Monthly Archives: January 2013

MCC Meet Development Partners

[Sierra Leone Government]The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Development Coordinating Office, in the Office of the President at State House, has on Tuesday 29th January 2013 engaged development partners at the Drawing Room, State House, ...

Over 120 Patients in Sierra Leone to Benefit From Topotecan

[Concord]Topotecan shipment worth over US$500,000 has been delivered to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and will be administered free of charge to over 120 cancer patients in Sierra Leone.

1 Millionth Blood Stem Cell Transplant Marks Major Medical Milestone

International Cooperation Among Physicians, Scientists Credited for Landmark Achievement BERN, Switzerland, Jan. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Asianet-Pakistan) — The collaborative work of medical scientists and physicians across the globe has resulted in a major medical milestone: the world’s 1

29 Memorial Foundation Intensify Call for Inquest

[Sierra Leone Government]His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has assured the families of the victims of NPRC extra-judicial killings in 1992 that government will ensure closure to the secrecy surrounding the untimely death of their loved ones on 29th D...

Appeals Chamber Concludes Oral Hearings in Charles Taylor’s Appeal

[CharlesTaylorTrial.org]Oral hearings in the Charles Taylor appeals case continued into a second day on Wednesday, January 23, as both prosecution and defense lawyers responded to each other's submissions made one day earlier.

High Level Ministerial Meeting On MCC Compact Development Process in Sierra Leone

[Sierra Leone Government]Recently Sierra Leone was announced last year by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) of the United States Government to be eligible for Compact Programme, having passed twelve out of twenty performance indicators used by...

Taylor’s Defense Investigator Convicted

[New Dawn]Days after prosecution and defense lawyers concluded their oral arguments in the ongoing appeal's hearing of ex-President Charles Taylor against his 50-years sentence at the UN backed Special Court for Sierra Leone sitting in The Hague, the C...

President Koroma Attends AU

[Sierra Leone Government]His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma arrived in Addis Ababa on 25th January 2012, accompanied by his amiable wife, the First Lady Madam Sia Nyama Koroma to attend the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of