Kenema (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Kenema (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 7.88
Longitude: -11.19
population: 70,680
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: Tourism Ministry to host 2014 Cultural

Festival in BoAs a way of celebrating the unity in diversity nature, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs will later this year, take Sierra Leoneans to Bo as it organizes its third annual national cultural festival. The previous two festivities ... [Published Awoko - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 17th April, 2014

NEWS BRIEFS ARE REPORTS CULLED FROM OTHER LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND BROUGHT ONLINE FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR READERS. THIS MEDIUM DOES NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THE CONTENTPeter Tucker’s autobiography launchedThe autobiography of one of Sierra Leone’s Independence ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 16th April, 2014

NEWS BRIEFS ARE REPORTS CULLED FROM OTHER LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND BROUGHT ONLINE FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR READERS. THIS MEDIUM DOES NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THE CONTENTSLAJ elects IMC CommissionersTwo senior Journalists, Mustapha Sesay, Editor News Watch ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Sierra Leone News: We will not agree if they frustrate Asian

boats-FishmongersFishmongers gathered in Kent over the weekend to speak against attempts to frustrate Asian fishing vessels over the weekend.At the gathering, the headmen and fishmongers spoke of how the establishment of a fishing company had brought ... [Published Awoko - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 15th April, 2014

NEWS BRIEFS ARE REPORTS CULLED FROM OTHER LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND BROUGHT ONLINE FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR READERS. THIS MEDIUM DOES NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THE CONTENTMANTRAC set to provide power solution for Sierra LeoneMANTRAC a dealer and representative ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: Journalists schooled in Kenema

A Local nongovernmental organization Green Scenery in collaboration with the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has on Saturday 12th April 2014 ended a two days training for media practitioners from the South and East of the country to report ... [Published Awoko - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Where there's danger, there's Lighthouse Medical Missions

In 2003, 40 cruise missiles were fired on Bagdad the day before a Lighthouse Medical Missions team flew to Freetown, Sierra Leone, with fears they would face a violent reaction from the largely Muslim population there.In 2005, the Lighthouse team flew ... [Published Westwood-Century City Patch - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: 90 KG of Diamba arrested in Kenema

Police attached to the Kenema Police Division are currently investigating the arrest of 90 kilogram of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa locally known as “diamba.” The arrest was carried out on Thursday morning around 05: 30am when an IVECO ... [Published Awoko - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone Well Prepared to Fight any Ebola Outbreak

The Minister of Health and Sanitation Miatta Kargbo and the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brima Kargbo have on Tuesday 25th March 2014 updated journalists and civil society organizations on the country’s status with regards the Ebola Virus outbreak that ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone - 26th March, 2014

NEWS BRIEFS ARE REPORTS CULLED FROM OTHER LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND BROUGHT ONLINE FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR READERS. THIS MEDIUM DOES NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THE CONTENTJournalists trained on CRC processThe Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) with support ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: Bo, Kenema in need of Pipe- Borne Water

The district health superintendent for Bo and Kenema districts respectively, have informed cross-section of WASH media journalists of the non-availability of pipe- borne water in their districts.The Bo district health superintendent, Allieu Kargbo, said ... [Published Awoko - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: BRAC Promotes Girl Child Education in Kenema District

In complementing government’s effort towards girl child education, BRAC Sierra Leone has formally launched a primary school at Gofor in the Dama chiefdom Kenema district.Deputy Director of Education Kenema district, Claudius Wilson said the Government ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Mar 20 2014]

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UN, WHO has said it "does not recommend that any travel or trade restrictions be applied to Guinea, Liberia, Mali or Sierra Leone based on the current information available" . WHO released its latest update on the situation of the Ebola virus in West Africa, as of 10th April 2014, as follows:
With Lassa "I was really paranoid. I was wondering if we were going to all get sick," Dr. Czer said. "But it's turned out that nobody got sick. God has protected us on these trips. Despite all the dangers, we've gotten to and from Africa intact and safe. As long as it's God's will, we're under His protection. I'm going to keep on going on these trips as long as I'm able."
...mechanisms are very different than in the U S or other developed countries, properly configured tests can be highly successful," said Garry. "A testing program in coordination with a health care system aligned with local authorities, the federal government, and community outreach can provide an organized system that addresses these life-threatening diseases."
He however assured the Parliamentarians that "as of the 2nd of April there has been no confirmed case of the virus in Sierra Leone" . He noted that the WHO which is also monitoring the outbreak in neighboring countries of Guinea and Liberia frowns on any travel ban between Sierra Leone...

