The newly appointed Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police, Ambrose Michael Sovula, on Monday subscribed to the Oath of Office before President Dr Julius Maada Bio at a ceremony in Freetown.
Mondelēz International, Inc. on Monday announced it will donate $15 million in financial and in-kind support to community partners advancing critical food stability and emergency relief efforts across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
If all human efforts seem to fail in making this world a global village through internet technology, bringing nations together through sports, and strategizing together in building a united force to protect the rights of everyone, the COVID-19 pandemic should now be the reason why we must all embrace one another for the good of all, not against one another.
Africa faces a range of public health challenges, from infectious diseases such as cholera, malaria, Ebola, HIV, and more recently, coronavirus, to a growing burden of chronic diseases. Other problems in Africa, including poverty, armed conflicts, and government mismanagement, complicate efforts to address health issues.
Sierra Leone President Dr Julius Maada Bio has addressed the media and civil society groups at State House on the enhanced coronavirus preparedness, emphasising that the government sees no reason for panic or a lockdown at this time.
The World Bank and IFC’s Boards of Directors approved today an increased $14 billion package of fast-track financing to assist companies and countries in their efforts to prevent, detect and respond to the rapid spread of COVID-19.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has suspend all hearing of meetings of the court in March and at least until April 16, 2020.