, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Bill Gates urges African countries to continue to learn from each other
21 year old Local Councilor of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) representing Ward 14 in Kissi Tongi Chiefdom Kailahun District, Ezekiel Borbor last evening of July 30th 2014, told the Awareness Times that “no less than thirty five people” have died in his APC-dominated ward in Kailahun district, all as a result of Ebola related sickness. The local authority revealed that the Ebola Disease devastated his ward in May and June this year but that the situation has now become relatively calmer in July.
Jul 31, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Dr. Khan Warned of Ebola Security Threat
Focal doctor for Hemorrhagic fevers in Sierra Leone, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan has passed away in afternoon of July 29th 2014 at Kailahun Ebola Centre operated by Medicine Sans Frontier (MSF) He was admitted there last week. Just few days to his admission, other senior medical staff working under him like Nurse Mbalu Fonnie with over 20 years experience in nursing hemorrhagic fever patients, also had fallen at hands of Ebola.
Jul 30, 2014, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : China Kingho offers food items as Ramadan Gift to Muslims
China Kingho has offered food items within their operational areas in the South and North of Sierra Leone as Ramadan Gift to Muslims in fulfillment of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) The company donated essential food items which included bags of rice, onions and vegetable oil as a show of friendship between China Kingho and the people of Sierra Leone.
Jul 30, 2014, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone Marks World Hepatitis Day
The National Alliance for Hepatitis Sierra Leone (NAH-SL) has marked the World Hepatitis Day on the 28th July this year. The deputy director for national Alliance for Hepatitis Mr. Pharm Laud Kwaku Mensah in his earlier statement said this year is the fourth official World Hepatitis to be organized by the World Hepatitis Alliance and the World Health Organization on the theme:
Jul 30, 2014, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Youth Minister Urges Youths To Unite & Fight Ebola
The Minister of Youth Affairs, Hon. Alimamy Kamara on Saturday 26th July 2014 urged all Sierra Leone youths to redouble their efforts with bravery, unity, patriotism and nationalism to eradicate the Ebola epidemic in the country.
Jul 30, 2014, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : For Presenting 2 Bounced Cheques, Lebanese Business Man Remanded in Pademba Prison
Mohamed Alie Shaban a Lebanese business man of No. 1 Back street Freetown made his second appearance before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of court No. 2 on Thursday 24th July 2014 for giving 2 bounce cheques to one Nigerian business man named Ajim Sabinus for payment of goods worth over 60 Million Leones.
Jul 30, 2014, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : MPs Ratify Transnational Crime Convention
The House of Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone on Thursday, 24th July, 2014 unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto which was laid on the table of the House on Tuesday, 20, May, 2014.
Jul 30, 2014, 17:06

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Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 30th July, 2014
*FIFA Takes Firm Stance on SL Match-Fixing Allegations *As Ebola Death Toll Reaches143...Health Alert Sierra Leone Intensifies Fight Against the Disease *BECE Exams May Take Place Next Month *Experts Highlight Problems in Curbing Ebola in Sierra *MARWOPNET, 50/50 Group, Women’s Forum Join the War Against Ebola.
Jul 30, 2014, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : State Lottery Launches Odds Sports Betting Games
As a way of adhering to the demands of its valuable, retailers, customers and the general populace of Sierra Leone, the Sierra Leone State Lottery Company Limited has on Saturday 26th July, at their Head Office at Siaka Stevens Street officially launched its Odds Sports Betting for Football Games, which encompasses athletics, tennis and other sports.
Jul 30, 2014, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : State House Debunks ‘Protocol’ Report on Blyden
In a related development, Head of the Secretariat of ruling APC party who is also the APC Spokesman, Alhaji Osman Yansaneh Esq., has publicly applauded Dr. Sylvia Blyden as an embodiment of a true APC member who is selfless in service. He said APC is proud to have her as an Honorary Executive member of the party.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As they Pray Against Ebola, Themne Community Development Association Donates “Iftar” to National Muslims Council
As part of their fasting obligations, Muslims are required to do ten nights of all night of prayer to meet up with the ‘night of power’ or ‘Lailatul Khadri’. The Themne Community Development Council has been seeking Allah’s intervention to avert the dreadful and incurable Ebola disease in Sierra Leone during this period. The Themne Community Development Council, Sierra Leone, has on Tuesday 22nd July in a ceremony held at the Catco International Hotel Complex at Wilkinson road, donated One Hundred and Fifty Bags of rice to the National Muslims Council to be used during the “Lailatul khadri i.e. the Night of Power” to enable Imams and their congregation pray for Allah’s intervention to eradicate the dreadful disease from Sierra Leone as it still continues to kill innocent people.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Women’s Network Prays for Sierra Leone
Kenema chapter of Women's Network Sierra Leone, has on Sunday 27th, July 2014 assembled at the Kenema police barracks field to pray against this dreadful Ebola virus that is ravaging the lives of Sierra Leoneans.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As Ebola Kills 184 People in Jawie Chiefdom Kailahun District …Paramount Chief Musa Kallon Says Situation is Now Normal
Data collated by chiefdom authorities and other stakeholders reveal that at least one hundred and eighty four (184) people have lost their lives in Jawie Chiefdom alone, all related to the Ebola carnage. The chiefdom authorities disclosed that the statistics were collected from towards the end of May to Monday 28th July 2014.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 29th July, 2014
*Pharmacists Warned Not To Treat Ebola Patients *ACC Gets New Partner to Fight Corruption *Smart Mobile Donates To Lumley Central Mosque *SLP: Praised Abroad & Damned At Home! *MAKENI CITY COUNCIL ON REVENUE MOBILIZATION DRIVE.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : LANYI Foundation Donates Le13M to MPs & Caritas for Ebola
In response to the call made by President Koroma, to contain the Ebola carnage in the Country, a non-governmental indigenous organization, LANYI Foundation on Thursday 24th July 2014 donated the sum of eleven million one hundred and fifty thousand Leones to all Members of Parliament representing Kailahun and Kenema District. The donation is a symbol of appreciation to the efforts applied by the Members of Parliament and also to support transportation fuel in order to meet their constituents and educate them on Ebola disease during their recess.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As only Kono, Tonkolili, Koinadugu & Moyamba are Free, Bombali Confirms Ebola cases in Makari – Gbanti
As police officers last evening of July 24th 2014, battled with relatives of an escaped Ebola-positive patient in Eastern Freetown, it is confirmed that some people are dead of Ebola symptoms in Masongbo section of Makari Gbanti chiefdom in Bombali District, Northern Province. At least one of the dead had reported at a local community hospital where the blood samples sent to Kenema, tested positive for Ebola.
Jul 25, 2014, 17:10


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EDITORIALS
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FROM OUR TEAM
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Time to take Sierra Leone back from Lying Hate Mongers
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
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FEATURES
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EBOLA Update as of Tuesday 10th June, 2014
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PROFILES
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THE ECONOMY
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NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Address to the Nation on the Ebola Outbreak By His Excellency The President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday July 30, 2014
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