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Sierra Leone News: Tourism Ministry to host 201... [Published Awoko - 23 hours ago]
Sierra Leone News: Parliament Approves 8 Nominees [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 17 2014]
Sierra Leone News: Parliament Summons Health Mi... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 17 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 17 2014]
In Gambia, Sierra Leone fights back against Ebo... [Published Cocorioko - Apr 17 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 16 2014]
Amb. Victor Bockarie Foh to receive Prestigious... [Published Cocorioko - Apr 16 2014]
Sierra Leone News: We will not agree if they fr... [Published Awoko - Apr 16 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 15 2014]
Ebola Virus - WHO Update [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
Sierra Leone News: Journalists schooled in Kenema [Published Awoko - Apr 15 2014]
Sierra Leone News: Women sentenced 6 months for... [Published Awoko - Apr 15 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 14 2014]
Where there's danger, there's Lighthouse Medica... [Published Westwood-Century City Patch - Apr 14 2014]
The changing face of Sierra Leone under Preside... [Published Cocorioko - Apr 14 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 11 2014]
Sierra Leone News: 90 KG of Diamba arrested in ... [Published Awoko - Apr 11 2014]
Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa: 15... [Published Infection Control Today - Apr 11 2014]
Sierra Leone Politics: APC Prepares Independenc... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 11 2014]
Sierra Leone News: MOHS Seeks Parliament Suppor... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 11 2014]
Liberia: UNICEF-Liberia Ebola Outbreak: SitRep ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Guinea: Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Corgenix Medical : , Tulane and Viral Hemorrhag... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
Outbreak of Ebola in Guinea and Liberia [Published RxList - Apr 10 2014]
Sierra Leone News: CEMMATS ends public disclosu... [Published Awoko - Apr 10 2014]
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone -... [Published AwarenessTimes - Apr 09 2014]
Liberia: UNICEF-Liberia Ebola Outbreak: SitRep ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 08 2014]
Ebola in Liberia: 21 cases, 10 deaths; US DoD t... [Published H5N1 - Apr 08 2014]
WHO Reports On Ebolavirus, Emergency Response... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 07 2014]
Ebola Virus Disease Cases in West Africa Climb ... [Published Infection Control Today - Apr 07 2014]
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Liberia: UNICEF-Liberia Ebola Outbreak: SitRep ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Liberia Key Points • The total number of suspected, probable and confirmed cases of Ebola is 25, with 12 related deaths. • The total number of confirmed Ebola cases stands at five. • Foya, Lofa County, remains ...
Guinea: Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone 10 April 2014 – As of 10 April, a cumulative total of 157 clinically compatible cases, including 101 deaths have been officially reported. Laboratory investigations continue ...
Liberia: UNICEF-Liberia Ebola Outbreak: SitRep ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 08 2014]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Liberia Key Points The total number of suspected, probable and confirmed Ebola cases stands at 21, five of which were confirmed and 10 of which resulted in death. Foya District, Lofa County, remains the epicentre ...
Ebola in Liberia: 21 cases, 10 deaths; US DoD t... [Published H5N1 - Apr 08 2014]
Via the Daily Observer: U.S. Department of Defense to Establish 2 Ebola Testing Centers in Liberia. The bad news about the cases and deaths is buried far down this excerpt:The Government of Liberia has announced that the US Department of Defense will ...
Guinea: Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 06 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone 5 April 2014 – As at 4 April 2014, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 143 clinically compatible cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), of which ...
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