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Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

Passengers on board the MV Mahera ferry past Wednesday night received the shock of their lives when it became crystal clear to them that the ferry had developed a problem and could not proceed with the journey bound for the Kissy terminal after it has moved up to about one hundred yards from the Targrin axis.

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Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

The staff and ex-committee members of Water Sanitation and Hygiene Network (WASH-Net) Sierra Leone and members of some civil society organizations have paid an urgent visit to quarantined homes at Aberdeen in western Freetown to monitor the situation of over 500 households.

According to report, the Sierra Leone Dance Troupe, Soso Town and Tambakola communities are among the 537 household communities that are quarantined.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

Civil society organization activists in Sierra Leone have urged the Director of Health For All Coalition (HFAC) Charles Mambu and others who have been implicated in the audit report on the management of Ebola funds to immediately resign their position to allow an unfettered investigation into the allegations.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr
Lara Taylor Pearce

Some of the findings of the audit of the management of the Ebola funds by Audit Service Sierra Leone state that reviews of the donations register and bank statements of the Health Emergency Response Account (No. 003001118285020109) held at the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB) revealed that a number of donations totaled at Le1,670,000,000.00 were returned dishonoured.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr
One of Red Cross treatment centre

The Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) has been managing the Ebola Treatment Centre in Kenema for some months now with only one case of suspected infection of a health worker. Since the SLRCS started managing the treatment centre, the number of Ebola cases has been dropping drastically to the point that Kenema has been registering no case of Ebola for several days.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

The pump price of fuel in Sierra Leone was slashed yesterday by Le750 from Le4, 500 to Le3, 750 over three months after the world market price for fuel dropped by about 50% according to report.

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Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

Dr. Simeon Owizz Koroma, who is the Head of Department of Histopathology and Morbid Anatomy at the Connaught Teaching Hospital in Freetown, recently received a professional service fee of US$10, 000.00 from the Redeemed Christian Church of God - Sierra Leone that mysteriously lost their Nigerian Pastor-in-charge, the Pastor’s wife and three of their children on the night of Thursday 4th December, 2014, after they had returned home from a church service.

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Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

Sierra Leone ‘s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has called on Ghanaian Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur in Accra to solicit Ghana’s support to contest for the presidency of the African Development Bank.

According to Dr. Samura Kamara, Sierra Leone is seeking Ghana’s support for the position because the country has a vote, and is a shareholder of the bank, as well as a strong member of that financial institutional.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr
Francis Allie Munu, Inspector General of Police

This press being a democratic institution is, of course, strongly opposed to any form of violence, especially the one that bears the propensity to undermine state security.

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Cecil Cole Showers Jnr
 High Level Representatives from the World Bank, ADB, UNICEF, WHO and other partners

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has held its one-day Review Meeting on the Developed Draft Plan by the Health Sector Steering Group for post-Ebola activities.

Addressing the high level technical meeting at the Sierra Light House Hotel in Aberdeen, Freetown, the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah, in his opening speech reaffirmed Government’s commitment and support in ensuring that health professionals work in a conducive environment to deliver the necessary impact ahead of the post-Ebola period.

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Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

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