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[Sierra Leone Government] Sixteen Cuban Medical Doctors and Nurses, who are in Sierra Leone to help the country's response to the Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, have today met His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House.
[Concord] The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) has provided $425,000 contribution to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to support efforts to combat organised crime in Sierra Leone,a release from the US Embassy states
[Observer] The African Development Bank's (AfDB) Board of Directors on Friday, July 24, approved a UA 38.15 million ($53.25 million) multi-country grant to The Gambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone in the form of direct budget support to bolster efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the three West African...
[Concord] Resident Minister,North-Western Region, Haja Isata Abdullia Kamara, has commended CARE International for their support to the health sector, adding that government is determined to fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
[Concord] Sierra Leone's private sector is used to surviving crises, but COVID-19 will test many businesses to the limit. In every crisis, accurate, up-to-date information is one of the first lines of defence. Invest Salone's COVID-19 information portal is helping to meet that need by providing free...
[Concord] In a bid to end the spread of the coronavirus in the country, the Government of Lebanon has dispatched a team of seven Doctors and Nurses, who arrived in Freetown on 19th June 2020, to help the Government and People of Sierra Leone in combating the deadly Corona Virus Covid-19.
[Concord] The Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) has urged the Government of Sierra Leone to expedite the payment of allowances to health care workers, whilst at the same time ensuring that medical supplies and tools are provided at treatment facilities.
[Concord] The first shipment of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) medical supplies procured under the World Bank-funded Sierra Leone COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project, arrived in Freetown on June 29.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] COVID-19 has made clear the need for reliable power in rural health facilities - including to cool an eventual coronavirus vaccine
[Concord] The Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE), Hon. Dr. David Moinina Sengeh is working assiduously together with Senior Management Officials of the Ministry to provide the enabling environment for the reopening of schools for public examinations classes.
[East African] Freetown -Sierra Leone residents can now freely move from one district to another without the need for a special pass, as the government gradually relaxes Covid-19 restrictions despite increasing number of infections.
[Nation] Sierra Leone has announced an end to over two months of inter-district Covid-19 blockade.
[Concord] The United States government says a recently delivered consignment of items to Sierra Leone's military was meant as aid to fight COVID-19 in the country, and not for terrorism purposes - contrary to media reports.
[Concord] Solidaridad has trained 250 community extension officers to provide quality extension services to 21,600 cocoa, cashew and coffee farmers in Sierra Leone through a partly virtual and physical classroom approach.
[East African] Just two days after low level Covid-19 responders went on strike, medical doctors in Sierra Leone have issued a strike notice over non-payment of allowances and incentives.
[Nation] Work on Sierra Leone's Covid-19 pandemic was partially paralysed on Monday following a strike by frontline workers who were protesting over non-payment of risk allowances.
[East African] Despite increasing number of new Covid-19 cases and amidst dwindling public trust in the system, the latest figures in Sierra Leone show a high recovery rate compared to the number of infections.
[Concord] The Grace Christian Church (GCC) International Ministry on Monday 25th May, 2020, at the church headquarters, New England Ville in Freetown, donated foodstuffs to members and community people to mitigate hunger during the fight against the deadly Coronavirus in the country.
[Concord] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone is supporting the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to preposition contraceptives and life-saving maternal health medicines to all 16 districts and 24 hospitals that provide family planning and maternal health services in the country...