The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Sierra Leone Ebola-free. It said that 42 days have passed since the last person to be infected with Ebola in the country had given a second negative blood test. The 42-day period is the equivalent of two Ebola virus incubation periods.
The West Africa- Researcher at Amnesty International, Sabrina Mahtani has presented a position paper that calls on the government to cancel the ban which prohibits pregnant girls’ from attending schools.
The ceremony took place at the Bank of Sierra Leone Complex, Kingtom in Freetown
Action Aid Sierra Leone a non-governmental organization has held a one day national stakeholders orientation meeting on Promoting Rights in School Concept in a bid to strengthen the educational system in the country.
As the first Sierra Leonean woman is being sworn in as Commissioner in the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) on Thursday 5th November 2015 presented its report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) at its 57th Session in Banjul, The Gambia.
The Government Consultant pathologist in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Semion Owiss Koroma has on Tuesday 3rd November tendered in evidence the postmortem result of the remains of one Mushod Salieu Kamara who was allegedly murdered by a private soldier, Musa Bangura of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces. The accused, Musa Bangura is facing one count charge of murder.
As the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) intensifies its engagement with religious pundits, students of the Diakonia Theological College and Christian Religious Leaders from the East End of Freetown, have praised the ACC for explaining the Anti-Corruption Act and Strategy from the Bible. This happened in a seminar organized by the College on Saturday 31st October, 2015 at the Flaming Bible Church in Wellington.
By: Julius Maada Bio Media and Communications Team
The former Head of State, Rtd. Brig. Bio has concluded the second phase of his social mobilisation with a tour of his home district of Bonthe in the Southern Region.
Speaking in Mattru Jong on Wednesday 28th October as part of his social mobilisation to encourage citizens not to be complacent, Rtd. Brig. Bio pleaded with the people to continue to comply with all the hygiene practices related to Ebola and the protocols in place until Sierra Leone is declared free of the virus. He stated that he was impressed with the efforts being made to eradicate the virus in the district and thanked the people of Bonthe for effectively tackling the Ebola menace.
His Excellency, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has lauded the enviable role of the European Union (EU) towards the development of Sierra Leone in various sectors including infrastructure, energy, agriculture, health and education.