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NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Children back to school with continued Hygiene Safety
Dr Christiana Thorpe, National School Reopening Coordinator in Sierra Leone is proud that no case of Ebola has been reported in any school throughout the country since schools re-opened in April until they closed few weeks back. As school children head back to school for their second term today August 31st 2015, she spoke to UNICEF in a news dispatch.
Aug 31, 2015, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Pink Cross Sierra Leone Sensitizes and Trains 250 Ebola Survivals
The possible end of Ebola is in sight as Sierra Leone has commenced the count down from zero to forty two days. As Sierra Leoneans brace for the triumphant end of Ebola, many are still suffering from the negative psychological scars the deadly disease has created on their minds. It is against this backdrop that an organization known as Pink Cross Sierra Leone conducted two days training on Psycho-social counseling and Hygiene at the Aberdeen Community Center from 28th -29th August 2015.
Aug 31, 2015, 12:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : EPASL Hosts Workshop for Validation of State of Environment Report
The Environment Protection Agency –Sierra Leone (EPA-SL) in collaboration with line ministries has on Thursday 20th August 2015 organized a National validation on it FIRST ever State of the Environment Report for Sierra Leone, at the Hub Hotel Wilberforce, Freetown.
Aug 31, 2015, 12:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Minority leader excels in African Parliament
Freetown, August 27 (SLENA) - Minority Leader in Parliament, Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai who is currently serving as the Vice President in the Pan African Parliament (PAP) has deputized the President of PAP in the just concluded two weeks conference in South African where Clerks and Speakers of various parliaments in Africa were in attendance.
Aug 31, 2015, 12:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone Workshop to Develop Operational Plans for Health Recovery Plan
Over the past few months, the Recovery and Delivery Team in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has worked assiduously to map out resources, develop detailed operational plans at the programme level, and develop M&E tools for the implementation of the Health Sector Post-Ebola Recovery Plan. The Recovery Plan was formally launched by the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone on July 24th 2015, marking the start of implementation.
Aug 28, 2015, 20:38

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone Politics : SLPP MPs Rescue Party from Voters’ Scorn & Anger
Parliamentarians from the main opposition SLPP have yesterday August 27th 2015, saved the image of their party from the clutches of scorn and anger of the electorates; when they decided to team up with the ruling All Peoples Congress to ratify a State of Emergency proclaimed by the President 21 days ago.
Aug 28, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : DEC-SEC and Partners Plan For Clogpas 5
Sierra Leone’s Decentralisation Programme has no doubt been making steady progress since its inception in 2004; and evidences of this abound. Perhaps the most glaring evidence is the appearance of new Local Council offices which bless the landscape right across the country with their majesty.
Aug 28, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : SALWACO Staff Enjoy 100% Salary Increase
Hon. Robin Faley, the Board Chairman for Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) has expressed excitement and appreciation for the exhibition of strong political will by President Ernest Bai Koroma to ensure access to safe and clean drinking water to rural communities. He was speaking during an announcement to unveil a whopping 100% increase in salaries of all staff of SALWACO.
Aug 27, 2015, 17:07

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Women’s Forum Wants Safe Spaces for Girls
The Women’s Forum of Sierra Leone (WFSL) has called for a national policy which will see the establishment of “Safe Spaces” for Adolescent girls in every part of Sierra Leone. The call was made by Mrs. Gladys Hastings-Spaine, General Secretary of the Women’s Forum during a special event to mark the donation of gifts to fifty Ebola survivors in this month of August 2015.
Aug 27, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : SLRSA Meets With Stakeholders over Ban on RHD
The Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) on Wednesday 26th August, 2015 held discussions with the Sierra Leone Motor Vehicle Maintenance Association (SLMVMA), Spare Part Dealers and Sierra Leone Standards Bureau among other stakeholders at the Authority’s headquarters hall, Kissy Road, Freetown on the ban of right hand drive (RHD) vehicles.
Aug 27, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Food & Nutrition Stakeholders validate CRC Position
The Right to Food (RTF) Committee made up of different agencies and organizations including the United Nations and civil society organization (CSOs) on Friday 21st August 2015 organized a day’s validation workshop for the position paper to be presented to the Constitutional Review Committee on Tuesday 18th August 2015.
Aug 27, 2015, 17:01

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NATCOM all set for ‘Big Data’ & Ebola International Meet
Sierra Leone's National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) is now all set for a two days Regional Ministerial Consultative Conference on Ebola slated to commence today 26 August 2015, at the Bintumani International Conference Centre, Aberdeen, Freetown. The conference is co-organized by the Government of Sierra Leone and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in consultation with the Governments of Liberia and Guinea.
Aug 26, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Post Mortem Results of Hannah Bockarie Speaks for Itself
This is a scanned copy of Post Mortem report of Hannah Bockarie, published here as requested of us by her family (age is entered as 19 instead of 17 years as that was erroneous age first recorded by Police).
Aug 24, 2015, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
As Ebola Stalls, Sierra Leone Tourism needs Revival - Yassin Kargbo
Sierra Leone in 2012 was ranked worldwide as “the fastest growing in the tourism sector” according to the General Manager of the country’s National Tourist Board, Mr. Yassin Kargbo. He was speaking in a media interview conducted in second week of August 2015.
Aug 21, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Statistics Sierra Leone Poised to Conduct 2015 Census
As the Ebola virus disease appears to be rapidly receding with the country poised to begin the countdown towards a resilient zero, Statistics Sierra Leone has expressed strong determination to conduct the 2015 population and housing census scheduled to take place between the 5th and 18th December, 2015. It is worthy to note that the 2015 Census is the 5th modern census ever conducted in Sierra Leone.
Aug 21, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Civil Service Head Dr. Surrur Addresses New Civil Servants
The leadership of the Civil Service through the Training and Career Development Department in the Human Resource Management Office (HRMO) has on Monday 17th August, 2015 commenced a six day induction training for newly recruited Civil Servants in the Professional and Administrative Cadre at the Civil Service Training College in Freetown.
Aug 21, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Govt Service Delivery needs Capable Civil Servants – says President
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has yesterday Thursday 20 August, 2015 said that government’s service delivery can only be as efficient as the capacity of civil servants.
Aug 21, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Legal Aid Board Briefs President Koroma
The Legal Aid Board on Friday 7 August 2015 briefed President Ernest Bai Koroma on its mandate and activities at a meeting at State House, Freetown. The Legal Aid Board was formed in 2012 to provide accessible, affordable, credible and sustainable legal aid services to indigent persons and other related matters.
Aug 21, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Market Women are a Major Force – Women’s Forum
The President of the Women’s Forum Sierra Leone, Mrs. Maude Regina Peacock, has said that Sierra Leone market women are a force to reckon with since they are the spark of life of local business who know the intimate structures of the community. She said this uniqueness makes them an ideal and useful means of raising awareness in various communities that Ebola has not ended.
Aug 20, 2015, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : IG Munu Assures Family of Girl Killed on Beach
The Inspector General of Police Francis Munu has on 19th August 2015, invited the mother and other family members of the young lady murdered on Lumley Beach to assured them that the Sierra Leone Police was doing all it can to get to the bottom of what happened to the late Hannah Bockarie.
Aug 20, 2015, 17:15

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