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NDMA has embarked on a risk assessment survey in six disaster prone communities.

The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) has embarked on a risk assessment survey in six disaster prone communities in the Western Area to mitigate and foster disaster preparedness. Speaking on the issue, Director of Communications, NDMA explained more to our…

To counteract the effects of climate change, ClicNet has advocated for increased action.

Chairperson of the Climate Change Network (ClicNet) has called for more action and financing to combat the impacts of climate change in Sierra Leone. Ibrahim Kamara was speaking during the launching of the Climate Change Network Sierra Leone and its…

Bridge linking Kamakwie and Ngowahun has collapsed.

The Mahelayhun Bridge, linking Kamakwie in the Karene district and Ngowahun in the Bombali district has collapsed. According to the National Disaster Management Agency, on Thursday, July 11th , 2024, a truck loaded with granite with registration number AWF 798…

Wall collapse, resulting in the destruction of four homes and the homelessness of almost twenty persons.

Over the weekend, tragedy struck some residents at Sesay Drive, Regent Village in the Western Area Rural District, as heavy rains caused a wall to collapse, destroying four households and leaving more than twenty people homeless.

Mudslide at Congo town has left some devastated. 

A mudslide at Congo town wharf has claimed the life of one person and rendered several others homeless.  This was as a result of a heavy down pour on Sunday morning.

The Corporate Governance Guidelines have been released by the Bank of Sierra Leone.

The Bank of Sierra Leone has developed Corporate Governance Guidelines for Commercial Banks and Financial Holding Companies. The document has been presented to stakeholders in the banking sector during a seminar in order to make their contributions before implementation by…

An intricate problem exists while using charcoal, which is essential to Sierra Leonean cooking.

Charcoal, a cornerstone of Sierra Leonean cooking, presents a complex challenge. Its popularity stems from its efficiency and ease of use, but its production is intertwined with the nation’s alarming deforestation crisis. However, the loss of trees used to produce…

In Sierra Leone, measles continues to be one of the top causes of death for children.

Measles remains one of the leading causes of death among children in Sierra Leone. In response, the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), Ministry of Health in collaboration with its partners will roll- out nationwide Measles-Rubella vaccination for children between Nine…

Following the intense downpour, plastic bottles and other trash littered the streets of Freetown, the capital city.

Streets in the capital city Freetown were awashed with plastic bottles and other debris after the heavy rains last night. Every time the city experiences heavy down pour the streets will be littered with all sort of wastes Esther Sacko…

As part of the celebrations for World Environment Day, EPA has planned a special excursion to the Guma Dam for students.

In continuation of World Environment Day celebrations, the Environment Protection Agency has organized a special tour to the Guma Dam for pupils from various school nature clubs across Freetown. This tour aimed to inspire young minds to become proactive environmental…