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President Julius Maada Bio announces measures to improve Conditions of Service for the Military, praises their exemplary dedication and loyalty

Myohaung Officers' Mess, Wilberforce, Freetown´┐Ż His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio and Commander-in-Chief of The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces, RSLAF, has announced new measures meant to improve conditions of service of the serving and e...

Army: 5 Boko Haram, 4 Soldiers Killed in NE Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA Five Boko Haram fighters and four soldiers were killed in fighting in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Sunday, in the latest clashes between troops and jihadists.Army spokesman Sagir Musa said five rebel fighters "met their

Sudan: Fruit Vendor Dies After Tear Gas Fired at Protesters

A Sudanese fruit vendor died in Khartoum Sunday from inhaling tear gas fired at protesters.Medics and the vendor's family said the 62-year-old resident of Bahari, a northern suburb of the Sudanese capital, died in the hospital after choking on tear

AMISOM Unveils Plan to Flush al-Shabab From Somalia Hideouts

Top military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday that they had agreed to launch new, targeted military operations against al-Shabab militants in Somalia. According to AMISOM, the new activities will be implemented ...

South Africa withdraws arrest warrant for Zuma friend Gupta

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa has provisionally withdrawn an arrest warrant for Ajay Gupta, a businessman and friend of former president Jacob Zuma, police said on Friday.Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas accused Gupta of offering him a large ...

Johnson & Johnson Innovation dévoile les noms des lauréats des premiers Champions of Science : Africa Storytelling Challenge

Un programme met en lumière l’innovation scientifique sur l’ensemble du continent africain WASHINGTON, 15 février 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson & Johnson Innovation a annoncé aujourd’hui les cinq lauréats des premiers Champions de la Science : le challenge de la narration en Afrique

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Names Winners of Inaugural Champions of Science – Africa Storytelling Challenge

Program Spotlights Scientific Innovation across African Continent WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson & Johnson Innovation today announced five winners of the first Champions of Science – Africa Storytelling Challenge. The Challenge aimed to highlight the journeys of scientists

Sierra Leone’s New Director of Public Prosecution Takes Oath of Office at State House

State House, Freetown´┐Ż The new Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, Easmon Nathanael Ngakui, has subscribed to the Oath of Office before His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio in line with Section 66(2) of the Constitution of Sierra Leone at a