Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sierra Leone Center Releases Its First Ebola Survivors

When Kadiatu Bangura saw her brother, Emmanuel, for the first time after her release from the International Red Cross-operated Ebola treatment center near Kenema, she ran into his arms crying tears of joy. She had not seen him for weeks

UNMISS denies report of peacekeepers reinforcing SPLA garrisons

JUBA, South Sudan, September 30, 2014: The attention of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been drawn to allegations that appeared yesterday, in an article that was posted on the pro-armed opposition website nyamile.com, accusing the UNMISS

American Doctor Exposed to Ebola in Us for Observation

An American doctor who was exposed to Ebola while in Sierra Leone has been flown to the United States. The doctor was flown to a regional airport in the eastern state of Maryland Sunday and walked off the plane wearing

Sierra Leone Starting to See ‘Stabilising’ Effect of Ebola Quarantine, Says Presidential Aisor [interview]

A high-ranking aisor to Sierra Leone’s president told RFI on Saturday that they are beginning to see the effects of the quarantine on certain areas of the country hit by the deadly Ebola virus. Monty Jones, special aisor to President

Most Vulnerable in Sierra Leone Suffer Under Ebola Quarantine

As ordinary Sierra Leoneans navigate government-imposed curfews and quarantined areas in a new reality shaped by the deadly Ebola virus, it’s often the most vulnerable who are falling through the cracks. Jonathan Conteh, the president of Vision for the Blind

President Koroma Commissions Mobile Lab and Holding Centre

As Government continues to intensify its efforts in the fight against the Ebola virus disease (EVD), President Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 26th September 2014, commissioned the BSL-3 mobile laboratory at the Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital at Jui. The occasion

Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo and Sierra Leonean President Koroma Inspect the Mobile Laboratory and Ebola Holding Center in Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital

On 26 September, 2014, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo and Sierra Leonean President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma inspected the mobile laboratory and Ebola holding center in Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital. Vice President Mr. Samuel Sam-Sumana, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and

Ebola Patients Find No Treatment At Sierra Leone Holding Center

Dozens of very sick people sat on the floor in an empty university building in central Sierra Leone. They waited in filthy conditions. There is no way to treat the sick, despite the likelihood they are infected with Ebola. The