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Tuesday, 10-28-14, 11:16President Koroma Issues Stern Warning to Traditional and Religious Leaders[Sierra Leone Government]On a working visit to Port Loko, Bombali and Tonkolili districts over the weekend, President Ernest Bai Koroma issued a stern warning to traditional and religious leaders to take responsibility to halt the spread of the virus in their chiefdoms and districts. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 9:30President Koroma Receives Human Rights Report[Sierra Leone Government]The Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) Brima Abdulai Sheriff on Thursday 23rd October presented the annual report on the state of human rights in Sierra Leone to President Koroma at State House. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 5:28NLC Urges Nigerian Govt to Help Ebola-Hit Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea[Premium Times]The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Saturday urged the Federal Government to offer as much support as possible to West African countries ravaged by the dreaded Ebola virus to save the sub-region. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 4:29Somalia Asks Sierra Leone Troops Be Excluded From Amisom Rotation[Sabahi]Somali leaders have asked that troops from Sierra Leone be excluded from African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) rotations due to the threat of Ebola, Somalia's RBC Radio reported Wednesday (October 23rd). read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 4:04Ebola - Prevention Is Possible but People Are Dying Alone[savethechildren_uk]When you listen to the experts, Ebola is both scarier and less scary than it initially appears. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:15Journalist Fined for Entering Ebola Quarantine Zone[MFWA]On October 9, 2014, a court in Kenema City in eastern Sierra Leone fined Ibrahim J. Ganda, a journalist with Radio Vaahun, a privately-owned Liberian radio station, for illegally entering "a quarantined zone in Sierra Leone." read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 19:47UK Troops Join Ebola Fight[PR Newswire]London -Around 150 British Army personnel left RAF Brize Norton this morning to add to the significant UK efforts to tackle Ebola. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 11:29Ebola in Sierra Leone - the Cost of Living On the Margins[Africa Research Institute]In the second of a series of blogs about the impact and consequences of Ebola in Sierra Leone, ARI researcher Jamie Hitchen, recently back from a year spent working in the country, focuses on new economic hardships. You can read the first blog, on health care, here. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 8:01Ebola Threatens Food Supplies[Deutsche Welle]Food experts predict a food crisis if Ebola continues to spread. The Word Food Program (WFP) has provided food aid to over half a million people but still needs to reach six times that number. Gon Myers is WFP's country director in Sierra Leone. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 14:51WFP Starts Biggest One-Day Food Distribution in Ebola-Hit Sierra Leone[WFP]Freetown -The distribution in the suburb of Waterloo will be the biggest one-off food distribution in the country since the start of the Ebola outbreak. read more...

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