A suspected Ebola patient has been quarantined at a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
The unidentified patient was transferred to the University of Maryland Medical Center at around 6pm Monday night following a request from state health officials.
Hospital directors would not confirm where the person was transferred from or whether they had recently arrived from abroad. Continue reading US Records Another Ebola Case
By Mahmoud Kamara
The Freetown Magistrate of Court No. 2 presided by Magistrate Komba Kamanda has said that no lawyer would use technicalities to secure bail for conmen otherwise referred to as 419ners.
Magistrate Kamanda made this statement during yesterday’s Court proceedings when one accused person, Mohamed Ibrahim M’boma was arraigned before the Court to answer to one count charge for obtaining money fraudulently and by false pretence. Continue reading As Magistrate Kamanda Blasts 419ners In Trouble
By Mustapha Sesay (FBC Intern)
The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Mr. Zhao Yanbo, has told journalists that the Chinese Government has committed another US$ 82 million in aid to the ongoing Ebola fight in the three West Africa countries: Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Mr. Yanbo made this pronouncement while briefing journalists on the support and commitment made by the Chinese government to the three Ebola affected countries in the sub-region. Continue reading As the Ebola virus increases its scourge… China Splashes Another US$82M
By Maddieu A A T Kabbah
Two Sierra Leonean philanthropists based in the United Kingdom, Mustapha Hamid Koroma and Hassan Kamara, have donated 100 bags of rice to support victims of Ebola.
Their representatives, the Secretary General of the APC, Ambassador Osman Yansaneh and the Director General Central and Security Unit, Christopher John, made the presentation to the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, on their behalf, past Monday. Continue reading UK Based S/Leonean Philanthropists Boost Ebola Victims
By Desmond Jones
The Corporate Affairs Manager of the National Revenue Authority (NRA) has described Madam Haja Kallah Kamara as “a mentor of excellence.”
Mohamed Bangura was speaking at the end of a week training conducted by the office of the Chief of Staff at State House, at the NRA headquarters in Freetown.
He said NRA has received several complaints and concerns from the general public about some of their actions, which the NRA viewed as improper in the discharge of their duties. He went on to say that the NRA management structure partnered with the office of the Chief of Staff at State House to improve the capacity of their staff. Continue reading “NRA Boss is a Mentor of Excellence” -Cooperate Affairs Manager
By Mahmoud Kamara
A 14 year- old girl has testified before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2 for an alleged Sexual Penetration by the accused Alusine Turay.
Testifying before the Court, 14 year-old teen identified herself as a school pupil, adding that she knows the accused as her neighbor who came from Liberia. Continue reading FOR ALLEGED RAPE Girl 14 Testifies In Court
By Samuel Bangura
Cape Lambert, a mining company that is yet to commence operation has rescued over one thousand people in Lunsar who were rendered homeless earlier this month by a heavy wind.
It could be recalled that early October this year over two hundred and fifty houses were demolished by an indescribable wind in the Lunsar town. Continue reading Cape Lambert Rescues The Homeless in Lunsar
By Khalilu Sillah
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a hemorrhagic viral fever type that is currently destroying our lives as Sierra Leoneans and our socio-economic resources as well. This disease was discovered in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 1976 in a river called River Ebola. It visited Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone early in 2014 and it has claimed over four thousand lives within these three countries.
According to Report, before entering into West Africa, the Ebola virus claimed the lives of more than two hundred of its prey during its re-emergence in the DR Congo. Medical experts have raised concern that if proper mechanisms are not put in place to combat the virus, the number of deaths would increase to a million in July next year. Continue reading Is Ebola a Blessing or an Enemy of Our Beloved Nation?