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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Commissions 16 Infrastructure Projects, Hands Over Primary Schools, Junior Secondary School and Health Center to the Karene District

He further disclosed that there were other massive infrastructural investments in seven rural growth poles in four districts

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has commissioned 16 infrastructure sub-projects completed by the National Commission for Social Action, NaCSA, and handed over schools and health centres to the people of Gbinti, northern Sierra Leone. With funds from the Government of Sierra Leone and the Islamic Development Bank, Chairman…

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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio launches Education Project, signs US$ 66 Million Education Multi-Donor Trust Fund

Launch of the education project by the World Bank, Irish Aid, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the European Union, EU, showed the importance of partnership

Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education has today launched the Sierra Leone Education Project and signed a US$ 66 Million 5-year Multi-Donor Trust Fund before His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio. Welcoming development partners, the Honourable Vice President, Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, said that the launch of the…

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Coronavirus: Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Unveils New Clock Tower, Presents Medical Supplies and Food Items to Kenema Government Hospital

Donating the items – 100 bags of rice, 10 jerrycans of oil, 12 wheelchairs and assorted medical supplies – as part of their own contribution to cater for the patients

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has unveiled the “Maada Bio Clock Tower” and also presented medical supplies and food items, donated by the Julius Maada Bio Women’s Wing and Associates, to the Kenema Government Hospital. At the unveiling ceremony, Mayor of Kenema City Council, Thomas Baio, said that…

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Coronavirus - Sierra Leone: Cuban Medical Team to Sierra Leone meet President Julius Maada Bio at State House

They were a group of specialists working with the Sierra Leonean medical team to achieve the government’s objective of fighting the COVID-19

Sixteen Cuban Medical Doctors and Nurses, who are in Sierra Leone to help the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, have today met His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House. Presenting the team to the President, Minister of Health and Sanitation, Professor Alpha Tejan Wurie, said…

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Coronavirus: Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio donates sheep to 300 Mosques and Households in Western Area

He said because of the pandemic Muslims could not perform the Hajj this year, which was an important pillar of Islam

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has today presented sheep for slaughter to 300 mosques and households in the Western Area. Muslims worldwide celebrate this day in remembrance of Prophet Ibrahim’s (Abraham) willingness to slaughter his own son, Ismael before Allah intervened and ordered him to kill a sheep…

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Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: Proclamation for the Conduct of a Mid-Term Population and Housing Census (MTPHC)

This census will be done at no risk to staff and respondents with respect to the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Fellow Sierra Leoneans In order to help us plan properly, ensure equitable distribution of resources, and foster economic and social development, Government has decided to conduct a Mid-Term Population and Housing Census across the country this year.  Data from…

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Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: Broadcast Statement by His Excellency, Dr. Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone on the Easing of Restrictions on Houses of Worship and Other Measures

Citizens must take personal responsibility for protecting themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19

By His Excellency, Dr. Julius Maada Bio In our fight to protect against and curtail COVID-19, we have taken well-considered measures to protect lives and also sustain livelihoods through an inclusive and rigorous consultative process with stakeholders and experts. Throughout, we have also urged strict compliance with all public health…

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Coronavirus: Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio commissions Covid-19 Care and Treatment Facilities, recognises Partner Interventions in Healthcare Systems

President Bio further noted that diagnostic testing was central to disease surveillance and could be the basis for reliable data on disease prevalence or disease burdens

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has commissioned Covid-19 care and treatment facilities, the pilot distribution of equipment and uniforms to healthcare workers in Bo, southern Sierra Leone, where he also praised the interventions of partner organisations. “Enhancing the capacity of healthcare personnel goes beyond simply recruiting and training…

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Coronavirus: Sierra Leone’s President Bio strengthens COVID-19 Fight at Regional Administrative Levels

Presented them with vehicles to ease their work in the fight against the Coronavirus, COVID-19

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has met with Resident Ministers, who doubled as COVID-19 Regional Coordinators, at State House and presented them with vehicles to ease their work in the fight against the Coronavirus, COVID-19. Chief Minister, Professor David Francis, who chaired the event, said that the move…

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Coronavirus - Sierra Leone: Statement by His Excellency, Dr. Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone on the Three-Day Lockdown (30th April 2020)

Epidemiological data and other evidence indicate that there is community transmission of COVID-19 in Sierra Leone

By His Excellency, Dr. Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Fellow Sierra Leoneans Epidemiological data and other evidence indicate that there is community transmission of COVID-19 in Sierra Leone. Informed by expert advice therefore, Government has decided to intensify contact tracing and detection; scale up testing…