National Assets Commission of Sierra Leone Presents Status Report to President Julius Maada Bio

State House, Freetown The National Assets and Government Property Commission was at State House today to present its Status Report for 2018 to His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio in accordance with Section 6 of the Commission's Act of 1990.Chairm...

Muslim Community in Sierra Leone Commends Government on Initial Steps, Supports Fight Against Corruption

State House, Freetown� The Sierra Leone Muslim Congress and the Forum of Islamic Organisation for Peaceful Coexistence have called at State House to commend His Excellency, President Julius Maada Bio, on his pledge to fight corruption.Secretary-General...

Masinga a component of Golden Generation of South Africa Footballers � Committee Chair

The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has said it is saddened by the premature passing of South Africa's soccer legend, Mr Phil Masinga, on the weekend. The Chairperson of the committee, Ms Beauty Dlulane, said the committee sends its condol...

Why Sierra Leonean women don’t feel protected by domestic violence laws

Sierra Leone has a long history of sexual and gender based violence, dating back to the colonial era and stretching into the years of independence which began in 1961. The country's civil war, which raged between 1991 and 2002, brought

Where there’s political will, there’s a way to protect civilians

2018 was a disastrous year for civilians caught in conflict.In most conflict zones around the world, the majority of those killed were civilians. Those who survived suffered myriad physical, emotional, and economic hardships.In the Middle East, three p...

Congo Runner-up: Country’s Ruling Party is Desperate

KINSHASA Congo's presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu, who is challenging his election loss in court, says the government deployed armed soldiers around his headquarters because of the ruling party's "desperation."Fayulu is legally challenging his de...

Hundreds Rally in Sudan’s Capital for Al-Bashir’s Ouster

CAIRO Hundreds of protesters marched in and around Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday, the fourth week of unrest that began over skyrocketing prices and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of autocratic President Omar

Nigeria’s Top Judge to Face Trial on Asset-declaration Charges

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria's chief justice will face trial Monday for allegedly breaching asset-declaration rules, the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) said Saturday, a month before a presidential election in Africa's most populous country.Chief Justice Wa...