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Sierra Leone News: Africa tops in substandard or fake drugs

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Since 2013, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has received 1,500 reports of cases of substandard or falsified products. Of these, 42% of the reports came from the WHO African Region, most commonly anti-malarials and antibiotics. “Many of these products, like antibiotics, are vital for people’s survival and wellbeing,” says Dr Mariângela Simão, Assistant Director-General for[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Even the worst haircut eventually grows out, they say and that’s just as a peacock that rests on his feathers is just another Turkey. Well, the busiest month of the year, December has arrived with all its fever about Christmas and the end of the year. It’s a time for Turkey to add spice to[…]

Sierra Leone News: Establishment of oil processing industry goes through Parliament

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Addressing the missing link in structural transformation, support to manufacturing unit that will strengthening the economy through the encouragement of establishing local industries Parliament on Friday 1 December 2017 ratified an agreement between the Government and Kissy Industry and Trading Company. Presenting the Agreement in Parliament, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Ibrahim W.[…]

Sierra Leone News: Mudslide survivors cry

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Survivors of the August 14 flooding and mudslide in Freetown who are currently housed at the Don Bosco Temporary shelter have expressed their worry as the clock counts down to the 15th of December 2017; the deadline to leave the camp. Kuya Koroma, a mother of four, lost all six of her sisters during the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Le40M bail for alleged political interference

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Howard Deen Tarawalie, an alleged supporter of the Sierra Leone People’s Party, on Wednesday 29 November 2017, appeared in Court for allegedly destroying a banner depicting the All People’s Congress (APC) presidential candidate and running mate. Police allege that on the 13th November 2017, a Sierra Leone People’s Party supporter, Tarawalie, tore down the All[…]

Sierra Leone News: Sumana ECOWAS case… A victory for justice

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The Executive Director of the Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL), Ibrahim Tommy, has said the decision of the ECOWAS Court in the matter between former Vice President Alhaji Samuel Sam Sumana and the government of Sierra Leone… “is a victory for justice”. This is a victory because the judgment has clearly shown[…]

Sierra Leone News: Death sentence for murderers

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Justice Monfred Momoh Sesay of the High Court of Freetown, on Wednesday 29 November 2017, sentenced Solomon Bondi and Hector Sesay to death by hanging at the Male Correctional Centre. Prior to the judgment, the convicts between the 14 December 2014 and 4 January 2015, were alleged to have conspired to murder Daniel Salieu Kamara[…]

Sierra Leone News: IRCSL launches election declaration

Friday, December 8th, 2017

As the March 2018 elections approaches, the message of non-violence has been the most used phrase of late by politicians, civil society organizations, international organizations and youth groups. The latest organization to engage the media on non-violence is the Inter Religious Council of Sierra Leone (IRCSL). On Wednesday 29 November 2017, the IRCSL launched their[…]

Sierra Leone News: Railway hero commemorated

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The Monuments and Relics Commission (MRC) in collaboration with Friends of the Railway Museum, United Kingdom, on Wednesday 29 November 2017, officially unveiled a bust of late Mohamed M. Bangura at the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum, Cline Town in Freetown. The display of the bust according to Isatu Smith, Chairperson, MRC is to celebrate[…]

Sierra Leone News: If you need medical help Please Call Me - Dr. Derek

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Dr. Derek is one of the most famous medical Doctors from china working with the Sierra Leone China Friendship hospital as Orthopaedic consultant. He has been working with the Chinese medical team in Sierra Leone for the past four months now. Dr Derek is loved by most of his patients if not all because he[…]