The two Ebola Suvivors – Dr Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol
By Mustapha Sesay (FBC Intern)
A press release from Focus 1000 has indicated that issue of misconception may stall the fight against Ebola if strategies are not put in place to halt stigmatization and discrimination.
According to the release, Ebola survivors are going through serious stigmatization thus some being rejected in their communities. Continue reading WORRISOME! Ebola Survivors Rejected
Ebola has dented the growth of Africa and stalled all developmental activities thereby undermining the Continent from rising. Ebola has indeed portrayed Africa as a place of poverty and disease. With more than 2,000 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 Leone.
Since its outbreak in May through Koindu, Kailahun District, Eastern Sierra Leone, the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has exposed the rottenness of our health sector despite the billions of Leones doled in by donor partners to resuscitate the country’s health sector. The truth is, our leaders are not honest to the people that voted them in governance. Continue reading DEADLY EBOLA… Portraying Africa as a Place of Poverty and Disease
By Abdulai Gbla +23278088775/ email@example.com
Just tell me what trouble the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has not caused Sierra Leone then I would gladly down my pen on this piece.
Even the very name this troublesome disease carries –EBOLA, speaks volume of its awful and unpleasant nature, not least the countless ways it has manifestly ravaged the ‘nooks and crannies’ of Sierra Leone, and indeed, the sub- region at large.
To say the least, this Ebola of an epidemic has eaten voraciously into the flesh of an already gangling and shrunken Sierra Leone. And the scourges of this ostensibly malevolent and bubonic plague have not even spared a single segment of our society. Continue reading SOME BONES TO PICK Tell Me What Ebola Has Not Done Part 1
By Mohamed S. Sesay
DELMAS Group -Sierra Leone, has donated five empty containers to Medicines San Frontiers (M.S.F) for the storage of medical items and for use as office space in Bo.
The donation ceremony took place on the 16th September, 2014 at the James International Company Compound at Race Course Road, Cline Town in Freetown. Continue reading DELMAS-S/L Donates Five Containers to M.S.F
By Mohamed S. Sesay
The Civil Peace Service Network of Bread for the World and AGEH Sierra Leone have donated foodstuff to the Sierra Leone Drivers’ Union to complement government’s efforts in the fight against Ebola in the country.
The donation ceremony took place at YWCA hall, Brookfields in Freetown.
The National Coordinator Civil Peace Service Network of Bread for the World, Adenike Cole, said they are targeting drivers being that they are the most vulnerable. Continue reading As Ebola Continues to Ravage …..Civil Peace Service Network and AGEH Donates to Drivers Union
By Maddieu A.A.T Kabbah
Sheka B.A Mansaray JR., a young Sierra Leonean has been awarded this year’s Africa Innovative Award during the African Business Leadership Forum and Awards event hosted by “The African Leadership Magazine” on the theme “Industrial and Marine Security in Africa”.
The program took place at the prestigious Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel in London, United Kingdom and attracted a host of youth organizations globally. Continue reading Young Sierra Leonean wins Africa Innovative Award
By Desmond Jones
The 2012 Presidential running mate to the flagbearer of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Dr. Kadie Sesay, has disclosed that when the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak first hit Port Loko, District, Northern Sierra Leone, the people claimed that the deaths was caused by a “witch plane crash”.
Dr. Sesay made this disclosure to AYV after they (Dr. Sesay and Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio) have concluded a nationwide tour of various places across the Country affected by the Ebola disease. Continue reading Witch Plane Crash Terrorizes Port Loko – Dr. Kadie Sesay