Monthly Archives: January 2015

Most intense Ebola transmission in West Africa reported in western Sierra Leone – UN

The number of Ebola cases is fluctuating in Guinea, decreasing in Liberia and showing signs the increase has slowed in Sierra Leone, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today as the UN development agency said it is helping

‘We Have to Remain Focused’ – President Koroma

President Ernest Bai Koroma Thursday 29 January called on all Sierra Leoneans and development partners to remain focused in the fight against the waning Ebola virus disease. The president made this call while receiving Oxfam’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Mark

UBA Boosts Fight Against Ebola

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Thursday 29 January donated an additional cheque transfer of Three Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($300,000) to support government in winning the fight against Ebola. It could be recalled that UBA at the height

ABC Secretariat Presents Magazine to President Koroma

The Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat Thursday 29 January presented their reportmagazine and also informed President Ernest Bai Koroma about other activities the secretariat had been engaged in since Ebola struck. The ABC Secretariat was established to refine the

Southern Africa Resources Ltd Submits Notice of ICSID Arbitration Against Swaziland for Expropriation of Mine

PARIS and WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – Southern Africa Resources Ltd (SARL) today announced that on 22nd January it submitted a notice of dispute and that it will bring international arbitration proceedings against the Kingdom of

New Study on Clean Diesel Technology Affirms Near-Zero Emissions, No Significant Health Impact

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today regarding the multi-year Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study (ACES) conducted by the Health Effects Institute (HEI). Logo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO HEI conducted the independent

IGR’s Report on 2015 Census – No Smoke Without Fire! [opinion]

A relatively new Think Tank – Institute for Governance Reform (IGR) – established in February 2014, last week published its quarterly publication, Critical Perspectives on Governance, titled: “The Credibility of the 2015 Census in Sierra Leone: Will All Heads be

Deputy Health Minister Attends Ebola Partners Forum At IFRC Secretariat, Geneva

The Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation ll (two), Madam Madina Rahman will be representing Sierra Leone at the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) Ebola Partners Forum schedule to take place at the IFRC Secretariat in Geneva on Wednesday