Monthly Archives: August 2014

SIERRA LEONE: PARAMOUNT CHIEF MOVES TO SHIELD HIS PEOPLE FROM EBOLA

FREETOWN, Aug 30 – A Paramount Chief in Sierra Leone, one of the four West African nations affected by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), has directed his people to stop any ambulance carrying infected patients to the treatment centre in

AFCON2015: IVORY COAST COULD BE DISQUALIFIED IF FAILED TO PLAY AGAINST EBOLA-PLAGUED SIERRA LEONE

ABIDJAN, Aug 30 — Ivory Coast will be disqualified from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations if they forfeit their qualifier against Sierra Leone because of fears over Ebola. The Ivorian government will not allow the match, which is scheduled

Ecobank, Standard Chartered amp Others Boost Fight Ebola

Ecobank (SL) Limited on the 26th August, 2014 donated a cheque of Le225 million (Two Hundred and Twenty-Five Million Leones) equivalent to $50,000 (Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma as part of their contribution towards

Office of the President State House Communications Unit Full List of Donations Made On Thursday At State House Toward the Fight Against Ebola

Sierra Leone Roads Authority Contractors and Consultants donated Le.959,300,000 (Nine Hundred and Fifty-Nine Million Three Hundred Thousand Leones) Petroleum Directorate made a cheque donation of Le.150,000,000 (One Hundred and Fifty Million Leones) Sierra Leone Institute of Engineers made cheque donation

Labour Congress, Ibis Boost Ebola Fight

As part of continued efforts by Sierra Leonean institutions to boost the national fight against Ebola, the Sierra Leone Labour Congress donated the sum of Le.20 million (Twenty Million Leones) to President Koroma at State House. President Koroma acknowledged the

FAO WARNS OF FOOD CRISIS IN EBOLA-HIT SIERRA LEONE

ROME, Aug 28 — The United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has warned of a looming food crisis in eastern Sierra Leone, under lockdown since the Ebola-hit west African nation announced a state of emergency. FAO said many of

SIERRA LEONE: WHO MOVED HEALTH WORKERS TO FREETOWN AFTER ONE INFECTED WITH EBOLA

GENEVA, Aug 28 — The World Health Organization (WHO) has temporarily pulled back its health workers from the Kailahun post in Sierra Leone to the capital, Freetown, after one of its health workers was infected with Ebola virus. ‚ÄúThis was

Ecobank donates Le225,000,000 to Government of Sierra Leone in fight against Ebola

Ecobank has donated Le225,000,000 (USD50,000) to the Government of Sierra Leone to assist it in combatting the deadly Ebola virus which has ravaged Sierra Leone and several other West African countries. Ecobank Sierra Leone Managing Director Clement Dodoo made the