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Friday, 05-22-15, 10:09Sierra Leone Ebola Crisis - One Year On, the Road to Recovery Continues[Christian Aid] A year into Sierra Leone's battle against the Ebola virus, the country is making progress in its journey towards recovery, although much remains to be done to ensure access to basic healthcare for the most vulnerable citizens, Christian Aid says. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 9:45I Will Stand By Men[Concord] Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police yesterday vowed "to stand by any decision taken by his officers to dispel any attempt at contravening the law in the face of a false claim to human rights". read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 9:43UNMEER Chief Commends Women for Amplifying Yellow Ribbon Campaign[Concord] The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Peter Graaff, has described the efforts of the women of Sierra Leone towards bending the Ebola curve in the country as "truly commendable", saying it is precisely the kind of support required to get Ebola to zero and staying zero. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 10:00Parliament Not Happy With Local Councils[Concord] Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Local Government and Rural Development have expressed their dissatisfaction over the alleged lack of respect by the 19 local and city councils in the performance of their oversight functions. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 15:58New Ebola Cases Emerge in Three Places[Ebola Deeply] Until May 13, Sierra Leone had recorded zero cases of Ebola for eight days running. But in the past few days, several new chains of transmission have emerged in Freetown, Kambia and Port Loko. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 10:36Recovering From the Ebola Outbreak[Concord] On 9 May, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema, FAO Representative in Sierra Leone, handed over building materials for the construction of a poultry breeding farm to members of the Holima Agriculture Business Centre in Fengehun village, Bo District. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 8:45The Unsung Heroes in the Fight Against Ebola[Deutsche Welle] Local volunteers are at the forefront of the struggle to stop Ebola in Sierra Leone. They inform the public about ways to avoid the virus, counsel survivors and reach out to orphans - even though cases are declining. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 12:46President Koroma Receives New Unmeer Head[Sierra Leone Government] 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. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 9:09Kroo Town Diary - 'A Nurse Treated My Brother Secretly. I Fear They Might Both Have Ebola.'[Ebola Deeply] This diary is written by the elder brother of a patient, known here by his initial T, who is currently awaiting Ebola test results in Freetown. T is from the Kroo Town community. His brother describes him as a popular young man who is influential within the community and wider area. Names have been shortened to initials to protect the identity of patients and their contacts. read more...
Friday, 05-15-15, 9:43Makeni, Sierra Leone - "We Don't Have Toilets or Water At School"[Ebola Deeply] When education authorities in Sierra Leone announced the decision to reopen schools across the country in April, many students reacted with excitement. They were eager to get back to their studies, their daily routines and their classmates. But some students now say the public-transport challenges of returning to school are hampering their educational progress. Cinnatus Dumbaya talked to them. read more...

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