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Major (RTD) Paolo Conteh Has Been Charged With TREASON

Breaking: Sierra Leone’s former defense minister and head of the Ebola response in 2015, Paolo Conteh has been charged with treason. He’s to be arraigned before court shortly, according to state counsel,...

Police and Soldiers lacked Vehicles and Motorbikes to Patrol 33 border crossing points, most of them unofficial

A young man has reportedly drowned as he tried to swim across from Liberia to Jendema in southern #SierraLeone following the closure of the border last night by the Freetown authorities. This has prompted...

Kenya Airways Flight That’s Airborne NOW To Freetown Has SUSPECTED CASES OF COVID-19

Watch out! The Kenya Airways flight that’s airborne now to Freetown has suspected cases. At least one of a Japanese family of four on board is symptomatic of COVID-19, health sources in Monrovia and Freetown have...

Coronavirus Now In Nigeria, Sierra Leone’s problematic health system will struggle to cope with the virus…

Coronavirus is now in west Africa. It came to Nigeria via Italy. Sierra Leone’s problematic health system will struggle to cope with the virus. With those who helped...

Dozens Of Soweis Handed In Their Razors For A New Life

Today in Port Loko, dozens of FGM cutters, known locally as Soweis, handed in their razors for a new life. For the first time in the country dozens of girls were initiated...

One of the 10 European doctors repatriated over the Lassa Fever outbreak in northern Sierra Leone has died

Breaking: One of the 10 European doctors repatriated over the Lassa Fever outbreak in northern Sierra Leone has died, the district medical officer Dr Abdul Mac Falama has confirmed. The Dutch doctor...

Ten European Doctors (7 Dutch & 3 British) have been evacuated from northern Sierra Leone for Lassa Fever

Ten European doctors - seven Dutch and three British - have been evacuated from northern Sierra Leone for Lassa Fever. Two of them - both Dutch - and a Sierra Leonean anesthetist are confirmed cases. The others...

Sierra Leone Police Released On Bail Journalist Sallieu Tejan-Jalloh

Police in Sierra Leone have just released on bail journalist Sallieu Tejan-Jalloh of TIME newspaper after he was detained on Monday night following an SMS he sent to the country's Chief Minister...

African Swine Fever in Sierra Leone and more than 1,000 pigs dead

Health authorities in #SierraLeone have warned against the eating of pork for the time being, saying they suspect an outbreak of African Swine Fever. It follows the deaths in a couple of weeks of...

SL Mining License CANCELLED

Breaking News: Sierra Leone has cancelled the mining license of the iron ore miner, SL Mining. Mines minister Foday Rado Yokie told me it’s due to the company’s “noncompliance with their mining agreement”. It follows a long...
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The Young Women Transformative Leadership Program(Y.W.T.L.P) supports Ward 395 with Water ahead of the 3 Days Lockdown

The Young Women Transformative Leadership Programme is an organisation that's geared towards...
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Medicines and medical supplies valued at US$ 130.000 have arrived tonight with the Brussels Airlines repatriation flight

The cargo weighs nearly 18 tons and contains critical medical commodities procured by UNICEF on behalf of...

NCPD, NaCSA and other Partners Promote President Bio’s Agenda for PWDs

4th April, 2020 The National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPD) has on Saturday...

Sierra Leone Record 2 New Cases And A Total Of 6 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Two new confirmed coronavirus cases have been recorded in Sierra Leone today - an Italian and a...