MEDIA ADVISORY- Information Minister Alpha Kanu holds online press conference tomorrow

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MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Ebola: Ask your questions LIVE to the Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

 

The Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone, Alpha Kanu, will host an online press conference on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 15 GMT

 

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, November 25, 2014/ — The Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone, Alpha Kanu, will host an online press conference on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 15 GMT.

 

Since Sierra Leone recorded the first case of Ebola on May 25th, this year, the President of the West African state Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma scaled down other development projects his Government was implementing under the “agenda for prosperity” by committing over 90 billion Leones (equivalent to about twenty million dollars) towards the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease.

 

President Koroma appealed to the international community for a more robust support and proclaimed a public state of emergency in desperate efforts to mitigate the spread of and the eventual eradication of the Ebola virus.

 

In spite of these efforts, the Ebola virus continues to ravage the country and had claimed the lives of 6 doctors and over 100 front line health workers, including nurses.

 

During the online press conference, the Minister of Information and Communications Alpha Kanu will tell us where the country stands in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease in the midst of local and international efforts, with the British Government alone providing about 120 million pounds.

 

Journalists interested in attending this event will be able to ASK QUESTIONS LIVE VIA THE INTERNET.

 

Speaker:        Honorable Alpha Kanu, Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

 

Date:        Wednesday 26, 2014

 

Time:        15:00 GMT (Time Converter: http://goo.gl/e9SvGG)

 

Languages:    English

 

How it works: This service is FREE and only requires a computer connected to the internet.

 

REGISTER: http://www.apo-opa.com/application.php?L=E&vc=SIE

Technical Contact:   +41 22 534 96 97, sec.sg@apo-opa.org

 

SOURCE 

The Republic of Sierra Leone

 

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