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Friday, 07-25-14, 10:47Nigeria Quarantines Liberian Official, Awaiting Ebola Testing[FrontPageAfrica]A consultant at the Ministry of Finance has become the first suspected case of Ebola reported in the Nigerian state of Lagos since the outbreak surfaced in Liberia this year. The Liberian was a member of a Liberian delegation attending a conference in Lagos when he reportedly began exhibiting symptoms of the deadly virus. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:21Ebola - the Day That Changed Everything[AlertNet]And then there was the day in late spring that changed everything, the day a woman, a stranger, came to the home of Cecilia Babyoh, a nurse in the eastern Sierra Leone district of Kailahun. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 16:12Music Producer Attacked, Threatened for Songs On Corruption and Tribalism[MFWA]Joseph Richard Abdulai one of Sierra Leone's leading music producers was on July 19, 2014, attacked by three unknown individuals while walking along the Lumley beach in the capital Freetown. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 9:51President Koroma Calls On WHO to Join the Fight Against Ebola[Sierra Leone Government]President Ernest Bai Koroma has on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 called on the World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Luis Gomes Sambo and his organization to join the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 9:41President Koroma Issues Stern Warning On National Tree Planting Day[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has planted the first tree on the 2014 National Tree Planting Day. Launching the ceremony on the new Regent-Grafton Road, President Koroma noted that tree planting is integral to the prosperity of the environment that everybody craves for because it is a national imperative that should be commemorated everywhere during the rainy season. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 12:32Communities in Sierra Leone Turn Their Backs On Female Genital Mutilation[AI London]Sierra Leone -While activists gather in London today to discuss strategies to tackle female genital mutilation, communities across Sierra Leone have been taking an innovative approach towards ending the brutal practice. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 14:54In Restructuring the Energy Sector, Pres. Koroma Calls for a New Approach[Sierra Leone Government]President Ernest Bai Koroma has on Monday 21st July 2014 called for a new and holistic approach in addressing problems of the energy sector by unbundling distribution and transmission in the said ministry. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 13:13'I Was Told I Would Die If I Ever Talked About FGM' - UK Victim[AlertNet]When Alimatu Dimonekene underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) as a teenager in Sierra Leone, she was told she would die if she ever spoke about it. For more than 20 years she struggled with terrible flashbacks, depression and pain. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 9:31Sierra Leone Nationals Union Pays New Ambassador Courtesy Call[The Point]A cross section of members and executives of the Sierra Leone Nationals Union in The Gambia (SLENU) last Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Sierra Leone's new ambassador to The Gambia, AMB Soulayman Daramy, at the Embassy's Chancery in Banjul. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 11:23President Koroma Calls for International Support to Fight Ebola[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has called for international support to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone in particular and the sub-region in general. read more...

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