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IITA, Sierra Leone Sign Agreement for Food Security

IITA, Sierra Leone Sign Agreement for Food Security

The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, IITA, has signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture, to partner with the government on reduction of malnutrition and ensuring food security in the country. The MoU entails the introduction of new crop varieties and cultivation techniques, the reopening of IITA station in

Sierra Leone Vice President Sacked

Sierra Leone’s Vice-President, Samuel Sam-Sumana, has been sacked for seeking political asylum in a foreign embassy, the president’s office said on Wednesday. President Ernest Bai Koroma said the Vice President was sacked because he had “abandoned” his duties. On Saturday, March 14, Sam-Sumana said he had asked for asylum in the US because his life

Ebola: Willoughby, Sierra Leone’s Foremost Doctor Dies

Victor Willoughby, Sierra Leone’s foremost Ebola physician has been confirmed dead after contracting the deadly infectious disease. Brima Kargbo, Sierra Leone’s chief medical officer said Willoughby died earlier today just a few days after he tested positive for Ebola. The death of Willoughby makes it the 11th doctor in the country to die from the

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Drama At Lagos Airport As Cured Ebola Patient Arrives

There was a mild drama at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos yesterday as a Nigerian, who had already been cured of Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone arrived the country aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight. Theophilus Onnakhinon, who had been cured of Ebola was flown from Sierra Leone by the airline. A

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