President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday 21st October described Sierra Leone as a resilient nation. He made this statement during a farewell courtesy call on him at State House by the outgoing United Nations Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative in Sierra Leone David McLachlan-Karr. David McLachlan-Karr has been involved in a wide range of field operations in the response and coordination of the fight against the Ebola virus disease.
The deputy chief of mission at the Chinese Embassy, Mr Xinmin Wang today paid a courtesy call on the Inspector General of Police, Mr Francis Alieu Munu at the George Street Headquarters of the Sierra Leone Police.Welcoming the envoy, IG Munu commented on the long history of bilateral cooperation between the Government of Sierra Leone and China and drew attention to the fact that the Police Headquarters was built by the Chinese in 1982.
By State House Communication Unit President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has urged politicians to focus on ending Ebola as this is not the time for politics. He made this call during a courtesy call on him by Brigadier (Rtd) Julius Maada Bio on Monday 12th October, 2015.
The two men discussed issues ranging from the countdown towards a resilient zero, national cohesion and the need for every Sierra Leonean to focus on ending Ebola as now is not the time for politics.
Preliminary results of a study into persistence of Ebola virus in body fluids show that some men still produce semen samples that test positive for Ebola virus nine months after onset of symptoms.
The report, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides the first results of a long-term study being jointly conducted bythe Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone Ministry of Defence, the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Members of the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) in Kambia District have stated in a recent statement that they are of the suspicion that President Ernest Bai Koroma and the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) want to extend their tenure.
In his statement to the nation, the chairman of the Human Rights Commission for Sierra Leone, Mr. Brima Sheriff, proudly clad in his African colours said: “The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) was adopted by the OAU on 27 June 1981 and entered into force on 21 October 1986, a day which is celebrated annually as the Africa Human Rights Day.”
The Deputy Director General of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT), Mr. Amara O. Kuyateh who heads a four-man delegation to the United States of America has made a proposal for a bilateral tie with the Social Security Administration of the United States.
Over fifty staff of Anti Corruption agencies in West Africa have participated in a recently concluded two-week training program at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Academy in Abuja, Nigeria organized by the Network of Anti-Corruption Institutions in West African (NACIWA). Two staff of the Anti-Corruption Commission Sierra Leone, Glennis Frazer, Head of Outreach, and Mohamed Kroma, Head of Policy and Ethics benefited from the capacity building program.
The third prosecution Witness in the ongoing trail involving three staff of the Electricity Generation and Transmission Company, Detective Alusine Dumbuya Umaru Daniel Kanu, Almamay Kanu and John Esrado Jarret who were alleged to have stolen large quantity of lubricant oil valued over nine hundred million leones from the company’s Store at Black Hall Road in the east of Freetown.
By State House Communication Unit President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma 17 October continued his social mobilization to Kambia and Port Loko Districts to finally flush the Ebola virus disease in the country. He said the country has gone through the first 21 days of the national countdown towards the 42 days, which he described as a significant milestone in the fight against the horrific virus.