Daily Archives: November 9, 2015

Sierra Leone is Ebola free but a legacy of fear remains (Al Jazeera)

Twenty-nine-year-old Song strolls through the streets of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, as loud music blares out from the stalls of street vendors. "The war is over," he says. "We've been liberated." After 42 days with …

Vigilance call as Sierra Leone cleared of Ebola (Daily Nation (Kenya))

Sierra Leone was declared free of the Ebola virus disease at a symbolic ceremony in Freetown on Sunday. The World Health Organisation Country Representative, Dr Anders Nordstrom, made the pronouncement as part of a brief …

CHRDSL Urges Govt to Release Unlawful Detainees (allAfrica.com)

The Campaign for Human Rights and Development, Sierra Leone has called on the government to immediately release all detainees who have not been charged with legitimate criminal offences. According to a release signed by it …

Sierra Leone Declared Ebola-Free (allAfrica.com)

Cheers erupted and people danced in the streets Saturday as Sierra Leone marked the end of the Ebola outbreak within its borders, although neighboring Guinea still struggles to stamp out the deadly virus that has …

SIERRA LEONE DECLARED EBOLA-FREE (The New Dawn (Liberia))

Cheers erupted and people danced in the streets Saturday as Sierra Leone marked the end of the Ebola outbreak within its borders, although neighboring Guinea still struggles to stamp out the deadly virus that has …

Salone Envoy Extols China's Role in Ebola Fight (allAfrica.com)

The Charge d’Affairs, Embassy of Sierra Leone, People’s Republic of China, Madam Kumba Alice Momoh on Saturday 7th November, paid shimmering tributes to the people and Government of China for their great contribution to Sierra …

Investing in low value minerals and materials for jobs boost in Africa (African Press Organization)

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Minerals Development Centre hosted today the Africa launch of a new global programme to support small-scale miners, public institutions, and communities operating in the low value minerals …

Are Australia and Israel destined to be best mates in high-tech? (The Times of Israel)

By any measure, Australia is one of the most successful countries in the world. It ranks seventh in personal freedom and well-being (Israel ranks 38th), 11th in perceptions of corruption (Israel is 37th), and is …