President Koroma of Sierra Leone addresses Nation on eve of Lockdown.

President Koroma of Sierra Leone (file photo)

 President Koroma of Sierra Leone (file photo) Fellow Sierra Leoneans  Our country is the midst of a big trial. But by the grace of God, we shall overcome this Ebola outbreak. Many of our people have fallen victims to this disease. It was not a disease that started in Sierra Leone; it came to us from our brothers and sisters in our neighboring More...

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(From Left-Right):President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone
By On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Sierra Leone:- “Isolation should not be Ostracization”, Ghanaian President Mahama urges International Community

 By: State House Communications Unit President John Dramani Mahama on Monday 15th September urged the international community to revisit the ostracization of Ebola affected countries. “Isolation is sometimes More...

Health workers in protective gear leave after carrying the body of a woman that they suspect died from the Ebola virus, in an area known as Clara Town in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. A surge in Ebola infections in Liberia is driving a spiraling outbreak in West Africa that is increasingly putting health workers at risk as they struggle to treat an overwhelming number of patients. A higher proportion of health workers has been infected in this outbreak than in any previous one.
By On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

4th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola (AP)

 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Another doctor from Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, and an official said Thursday that she would be evacuated abroad for medical treatment. Dr. Olivette Buck is More...

By On Monday, September 8th, 2014

United Kingdom To Set Up Ebola Centre In Sierra Leone. (PRESS-RELEASE)

  From:Department for International Development, The Rt Hon Mark Francois MP, The Rt Hon Justine Greening MP and Ministry of Defence History:Published 8 September 2014 Part of:Helping developing countries More...

Africa Nations Cup
By On Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone face uphill struggle in qualification bid

 ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ebola-affected Sierra Leone face an uphill struggle to reach the African Nations Cup finals for the first time since 1996 with just 14 players training ahead of their opening qualifying More...

Economic growth in Liberia has been revised down due to the outbreak
By On Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Ebola crisis: The economic impact

 With more than 1,300 reported deaths from Ebola in West Africa, the virus continues to be an urgent health crisis, but it is also having a devastating impact on the economies of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra More...

africaself sufficient
By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa’s Development: Fallacy of Self-Sufficiency (PART 2)

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS OPINION By: Dr. Olu Fosan* BUT caring about the poor also requires caring about the middle class, because a key feature of a truly aspirational and upwardly mobile society is the expansion More...

By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa’s Development: Fallacy of Self-Sufficiency (PART 1)

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS OPINION By: Dr.Olu Fasan* DR. KINGSLEY Chiedu Moghalu, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), recently delivered a public lecture on Africa’s development at the More...

By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa: Eliminating Poverty in Africa – an Appeal for More Realistic Targets

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS ANALYSIS By: Liesl Louw-Vaudran (Consultant, Institute for Security Studies) When Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, first mooted the idea of Agenda More...

africa economy
By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa: Why Saying ‘Seven Out of Ten Fastest Growing Economies Are in Africa’ Carries No Real Meaning

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS ANALYSIS By:-Morten Jerven* Before, during and after the US Africa summit one of the most frequently repeated factoids supporting the Africa Rising meme was that ‘seven out of More...