Daily Archives: November 24, 2015

First Lady Launches 4000 Test Kits in the Fight to Eliminate Mother to Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis (allAfrica.com)

The First Lady Sia Nyama Koroma has reiterated commitment of First Ladies of Africa Vision 2030 to end HIV and AIDS in Africa. Making her keynote address at the launching ceremony of 4000 HIV/Syphilis Duo Test Kits at the Ministry

Salone Players Abroad (allAfrica.com)

Sierra Leone striker, Kei Kamara, just cannot stop scoring in the U.S. Major League Soccer (MLS) as the forward last Sunday registered his 25th goal of the season in all competitions to help Columbus Crew secure a 2-0 win over

'We Develop Relevant Programmes That Can Change the Lives of Young People' (allAfrica.com)

As the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) Saturday, 21 November ended their 7th Triennial Business Meeting, the National General Secretary said their programmes are their pulse beat as they endeavour to develop and implement innovative socially relevant programmes that can

Beasts of No Nation – an Unflinching Take On African Conflict [opinion] (allAfrica.com)

Idris Elba shines in Beasts of No Nation, a flawed but deeply moving film about the coming of age of a child soldier in a conflict-ridden West African country, writes PHILIP OWIRA. When Hollywood takes on African conflicts they often

A Seperate Constitutional Court Must Be Created to Protect the Object, Purpose and Spirit of the New Constitution of Sierra Leone [opinion] (allAfrica.com)

A position paper by Rashid Dumbuya for the consideration of the Constitutional Review Committee of Sierra Leone November 24, 2015 Author: Rashid Justice Dumbuya Introduction It has been a common practice for countries that have gone through bitter conflicts and

Africa today at a glance (Africa Review)

Kenya declares holiday for Pope The Government of Kenya declares Thursday a public holiday and a national day of prayer and reflection. Pope Francis arrives in the county Wednesday for a three-day visit. Mali in mourning Mali holds a second

Buhari, Jonathan, 18 Nigerians in '100 Most Influential Africans' List (allAfrica.com)

Nigerians dominated the list of "100 Most Influential Africans of 2015" containing the continent's top game changers in eight different fields with 20 persons including President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as Goodluck Jonathan, his predecessor. Nigeria, which accounts for one

Sierra Leone president on post-Ebola 'Thank You' tour (Africa Review)

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has embarked on a nationwide tour to say 'Thank You' to the people for successfully fighting the Ebola epidemic. State House on Monday said the president will use the tour to reinforce calls for