FULL SPEECH Delivered by President Koroma of Sierra Leone:- Port Loko, Bombali, and Moyamba districts are isolated with immediate effect.

President Koroma of Sierra Leone

  (24th September, 2014) Fellow Sierra Leoneans, From Friday September 19 to Sunday September 21, 2014, we all answered to the call to stay at home for the Ebola Ose to Ose Campaign. Thousands of Sierra Leoneans volunteered to pass on the messages, to coordinate activities, and provide logistics. Thousands of health workers, from doctors to nurses, More...

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President Koroma of Sierra Leone (file photo)
By On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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

 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 More...

(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...

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...

Map of West Africa
By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa: Citizens Call to Action on Ebola – Petition

 As the Ebola virus becomes an overwhelming human catastrophe affecting public health, social institutions and and economic well-being in Africa, we stand in solidarity with our fellow citizens in the countries More...

Nursing students in Freetown, Sierra Leone, wait to take their final qualifying exams so they can join the fight against Ebola.
By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

In Focus (Sierra Leone):-Doctors and Nurses Risk Everything to Fight Ebola in West Africa

 Foreign and local caregivers are essential to stopping the virus’s deadly spread (National-Geographic-AUGUST 29, 2014): In two Land Rovers, one fitted out as an ambulance, a small team of humanitarian workers More...

By On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

France tells citizens, Air France to avoid Liberia, Sierra Leone over Ebola

 PARIS (Reuters) – The French government on Wednesday recommended its nationals avoid Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the risk associated with the Ebola virus and asked Air France-KLM to suspend flights More...