Sierra Leone has overtaken neighbouring Liberia as the country with the highest number of Ebola cases

Sierra Leone is struggling to contain the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak

 Sierra Leone has overtaken neighbouring Liberia as the country with the highest number of Ebola cases, the latest World Health Organization figures suggest. Sierra Leone is struggling to contain the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak Its latest estimate of the cumulative number of cases since the start of the outbreak in March now stands at 7,780 in More...

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Rashid Dumbuya
By On Saturday, December 6th, 2014

An urgent appeal to the Ministry of Education in Sierra Leone.

 By: Rashid Dumbuya* Considering the fact that it has almost taken six months since schools and universities in SierraLeone were closed down due to the Ebola outbreak; and considering also the flip side effects More...

Akindele T M Decker
By On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

EBOLA-Sierra Leone:- “Honestly, I am tired”. (by. Akindele T.M. Decker)

 Akindele T M Decker Honestly, I am tired I am tired of its ugly face springing up each morning yawning well, while eerie cries are heard from the corners of every home I am tired of its smile, when nothing More...

Adamsay Fofanah (center) lives in the village of Royail, which has been hit hard by the Ebola outbreak. Her mother died the day before, most likely of the virus.
By On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

A Deadly Chain: Tracing Ebola In A Sierra Leone Village

 (NPR-News-November 17, 2014) It began with a little boy. A 4-year-old who was feeling sick. His family sent him to a neighboring village called Royail, where his grandmother lives, so she could care for him. Adamsay More...

President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone
By On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Sierra Leone:-OPEN LETTER to President Ernest Bai Koroma (with George S. Khoryama )

 With George S. Khoryama OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT ERNEST BAI KOROMA Your Excellency Sir, I write on behalf of my colleague and friend, David Tam Baryoh who is being detained at the Pademba Road Maximum Prisons More...

Journalist ,  David Tam-Baryoh ( file Photo)
By On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Sierra Leone:–Calls for UN to investigate unlawful detention and torture of journalist

 FREETOWN-(Sierra Leone Telegraph) – Sierra Leone – calls for UN to investigate unlawful detention and torture of journalists Sierra Leone’s most popular radio talk show journalist – Dr. David Tam More...

British marines are making use of Sierra Leone's extensive network of rivers to provide resources and personnel critical to the Ebola response, Nov. 7, 2014
By On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Relatives of Ebola Patients Criticize Sierra Leone Hospitals

 FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE—(Reuters) Relatives of Ebola patients in Sierra Leone on Saturday criticized hospitals for rejecting sick people and not moving fast enough to tackle the outbreak. British marines More...

ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers speaks to Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma. Credit: ITV News/Dan Rivers
By On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Sierra Leone president defends his reaction to the Ebola crisis.- ( Full Transcript of interview with ITV)

  ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers speaks to Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma. We’d been promised we’d have at least 20 minutes to set up our equipment for an interview with the president of Sierra More...

girls suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus has her temperature checked at the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on August 16, 2014
By On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Sierra Leonean Health workers in Britain are taking leave from their jobs to volunteer in Sierra Leone

 (AFP-27th October,2014)-Watching with horror as the Ebola crisis ravages their country, Sierra Leoneans in London are mobilising to help their compatriots fight the deadly virus back home. girls suspected More...

Kaci Hickox, a nurse, was the first person in New Jersey placed under a mandatory 21-day quarantine for people who had direct contact with Ebola patients
By On Sunday, October 26th, 2014

A nurse quarantined on her return to the US from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has criticised the way she was dealt with at Newark airport.

 NEW YORK – Tested Negative, Nurse Criticizes Her Quarantine. A nurse who was being quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone criticized her treatment on Saturday More...