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Sierra Leone needs foreign support in combating HIV

Sierra Leone needs support from foreign countries to assist people living with HIV in the country, Abdul Rahman Sessay, Director General of the National...
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Over 73,000 people live with HIV in Sierra Leone

A total of 73,468 people are living with HIV in Sierra Leone, authorities revealed here on Monday. Abdul Rahman Sesay, Director...

Flooding kills 4 in Sierra Leone

Four people including a mother and her one-year-old child were reported dead Thursday after flooding caused by torrential rain in Sierra Leone. ...
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Sierra Leone heightens Ebola alert at border

In the wake of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone's health ministry said Tuesday the country has heightened...
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President Julius Maada Bio pledges to Sierra Leone Disciplined Leadership

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Saturday promised in his inaugural speech to provide disciplined and inclusive leadership. Bio, who was elected after a...
Conflicts in the Great Lakes Region have common features relating to governance issues, identity division, structural violence, exploitation and access to natural resources and land, and so on (Photo: Gallo Images/Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)

Post-election violence displaces hundreds in Sierra Leone

Since after the declaration of Julius Maada Bio as the winner of the 2018 election, supporters of the ruling Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)...

Sierra Leone halts exports of timber

The newly elected president of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, on Wednesday issued a directive ordering the suspension of timber export. According to the presidential...

Sierra Leonean Opposition Grabs More Parliamentary Seats

Sierra Leone's main opposition All People's Congress (APC) has won a majority of seats in Parliament in the just concluded election, the National Electoral...
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APC’s Samura Kamara Set to Contest Presidential Runoff Result

Presidential candidate of the All People' s Congress (APC), Samura Kamara has on Thursday threatened to challenge the outcome of the presidential runoff. Kamara refused...

Julius Maada Bio Becomes Sierra Leone’s New President

Opposition candidate and former military junta leader Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) was sworn in as Sierra Leone new...

Sierra Leone police say struggling with election security provision

Sierra Leone's newly appointed said Thursday that providing security during the March 7 general elections would be a herculean task. Richard Moigbe, Inspector General of...
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16 parties to participate in Sierra Leone elections

Sierra Leone's Director of Media and External Relations of the National Electoral Commission(NEC) of Sierra Leone, Albert Massaquoi, said Monday that 16 political parties...

Pneumonia Turns Out to be a Much Dangerous Killer

After calling on their governments to invest in immunization for the girl child on October 11th, and engaged them to eradicate Polio once and...

African CSOs call for greater domestic investment into routine polio immunization programs

The year 2017 has seen the lowest case count of polio in recorded history, but the job is not done yet. Fourteen days into a...
The Secretary General of FENOS-CI, Minister of Health and Public Hygiene representative and the President of the NGO Uplife at a press conference

Civil Society Groups Gears Up for 33 Days Immunization Project

As the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child, organizations in over ten countries launch the 33 Days to Power Up Immunization...

ASKY to Recommence Flights to Freetown and Other Destinations

Pan-African airline, ASKY, would resume its flight operations to and from West African cities of Monrovia, Freetown and Banjul from November 1, 2017. According to...
Hundreds are reported dead with many more missing after mudslides and floods tore through several communities in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo: UNICEF 2017

Sierra Leone vice president calls for more support following mudslide tragedy

Sierra Leone's Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh Tuesday called for more support from partners, organizations and individuals to assist the government in its quest...
Hundreds are reported dead with many more missing after mudslides and floods tore through several communities in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo: UNICEF 2017

Death toll of mudslide disaster in Sierra Leone rises to 499

Bodies recovered from the mudslide and flooding on Aug. 14 in Sierra Leone have totalled 499, local media reported on Sunday. Victims included 162 male,...

Andrew Tandoh Adote lands new role as host of ‘The Tonight Show’

Andrew Tandoh Adote, the popular Ghanaian performer with Roverman Productions has landed the role as the new host of the hit satirical talk show,...
A team of volunteers in Gbaneh Bana Village, Port Loko District, Sierra Leone, discussing Ebola prevention with a family. Photo: WHO/S. Gborie

Sierra Leone commences mass civil registration

Sierra Leone commenced on Tuesday its first mass civil registration, covering all ages and foreigners residing in the country. Enumerators employed and...

Five armed robbers killed in police raid

Five armed robbers were killed and two injured in a police raid after a group of armed robbers attacked a sport betting house at...

Goldstar Air Presents Trophy To Assemblies of God Church

Goldstar Air, a private Ghanaian airline has donated a trophy to the Assemblies of God Church in the Greater Accra Region for its annual...
The Network Engineers from Subah busily fixing equipment at the Sierratel Data Center at Aberdeen

Subah Infosolutions makes significant progress in NATCOM

Having won the International competitive tender bidding process after a thorough evaluation of bids submitted by twelve companies (eleven international and one local), for...
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Sierra Leone gears up for voter registration

Sierra Leone announced Thursday that voter registration for the 2018 local council, parliamentary and presidential elections would commence on next Monday and last until...

Chinese ambassador awards 15 scholarships for Sierra Leonean students

Chinese Ambassador Wu Peng has awarded scholarships to 15 outstanding students for their excellent performances in the past academic year in their constituent colleges. ...

Chinese envoy promises continued support for Sierra Leone’s post Ebola program

Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone Wu Peng has pledged China's continued support for Sierra Leone in its post Ebola program. The Chinese...

China launches maternal, child healthcare project in Sierra Leone

The Chinese government has together with the government of Sierra Leone launched a maternity and child healthcare project in Sierra Leone. The...

Goldstar Air Gets Final Approval To Operate

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has presented an Air Carrier License to Goldstar Air, a privately-owned Ghanaian airline, to begin the process to...
Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas,

Mohamed Ibn Chambas Visits Sierra Leone

I have just concluded a three-day visit to Sierra Leone, during which I had a fruitful exchange of views with various stakeholders in the...
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Sierra Leone warned against widespread mental illness

Nahim told media on Thursday that the increase in the mental illness population was associated with the "country's economic situation" and the rampant use...